The Saudi-led war on Yemen is having a devastating toll on the country’s children. A UNICEF report says a mother and six children die every two hours during pregnancy or childbirth. Yemen’s basic public services are currently on the brink of collapse.
The US Senate has failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution demanding an end to American military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, a country plagued by more than four years of a devastating conflict.
Yemenis will come out victorious from the economic and military war led by the regime in Riyadh against their nation, says the chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee of Yemen, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi.
A former Tory cabinet minister has said that the UK is being “dangerously complicit” in the Saudi war on Yemen that is “directly promoting a famine and the collective punishment of an entire population.”
Thousands of Yemenis have poured out into the streets of the capital Sana’a to mark the second anniversary of the brutal Saudi war, which has left a massive trail of death and devastation across the impoverished Arab state.
Two years into a bloody Saudi war on Yemen, the Red Crescent Society in the violence-hit country calls on the international community to provide more humanitarian aid to the Yemeni families displaced in the wake of Riyadh’s military campaign.
Yemen’s new Prime Minister Abdulaziz bin Habtoor has accused Britain of war crimes over its arms sale to Saudi Arabia. According to the prime minister, the British have sold cluster bombs to the Saudi kingdom to drop on the Yemeni people in Sana’a, Sa’ada and other provinces. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have reported the use of illegal Western-made cluster bombs by the Saudis in Yemen.