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Have world leaders really got the will to bring peace to Yemen?

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 00:13

During his historic recent visit to the United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis condemned the war in my home country, Yemen, as a terrible humanitarian crisis.

Yemen Conflict and Russia

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 01:28

On January 30, the UN’s Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, claimed that the fragile ceasefire in Yemen was holding and that Saudi Arabia remained intent on negotiating a resolution to the co

Russian anti-material sniper rifle spotted in Yemen

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:00

A modern anti-material sniper rifle that appeared to be a Russain-made OSV-96 has been spotted in North Yemen.

It’s been eight years since Yemen’s ‘youth revolution’. So what are we celebrating?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:12

It’s been eight years since the outbreak of the so-called “youth revolution” in Yemen, driven by the winds of the so-called “Arab spring” uprisings coming from Tunisia via Egypt.

Horn of Africa and Yemen applauded for humanitarian and Yemen

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:09

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has applauded the Regional Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) for the Horn of Africa and Yemen for humanitarian and development efforts.

Why can't we talk about the UK sending arms to Yemen?

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:30

Seated in front of a tapestry embroidered with words from the lexicon of “British values” – freedom, equality, tolerance, liberty – ten MPs spent an hour last week taking evidence from NGOs on an i

Lack of mutual trust threatens prisoner swap deal between Yemeni warring factions

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 03:13

Representatives of the two Yemeni warring sides participated in talks sponsored by the UN in Jordan in an attempt to achieve progress toward implementing the prisoner exchange deal declared in Swed

Hopes of breakthrough as Yemen's warring parties agree to war dead exchange

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 03:05

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange bodies of some of those killed in the country's ongoing war, according to negotiators.

Students Protest Raytheon’s Presence at College Job Fair; Raytheon Employee Clueless of War in Yemen

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 02:44

While Raytheon quietly held a career fair at Northeastern University to recruit students to work for them, they were also met with some pushback.

Belfast to Sana’a: Why Peace Processes Need Women

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 02:47

When women are involved in peace processes – not as an afterthought but as acknowledged experts – there is a greater chance of achieving longer-lasting peace.

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