Saudi Arabia claims intercepting another ballistic missile fired from Yemen
Saudi Arabia claims intercepting another ballistic missile fired from Yemen
Saudi blockade of Yemen set to resume after brief respite
23 January, 2018, 01:56
Canada will provide $12-million to aid groups on the front lines of the world's largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where war has crippled the economy, left millions on the brink of starvation and caused one of the most deadly cholera epidemics in modern history.
In Saada, in the northwest of the country, at least seven people reportedly died as a house also acting as a hospital was bombarded by the Saudi-led coalition.
The coalition said that it would also operate an air bridge to Marib, set up 17 overland corridors for aid deliveries and lead the expansion of additional Yemeni ports to receive humanitarian and essential cargo.
The announcement came after Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud made a decision to transfer $2 billion to the Central Bank of Yemen last week, in an attempt to stabilise the collapsing Yemeni currency.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned political dialogue needed to replace military intervention in the almost three-year civil war.
The Saudi-led coalition has come under mounting worldwide criticism for civilian casualties caused by airstrikes, the destruction of basic infrastructure and its blockade of key Yemeni ports, which are a lifeline for vital imports. Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition of around ten Muslim-Arab countries, has been criticised for its military presence in Yemen.
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More than three-quarters of Yemen's population - 22.2 million people - are now dependent on aid in Yemen, the United Nations says.
US President Donald Trump last month called for Saudi Arabia to immediately allow humanitarian aid to reach the Yemeni people, suggesting Washington had run out of patience with the blockade.
The war, which enlists the participation among others of the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain, Kuwait, Morocco, Sudan, and Senegal, has been reinforced by weapon supplies and logistical support from the United States and the United Kingdom.
Germany will stop all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen, a government spokesperson has announced.
The amount pledged represents about half that demanded by the U.N.in its latest humanitarian appeal.
With most of the country lacking access to safe water and sanitation, more than 1 million suspected cases of cholera and more than 2,230 deaths were reported in Yemen a year ago, according to the World Health Organization.
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