UN calls for closing funding gap to salvage decaying oil tanker off Yemen

UN calls for closing funding gap to salvage decaying oil tanker off Yemen

[ad_1] United Nations: There is a “crucial need” for additional money to close the funding gap to salvage the decaying Safer oil tanker off Yemen’s Red Sea coast, a UN spokesman said. A pledging event hosted by the UK and the Netherlands for the UN-led Safer project raised $5.6 million in new funding, Farhan Haq, … Read more

UN envoy to Yemen holds constructive talks with Houthi militia

UN envoy to Yemen holds constructive talks with Houthi militia

[ad_1] Sanaa: UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg announced that he had “positive engagements” with the Houthi militia in capital Sanaa, calling on concerning parties to take bold steps to end the years-long war in the country. Speaking to reporters after concluding his two-day talks, Grundberg said the discussions were “frank, detailed and constructive”, … Read more

Dam collapse kills four in Yemen

Dam collapse kills four in Yemen

[ad_1] Sanaa: Four people were killed in Yemen after the collapse of a water dam in the Al Mahwit governorate, about 111 km west of the capital Sanaa. Local authorities on Sunday confirmed that the Al-Aqabi Dam in the Hafash district of Al Mahwit governorate had collapsed, causing a flood that swept away a mosque … Read more

The Guardian view on hopes for Yemen: a long road to peace | Editorial

The Guardian view on hopes for Yemen: a long road to peace | Editorial

[ad_1] Hope has been hard to find in Yemen. After more than eight years of war, at the cost of hundreds of thousands of lives, many of them civilians, the situation is desperate. More than two-thirds of the population are dependent on humanitarian aid. Yet, since the agreement of a truce between the Saudi-led military … Read more

Houthis release 77 pro-govt detainees in Yemen

Houthis release 77 pro-govt detainees in Yemen

[ad_1] Prisoners released disembark from a plane during a prisoner exchange at the Sanaa airport in Sanaa, Yemen, April 16, 2023. Photo: Xinhua Sanaa: Yemen’s Houthi militia released 77 pro-government detainees, authorities said. In a report, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV quoted Abdulkadir al-Murtada, head of the Houthi prisoner committee, as saying that they included dozens … Read more

Yemen govt calls for int’l probe into deadly stampede in Sanaa

Yemen govt calls for int’l probe into deadly stampede in Sanaa

[ad_1] Representative Image Aden: Yemen’s government has called for an international investigation into the deadly stampede in the Houthi-controlled capital of Sanaa, which left 87 people dead. The government, based in the southern port city of Aden, issued a statement, calling for “an independent and comprehensive international investigation to shed light on the details and … Read more

At least 80 killed in stampede during charity event in Yemen

At least 80 killed in stampede during charity event in Yemen

[ad_1] Abandoned shoes and other belongings lie on the ground after the deadly crush. Photo: Reuters Sanaa: A stampede at an aid distribution centre in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa has claimed the lives of at least 80 people and left 220 others injured, according to Anis Al-Subaihi, spokesperson for the Houthi-led health ministry. Abdul Khalik … Read more

UN hails progress in Yemen peace talks between Saudi, Omani delegations

UN hails progress in Yemen peace talks between Saudi, Omani delegations

[ad_1] Sanaa: A UN spokesperson said that talks between Saudi and Omani delegations and the Houthi militia in Yemen’s capital Sanaa were “a welcome step towards the de-escalation of tensions” in the war-torn nation. At a briefing in New York, Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, fielded queries from reporters regarding … Read more

3 Iranians posing as cops duped Yemen national, held in Gurugram

3 Iranians posing as cops duped Yemen national, held in Gurugram

[ad_1] Gurugram: Gurugram Police arrested three Iranian nationals who allegedly posed as policemen and duped a Yemen national, police said on Monday. The Yemen national visited India for his wife’s medical treatment in Gurugram. The accused, who came to India on valid visas, were held from Delhi on April 5 and were taken on remand, … Read more

Saudi delegation arrives in Yemen to hold ceasefire talks with Houthi rebels

Saudi delegation arrives in Yemen to hold ceasefire talks with Houthi rebels

[ad_1] Sanaa: A Saudi delegation arrived in the Yemeni capital here to hold ceasefire talks with the Houthi militia, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported on Sunday. The Saudi delegation arrived along with Omani officials to meet here with Mahdi al-Mashat, chairman of the Houthi’s political council, for discussion of arrangements to renew the ceasefire deal … Read more