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Yemen: Doctors Without Borders set up emergency hospital in Mocha

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:28

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has set up a makeshift hospital in Yemen's port city of Mocha to provide life-saving assistance for civilians.

Despite the slaughter in Yemen, Britain is still chasing arms sales

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:15

A Khaleeji bagpipe band, a colourful aircraft display, a performance by the Armenian Military Orchestra and a big show of support from the Emirate royal families.

Whatever happened to the ceasefire deal in Yemen?

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 00:26

Yemen's warring parties agreed a UN-brokered ceasefire for the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah back in December but, several weeks on, deadlines have come and gone and much of the accord has still no

Migrant crisis in Europe? Look at Yemen

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 00:09

Just to be clear, this means that more desperate people crossed the Red Sea into Yemen in 2018 than crossed the Mediterranean heading for Europe. 

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:44

The United Arab Emirates’ yearslong war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair Sunday, which saw the Emirates sign $1.3 billion in weapons deals.

Have world leaders really got the will to bring peace to Yemen?

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 00:13

During his historic recent visit to the United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis condemned the war in my home country, Yemen, as a terrible humanitarian crisis.

Yemen Conflict and Russia

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 01:28

On January 30, the UN’s Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, claimed that the fragile ceasefire in Yemen was holding and that Saudi Arabia remained intent on negotiating a resolution to the co

Russian anti-material sniper rifle spotted in Yemen

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:00

A modern anti-material sniper rifle that appeared to be a Russain-made OSV-96 has been spotted in North Yemen.

It’s been eight years since Yemen’s ‘youth revolution’. So what are we celebrating?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:12

It’s been eight years since the outbreak of the so-called “youth revolution” in Yemen, driven by the winds of the so-called “Arab spring” uprisings coming from Tunisia via Egypt.

Horn of Africa and Yemen applauded for humanitarian and Yemen

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:09

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has applauded the Regional Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) for the Horn of Africa and Yemen for humanitarian and development efforts.

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