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UN urges Saudi coalition to end catastrophic Yemen aid blockade

Blockade of Yemen Date : November 7, 2017 Reporter : BNN Geneva - The UN on November 7 urged the Saudi-led coalition to end a blockade of Yemen which has halted the flow of humanitarian supplies into the country, further threatening some seven million people facing famine-like conditions. "If these channels, these lifelines, are not kept open it is catastrophic for people who are already in... the world's worst humanitarian crisis", Jens Laerke, a spokesperson for the United Nations humanitarian office (OCHA), told ...Full Story

POLITICS

UN urges Saudi coalition to end catastrophic Yemen aid blockade

Date : November 7, 2017 Reporter : BNN Blockade of Yemen Geneva - The UN on November 7 urged the Saudi-led coalition to end a blockade of Yemen which has halted the flow of humanitarian supplies into the country, further threatening some seven million people facing famine-like conditions. ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Yemens man-made catastrophe is ravaging country, senior UN officials tell Security Council

Date : August 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan 18 August 2017 -- Warning about escalating suffering in Yemen's man-made catastrophe, senior United Nations officials today addressed the Security Council, calling on the international community to push for a political solution to ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Yemen starts probe into Saleh administration

Date : April 30, 2013 Reporter : Big News Network Yemen was one of the countries swept up in the so-called Arab Spring   SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni authorities should leave "no stone unturned" in their investigation into the administration of the former president, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. A Yemeni court ordered an ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Yemeni port city suicide attack death toll exceeds 40

Date : May 15, 2016 Reporter : Trend Sky News Arabia television said At least 60 people were injured in the blast that took place near a police recruitment center in Al Mukalla, retaken from terrorist in April, the Sky News Arabia television said on Twitter, Sputnik reported.> Trend A bomber ...Full Story

HISTORY

UN envoy announces delay in Yemen peace talks

Date : April 18, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network/ UN Yemeni peace negotiations 18 April 2016 -- The United Nations envoy for Yemen has announced that the start of the Yemeni-Yemeni peace negotiations set to begin today in Kuwait has been postponed.> Big News Network In a press release, Ismail Ould Cheikh ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN envoy announces cessation of hostilities in Yemen

Date : March 24, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Cessation of hostilities beginning at midnight on April 10 UNITED NATIONS – Calm may come to Yemen soon, United Nations special envoy for the conflict-torn nation said on Wednesday, announcing that warring parties in the Arab country have agreed to cessation of hostilities beginning at ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Yemeni president submits resignation to parliament

Date : January 23, 2015 Reporter : Trend I offer my apology to the parliament Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Thursday night submitted his resignation to the parliament amid standoff with the Shiite Houthi group who control the capital. "I have bear the responsibility of the presidency since ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Yemeni parties boycott dialogue with Houthis

Date : January 26, 2015 Reporter : Trend Houthi militants forcefully dispersed an anti-Houthi protest Three more Yemeni parties, including Islamist ones, have decided to join the Socialist Party in boycotting a UN-backed dialogue with the Shiite Houthi movement Anadolu Agency reported Earlier on Sunday, the Socialist Party said it had ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Iranian diplomat shot dead by gunmen in Sanaa

Date : January 18, 2014 Reporter : Trend Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian confirmed SANAA: Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian confirmed that an Iranian diplomat shot by gunmen in the Yemeni capital Sana'a has died of his wounds. "The diplomat died during surgery," Amirabdollahian said, ...Full Story

TRAVEL

UN to resume tense crisis talks in Yemen

Date : February 9, 2015 Reporter : Trend Accused Shiite Houthi rebels of staging a coup in Yemen Negotiations aimed at resolving the crisis in Yemen are set to resume on Monday and will be brokered by the UN envoy to the country, Jamal Benomar, the United Nations said, Al Arabia reported. The Gulf Cooperation Council on ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rebels expand territory in Yemeni capital

Date : December 14, 2014 Reporter : Trend The fighting left dozens dead Yemen's Shiite rebels defeated rival tribesmen and took control of a northern district of the capital on Saturday, expanding their control of the city, their spokesman said, the Associated Press reported. Mohammed Abdel-Salam, ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Yemeni prime minister resigns as rebel advance sees clashes in the capital

Date : September 21, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Clashes between Shia Houthi rebels and pro-government forces SANA'A, Yemen - Yemen's Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa resigned Sunday amid escalating clashes in the capital, Sana'a between Shia Houthi rebels and pro-government forces, which have raised concerns that the country may ...Full Story

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