Sudan says no military solution to the war in Yemen

Sudan has 5,000 troops operating in Yemen, down from a peak of 15,000, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Sunday, adding that he believed no military solution was possible. Briefing journalists on his return from Washington, Hamdok said there had been no discussions during his visit about withdrawing the troops. “Regarding Yemen we said that … Continue reading Sudan says no military solution to the war in Yemen

Houthi Rebels call out Saudi Arabian government for telling lies

Iran-backed Houthi rebels fighting for supremacy in Yemen, have accused Saudi Arabia of fabricating evidence claiming Iran was behind drone attacks on two of its oil facilities on Saturday. The BBC reports that Brig-Gen Yahya Sarea, a spokesperson for the rebels, said the damage to the two oil facilities were downplayed. According to the British broadcaster, … Continue reading Houthi Rebels call out Saudi Arabian government for telling lies

Yemeni terror group threatens more attacks on Saudi Arabia

While Iran has denied blame for the attacks on two Saudi Arabia oil stations in Afif and Dawadmi, its Yemeni allies have promised more strikes to come. Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea said the group carried out Saturday’s pre-dawn attack with drones, including some powered by jet engines. “We assure the Saudi regime that our … Continue reading Yemeni terror group threatens more attacks on Saudi Arabia

UN Security Council warns warring parties to leave Yemen ports

The UN Security Council has urged warring parties in Yemen to allow humanitarian convoys to safely reach all conflict-affected governorates without hindrance, also asking that all Yemen’s ports remain fully open to commercial and relief supply imports. These calls were made in a Presidential Statement issued Thursday by the 15-member body. Since the uprisings in Yemen broke … Continue reading UN Security Council warns warring parties to leave Yemen ports

Many kidney dialysis patients facing death in Yemen

The International Red Cross has warned that thousands of Yemeni patients suffering from kidney failure risk dying unless dialysis centers across the war-ravaged country receive adequate supplies and their employees are paid. "An astonishing 25 percent of dialysis patients in Yemen have died every year since conflict began in 2015," the International Committee for the … Continue reading Many kidney dialysis patients facing death in Yemen

Yemen suffering untold hardship from Saudi-led coalition

The Washington Post condemned the Saudi-led coalition decision to tighten its blockade of Yemen: Saudi officials say the siege is meant to prevent what they claim was the smuggling of missile parts into Yemen from Iran. It has offered no proof of the rocket’s origin, and experts point out that Yemen is known to have imported Scud missiles … Continue reading Yemen suffering untold hardship from Saudi-led coalition

UN: Saudi coalition to blame for 51% of Yemen’s Child Casualties

The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition is responsible for an “unacceptably high” 51 per cent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations report. The draft report on children and armed conflict, which still has to be approved by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and is subject to change, blamed … Continue reading UN: Saudi coalition to blame for 51% of Yemen’s Child Casualties

Smugglers throw hundreds of African migrants off boats headed to Yemen

A total of 300 migrants have reportedly been forced from boats over the past two days by smugglers off the coast of Yemen – many feared dead or missing, the United Nations migration agency has reported. “The survivors told our colleagues on the beach that the smuggler pushed them into the sea when he saw some 'authority types' near the … Continue reading Smugglers throw hundreds of African migrants off boats headed to Yemen

54 Dead In Yemen Army Camp Bombing.

At least a total of 54 persons have died with more than 10 injured, after an explosion occurred in Aden, Yemen. The location of this latest ISIS bombing is said to be an army camp. Image shows soldiers and people gathering at the explosion site, after a suicide bomber drove a car filled with explosives … Continue reading 54 Dead In Yemen Army Camp Bombing.