A tale of two wars: Yemen and Ukraine

Jane Kinninmont  |Impact DirectorWhen British prime minister Boris Johnson visited Saudi Arabia this week, the primary focus was an attempt to coax its crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abd

Riyadh hosts meeting to form presidential board for Yemen: Sources

London (Debriefer) The Saudi capital is expected this week to host a high-level meeting for leaders of the Yemeni government and all the political parties and entities opposing the Houthi group, pol

Oman delays mediation fruits to help Yemen war end: Paper

London (Debriefer) - The Omani mediation has not so far failed to achieve the goal in solving the Yemeni crisis, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed said Tuesday, as the Houthi group treated with the delegation with

The Trump administration should not sell weapons to the UAE

William D. Hartung is director of the Arms and Security Program at the Center for International Policy. Recent reports that the Trump administration is planning to sell advanced combat aircraft and

Yemeni President precedes STC rally in Mahara with call for unity

London (Debriefer) - The Yemeni President on Wednesday, prior to Saturday rally called for by the Southern Transitional Council (STC) demanding self-governance in the eastern governorate, just calle

UK gov't accused of phoning KSA to apologize after imposing HR sanctions: Independent

London (Debriefer) - The UK government privately showered Saudi Arabia's government with praise a day after publically criticizing its human rights abuses and targeting it for sanctions," The Indepe

Hypocrite Brits resume arms sales to Saudis: Independent

London (Debriefer) The United Kingdom restarts arms exports to Saudi Arabia while pretending to protect rights, the Independent said Wednesday in an article by Andrew Smith entitled "Britain's hypoc

Houthis refuse UN proposal meeting with envoy: Saudi paper

Riyadh (Debriefer) - The Houthi group has refused to receive new peace proposals from the UN or to meet with its envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, Okadh said Monday.The Houthis rejected Griffiths'

Yemeni Safer FSO facility at UNSC expected session

London (Debriefer) - Germany and Britain are expected to set a date for a UN Security Council session on Monday to discuss Yemen's floating storage and offloading (FSO) facility Safer, at request fr

BBC: Yemen aid operations at risk after fundraiser falls $1bn short

British BBC News said donors have pledged $1.35bn (£1.1bn) in humanitarian aid for Yemen - $1bn short of what the UN said was required to stop programmes being reduced or shut. Emergency Reli

Reuters: Suspected coronavirus deaths in Yemen more than authorities so far reported

Exclusive report by Reuters reported that Yemen has more suspected coronavirus cases and deaths than the authorities have so far reported, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the

Russian paper tells why Saudis announced Yemen truce

"Saudi Arabia seeks to end costly war in Yemen," under this headline Sergey Siribrove has written about what he sees as the reasons why Saudi Arabia offered the Houthi group a truce. "At the end of

UK sold £15bn-worth arms to Saudis during Yemen war: The Guardian

Britain's leading arms manufacturer BAE Systems sold £15bn worth of arms and services to the Saudi military during the last five years, the period covered by Riyadh's involvement in the deadly

Yemeni, Syrian, Libyan people don't realize coming risks: The Independent

Doctors and health officials tell The Independent in over a dozen interviews across Syria, Yemen and Libya that they cannot halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus, and that healthcare systems are

Coronavirus consumes Yemenis food, oil decline threatens Saudi: Paper

The novel coronavirus devours the Yemenis' food, the New Arab (or Al-Araby Al-Jadeed) paper said Tuesday, as the goods supply is about to deplete and oil decline threatens Saudi Arabia."While no COV

The Guardian: UK Gov't refuses tracking weapons use in Yemen as coronavirus outbreak looms

The British Guardian puplished on Tursday an article by the professor of international relations at the University of Sussex, Anna Stavrianakis under the titel "The UK feigns ignorance, but five yea

Coronavirus hands China to hantavirus, panic back

A Chinese national from Yunnan has died of hantavirus, Global Times tweeted on Tuesday, bring back panic as the country is just stepping out the novel COVID-19. "A person from Yunnan Province died

Taiz .. Yemeni forgotten culture capital in Observer report

Taiz city, Yemen's capital of culture, has seen years of civil war since 2015 and still under Houthi blockade. Lyse Doucet, the BBC Chief international correspondent, sheds more light on the city in