US BOMBS HAVE KILLED HUNDREDS OF CIVILIANS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, IN UNLAWFUL STRIKES ON YEMEN: REPORT

7th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

7 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: NEWSWEEK) – A new investigation found that hundreds of civilians—including children—have been killed or maimed by US-made weapons in unlawful air strikes conducted as part of the ongoing war in Yemen. A report published by the US-based University Network for Human Rights (UNHR) and Yemeni monitoring group Mwatana identified 27 air strikes launched…

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YEMEN CRISIS: UN TO MAKE RECORD AID APPEAL

26th February 2019 . by incontext_adm

26 FEBRUARY 2019 (SOURCE: BBC) – A summit opening shortly at the UN in Geneva hopes to raise $4.2bn (£3.2bn) to fund humanitarian operations in Yemen, where a years-long war has left the country on the brink of famine. It is the largest single country appeal ever made by the UN, which plans to help 19 million…

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US-SAUDI RELATIONS STRAINED BY KHASHOGGI DEATH AND WAR IN YEMEN

22nd November 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Cherolyn Amery The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote passionately about ending the brutal war in Yemen. In one column for the Washington Post he called on Saudi Arabia to “use its clout and leverage within Western circles” to resolve the conflict. Never could he have imagined that he himself would become the leverage in attempts…

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6th September 2018 . by incontext_adm

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ALL SIDES IN YEMEN MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR WAR CRIMES, SAY UN EXPERTS

29th August 2018 . by incontext_adm

29 AUGUST 2018 (SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN) – Individuals at the highest level from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the government of Yemen and Houthi rebels have committed violations of international law in Yemen that may amount to war crimes, UN experts have said. A long-awaited report released on Tuesday catalogues abuses including rape, torture, disappearances and…

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ISSUE 197 | 21 JUNE 2018

20th June 2018 . by incontext_adm

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HOUTHIS CELEBRATE AS SALEH’S SON CALLS FOR REVENGE

6th December 2017 . by incontext_adm

06 DECEMBER 2017 –  The son of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has called for revenge against the Houthi rebels who took his father’s life. “I will lead the battle until the last Houthi is thrown out of Yemen … the blood of my father will be hell ringing in the ears of Iran,” Ahmed…

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YEMEN’S REBEL ALLIANCE UNRAVELS AMID SANAA STREET CLASHES

4th December 2017 . by incontext_adm

04 DECEMBER 2017 – Snipers took over rooftops in residential areas, tanks deployed, and militiamen set up checkpoints Sunday across the Yemeni capital, where fighting forced families to hunker down indoors in anticipation of more violence. Five days of bombings and heavy gunfire have underscored the unravelling of the already fragile alliance between Yemen’s strongman and…

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