Yemen

Yemeni women demand the reopening of Sanaa's airport to obtain medical aid on December 10, 2018

U.N.: 70 Percent of Yemen Is Starving

A staggering 70 percent of the population in Yemen — 20 million people — are facing acute food insecurity raging from minimal to catastrophic levels, marking a 15 percent increase from last year, the United Nations humanitarian chief revealed on Monday, echoing a recent inter-agency report issued by the international body’s aid divisions.

Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate on October 2 to obtain paperwork for marriage procedures

Think Tank: Al-Qaeda Newspaper ‘Sympathetic’ to Khashoggi’s Stance Against Saudi Arabia

The Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), after a months-long hiatus, resurrected its al Masra newspaper this week, featuring a front-page story accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) of murdering Jamal Khashoggi and blasting “rattlesnake” President Donald Trump for protecting the Sunni kingdom’s top royal.

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Five Things to Watch For at the G-20 Summit

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday could be the scene of a few momentous encounters as world leaders meet – or refuse to meet – and major strategic conflicts play out. Here are five things to watch for as the summit unfolds.

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Blue State Blues: Trump Has the Saudis Where He Wants Them

President Donald Trump has endured blistering criticism from the media and from his political opponents in both parties over his statement earlier this week expressing support for Saudi Arabia, even in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Rep.

Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

Iran-Allied Houthis in Yemen: ‘We Are Ready to Freeze and Stop Military Operations’

A senior leader of the Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen on Monday said the Shiite terrorists would stop bombing targets inside Saudi Arabia for the sake of United Nations-backed peace efforts that have failed in the past, marking the first sign of hope for the latest push to end the war that has been raging for more than three years.

A US Boeing KC-135 air refueling tanker during an exercise

U.S. to Halt Refueling Saudi Warplanes in Yemen

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is expected to stop refueling Saudi Arabian warplanes bombing Iran-allied Shiite Houthi terrorists in Yemen, the Pentagon and Sunni kingdom declared this weekend.

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Pay Your Way: Trump Seeks End to U.S. ‘Subsidizing’ Foreign Militaries

President Donald Trump on Saturday hit out at countries that rely on the U.S. “subsidizing” their military capabilities, pointing to Saudi Arabia, as well as Japan and South Korea as culprits. In doing so he linked them to NATO allies in Europe that rely on U.S. defense capabilities while neglecting their own.

Yemeni women and children wait during food distribution in the province of Hodeida on May 30, 2018. - Hodeida port, Yemen's largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments. The …

U.N.: 70% of Yemeni Women Forced to Marry Before 18 to Cope with War

About 70 percent of girls in Yemen are forced to marry before they reach the age of 18 as “a coping strategy” against the “worsening” humanitarian crisis in the country driven by hunger and disease, a United Nations official declared on Monday.