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Houthi rebels attempt boat bomb attack on Saudi oil terminal.

April 27, 2017, 11:00 AM Yemen's Houthi rebels on Wednesday attempted to bomb a Saudi oil distribution terminal near the Yemeni border by remote control using an unmanned boat packed with explosives. According to a statement by the Saudi Interior Ministry, the country's coast guard sighted the boat, opened fire and blew it ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

The urgent case for funding education and child protection in Yemen.

Source: Save the Children Country: Yemen Children's lives have been torn apart in Yemen. They have been bombed, starved and denied the chance to go to school with a staggering 10.3 million children in need of humanitarian and protection assistance. Children's lives have been torn apart after two years of brutal armed ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Donors pledge $1.1 billion for Yemen humanitarian crisis.

Donor countries have pledged 1.1 billion dollars to aid the population in Yemen, UN chief Antonio Guterres said Tuesday at the end of a humanitarian conference to shore up funds for the war-ravaged country. The UN secretary general warned at the meeting in Geneva that the world's largest hunger crisis could turn into a ...

- Albawaba - UK

Somali Pirate Gets Life in Prison for Attack on US Naval Ship.

A Somali pirate will be spending the rest of his life in a U.S. federal prison for attacking an American Navy ship in 2010. Mohamed Farah, 31, was sentenced Wednesday for piracy and other acts in connection with the armed attack on the USS Ashland in the Gulf of Aden, off the coast of Djibouti. Three other defendants ...

- Voice of America - US

Saudi Arabia Thwarts Attempted Attack On Aramco Facility.

It seems the violence in Yemen may be spilling over into Saudi Arabia. On Wednesday, the KSA's state-run media agency reported an attempted attack on an oil product distribution center in a province bordering the Kingdom's war-torn southern neighbor. The press agency cited an unidentified spokesperson from the Interior ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Sanaa Lathan takes aim in 'Shots Fired'.

"Shots Fired" star Sanaa Lathan wants you to know that while you may be tuning into her weekly TV series, you are actually watching a movie.

- CNN - US

UN eyes new Yemen peace talks by end of May.

A new round of peace talks between Yemen's warring sides should begin by the end of May, the UN mediator said Wednesday, as alarm grows over the country's humanitarian crisis.UN special envoy Ismail Ould...

- Expatica - NL

Prospects for Peace and Stability in the Middle East.

Members 10 May 2017 - 17:00 to 18:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London HE Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General, The League of Arab States Register Register The Middle East has, for the past six years, been exposed to an unprecedented level of intra-state violence, political turmoil and ...

- Chatham House - UK

Saudi Arabia foils bombing attempt on fuel terminal.

Saudi forces have foiled an attempt to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in southern Saudi Arabia using a high-speed boat laden with explosives, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday, and accused Yemen's Houthi group of being behind the attempt.

- The Daily Star - LB

Threatened attack on Yemen port will trigger catastrophe, aid groups warn.

Source: IRIN Country: Yemen The port, held by Houthi rebels, handles more than 70% of all Yemen's imported goods, including aid, food and fuel. Airstrikes in 2015 reduced capacity, but Hodeida remains the country's lifeline.Aid groups in Yemen are warning that an impending assault by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition on the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

UN aid plea for Yemen's young.

The head of the United Nations stood in front of a room full of global leaders yesterday and made a plaintive plea: "On average, a child under the age of 5 dies of preventable causes in Yemen every 10 minutes," Antonio Guterres said....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Saudis thwart attempted attack on oil facility near Yemen

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday its security forces thwarted an attempted attack on an Aramco oil distribution center involving an unmanned boat from Yemen, where the kingdom is at war with Shiite rebels.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Saudi Arabia foils bombing attempt on Aramco fuel terminal

Saudi forces have foiled an attempt to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in southern Saudi Arabia using a high-speed boat laden with explosives, the interior ministry said. It accused Yemen's Houthi group of being behind the attempt. The ministry said in a statement that navy forces opened fire on the remote-controlled boat, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Saudi Arabia says foils bombing attempt on Aramco fuel distribution terminal

Saudi forces have foiled an attempt to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in southern Saudi Arabia using a high-speed boat laden with explosives, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, and accused Yemen's Houthi group of being behind the attempt

- The Daily Star - LB

UN eyes new Yemen peace talks by end of May

A new round of peace talks between Yemen's warring sides should begin by the end of May, the UN mediator said Wednesday, as alarm grows over the country's humanitarian crisis

- The Daily Star - LB

Yemen govt seeks UN oversight of port: prime minister

The Yemeni government has proposed to the United Nations that it monitors the rebel-held port of Hodeidah to ensure that no arms are smuggled through it, the prime minister said on Wednesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi Arabia says foils bombing attempt on Aramco fuel distribution terminal

Saudi forces foiled an attempt from Yemen to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in the southern Jazan province

- GulfNews - AE

UN eyes new Yemen peace talks by end of May

A new round of peace talks between Yemen's warring sides should begin by the end of May, the UN mediator said today, as alarm grows over the country's humanitarian crisis. The Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan is set to begin around May 27 this year.

- Times Of India - IN

Saudis thwart attempted attack on oil facility near Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it has thwarted an attempt to attack an Aramco oil distribution center with an unmanned boat from Yemen, where the kingdom is at war with Shiite rebels.

- FOX News - US

Saudis thwart attempted attack on oil facility near Yemen

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia " Saudi Arabia says it has thwarted an attempt to attack an Aramco oil distribution center with an unmanned boat from Yemen, where the kingdom is at war with Shiite rebels.The Interior Ministry says its...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN eyes new Yemen peace talks by end of May

GENEVA, April 26 — A new round of peace talks between Yemen's warring sides should begin by the end of May, the UN mediator said today, as alarm grows over the country's humanitarian crisis. UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed told...

- The Malay Mail - MY

War at the root of hunger

Article | It is estimated that more than 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia are affected by the current crisis.

- ICRC - INT

UAE donates $100 million to Yemen

UAE donates $100 million to Yemen...

- MENAFN - JO

Trump's military strategy is just like Obama's, but with a lot more bombs

The Obama administration had been considering a commando raid on the al-Qaida compound in Yemen's al-Bayda province for months. But with its potential success uncertain, the Pentagon's proposed raid stalled in the administration's byzantine interagency approval process, according to published reports. And so the decision to ...

- VICE News - US

International community yet again falls short of meeting Yemen's dire need

International community yet again falls short of meeting Yemen's dire need25 April 2017In response to the US$1.12 billion pledged to Yemen during the high-level event today in Geneva, Oxfam says the international community has fallen short in its support for the Yemeni people.

- Oxfam International - UK

Pledging Conference Raises More Than $1 Billion for Yemen

The United Nations has raised more than half of the $2.1 billion it needs to provide life-saving assistance for millions of people on the brink of famine in war-torn Yemen at a high-level pledging conference for the Yemen crisis Tuesday. International donors pledged $1.1 billion, and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio ...

- Voice of America - US

Prospects of Peace and Stability in the Middle East

Members 10 May 2017 - 17:00 to 18:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London HE Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General, The League of Arab States Register Register The Middle East has, for the past six years, been exposed to an unprecedented level of intra-state violence, political turmoil and ...

- Chatham House - UK

Nearly $1.1 billion pledged for beleaguered Yemen at UN-led humanitarian conference

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen - about 19 million people - in need of emergency support, the international community today raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world's largest hunger crisis.”

- UN - INT

Donors pledge $1.1 billion to help people in urgent need in Yemen

Source: Government of Sweden, Government of Switzerland, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Yemen The pledging event took place today, Tuesday, in Geneva, as close to 19 million Yemeni people – two thirds of the population – are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection. ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Massive funds needed to avert Yemen famine - UN

The United Nations needs massive funds to avert famine in Yemen and warring parties there must ensure humanitarian aid can be delivered, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

- RTE - IE

'March for bread' protesters reach key Yemen port

Yemeni protesters reached the Red Sea city of Hudaida Tuesday, ending a weeklong march from the capital to demand that the rebel-held port be declared a humanitarian zone.

- The Daily Star - LB

Yemen aid conference draws $1.1B in pledges

International donors have pledged $1.1 billion for war-torn Yemen, the U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

UN chief: Yemen meeting draws US$1.1b in pledges

THE United Nations secretary-general says that international donors at a Geneva aid conference have pledged US$1.1 billion to help beleaguered, war-torn Yemen this year. Antonio Guterres hailed the pledges after wrapping up the daylong meeting yesterday, saying it had raised half of the US$2.1 billion in funds ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Yemen crisis: Donors pledge $1.1bn in aid

The UN earlier asked for $2.1bn amid warnings that war-torn Yemen is on the brink of famine.

- BBC - UK

Five things you need to know about Yemen

- UN - INT

EU announces €116 million for Yemen at pledging conference in Geneva

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Yemen Almost 70% of the Yemeni population is in need of assistance. The European support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and €70 million to support resilience and early recovery in ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Donors pledge $1.1 billion to help people in urgent need in Yemen

Source: Government of Sweden, Government of Switzerland, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Yemen The pledging event took place today Tuesday in Geneva, as close to 19 million people – two thirds of the population – are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection. International donors ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

A look at the conflict in Yemen as donors pledge $1B in aid

For more than two years, Yemen has been in the grip of a conflict between a Saudi-led military coalition and Shiite rebels that has driven the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine.

- FOX News - US

UN chief says Yemen aid conference draws $1.1 billion in pledges

The U.N. secretary-general says international donors at a Geneva aid conference have pledged $1.1 billion to help beleaguered, war-torn Yemen this year.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Yemen aid conference draws $1.1-billion in pledges, half of money sought: UN chief

The war has pushed Yemen to the brink of famine, obliterated the health system, and impeded imports of crucial food, resources and medicines

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Daily News 25 / 04 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 25 / 04 / 2017 Brussels, 25 April 2017 EU pledges additional €116 million at Yemen Pledging Conference in Geneva for urgent needs of civilians The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support...

- EU - EU

EU pledges additional €116 million at Yemen Pledging Conference in Geneva for urgent needs of civilians

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2017 The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and €70 million to support...

- EU - EU

Azerbaijan provides humanitarian aid to Yemen

- Today.Az - AZ

Threatened attack on Yemen port will trigger catastrophe, aid groups warn

The battle for Hodeida could tip Yemen – already described as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis – over the edge

- UN - INT

UN raises $1.1 billion for Yemen, half of needs for 2017

Donor countries have pledged nearly $1.1 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the end of a one-day pledging conference on Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

U.N. raises $1.1 billion for Yemen, half of needs for 2017 | Reuters

GENEVA Donor countries have pledged nearly $1.1 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen, U.N. The post U.N. raises $1.1 billion for Yemen, half of needs for 2017 | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

UN: Aid Funds to Stop Famine in Nigeria's Northeast may Dry up by June

Aid organizations working to stop the famine in Nigeria will run out of money by June if donors do not give the cash they pledged at a conference in February, worsening an already difficult situation, a U.N. official said on Monday. The famine in the northeast of the West African country is one of four hot spots, together ...

- Voice of America - US

UN Hosts Aid-pledging Conference for Beleaguered Yemen

The U.N. secretary-general is appealing on dozens of countries to boost aid funds for war-torn Yemen, which is considered one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises and faces "the world's largest hunger crisis.''   Antonio Guterres kicked off an aid conference in Geneva co-hosted with the Swiss and Swedish foreign ...

- Voice of America - US

China's 'Christmas Town' Opens Doors to Middle East Migrants but Future Uncertain

As Europe and the United States crack down on migrants from the Middle East and Africa, China is welcoming those with money with the boomtown of Yiwu, known as "Christmas Town", luring business-savvy Syrians, Yemeni, Libyans and Iraqis. Although China doesn't have laws recognizing refugees, it grants visas to people from ...

- Voice of America - US

U.N. conference seeks $2.1B for Yemen humanitarian aid

A conference to raise funds for humanitarian relief in Yemen began Tuesday in Geneva with a goal to fill a $2.1 billion United Nations shortfall in aid.

- UPI - US

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