Testimonies from residents of war torn cities like Mosul and Raqqa confirm the horrors that the new International Committee for Red Cross report shows – nearly 50% of the total civilian casualties reported worldwide come from Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
Over 17.5 million people have been displaced from Iraq, Yemen and Syria.
The head of Yemen’s armed Houthi movement said that the envoy was not ‘neutral’ and did not respect UN resolutions.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt on Monday accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and snapped off ties with the nation.
Despite tumult across continents, the index said that the world had overall become more peaceful in 2016 when measured across a range of indicators.
Yemen faces the world’s largest food crisis with more than 17 million people who are food insecure. 6.8 million of them are one step away from famine.
The epidemic began in October and grew until December. It then dwindled but was never brought fully under control, and a new surge in cases began in April.
The epidemic began in October and grew until December. It then dwindled but was never brought fully under control and cases have been surging since April.
President Donald Trump is meeting with the Saudi princes on Saturday and is expected to reassure allies and deliver a tough talk to address radicalism.
More than ever before in the Yemen war, state institutions are losing their ability to be able to stop the spread of diseases and the mounting death toll.
Only a few medical facilities are still functioning and two-thirds of the population are without access to safe drinking water, the UN has said.
Protracted wars have caused a region-wide health crisis that has led to a resurgence of diseases tamed in peacetime and varied health threats.
The Yemeni government rejected the new council formed by several senior figures that seek the secession of southern Yemen, saying it would deepen divisions.
Ancient mummies are withering away in a major museum in Yemen’s capital city Sanaa due to lack of facilities to preserve them as a result of the civil war.
The director-general of FAO launched a new appeal for voluntary contributions that are vital if lives are to be saved and the current situation of famine tackled.
The Houthi-held Yemeni port of Hodeidah is the the aid lifeline for a country where millions of people are in desperate need of food.
Some 17 million of Yemen’s 26 million people lack sufficient food and at least three million malnourished children are in “grave peril”.
The severe food security crisis in Yemen needs not just an immediate humanitarian response, but also a long-term political solution in ensuring an adequately funded recovery plan.
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.
Officials said it did not appear that the Iran-backed Houthis would come to the negotiating table under the current circumstances and there needed to be more military pressure on the group.
Trump’s wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It was the biggest gathering since a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states entered the conflict in 2015 to try to restore President Hadi to power.
The refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.
The Trump administration says its January 29 raid in Yemen was a huge success. But eyewitness accounts contradict the White House’s version of events.
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.
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that the US had carried out more than 30 strikes over the past two days in Shabwah, Abyan and Al Bayda provinces.
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.
Trump’s original order which he said was meant to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries and sparked worldwide protests.
Donald Trump’s executive order triggered chaos at some US and overseas airports, led to international protests, complaints from US businesses and drew more than a dozen legal challenges.
Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in East Africa has ruined the agricultural economy.
The US and other western countries have in the past used their strength to threaten nations into ‘falling in line’.
A slew of protests erupted across the country after details about an acrimonious phone call between Trump and Australian PM regarding refugee settlement emerged.
The US military withdrew a ten-year-old video it posted on Friday to prove that the recent Yemen raid on al Qaida was a success.
A raid on al Qaida branch of Arabian Peninsula in Yemen during the weekend was ill prepared and could have caused more civilian deaths, reports say.
Due to war and economic crisis, Yemen has lost a decade worth of health gains with thousands of children dying of preventable diseases linked to malnutrition.
Members of Iraq’s Yazidi community, who were scheduled to leave for the US, are now stranded in Iraq awaiting more news from the US.
Medics at the scene have claimed that around 30 people, including ten women and children, were also killed in the attack.
Several countries including long-standing US allies like UK and Germany spoke out against Trump’s order calling the measure discriminatory and divisive.