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U.S. alarmed by strike on Turkish ship delivering wheat to Yemen
"The United States is alarmed by the Houthi missile strike against a Turkish cargo ship 70 miles off the coast of Yemen that was attempting to deliver 50,000 metric tons of wheat to Yemen’s Saleef port near Hudaydah," the White House said in a statement.
House calls for Pentagon probe of alleged torture in Yemen
By voice vote, the House on Thursday adopted the measure as part of the 2019 defense authorization bill. The amendment was sponsored by Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat of California.
Five people dead, 40 missing in Yemen's Socotra after cyclone
The five dead included four Yemenis and one Indian national, residents and medical sources told Reuters, while the missing including Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese.
Cyclone hits Yemeni island ahead of landfall on Yemen, Oman coast
Seventeen people are missing after tropical Cyclone Mekunu swept through Yemen's southern island of Socotra, state media said, ahead of its expected landfall later Friday near the border of mainland Yemen and Oman.
U.N. urges Saudi-led coalition to speed Yemen imports, avoid starvation
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations aid chief urged the Saudi-led military coalition that controls Yemen's ports to expedite imports of food and fuel supplies, warning that a further 10 million Yemenis could face starvation by year-end. FILE PHOTO: A ship unloads a cargo of wheat at the Red Sea p
Yemen declares disaster after Cyclone Mekunu; Oman in path next
Yemen officials have asked the United Nations and humanitarian organizations to send medical and relief teams to the island, which houses about50,000 residentsthat speak their own language.
The Latest: Yemen official: 40 missing in cyclone on Socotra
A man covers his head under the rain in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday,... more
Saudi intercepts ballistic missile launched from Yemen
Saudi-led Arab Alliance spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Malki said that the ballistic missile was launched to target, intentionally, civilian-populated areas in the city of Najran in southern Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted
A Huthi missile was intercepted over Jizan on Thursdayafter a similar strike on the southern city on Monday, according to Maliki, who said there were no casualties.
Senior Official: Iran Is Ready for Dialogue on Yemen with Saudi Arabia 'Without Any Preconditions'
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran (SNSC), reportedly
The Conflict(s) in the Yemen(s) – Reformer – Medium
The currentYemeni Civil War, ongoing since 2015, is but the latest devastating period of violence for the most underdeveloped and poor country in the Middle East. Popular analyses of the conflict have framed it both in a national context, with various local entities competing for power, and in an in
Sudan's president underscores commitment to Yemen campaign
The Saudi-led coalition has been fighting the Iran-backed rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis, since 2015 in a stalemated war that has killed more than 10,000 people.
Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen on its way to Oman
Mekunu development has occurred barely a week after another cyclone, Sagar, formed in the same region. Sagar became one of very few cyclone to pass right through the Gulf of Aden, and it was the strongest such cyclone to hit Somalia, leaving around 30 people dead and causing devastation to crops and
House Votes to Mandate Investigation of U.S. Involvement in Yemen’s Secret Torture Prisons
In the wake of a bruising confirmation fight that highlighted new CIA Director Gina Haspel’s role in the U.S. torture program in the years after 9/11, the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to force a public accounting of the current U.S. role in torture prisons across the south of Yemen.Ear
Tropical storm hits Yemen's Socotra, state of emergency declared
© STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)An image grab taken from an AFPTV video shows people walking through flood water as they evacuate a flooded area during a cyclone in the Yemeni island of Socotra. - Seven people were missing and hundreds others evacuated from their homes after a cyclone hit the Yemeni isl
Yemen's main port in crosshairs of Saudi-led offensive - Breitbart
Mokha (Yemen) (AFP) – Hodeida port, Yemen’s largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments.The Red Sea port has been a point of contention in Yemen’s war since Saudi Arabia and its a
Yemen appoints new minister of foreign affairs: SABA
May 24, 2018 / 12:40 AM / Updated 2 hours ago DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has appointed Khaled al-Yamani as foreign minister, replacing Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi, according to a statement posted on Thursday by state news agency SABA. Mekhlafi will become an adviser to th
With New U.S. Arms Sale Pending–What Happened to Saudi Assurances on Civilian Casualties in Yemen?
The State Department isreportedlyreviewing a multi-billion-dollar deal between Saudi Arabia and the arms manufacturer Raytheon. Should the State Department decide to license the sale, Congress would then have thirty days to block it. In June 2017 a similar, smaller arms agreement was approved, predi
Academics and NGOs Call on Celebrities and Business Leaders to Condemn Saudi Abuses in Yemen
The letter highlights what should be well known toJust Securityreaders: As leadingYemeniandinternationalorganizations, theUnited Nations, andjournalistshave extensivelydocumented, Saudi Arabia is credibly implicated in“widespread violations”of international law, includingwar crimes, withthousands of
United States nails 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding extremists in Yemen
Saudi Arabia, along with allies including the United Arab Emirates, intervened militarily in Yemen in 2015 in a bid to force out the rebels and restore what they see as the legitimate government. Four of the individuals worked with the Houthis through theIslamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC).