Fighting Rages In Yemen As UN Seeks To Extend 72-Hour Ceasefire - Huffington Post

SANAA/NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen accused each other of violating a ceasefire on Saturday as the United Nations tried to extend the three-day truce. The ceasefire, due to end at ...and more »

Saudi Arabia 'deliberately targeting impoverished Yemen's farms and agricultural industry' - The Independent

The Yemen war uniquely combines tragedy, hypocrisy and farce. First come the casualties: around 10,000, almost 4,000 of them civilians. Then come those anonymous British and American advisers who seem quite content to go on “helping” the Saudi ...and more »

Revealed: The UK is training Saudi pilots amid accusations of war crimes in Yemen - The Independent

The Saudi Air Force is being trained by the British Government amid accusations that it is carrying out atrocities in neighbouring Yemen, it has emerged. The Liberal Democrats seized on the instruction being given, in both Saudi Arabia and the UK ...and more »

Yemen war resumes as both sides ignore UN call to extend ceasefire - The Guardian

Houthi militiamen at a checkpoint in the old city of Sana'a, ahead of the ceasefire. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share on ...and more »

Saudi coalition violated law with Yemen funeral strike: UN monitors - Reuters

A security guard looks at a damaged car during a visit by human rights activists to a community hall that was struck by an airstrike during a funeral on October 8, in Sanaa, Yemen, October 16, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi. 1/2. left. right ...and more »

Stop the Saudi Slaughter - U.S. News & World Report

The United Nation's recent announcement of a 72 hour truce in Yemen is a step forward, but it is not enough. To stop the bloodshed for more than three days, Washington must fully commit to cutting off weapons transfers if Saudi Arabia refuses to end ...and more »

Saudi-led air strikes pound Sanaa once again as Yemen truce expires - The Independent

Bombing in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes has resumed after a three-day ceasefire expired, security officials and residents in the city have said. Pre-dawn raids hit several Houthi rebel military targets in east and south ...and more »

Yemen conflict: Saudi coalition violated law Sanaa funeral bombing, UN experts say - ABC Online

UN experts investigating the double bombing of a packed funeral hall in the rebel-held Yemeni capital are accusing the Saudi-led coalition of violating international humanitarian law by attacking civilians, the wounded and medical personnel.and more »

How Yemen's war is now threatening international trade - Al-Monitor

The United States has accused Yemen's Houthi rebels, who took over the country's capital in September 2014, of launching multiple attacks by anti-ship missiles — two Oct. 10 and a possible third Oct. 15 — on its ships in the Red Sea. These attacks ...and more »

The Wheels Are Coming off the Saudi Operation in Yemen - LobeLog

After initially denying that their aircraft had even been there, the Saudis finally admitted that they were responsible for the double-tap strike on the October 8 funeral of a major Yemeni notable. However, they denied culpability. According to the ...and more »