Battles intensify in Yemen's oil-rich province, dozens killed - Global Times

Dozens were killed on Thursday when fierce battles intensified between government armed forces and Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's oil-rich central province of Marib, a military official said, as troops have achieved a major advance in the area. The ...

News Analysis: Peace in Yemen requires all sides to drop own interests - Xinhua

SANAA, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Peace in Yemen requires efforts from local peacemakers and foreign peace backers, observers said, as all are "investing" in war for their own interests at the expense of peace. Yemen is facing the world's worst humanitarian ...

Yemen is now facing the world's worst cholera outbreak - Walta Information Center (blog)

The water-borne disease has rapidly spread across the country since April, with more than 220,000 suspected cases reported. A statement by Unicef and the World Health Organization says the number of suspected. So far more than 1,300 people have died ...

Yemen's cholera outbreak — no easy answers - American Enterprise Institute

One wonders what the World Health Organization (WHO) will do about the world's worst cholera outbreak in Yemen. Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease that is transmitted through contaminated drinking water, which can be fatal within hours if left ...

Feature: Yemenis celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid war, cholera - Xinhua

A Yemeni infant suspected of being infected with cholera receives treatment at Sabaeen Hospital in Sanaa, on June 13, 2017. (AFP photo). SANAA, June 29 (Xinhua) -- At al-Sabeen park in Yemen's capital Sanaa, parents can forget the daily war event ...

Feature: Yemenis celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid war, disease - Xinhua

SANAA, June 29 (Xinhua) -- At al-Sabeen park in Yemen's capital Sanaa, parents can forget the daily war event temporarily as they saw their children play on swings and with toy guns, at least for the few days of Eid al-Fitr festival. Ahmed al-Mutawakil ...

UNICEF: Yemen Cholera Cases Surpassed 200000 - Al-Manar TV

UNICEF, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, said it was sending aids aid to Yemen, hoping to beat back the two-month cholera outbreak which has spread to 218,000 people. Three UNICEF charter planes have delivered 36 tons of ...

WHO hopes Yemeni cholera outbreak is half done at 218000 cases - Thomson Reuters Foundation

The WHO saw a risk that cholera could affect 300,000 people within six months. But it spread at double that speed. By Tom Miles. GENEVA, June 27 (Reuters) - A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark at 218,798 cases as a ...