Yemen Archive

Le Figaro revealed: French special forces on the ground in Yemen
French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen with forces from the United Arab Emirates, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing two military sources.

The newspaper gave no further information about their activities. The Defence Ministry was not immediately available for comment, but its usual policy is not to comment on special forces’ operations. A French parliamentary source recently …

The most hated person in the world was voted in Yemen
According to the International Union of Virtual Media (IUVM) reporter, the polls were held in Yemen to select the most unhappy face of the year from a Muslim perspective on Sanaa's historic square.

Local sources have reported that Sanaa’s historic square in Yemen this year witnessed a magnificent election to introduce the world’s humblest personality. People in the city of Sana’a cast their ballots into the ballot box. …

Theresa May Whitewashes Saudis’ Reputation And Role In Yemen, It Is A National Disgrace: Shadow Secretary
The agreement “made a mockery” of the UK’s reputation as a global leader in delivering humanitarian aid.

Britain’s biggest arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, is set to sell 48 new Typhoon jets to Saudi Arabia, despite Right Groups accusing Saudis of war crimes in Yemen. Kate Osamor, the shadow international development secretary, said …

Labour Criticises British Military For ‘Direct Involvement’ In Yemen War
Corbyn urged May to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia over its intervention in Yemen

Labour Leader has ctiticised Theresa May over her lavish welcome for Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. Jeremy Corbyn said the UK is “directing the war” being waged by Saudi Arabia in Yemen and clashed with the Prime Minister before …

Human Rights Groups Call For Huge Demonstration Amid Saudi Crown Prince’s UK Visit
UK ministers have turned a blind eye to Saudi Arabia's atrocious human rights record, barely mentioning the country's crackdown on peaceful opposition figures

Demonstration against “chief architect of brutal war in Yemen” outside Downing Street have been planned after the Prime Minister confirmed she will welcome Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Britain. Mohammed bin Salman will begin …

UK And US Are Part Of All The Killing In Yemen By Selling Weapons To Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Activist
Crown Prince Mohammed bin, and Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, to be tried at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the “massacres” that have taken place in Yemen

Yemeni human rights activist has criticised British and the US for the current crisis in Yemen by exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia. Tawakkol Karman, the leader of the group “Women Journalists Without Chains,” has called on a number of …

A Rapid Decline From Crisis To Deepening Catastrophe; WHO, WFP And UNICEF Say In Joint Statement On Yemen
conflict in Yemen has created the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, a crisis which has engulfed the entire country

A joint statement from the World Health Program, the World Food Program, and UNICEF has urged for humanitarian access and an end to the conflict in war-torn Yemen saying that “We have passed the grim …

At Least 25 Killed In Saudi-Backed Airstrike In A Yemeni Market
Saudi Arabia’s airstrike has struck a market in southwestern Yemen killing at least 25 while the death toll from bombings in the last 48 hours rises to more than 70.

Sources told Al Jazeera that a number of children had also been killed in a series of Saudi-led air raids and Tuesday’s strike in the western province of Taiz wounded at least 30 other civilians. …