Yemen war
US War on Terror against Houthis is smoke and mirrors

The US and Israel are desperate to rope in India in their upcoming ill-fated ‘war on terror’ against Yemen, a civilisational state, so as to give their risky enterprise a regional habitation and name

WFP announces halting food distribution in Houthi-held northern Yemen

Close to 17 million of Yemenis, out of a total population of over 30 million, are dependent on food aid to avoid starvation. A majority of them live in the Houthi-controlled areas

Saudi Arabia and Iran take next step in re-establishing ties, exchange ambassadors

The Saudi and Iranian embassies had already resumed operations over the previous months. The developments are a result of an agreement in March which was brokered with Chinese mediation

Yemen Youtube channels banned Houthis say YouTube’s ban on its channels in Yemen is part of West-imposed media blockade 

Over a dozen YouTube channels with hundreds of thousands followers belonging to different groups in Houthi-run areas of Yemen were blocked on Monday. Ansar Allah called the ban arbitrary and an act of “intellectual terrorism

Is the US spooked by the possibility of peace breaking out in West Asia?

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkyastha analyzes the recent developments in West Asia, including discussions between countries which have long been hostile to each other. He also talks about the US response to these initiatives

Daily Round-up | Millions march to protest 8 years of Yemen war & other stories

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at eight years of Yemen war, Argentines commemorate victims of military dictatorship, 29 dead off Tunisia coast as boat sinkings spike, and rights groups condemn US-Canada border pact.

Mapping Faultlines: Saudi-Iran deal, the Role of China, and a bewildered US

Former Indian diplomat M.K. Bhadrakumar and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the recent Iran-Saudi deal that was mediated by the Chinese and its implications for West Asia

Daily Round-up | Yemen’s warring parties in talks for long lasting ceasefire & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at reports of talks for a truce in Yemen, the sentencing of protesters in Egypt, the acquittal of Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and legal proceedings against Bolivian coup leader Jeanine Anez

Daily Round-up | Assassination Bid against Colombian Vice-President Francia Márquez & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the assassination attempt against Colombian Vice-President Francia Márquez, the impact of British and US weapons in Yemen, a protest by Sudanese teachers, and the condemnation of French pension reforms

Daily Round-up | Yemenis protest Saudi-led blockade, military intervention & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in Yemen against the Saudi blockade, Israel’s punitive measures against Palestinians, the coup attempt by Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters in Brazil, and the struggles of teachers in Scotland

Daily Round-up | Thousands of Palestinians under threat of displacement in West Bank village & more

In this episode, we look at stories of evictions in Palestine and India, a report on casualties in the Yemen war, and the conviction of a leader of the Bolivian coup

Daily Round-up | UK nurses launch historic industrial action over low wages & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at UK nurses launching a historic strike, the extension of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s prison sentence, a vote on a referendum for Puerto Rico, and the Saudi-led alliance in Yemen seizing ships