The civil war in Yemen has claimed over 10,000 civilian lives as Saudi-backed forces of the Yemeni government are fighting Shia Houthi rebels, who are allied with forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The UN- and Saudi-backed Yemeni government has struck a deal with Houthi rebels to “redeploy” troops from the Red City port of Hodeidah, the main entry point for humanitarian aid and commercial goods to Yemen, the UN spokesman's office...
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to stop military assistance to the Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen. Lawmakers invoked a rarely used resolution curbing the president's powers to start a war.
Sanaa, Yemen was hit by massive Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, hitting civilian as well as military targets. The raid, described as “violent” by locals, comes before a second round of UN-sponsored peace talks later this month.
The body count from the conflict in Yemen surpassed 60,000 last week, according to an independent tally, yet mass media continue to cite old figures that heavily underestimate the devastation, an informed researcher has told RT.
It wasn’t the US-made bomb, but rather the Saudi military’s inability to properly use the munition –despite all the American training– that led to the “horror show” bombing of a Yemeni school bus in August, Donald Trump has said.