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Open letter calls on UK Government to halt arms sales as Hodeidah battle rages

Amid mounting concerns for the safety of the civilian population of the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, a group of arms control campaigners have written to International Trade Secretary Liam Fox reiterating longstanding calls to suspend UK arms sales to the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition operating in Yemen.

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Backed by a Western coalition, the Saudis continue their invasion of Yemen

More than three years after the start of Saudi Arabia’s invasion of Yemen, the battles are still going on between the invaders and Yemeni popular forces. In their latest push to take over a strategic Yemeni port, the Saudis are enjoying the company of a number of Western countries.

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UN Says Assault on Yemeni Port Could Cost 250,000 Civilian Lives

A long-anticipated assault on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah by the Saudi-led coalition could cost up to 250,000 lives, a senior U.N. humanitarian official said Friday.

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U.S. Fabricating Evidence That Tehran Armed Houthi Rebels With Missiles – Zarif

To the Trump administration, the recovered missile fragments were incontrovertible proof that Iran was illicitly arming Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Yet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif brushed it off Tuesday as little more than cheese puffs.

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Yemen Red Cross: More dying from indirect effects of war

The outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen said Friday he believes that more people are dying from indirect effects of the conflict now than from bombing, shelling and ground attacks.

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Twenty killed in air strike in southwest Yemen: residents

Twenty people were killed in an air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwestern Yemen on Friday, residents said, PA reports quoting Reuters.

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Houthis Hit Saudi Tanker With Missile to Avenge Deadly Airstrike

Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a Saudi Arabian oil tanker with a missile on Tuesday, an attack that could escalate the three-year-old conflict even as the leader of the United Nations expressed optimism about renewed diplomacy to end it.

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Iran reacts to the new wave of western accusations over the situation in Yemen

Three years after the start of Saudi Arabia’s invasion to Yemen, situation in the war-torn Arab country is still far from becoming stable. Meanwhile, the Saudis and their allies are continuing to blame Iran for the disaster they’ve made in Yemen

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh

Houthi rebels have told Al Jazeera they fired a long-range ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in retaliation to three years of air strikes that had decimated Yemen, the Arab world’s poorest country.

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Saudi Arabia ‘targeting children’ in Yemen war

Saudi Arabia is targeting children in the brutal war in Yemen with a “growing sense of impunity”, a charity chief has warned as the country’s key power player completed a high-profile visit to the UK.

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Is the UK complicit in Yemen’s civil war?

The British government has been accused of colluding in war crimes by supporting Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.

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Iranian officials hit back at the British effort to target Iran in the United Nations

After the Western members of United Nations Security Council failed to pass a resolution condemning Iran for what’s going on in Yemen, Iranian officials are hitting back at the west, demanding an end to the US and European countries’ support for Saudi Arabia in its invasion to Yemen.

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UNSC passes Russia-sponsored resolution on Yemen after UK’s anti-Iran draft fails

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a Russia-tabled draft that will see a technical extension of sanctions against Yemen. It comes after Russia vetoed a rival resolution that blamed Iran for fueling the conflict there, RT reports.

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Russia to block UNSC’s anti-Iranian draft resolution

In line with persistent claims by Saudi Arabia and its allies that Iran is meddling in Yemen’s internal affairs, United Nations Security Council is due to vote on an anti-Iranian resolution proposed by the UK. However, Russia has vowed to block the measure, saying that there’s no conclusive document against Iran.

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Russia to block UNSC’s anti-Iranian draft resolution

In line with persistent claims by Saudi Arabia and its allies that Iran is meddling in Yemen’s internal affairs, United Nations Security Council is due to vote on an anti-Iranian resolution proposed by the UK.

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Russia’s UN Envoy: U.S. ‘Hasn’t Proved’ Iran Action In Yemen

Russia’s United Nations envoy says his country does not believe Washington has made a sufficient case that Iran has supplied missiles to Yemen’s Huthi rebels, indicating he would oppose increased sanctions against Tehran.

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