The unpopular cuts to military and civil service allowances have come to an end after oil prices rebounded to $52 a barrel, allowing a good budget.
Some 6.7 million people in Yemen are classified in phase 4 on an international scale of food security, with phase 5 constituting a famine.
The Saudi establishments were accused of having “aided and abetted” the attacks through a variety of “activities in support of al Qaeda” in the years leading up to them.
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The lawsuit is the latest effort to hold Saudi Arabia liable for the al Qaida attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Khoukha and the nearby city of Hodeidah are controlled by Iran-allied Houthi fighters who in 2014 overran Yemen’s capital Sanaa and forced the Saudi-backed government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to flee into exile.
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The opposition and journalists have drawn the government’s ire by raising suspicion over a plan to allow Saudi Arabia develop a township on an inhabited atoll.
Nearly 3.3 million people in Yemen – including 2.1 million children – are acutely malnourished, the UN says. They include 460,000 children under age of five with the worst form of malnutrition, who risk dying of pneumonia or diarrhoea.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: “Some countries are not attending the talks, and their role was destructive. They were helping the terrorists.”
General Sharif, who retired in November is the first Pakistani army chief in over 20 years not to seek an extension to his term.
Internet shutdowns in 2016 cost India $968 million, Saudi Arabia, $465 million and Morocco $320 million due to reduced economic activity.
Members of the treaty have continued to supply arms to Saudi Arabia, which has been accused of humanitarian violations in Yemen,
Officials said at least 60 other troops were wounded in the attack, which occurred near al-Sawlaban military base in Aden’s Khor Maksar district, Yemen.
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Javad Zarif said terrorism is the product not of Islam “as some of the new people being talked about in US say” but of a perversion of Islam that the US itself promoted for 40 years.
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Diplomats had hoped the Houthis would hold off on putting together a cabinet of their loyalists and instead form a unity government with their Yemeni foes whom they pushed into Saudi exile.
According to John Kerry, Yemen’s Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition agreed to a ceasefire from Thursday.
A resolution introduced by the Africa Group in the UN General Assembly seeks a vote to suspend the UN independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, a position established by the UNHRC in June.
Hariri’s nomination is part of a political deal that resulted in the election of Michel Aoun as head of state on Monday, ending a presidential vacuum.
Michel Aoun, a staunch supporter of Hezbollah, was surprisingly endorsed by Saad-al Hariri, whose government was overthrown in 2011 by Hezbollah and its allies.
India lost Rs 6,485 crore in 2015-16 due to internet shutdowns which are done to prevent unrest in the country.
Each side accused the other of repeatedly violating the three-day truce and attempts by the UN to extend it before it lapsed appeared to have failed.
“The fighting is still going on in many areas,” the UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, told reporters on Wednesday.
The suffering in Yemen will not stop unless the West stops supporting Saudi Arabia with arms and tacit consent and puts a stop to the war.
The Yemeni foreign minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi said on his official Twitter feed that President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi had agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire with the possibility of it being extended.
The UN’s decision disappointed activists, who had called for an independent probe to investigate air strikes, especially by the Saudi-led Arab coalition.
Still, the new law is not expected to have a lasting effect on the US’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act allows 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia based on beliefs that the as hijackers were backed by it.
The militant faction of Hezb-i-Islami, led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has been waging a decades-long battle to establish a unified ISIS in Afghanistan.
Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of Syria, dealing a fresh blow to the efforts to end the Syrian civil war.
The High Negotiations Committee presented its road map to a new political settlement for Syria at a meeting in London.
US arms offers to Saudi Arabia since Obama took office have included everything from small arms and ammunition to tanks, attack helicopters, air-to-ground missiles and warships.
Children make for one-third of the country’s fighters and are continuously subjected to life-threatening human rights abuses.
Saudi Arabia is issuing pilgrims with electronic bracelets and using more surveillance cameras to avoid a stampede that killed hundreds last year.
John Kerry said the conflict in which Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes in favour of the exiled government had gone on too long and needed to end.
The Joint Combined Planning Cell previously had 45 personnel from which they were reduced to five. Those withdrawn were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen.
“Even with the recent UN resolution calling for an end to attacks on medical facilities and high-level declarations of commitment to international humanitarian law, nothing seems to be done to make parties involved in the conflict in Yemen to respect medical staff and patients,” said a statement from Medecins Sans Frontiers.
As is evident from the recent events, Saudi Arabia has not lived up to the labour cooperation agreement signed with India in April this year.