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Why can't we talk about the UK sending arms to Yemen?

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:30

Seated in front of a tapestry embroidered with words from the lexicon of “British values” – freedom, equality, tolerance, liberty – ten MPs spent an hour last week taking evidence from NGOs on an i

Lack of mutual trust threatens prisoner swap deal between Yemeni warring factions

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 03:13

Representatives of the two Yemeni warring sides participated in talks sponsored by the UN in Jordan in an attempt to achieve progress toward implementing the prisoner exchange deal declared in Swed

Hopes of breakthrough as Yemen's warring parties agree to war dead exchange

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 03:05

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange bodies of some of those killed in the country's ongoing war, according to negotiators.

Students Protest Raytheon’s Presence at College Job Fair; Raytheon Employee Clueless of War in Yemen

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 02:44

While Raytheon quietly held a career fair at Northeastern University to recruit students to work for them, they were also met with some pushback.

Belfast to Sana’a: Why Peace Processes Need Women

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 02:47

When women are involved in peace processes – not as an afterthought but as acknowledged experts – there is a greater chance of achieving longer-lasting peace.

Houthis Sack Group’s Tourism Minister

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 02:26

With infighting among Houthi officials on the rise, the Iran-backed militia announced on Thursday the sacking of Tourism Minister Nasser Baqzouz in the group’s self-proclaimed government in Sanaa.

Inside The AL QAEDA Heartlands Of Yemen

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:50

Fourteen-year-old Hareth Omar Al Moallem was asleep when armed men stormed his home and set fire to his bedroom one day last year.

Trump's Omission of Yemen from SOTU is Telling

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:58

Commentary: According to the Government Accountability Office, President Trump’s early trips to Mar-a-Lago cost 13.8 million dollars.

From Iraq to Yemen: the grubby business of counting the war dead

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:48

Counting the bodies in conflicts is a necessary, confusing and too often sordid business.

Women, Peace and Security in Yemen

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:42

Yemen consistently features at the bottom of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index, revealing significant gender differences in access to education, political and labour force particip

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