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The UN refused a request from Saudi Arabia to reveal sources of information on the killing and maiming of children in Yemen. The UN has held the Saudi-led coalition responsible for 60 percent of kids’ deaths in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia and its allies have threatened the UN with cutting funds to millions of children in order to squash criticism of rights violations in Yemen. Blackmailing the UN is unlikely to avert criticism.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accused Riyadh of exerting “undue pressure” to get the Saudi-led battle group in Yemen deleted from a UN child violator blacklist. He says Saudi funding for millions of children was at stake.
The United Nations has said it will temporarily remove the coalition from a blacklist following the deaths of hundreds of minors in Yemen last year. Riyadh had warned its inclusion may be “counterproductive” for peace.
This is the second missile to be shot down in a month, says Saudi-led coalition
Three explosions have rocked the southeastern Yemeni city of Mukalla, killing at least 13 government troops. Meanwhile, the Yemeni government and Iran-backed rebels held talks for a third consecutive day in Kuwait City.
Obama has seized an opportunity to target AQAP, says analyst
US troops helped UAE forces seize the city of Mukalla, which AQAP took control of amid unrest last year
The parties are committed to discussions towards a comprehensive political solution, said UN envoy to Yemen
King Salman is expected to visit the Egyptian parliament on Sunday
Nine Saudis exchanged for 109 Yemenis, just days before the peace talks held in Kuwait
Former president Saleh said that he wants peace with Saudi Arabia without the intervention of the UN
The US announced killing of a prominent “Islamic State” (IS) leader
I am not making a mountain out of a molehill if I said that we are undoubtedly facing a fierce attack on our national and Arab identity, through inciting sectarian and religious conflicts within Arab countries. This is the case witnessed recently in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Lebanon, which prompted Arab countries to intervene in …
The two pilots were killed in the plane crash, according to Saudi Arabia’s official news agency
Saudi Arabia has handed over seven Houthi prisoners in exchange for a captured officer. The exchange comes amid speculation of behind-the-scenes talks to kick-start a peace process in war-torn Yemen.
The Egyptian and Russian heads of state pledge bilateral action in spheres of energy and military-technical cooperation
As war continues to rage uninterrupted in Yemen and the country spirals into chaos, a humanitarian ceasefire has become an ever more pressing need to tend to the swaths of the civilian population devastated in the wake of the increasing militarisation that are in need of urgent middle care. Restrictions on access to medical supplies and …
The sailors were detained after accidentally hitting a Houthi controlled port
Summit is an occasional meeting that gives false indication of unity among Arab countries, says Moroccan foreign ministry
US and British experts are advising the collation to improve its target precision
After five months, humanitarian condition in Taiz slightly improves as food, medical supplies were delivered
Egypt said it is only contributing naval ships in the conflict and denied that there are any Egyptian troops involved on the ground.
Former Yemeni president Ali Saleh said Friday he will never negotiate with the government of his successor, Mansur Hadi
We are not negotiating with Hadi Mansour, says former Yemeni president Ali Saleh
Taiz has been under siege since November, WHO calls on access to healthcare for thousands of trapped citizens
The ceasefire was agreed upon during UN-backed talks between the two warring parties in Geneva
Egyptian priorities include Yemini unity, regional safety, legitimacy of current President Hadi Mansour
Fighting is now 30km from Sana’a airport
The missile was targeting an oil facility owned by Aramco, says Houthi-controlled agency