January 17, 2018

Aid agencies: Yemen could face famine in 2018

Already battered by three years of war, Yemen is in danger of tipping into famine in 2018 if fighting continues to disrupt imports of food aid, aid agencies warned.

In the worst-case scenario, the war-torn nation"...

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January 17, 2018

UN: 3 million children born into Yemeni war

More than three million children have been born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015, UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Tuesday.

A UNICEF report entitled “Born into War”"...

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January 14, 2018

Saudi Binladin Group denies government takeover after chairman...

Saudi Arabia's oldest contracting firm, Saudi Binladin Group, denied on Saturday it had become fully state-owned after its chairman was detained in an anti-graft crackdown, but said some shares may have been transferred to the government.


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January 13, 2018

Houthi militias loot currency exchange offices in Yemen’s...

Houthi militias have stormed currency exchange offices in Sanaa on Tuesday and looted large sums of money, sources have confirmed.

According to eyewitnesses, Houthi gunmen who arrived in five armored vehicles"...

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January 10, 2018

Yemen warns to cut off Red Sea lane if Saudi aggression...

Yemen’s President of the Supreme Political Council warned that the Yemeni army will cut off the Red Sea international shipping route if the Saudi-led aggression continues.

“We will cut off the international shipping route in the Red Sea if the Saudi-led aggression"...

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January 9, 2018

The last unblocked road in and out of Yemen's Taiz

The last route to Taiz is still a lifeline for the city's people, every other road is controlled by Houthi rebels, who have imposed a blockade for over two years.

Taiz is a frontline city in Yemen's war,"...

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January 8, 2018

EFS wins three-year FM contract with KAEC

EFS Facilities Services, a regional leader in facilities management (FM) services, across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Turkey, has been awarded a contract to launch a SR13 million ($3.46 million) integrated facility management venture at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)....

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January 3, 2018

Planning Minister meets UN official

Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Abdul-Aziz Al-Komaim on Tuesday met with Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to Yemen.

At the meeting, the minister briefed the UNHCR official on the situation of internally"...

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December 28, 2017

Ottawa women raising funds to help growing humanitarian...

A group of young Ottawa women have started a campaign to raise money and awareness to help the people of Yemen — a country devastated by war, with millions on the brink of starvation.

The United Nations"...

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December 26, 2017

President meets Minister of Finance

President Saleh Al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, met today with the Minister of Finance Dr. Saleh Shaaban and the leadership of the ministry in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Abdulaziz bin Habtoor.

The meeting discussed the work progress in the ministry"...

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