Monday, July 4, 2022

Yemen

Saudi Arabia pushed Yemen’s president to step down, report says

Officials have confined him to his home and restricted his communications, the Wall Street Journal says.

War-torn Yemen holds breath as breakthrough truce begins

The Iran-backed Huthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition have both agreed to observe the two-month truce, which took effect on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim holy fasting month.

Saudi Aramco storage petroleum facility hit by Houthi attack, causing fire

The Iran-aligned Houthis, who are battling the coalition led by Saudi Arabia, have intensified attacks on energy facilities in the kingdom, the world's largest oil exporter.

47 children killed, maimed in Yemen in 2 months, says Unicef

At least over 10,000 minors are believed to have been killed or injured in the war that has raged since 2015.

Saudi coalition hits Yemen capital after drone attack

The coalition say the raids are in response to a drone attack on a Saudi airport near the border which left 12 injured by falling debris after the Saudi military blew up the 'bomb-laden' projectile.

14 dead as coalition bombs Yemen after UAE attack

The Abu Dhabi attack marks a new phase in the Yemen war and further reduces hopes of any resolution to the conflict, which has displaced millions.

Three killed in UAE fuel truck blast, Yemen Houthis claim attack

The move could heighten tensions between the UAE and Iran after outreach to Tehran by Abu Dhabi to avoid any regional conflict that could hurt the Opec producer's economic ambitions.

Yemeni journalist killed on way to hospital to give birth

An explosive device planted in the car of journalist Mahmud al-Atmi blew up as he was taking his wife Rasha Abdallah to a hospital to deliver her baby, according to sources from government forces.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen congratulates Taliban, vows to continue jihad

It says the takeover shows that 'jihad and fighting represent the (Islamic law)-based, legal, and realistic way to restore rights (and) expel the invaders and occupiers'.

Migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 25 bodies recovered

African migrants continue to make the dangerous trip there in hope of finding work in neighbouring oil-rich states.

Disfigured by acid, the face of violence against Yemen’s women

'I went through hell,' says 19-year-old who was married at 12 and rejected by her husband at 16 before being disfigured in an acid attack.

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