UK faces backlash after cutting foreign aid spending

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UK faces backlash after cutting foreign aid spending” – below is their description. The UK has been accused of abandoning some of the world’s most vulnerable people after its decision to cut foreign aid spending by $5bn. Britain is the world’s third-largest international donor after the US … Read more UK faces backlash after cutting foreign aid spending

Yemen Oil Tanker – Security Council President Media Stakeout

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Yemen Oil Tanker – Security Council President Media Stakeout” – below is their description. Elements to the press by Sven Jürgenson, Permanent Representative of Estonia and President of the Security Council for the month of June, following closed consultations on Yemen’s Oil Tanker. United Nations YouTube Channel Got … Read more Yemen Oil Tanker – Security Council President Media Stakeout

‘We found an $1.5m ambergris fortune in a sperm whale’s belly’ – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “‘We found an $1.5m ambergris fortune in a sperm whale’s belly’ – BBC News” – below is their description. A group of fishermen in Yemen came across a sperm whale carcass floating in the Gulf of Aden, netting them the life-changing sum of $1.5 million. Ambergris is made … Read more ‘We found an $1.5m ambergris fortune in a sperm whale’s belly’ – BBC News

Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election” – below is their description. Entire cities lie in ruins, the economy is collapsing and more than half the population has been displaced, but Bashar al-Assad has emerged as the last man standing from Syria’s decade … Read more Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election

Top general in Middle East reassessing US position in region

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Top general in Middle East reassessing US position in region” – below is their description. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie speaks out on Iran, Syria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia amid concerns that ISIS could re-form. ABC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. … Read more Top general in Middle East reassessing US position in region

Anger as UK helps poorer countries fight Covid – by slashing other aid

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Anger as UK helps poorer countries fight Covid – by slashing other aid” – below is their description. Those running aid programmes in countries from Syria to Yemen and Myanmar to Uganda were dealt a devastating blow last year when the UK Foreign Office cut its overseas … Read more Anger as UK helps poorer countries fight Covid – by slashing other aid

Expert on Israel-Palestine conflict: Biden is telling Israel to seriously consider a ceasefire

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Expert on Israel-Palestine conflict: Biden is telling Israel to seriously consider a ceasefire” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-18/Biden-is-telling-Israel-to-seriously-consider-a-ceasefire-10mNOmDlY08/index.html People around the world have been protesting Israel’s strikes on Gaza. From Turkey to Yemen, people rallied in support of the Palestinian people. Thousands marched in the streets … Read more Expert on Israel-Palestine conflict: Biden is telling Israel to seriously consider a ceasefire

China on Yemen – Media Stakeout (12 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “China on Yemen – Media Stakeout (12 May 2021)” – below is their description. Informal comments to the media by Zhang Jun, Permanent Representative of China to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of May, on the situation in Yemen. United Nations YouTube … Read more China on Yemen – Media Stakeout (12 May 2021)

Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker” – below is their description. Yemen is enduring the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, resulting from six years of war between government forces and the Ansar Allah movement, known as the Houthis. On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, United Nations … Read more Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker

Why Yemen’s civil war is about to get worse

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Why Yemen’s civil war is about to get worse” – below is their description. More than six years after Houthi rebels seized Yemen’s capital and forced its  government into exile, a bloody civil war still rages across the country. Despite a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has destroyed Yemeni … Read more Why Yemen’s civil war is about to get worse

Vaccines, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Climate Action & other topics – Daily Briefing (06 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Vaccines, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Climate Action & other topics – Daily Briefing (06 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Covid-19 – Vaccines – Memorial Service – Climate – Yemen – Ethiopia – Myanmar – India/Covid-19 – Jerusalem … Read more Vaccines, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Climate Action & other topics – Daily Briefing (06 May 2021)

Millions staring at famine as food insecurity soars: Report

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Millions staring at famine as food insecurity soars: Report” – below is their description. More and more people are facing acute food insecurity. A new UN report says at least 150 million people in 55 countries are at risk of hunger. War and conflict are the main … Read more Millions staring at famine as food insecurity soars: Report

Biden Raises U.S. Refugee Cap to 62,500 After Backlash for Keep Trump Limit

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Raises U.S. Refugee Cap to 62,500 After Backlash for Keep Trump Limit” – below is their description. President Joe Biden is formally lifting the nation’s refugee cap to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in lifting former President Donald Trump’s limit … Read more Biden Raises U.S. Refugee Cap to 62,500 After Backlash for Keep Trump Limit

Yemen reports low turnout for COVID vaccinations

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Yemen reports low turnout for COVID vaccinations” – below is their description. Health officials in Yemen are reporting very low turnout for COVID-19 vaccinations. Yemen received its first shipment of vaccines in late March, thanks to the global COVAX vaccine sharing scheme. Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports. … Read more Yemen reports low turnout for COVID vaccinations

Severe floods leave at least 13 dead in Yemen

RT published this video item, entitled “Severe floods leave at least 13 dead in Yemen” – below is their description. Residents of a camp in the Yemeni city of Aden are struggling to save what’s left of their belongings after the country’s cities were battered by floods, causing the death of at least 13 people … Read more Severe floods leave at least 13 dead in Yemen