Humanitarian Aid

State Department: Labeling Houthis Terrorists Blocked Aid to Yemen

President Joe Biden plans to rescind the Trump administration’s decision to label the Houthi Ansarullah movement in Yemen a terrorist organization to allow international humanitarian aid, funded in part by U.S. taxpayers, to flow into areas controlled by the Iran-backed group, a State Department spokesman indicated on Monday.

Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels hold their weapons during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, June 20, 2016. Yemen's civil war has killed some 9,000 people since March 2015 — a third of them civilians, according to the United …

Maduro Tweets About Salsa While Venezuelans Starve Waiting for U.S. Aid on Border

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro congratulated the heads of a government program known as “Salsa Heart” on Twitter Friday, attempting to move the spotlight away from his refusal to step down following his constitutional replacement by President Juan Guaidó and towards a tropical dance initiative meant to keep youth from protesting against socialism.

The Associated Press