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  • Hunger Pandemic

    Hunger Pandemic

    As it turns out, the worst affected are the chronically deprived conflict areas, notably Yemen, South Sudan, a swathe of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    September 9, 2020
  • Hunger Pandemic

    Hunger Pandemic

    Indeed, fears have been expressed that the repercussions of Covid-19 could be deadlier than the virus itself. While coronavirus has left families in even the richest countries in hunger, it could mean starvation for the poorest, as in parts of Odisha as reports in this newspaper affirm.

    April 28, 2020
  • 31 killed in air strikes in Yemen after Saudi jet crash

    31 killed in air strikes in Yemen after Saudi jet crash

    The deadly violence follows an upsurge in fighting in northern Yemen between the warring parties that threatens to worsen the war-battered country's humanitarian crisis.

    February 16, 2020
  • 2 killed in Houthi missile attack on Yemen

    2 killed in Houthi missile attack on Yemen

    The Houthi group has not claimed responsibility for the attack.

    January 23, 2020
  • 70 soldiers killed in missile attack in Yemen

    70 soldiers killed in missile attack in Yemen

    Yemeni government officials have blamed the Iran-allied Houthi rebels for the attack, but the Houthis have not claimed responsibility.

    January 19, 2020
  • Sultan Qaboos of Oman passes away at 79

    Sultan Qaboos of Oman passes away at 79

    Oman has long been to the Middle East what neutral Switzerland is to global diplomacy, balancing ties between two vast neighbours locked in a regional struggle, Saudi Arabia to the west and Iran to the north.

    January 11, 2020
  • Towards peace in Yemen

    Towards peace in Yemen

    The agreement must at the end of the day lead to substantive talks on Yemen’s future.

    November 8, 2019
  • Fuel blitzkrieg

    Fuel blitzkrieg

    This reduction will continue for at least 48 hours.

    September 17, 2019
  • Drone attack on Saudi oil facility sets oil prices surging

    Drone attack on Saudi oil facility sets oil prices surging

    The attack by Tehran-backed Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is bogged down in a five-year war, effectively shut down six percent of the global oil supply.

    September 16, 2019
  • UN appoints veteran Indian officer to lead its Yemen mission

    UN appoints veteran Indian officer to lead its Yemen mission

    Lieutenant General (retired) Guha has been appointed as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and head of the United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA).

    September 13, 2019
  • 13 killed, 70 wounded in Yemen fighting: UN

    13 killed, 70 wounded in Yemen fighting: UN

    UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Lise Grande on called on everyone who is fighting to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law.

    August 30, 2019
  • Al-Qaeda gunmen kill 19 soldiers in attack on army base in Yemen

    Al-Qaeda gunmen kill 19 soldiers in attack on army base in Yemen

    Aden is controlled by the Yemeni government and its supporters in a Saudi-led military coalition which has been fighting the rebels since 2015.

    August 2, 2019
  • 7,500 kids killed or wounded in Yemen since 2013: UN report

    7,500 kids killed or wounded in Yemen since 2013: UN report

    The report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released Friday said the killings and injuries were among 11,779 grave violations against children between April 1, 2013, and December 31, 2018.

    June 29, 2019
  • US strikes kill top al-Qaeda plotter of USS Cole bombing in Yemen: Pentagon

    US strikes kill top al-Qaeda plotter of USS Cole bombing in Yemen: Pentagon

    American airstrikes in Yemen killed a top al-Qaeda leader responsible for the deadly USS Cole bombing in 2000 in which 17 US sailors had lost their lives, the Pentagon said.

    January 7, 2019
  • Progress in Yemen

    Progress in Yemen

    The agreement envisages the deployment of UN-supervised neutral forces and the setting up of what they call “humanitarian corridors”. Troops from both sides will withdraw from the entire Hodeidah area within a maximum of 21 days in a process to be overseen by a UN-chaired committee.

    December 19, 2018
  • UN envoy in Yemen amid preparation for peace talks

    UN envoy in Yemen amid preparation for peace talks

    Yemen has been in a civil war in the past three years, pitting Houthi rebels and forces loyal to the government of Abd-Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

    November 21, 2018
  • Misery of Yemen

    Misery of Yemen

    The visual of a woman in Yemen holding a malnourished child is horrific testament to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, recalling the photographs of starving Biafra that once went viral. An estimated 1.8 million people are feared to be severely malnourished ~ a direct consequence of the war seemingly without end. Half of …

    November 15, 2018