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  • 45 Houthi rebels killed in Yemen’s Marib

    45 Houthi rebels killed in Yemen’s Marib

    The UN has warned that the offensive on Marib, which hosts nearly 1 million internally displaced people, could lead to a major humanitarian catastrophe.

    August 8, 2021
  • Yemen army recaptures strategic mountains

    Yemen army recaptures strategic mountains

    The UN has warned that the offensive on Marib, which hosts nearly 1 million internally displaced people, could lead to a major humanitarian catastrophe.

    August 2, 2021
  • Yemen PM, US envoy discuss ceasefire initiative

    Yemen PM, US envoy discuss ceasefire initiative

    Yemen has been locked into a civil war in 2014 since the Iran-backed Shia Houthi militia

    July 29, 2021
  • 84 people dead in Yemen’s Marib as clashes intensify

    84 people dead in Yemen’s Marib as clashes intensify

    During the past hours, the Houthis renewed their missile attacks on Marib

    June 24, 2021
  • Migrants’ bodies recovered after boat capsize in Yemen

    Migrants’ bodies recovered after boat capsize in Yemen

    Most of the migrants came from the Horn of Africa, an official confirmed

    June 15, 2021
  • Hell on Earth

    Hell on Earth

    Wednesday’s caveat advanced by the UN’s World Food Program can thus be contextualised with the visual of a child reduced to skin and bone with an inflated tummy, recalling reports of a “starving Biafra” in the 1970s.

    March 13, 2021
  • 2 massive blasts hit Yemen’s Marib amid escalating violence

    2 massive blasts hit Yemen’s Marib amid escalating violence

    Earlier in the day, UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths expressed concern over renewed attacks.

    February 10, 2021
  • 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