WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge

Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in the north to allow for vaccinations, the World Health Organization said on Friday. “We’ve had two major waves of cholera...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 11:59pm

Iran urges int'l community to stop Saudi-led offensive in Yemen

Iran on Monday called for international intervention to stop the Saudi Arabia-led war on the Yemeni port of Hodeidah. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi told a news conference that the ongoing offensive on Hodeidah has put the country on the brink of famine, the state TV reported....

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:56am

Arab states launch biggest assault of Yemen war with attack on main port

A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city on Wednesday in the largest battle of the Yemen war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. Arab warplanes and warships...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:03am

Saudi-led alliance set for battle in biggest Yemeni port

A Saudi-led coalition geared up on Tuesday for a military assault on Yemen’s main port, preparing to launch by far the biggest battle of a three-year war between an alliance of Arab states and the Houthi movement that controls Yemen’s capital. The United Arab Emirates, a member of the...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:06am

46 Ethiopians drown en route to Yemen

Forth-six Ethiopians drowned and 16 were missing after a human smuggler's boat carrying at least 100 refugees capsized as it approached Yemen. The vessel left the port of Bossasso in Somalia on Tuesday with 83 men and 17 women on board. They were hoping to find work in Yemen and the Gulf, the...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:28am

Yemen peace plan sees ceasefire, Houthis abandoning missiles

A U.N. peace plan for Yemen calls on the Houthi movement to give up its ballistic missiles in return for an end to a bombing campaign against it by a Saudi-led coalition and a transitional governance agreement, according to a draft of the document and sources. The plan, which has not yet been made...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:06am

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