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#Yemen

# yemen - Yesterday’s News

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

# yemen - Friday 28 September, 2018

'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen

Over 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation — more than half of them children.

# yemen - Sunday 9 September, 2018

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.

# yemen - Friday 7 September, 2018

Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars

He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.

# yemen - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia

The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.

# yemen - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market

The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.

# yemen - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Ireland to give more money towards Yemen crisis as Irish aid set to jump next year

The Taoiseach says the time has come for Ireland to start increasing our spending on international development again.

# yemen - Monday 4 December, 2017

Trump's travel ban gets the green light despite legal challenges

The court ruled that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.

# yemen - Monday 27 November, 2017

First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine

The country is facing a serious famine due to an ongoing civil war.

# yemen - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

# yemen - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world

One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.

# yemen - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

# yemen - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# yemen - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine

People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.

# yemen - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

One quarter of the people who have died in this outbreak were children.

# yemen - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland gives a further €6 million in aid to alleviate suffering in Yemen and Iraq

The UN has warned Temen is on the brink of a famine caused by conflict.

# yemen - Friday 17 March, 2017

Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured

Many survivors have lost limbs and are in a critical condition.

# yemen - Saturday 11 March, 2017

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 - UN official

There is a looming risk of famine in a number of countries.

# yemen - Monday 27 February, 2017

Father of SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet with Donald Trump

Bill Owens refused to speak with Trump when his son’s flag-draped casket was brought home.

# yemen - Friday 3 February, 2017

The Pentagon publishes, then deletes, video from Yemen raid (because it's 10 years old) Classified This post contains videos

The Pentagon publishes, then deletes, video from Yemen raid (because it's 10 years old)

A US soldier and several civilians were killed in the raid.

# yemen - Thursday 2 February, 2017

White House defends airstrike in which US soldier and several civilians were killed

US president Donald Trump has vowed to fight Islamic extremism relentlessly.

# yemen - Monday 30 January, 2017

Confusion and outrage over Trump migrant ban as UK secures exemption

The new American president has ruffled feathers globally with his ban on refugees from Muslim-dominated countries entering the US.

# yemen - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

# yemen - Friday 27 January, 2017

'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen

The UN has warned that famine is now a possible scenario for 2017.

# yemen - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to victims of Yemen's devastating, never-ending, civil war

Three million people have been displaced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in the gulf state.

# yemen - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen

Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# yemen - Sunday 18 December, 2016

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.

# yemen - Saturday 10 December, 2016

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops

Yemeni authorities have for months pressed a campaign against jihadists.

# yemen - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

# yemen - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Explainer: What's happening in Yemen right now?

The United States backs a Saudi-led coalition that is fighting the rebels loyal to the former Yemeni president.

# yemen - Friday 14 October, 2016

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# yemen - Monday 29 August, 2016

At least 60 have been killed in a suicide bomb in Yemen

Attacks in Aden are often claimed by jihadists from either Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, which have both taken advantage of the chaos in Yemen to make gains in southern and southeastern regions.

# yemen - Sunday 14 August, 2016

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

# yemen - Sunday 15 May, 2016

25 police recruits killed by suicide bomber in Yemen

In a separate incident, at least seven people were killed by suicide bombers in Iraq.

# yemen - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# yemen - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life

“He didn’t cry and there were no tears, just stiff”.

# yemen - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Pope Francis condemns 'senseless and diabolical' terrorist attack on elderly care home

16 people were killed in the attack including four nuns.

# yemen - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.

# yemen - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'

American allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the coalition battling rebels in Yemen.

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