July 21, 2018

No Liberal Rallies Yet for the Children of Yemen

Hundreds of thousands of people showed up across the United States at more than 600 gatherings three weeks ago. They came out to protest Donald Trump‘s “zero tolerance” immigration policy in highly choreographed, Democratic Party-affiliated “Families Belong Together” rallies and marches. Liberal celebrities marched and spoke. Local, state, and federal Democratic Party politicians and office-holders gave passionate speeches denouncing Trump’s separation of Central American migrant children from their......

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July 21, 2018

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Aramco oil refinery in...

The Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it had attacked a Saudi Aramco [IPO-ARAM.SE] refinery in Riyadh on Wednesday using a drone, but the oil company said a limited fire at the plant was due to 'an operational incident'.

'Our"...

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July 21, 2018

Top official urges Russia to help stop aggression on Yemen...

President of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen Mahdi al-Mashat, on Thursday expressed hope that Russia would play a prominent role in stopping the aggression and lifting the siege on Yemen.

This came in a letter al-Mashat sent to the Russian President Vladimir Putin within"...

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July 21, 2018

Yemen President Says his Forces Can Strike Sanaa

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi condemned the latest remarks by Lebanese “Hezbollah” leader Hassan Nasrallah that his party has members in Yemen, saying that they have revealed Iran’s expansionist agenda in the region.

Hadi added that his forces could"...

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July 21, 2018

Yemen's Fleeting Opportunity for Peace

The potential for a breakthrough in the Yemen war, now in its fourth year, may be close at hand. Last week, Martin Griffiths, the new UN envoy to Yemen, delivered a proposal that would avert a fight for Hodeidah, a city of as many as 600,000 people whose port provides an economic lifeline"...

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July 21, 2018

Yemen officials raise alarm over dengue fever outbreak

At least 132 suspected cases of dengue fever have been reported in Yemen’s eastern Maarib province in recent weeks, according to the Yemeni Health Ministry.

In a statement released late Thursday, the ministry’s"...

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July 21, 2018

Yemeni FM: Hezbollah’s interference in conflict will...

Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Yamani revealed that his government was still waiting for Lebanon’s response to its complaint about Hezbollah’s involvement in the Yemeni conflict.
Al-Yamani told Asharq Al-Awsat that “Yemen will talk to any country whose nationals"...

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July 21, 2018

UN agency warns conditions around Yemen’s key port...

United Nations migration agency staff in Yemen say the key port city of Hudaydah remains “a difficult environment” for the delivery of aid to thousands of people displaced by heavy fighting this week.

“The"...

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July 21, 2018

Boat with 160 African migrants reportedly capsizes off Yemen...

Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders say a boat carrying more than 160 African migrants has capsized off the southern province of Shabwa. It is not immediately clear if there have been any fatalities or if any migrants have been rescued.

The"...

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July 21, 2018

Russia fired UN expert on Yemen over power politics

Gregory Johnsen, tasked by the United Nations as an “expert on mission” covering Yemen, was responsible for briefing the Security Council. But he received a Whatsapp message from New York, asking for “a minute” to talk, which unsettled him just minutes after a contest"...

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