Inside Yemen | How people live in one of the worst-affected areas

The Saudi-led coalition has launched a fresh operation against the rebel Houthi movement. Saudi state television claims it’s in response to missiles being fired at the capital, Riyadh. The war in Yemen is considered by the UN to be ‘the world’s worst humanitarian crisis,’ and the Yemeni city of Taiz is one of the worst-affected … Read more Inside Yemen | How people live in one of the worst-affected areas

Pandemics and security – Security Council Open Debate (2 July 2020)

High-level open debate of the Security Council on the theme “Pandemics and security”. Global health risks, such as pandemics and epidemics, can become a threat to international peace and security. Striking examples of epidemics turning into global health risks include the epidemics of severe acute respiratory syndrome, HIV/AIDS and Ebola virus disease. In the case … Read more Pandemics and security – Security Council Open Debate (2 July 2020)

Former ‘cultural capital of Yemen’ in shambles | 5 years of war have devastated Taiz

Drone footage shot inside Taiz, Yemen’s third-largest city, shows the devastation left behind by more than five years of war. Once known as the ‘cultural capital of Yemen’, Taiz is now reportedly the longest-running battleground in the Yemeni war since Houthi forces took the city in March 2015. Some suggest Taiz has been the most … Read more Former ‘cultural capital of Yemen’ in shambles | 5 years of war have devastated Taiz

Is the world abandoning Yemen? | The Stream

Millions of people across Yemen need aid and protection as the country’s half-decade civil war continues unabated, prompting the hashtag #YemenCantBreathe on social media. But splintering alliances and new fights for territory are deepening the chaos. The UN-recognised Yemeni government has long battled Houthi fighters in the north, with the military backing of Saudi Arabia. … Read more Is the world abandoning Yemen? | The Stream

Scars of War | Grim drone footage of Yemeni city of Taiz

The third-largest Yemen city, Taiz was defaced after enduring more than five years of war. Drone footage captured buildings destroyed by the strikes Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more Scars of War | Grim drone footage of Yemeni city of Taiz

‘Pause’: Misinformation Campaign & other topics – Daily Briefing (29 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Pause/Misinformation Campaign – Financing For Development – Yemen – Syria – Secretary-General/Global Goal – COVID-19/ Peacekeeping – COVID-19/ Timor-Leste – COVID-19/World Food Programme PAUSE/MISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN On 30 June, the UN will launch a new initiative to help stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation online. … Read more ‘Pause’: Misinformation Campaign & other topics – Daily Briefing (29 June 2020)

‘Millions of children could die’ in Yemen

The UN’s humanitarian chief is pleading with leaders to act or face the prospect of millions of Yemeni children starving to death. Five years of civil war, fuelled by regional and global powers on both sides, combined with the impact of multiple diseases and now a cut in foreign aid too, have left Yemen in … Read more ‘Millions of children could die’ in Yemen

UN: millions of children in Yemen could face starvation amid aid shortfall

Millions of children could be pushed to the brink of starvation as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across war-torn Yemen amid a “huge” drop in humanitarian aid funding, the U.N. children’s agency warned Friday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more UN: millions of children in Yemen could face starvation amid aid shortfall

Millions of children facing starvation in Yemen warns United Nations – BBC News

There’s a stark warning tonight that millions of children in Yemen could be pushed to “the brink of starvation” unless international aid is dramatically stepped up. It comes from UNICEF, the United Nations children’s organisation. Yemen faces the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with the coronavirus pandemic compounding the effect of five years of civil war. … Read more Millions of children facing starvation in Yemen warns United Nations – BBC News

Former Louvre curator arrested for smuggling antiquities

A former curator of the world-famous Louvre is among five art experts arrested as part of a probe into looted Middle Eastern antiquities. The gang is suspected of smuggling hundreds of art and heritage objects worth tens of millions of euros from countries mired in war including Syria and Yemen. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Former Louvre curator arrested for smuggling antiquities

Houthis launch missile, drone attack on Riyadh

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched a large missile and drone attack deep in Saudi Arabia that struck the defense ministry and a military base in Riyadh, but the kingdom said it blocked the assault. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Houthis launch missile, drone attack on Riyadh

Saudi coalition shoots down Houthi ballistic missiles and drones

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have launched their biggest-ever military operation against Saudi Arabia. Eight drones and three ballistic missiles were fired towards Saudi Arabia since Monday, and the Houthis say they plan to launch more. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen says it has intercepted a ballistic missile headed towards Riyadh. A … Read more Saudi coalition shoots down Houthi ballistic missiles and drones

Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatists agree on ceasefire

Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatist forces have agreed on a ceasefire and will begin talks in Saudi Arabia on implementing a peace deal, the Saudi-led coalition said on Monday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatists agree on ceasefire

‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse of 2020 Dazzles Skywatchers in Pakistan

According to NASA, views of the eclipse will begin in central Africa around 03:50GMT Sunday, then move east through Ethiopia, Yemen, Oman, Pakistan, parts of India, and China. Chiayi City in Taiwan, which is expecting to have “maximum” views of the phenomenon, is holding a public event at a park, where people can observe the … Read more ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse of 2020 Dazzles Skywatchers in Pakistan

Yemen: UAE-backed separatists take control of Socotra

Yemen’s UAE-backed southern separatists have seized full control of the island of Socotra. The Southern Transitional Council (STC) says it has also deposed the governor of the island. But Yemen’s Saudi-backed government is calling it a coup. It is the latest move from the separatist group which wants to see a sovereign state in southern … Read more Yemen: UAE-backed separatists take control of Socotra