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UN urged to put Saudi Arabia on blacklist of shame for killing children in war.

Human rights groups say a Saudi-led coalition has bombed hospitals, schools and homes in Yemen in the past year, and committed "grave violations" against children. They're calling on the United Nations to stand up to the autocratic Middle East regime.

- ABC News - AU

Saudi coalition blamed for half of child casualties in Yemen's conflict.

A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an “unacceptably high” 51 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Yemen fighting cholera outbreak.

        

- USA TODAY - US

UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen.

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year

- The Daily Star - LB

Pregnant, breastfeeding women among most at risk in Yemen's cholera outbreak.

In the midst of the cholera outbreak in Yemen, where an average 5,000 people fall sick every day, the United Nations population agency is warning about the dangers to pregnant and breastfeeding women.

- UN - INT

UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen.

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year.

- FOX News - US

Saudi Coalition to Blame for Half of Yemen Child Casualties: Draft U.N. Report.

A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an "unacceptably high" 51 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

- New York Times - US

Saudi coalition to blame for half of Yemen child casualties: draft U.N. report.

UNITED NATIONS - A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an "unacceptably high" 51 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

- Reuters - US

Confidential UN report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of children in Yemen conflict.

A Saudi-led military coalition conducting airstrikes in Yemen committed "grave violations" of human rights against children last year, killing 502 and injuring 838, according to a draft report by the U.N. Secretary General António Guterres.

- Stars and Stripes - US

‚ÄčNetflix movie 'Nappily Ever After' to film in Atlanta.

Netflix is adapting best-selling novel "Nappily Ever After" into a film, and the project will shoot in Atlanta. According to Variety, Sanaa Lathan will star in the film. Trisha R. Thomas' novel is about a woman whose ostensibly perfect life goes awry after a disaster at the hair salon. Haifaa Al-Mansour will direct, and ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Yemen air strikes escalate as cholera outbreak devastates war-torn country.

The Middle East's poorest country suffered more air strikes in the first half of this year than in the whole of 2016, increasing the number of civilian deaths and forcing more people to flee their homes.

- ABC News - AU

Yemen hit by 5,676 airstrikes in six months

According to a new report, the number of clashes and airstrikes in Yemen have increased dramatically in 2017: In the first six months of the year, there were 5,676 airstrikes in Yemen ‚Äď much higher that then total of 3,936 in all of 2016.¬†Data gathered by the Protection Cluster in Yemen ‚Äď led by the

- ThinkProgress - US

Mexico, Italy, Croatia rank among favorite holiday destinations for stars

Mexico, Italy and Croatia rank among favorite holiday destinations for movie stars, including Sanaa Lathan, Taylor Kitsch and Salma Hayek.         

- USA TODAY - US

The internet is so slow in some African countries that it takes a whole day to download a movie

Wikimedia CommonsMost countries with slow internet speeds are found in Africa, according to data from a global broadband speed league. Speed gaps puts the five fastest countries over 40 times faster than the five slowest in the internet world. Singapore ranks first with its broadband speed being 55.13 megabits per second ...

- Business Insider - US

Pace of airstrikes, clashes in Yemen sharply higher in 2017: report

Yemen suffered more airstrikes in the first half of this year than in the whole of 2016, increasing the number of civilian deaths and forcing more people to flee their homes, according to a report by international aid agencies

- The Daily Star - LB

Report: Pace of Airstrikes, Clashes in Yemen Sharply Higher in 2017

Yemen suffered more airstrikes in the first half of this year than in the whole of 2016, increasing the number of civilian deaths and forcing more people to flee their homes, according to a report by international aid agencies. The pace of clashes on the ground has also intensified this year, especially around Yemen's third ...

- Voice of America - US

Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Meets with Yemeni MPs, Loyal to the Legitimate Government

Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Meets with Yemeni MPs, Loyal to the Legitimate Government...

- MENAFN - JO

Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis16 August 2017Since the end of April 2017, Yemen has been experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of suspected cholera in a single year. By mid-August, more than 500,000 cases were recorded. Significant and urgent scale up in all areas of intervention is needed. But ultimately, Yemen's ...

- Oxfam International - UK

Yemen's man-made catastrophe is forcing people to make stark live or die choices

Yemen's man-made catastrophe is forcing people to make stark live or die choices16 August 2017Yemenis, already on the tipping point after more than two years of war, are now being forced to choose between treating cholera and putting food on the table, said Oxfam in a new report.

- Oxfam International - UK

More survivors, remains of deceased African migrants found on Yemen beach, says UN agency

Over the past three days, the UN migration agency has found more survivors and victims' remains from last week's tragedy – when hundreds of migrants were forced from two boats into the sea off the coast of Yemen.

- UN - INT

Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Yemen's Central Bank says the Saudi-led coalition is "strangling" the economy by preventing planes from flying in newly-minted cash, reflecting a struggle between the government and the United Arab Emirates, key members of the military alliance.

- Stars and Stripes - US

South Yemen leader vows to continue fight against 'rebels' in north

After his return from a tour that included Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, the head of Yemen's South Transitional Council, talks to Al-Monitor about pressing local and regional issues.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Half a Million People in Yemen Had Cholera in 2017. That's the Worst Outbreak Ever Recorded in a Single Year

About 5,000 people are infected every day

- TIME Magazine - US

Saudi Crown Prince 'wants out' of Yemen war

Saudi Arabia's crown prince has told two former American officials that he “wants out” of the two-year war he started in Yemen, and that he is not against US rapprochement with Iran, according to leaked emails published on the Middle East Eye website. The revelation shed light on t...

- The Raw Story - US

The Deadly Human Cost of Saudi and Iran's War: Yemen Cholera Cases Hit 500,000

The total number of suspected cholera cases in war-torn Yemen has hit the half-million mark, the World Health Organization said on Monday. "The spread of cholera has slowed significantly in some areas compared to peak levels but the disease is still spreading fast in more recently affected districts, which are recording ...

- Albawaba - UK

Cholera count reaches 500,000 in Yemen

The World Health OrganizationThe total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit the half a million mark on Sunday, and nearly 2000 people have died since the outbreak began to spread rapidly at the end of April. The overall caseload nationwide has declined since early July, particularly in the worst affected ...

- Common Dreams - US

Another grim milestone for Yemen: Cholera infections soar to half a million

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit 500,000 on Sunday, marking a grim milestone in the spread of the disease across the war-ravaged country. Almost 2,000 people have died since April, when the disease's spread began to accelerate, according to the World Health Organization.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Cash Crisis Exposes Rift Within Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen

Yemen's Central Bank says the Saudi-led coalition is "strangling" the economy by preventing planes from flying in newly-minted cash, reflecting a struggling between the government and the United Arab Emirates, key members of the military alliance.   Both are at war with the Shi'ite Houthi rebels, who control much of ...

- Voice of America - US

Bomb Kills 13 in Southern Yemen

A bomb went off on Monday at a busy district in a southern Yemeni city, killing 13 people and wounding an unspecified number, according to security officials. They said the explosion struck a market in Qataba, in the southern Dhale province, but provided no further details. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the ...

- Voice of America - US

More Than 500,000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen

The outbreak, spreading rapidly since it began in April, has killed about 2,000 Yemenis, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

- New York Times - US

Another grim milestone for Yemen: Cholera infections soar to half a million

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit 500,000 on Sunday, marking a grim milestone in the spread of the disease across the war-ravaged country. Almost 2,000 people have died since April, when the disease's spread began to accelerate, according to the World Health Organization....

- Los Angeles Times - US

Yemen cholera cases exceed half a million in four months

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

- France24 - FR

Half a Million People in Yemen Had Cholera This Year. That's the Worst Outbreak Ever Recorded

About 5,000 people are infected every day

- TIME Magazine - US

Fighting famine: 'Unprecedented crisis' putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency

Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide campaign to fight famine.

- UN - INT

Cholera crisis hits grim threshold in Yemen

Number of suspected cholera cases has reached 500,000, marking worst outbreak of disease in the world

- CBS NEWS - US

Central Bank: Saudi coalition starving Yemen of cash

Central Bank head says ban on flights bringing in newly printed currency notes from Russia 'strangling the economy'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

A Cholera Epidemic in Yemen Is Now Wildly Out of Control

With the civil war in Yemen now having entered into its third year, the beleaguered Middle Eastern nation is having to contend with the devastating impacts of conflict, including disease. An alarming report from the World Health Organization estimates that some 500,000 Yemenis have contracted cholera since April of…

- Gizmodo - US

Another grim milestone for Yemen: Cholera infections jump to half a million

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit 500,000 on Sunday, marking a grim milestone in the spread of the disease across this war-ravaged country. Almost 2,000 people have died since April, when the disease's spread began to accelerate, according to the World Health Organization....

- Los Angeles Times - US

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization said Monday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi Crown Prince MBS 'wants out' of Yemen war

Leaked emails show Mohammed bin Salman expressing desire to end conflict during talks with former US officials.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War

Migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia, forced overboard from two boats last week, came ashore in war-torn Yemen. They were hoping to find work in the countries of the Persian Gulf.

- New York Times - US

Number of Yemen cholera cases reaches half a million

Source: World Health Organization Country: Yemen Suspected cases of the deadly waterborne disease continue to rage across the country, infecting an estimated 5,000 people per day; 2,000 people have died since April.14 AUGUST 2017 | GENEVA - The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit the half a ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

17 Yemeni civilians killed in roadside bomb blast

The impoverished Arab country is also suffering the world's largest cholera outbreak, where about 5,000 cases are reported every day.

- Zee News - IN

WHO: Yemen cholera infections exceed 500,000

The World Health Organization reports that Yemen's cholera outbreak has infected more than 500,000 people since April. Nearly 2,000 people have died.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Bomb kills 11 in southern Yemen

Yemeni security officials say a bomb has killed 11 civilians and wounded others in a busy district of a southern city.

- FOX News - US

WHO report: Half-million affected by cholera in Yemen

A cholera outbreak in Yemen has affected over one half million people, the World Health Organization announced Monday.

- UPI - US

Yemen Cholera Epidemic: Cases Exceed 500,000 in 4 Months

The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from an epidemic in war-torn Yemen has reached 500,000, the World Health Organization says, quoted by BBC.At least 1,975 people have died since the waterborne disease began to spread rapidly at the end of April.The WHO said the overall caseload had declined since July, but ...

- Novinite - BG

Bomb kills at least nine in southern Yemen: security official

A bomb exploded in a market in south-western Yemen on Monday, killing at least nine civilians, a local security official said

- The Daily Star - LB

Roadside bombing kills 12 civilians in south Yemen

AQAP regularly targets military outposts in southern Yemen The post Roadside bombing kills 12 civilians in south Yemen appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

1,975 die as cholera wreaks Yemen havoc

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization said yesterday.Each day there are more than 5,000 new cases of the waterborne disease, which causes acute diarrhea and dehydration, in the country where ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

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