Yemen

Starving Yemenis resort to eating rubbish

Starving Yemenis resort to eating rubbish

Sanaa – Mahdi Abdulla’s hollow cheeks, skeletal body and pale skin all speak to his living misery. The 45-year-old Sanaa resident has no job and no money to buy food. Today, there is just one place to which he knows he can turn for help: The dump. “For several months, I have been out of […]

Houthi fighters storm Al Jazeera bureau in Sanaa

Houthi fighters storm Al Jazeera bureau in Sanaa

Yemen’s Houthi fighters have stormed the closed Al Jazeera Network bureau in the capital Sanaa and stolen the remaining equipment. Sunday’s raid came just hours after the Arabic channel broadcast a documentary film titled Stolen Weapons in Yemen, discussing the group’s looting of arms. “Eyewitnesses said that two cars carrying more than 10 fighters raided […]

Children bearing brunt of war in Yemen, UNICEF says

Children bearing brunt of war in Yemen, UNICEF says

The conflict in Yemen has killed nearly 400 children since the end of March, and a similar number of children have been recruited by armed groups, according to a new report by the UN children’s agency. UNICEF’s report released on Wednesday, says that 398 children have been killed and 377 others have been recruited to […]