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House Approves Amendment Ending U.S. Support for Saudi-Led Bombing of Yemen

House lawmakers approved an amendment to end all U.S. support for the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen. Congressmember Ro Khanna of California had introduced the amendment. Rep. Ro Khanna said in this regard that: “Our amendment would end all U.S.…
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US, UN Envoys to Yemen Hold Talks with Oman FM

Oman’s Foreign Minister Badr Albusaidi held separate talks in Muscat on Sunday with new United Nations envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg and the United States’ envoy to the war-torn country, Timothy Lenderking. A Foreign Ministry statement…
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Groups Push Lawmakers to Use Defense Bill to End Support For Saudis in Yemen Civil War

More than 50 anti-war groups are urging lawmakers to use the annual defense policy bill to end all U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen’s civil war. In a letter being sent Monday, the organizations call on lawmakers…
Yemen health system faces collapse as funding declines: World Bank
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Yemen Health System Faces Collapse as Funding Declines: World Bank

Yemen’s health care system is facing existential threats, including institutional collapse, in large part because of the yearslong conflict, according to a policy note released this week by the World Bank. One of the key issues is the country's…
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Canada must stop arming Saudi Arabia, four former MPs say

Foreign policy is not typically a ballot box issue in Canada, and this election is no exception: Canada’s role in the world has thus far received little attention on the hustings. However, as former members of Parliament from four of Canada’s…
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Top US Spy says Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq Represent Greater Terrorist Threat than Afghanistan

Afghanistan is no longer the US' top concern among international terrorist threats to the American homeland, the nation's top spy said at an intelligence and national security conference in Washington on Monday, even amid ongoing fears from…
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Protests in US over the Murder of Yemeni-American in Lahj Province

Tens of thousands of members of the Yemeni community in the US have denounced and protested against the murder of Yemeni-American Abdul-Malik Al-Sanabani who was visiting relatives this month, but was reportedly killed by an "armed gang" while…
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New UN Envoy: Yemen Is Stuck in `Indefinite State of War’

The new U.N. special envoy for Yemen said Friday that the Arab world's poorest nation is “stuck in an indefinite state of war” and resuming negotiations to end the more than six-year conflict won't be easy. Hans Grundberg, a Swedish diplomat…
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Israel Has Established Its Presence on Yemeni Islands: Yemeni Ambassador

Yemen’s ambassador to Tehran, Ibrahim Mohammad Mohammad al-Deilami, confirms Israel’s presence in Yemeni territories, especially in a number of strategic islands. “There is also an Israeli presence, especially in Yemeni territorial waters…
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15 Million Yemenis Are in Urgent Need of Water: OCHA

The United Nations has warned on Wednesday that urgent water supplies in Yemen would be reduced during September, if urgent funding is not available. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen “OCHA”…