Category: Yemen

Yemen ceasefire set to last for 72 hours

A 72-hour ceasefire between opposing forces in Yemen is set to begin this week. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, announced that a break from fighting between a pro-Yemeni coalition led by Saudi forces and Houthi rebels would begin just before midnight Wednesday — at […]

Nuclear Bomb Dropped On Yemen! Who’s To Blame?

Video of a nuclear weapon being dropped on Yemen near the end of May 2015. Since March of this year — 2015 — Saudi Arabia has led an offensive against Yemen called Operation Decisive Storm to topple the opposition forces which drove out the country’s president Abd Rabbuh Mansur […]

Saudi’s are using US made cluster munitions in Yemen

Human rights group warns that cluster munitions have fallen near villages, posing long-term danger to civilians The Saudi-led bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen is using U.S.-supplied cluster munitions, endangering civilians and violating an international arms treaty, Human Rights Watch warned on Sunday. According to the group, there is “credible […]

Hundreds of families trapped by fighting in Yemen’s Aden

Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running short of supplies — their only lifeline coming from volunteers making dangerous runs across the city’s harbor in rickety boats bearing food and medicine. Their plight […]

Arab coalition ‘reconnaissance’ troops land in Yemen

Yemen — With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a “reconnaissance” mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the nation’s exiled […]

Anti-Houthi Coalition Allows Red Cross to Deliver Aid to Yemen

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been granted permission by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition conducting airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen to deliver aid to the country, the organization’s spokeswoman said Sunday. Sitara Jabeen was quoted as saying by ITV News that the permission concerned two […]