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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:37:09 GMT
Transregional Strikes Hit al-Qaida Leaders in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan  -  smallwarsjournal (blog)
On Oct. 21 a U.S. airstrike in Yemen's Marib governorate killed five members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. Among them was Abu Hadi al-Bayhani, an AQAP leader in Azzan, Yemen. Davis said al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has relied on leaders ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:21:13 GMT

U of O student starts fundraiser for Yemeni refugees  -  The Fulcrum
Zein Ahmed, a fourth-year biomedical sciences student at the University of Ottawa, wants to make a difference in the lives of Yemeni refugees settling in Djibouti—and to do so, she's started a fundraiser that will run until Dec. 22. “For a while I've ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:14:18 GMT

Uncomfortable assumptions about security: the UK vote on support for Saudi Arabia  -  Open Democracy
Pervasive and problematic assumptions about the UK's security lie at the heart of parliament's recent decision to continue to support Saudi Arabia, despite accusations of war crimes in Yemen. Air strike in Sana'a, Yemen. Ibrahem Qasim/Flickr. On ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:47:48 GMT

What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Yemen  -  TIME
Yemen's 18-month civil war has killed about 10,000 people, and now it is pushing the country to the brink of famine. More than 21 million Yemenis — 80% of the population — are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the U.N. Drowned ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:18:00 GMT

UN envoy to reach Sana'a for another round of talks  -  Al-Arabiya
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is expected to arrive in Sanaa on Thursday to meet with the rebels' delegation as part of a new a round of negotiations, Yemeni sources said. Ould Cheikh visited Sanaa last week to push ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:50:20 GMT

UN resolution to push all parties in Yemen to resume peace negotiations  -  News Nation
A proposed UN resolution would demand all parties in Yemen to immediately honor April cease-fire and resume peace negotiations. The draft Security Council resolution also calls for transparent and timely investigations of alleged violations of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:04:02 GMT
Proposed UN resolution demands Yemen cease-fire and talks  -  The Courier-Express
It was first published by Inner City Press. The U.N. special envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, drafted the roadmap. It was immediately rejected by President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi of Yemen's internationally recognized government.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 02:38:50 GMT
Yemen: Crisis update - September 2016  -  ReliefWeb
After 18 months of conflict, Yemen is a full-blown humanitarian emergency. After a short ebb in fighting due to the peace negotiations, airstrikes and ground fighting have fully resumed, with enormous consequences for the civilians. All armed actors ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:54:21 GMT

Houthis accuse UN envoy of fueling war in Yemen - Al Arabiya English  -  Al-Arabiya
Houthi militia leaders slammed the UN special envoy for Yemen, accusing him of being biased and not impartial, the Arabic website of Al Arabiya News.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:32:38 GMT

How America Can Genuinely Push the Saudis on Yemen  -  The National Interest Online (blog)
This week, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power took to the floor of the UN Security Council and delivered a stern warning to the combatants in Yemen's ongoing, ever-bloody, ever-destructive civil war. It is time to stop the bloodshed, she exclaimed, come to ...