Yemen

Santa Clara, CA. | STATEMENT: REP. KHANNA ON CNN REPORT: U.S. HAS FUELED THE WAR IN YEMEN

Santa Clara, CA. – In light of new CNN exclusive reporting that found the U.S. has made weapons linked to Yemen deaths since at least 2015, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement: “How can someone look at these photos and continue to support this war in Yemen? While this reporting just confirms what we already … Continue reading Santa Clara, CA. | STATEMENT: REP. KHANNA ON CNN REPORT: U.S. HAS FUELED THE WAR IN YEMEN

SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemeni rebel official says a suspected airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels hit a local radio station in the Red Sea port province of Hodeida, killing at least four people. The minister of information in the pro-rebel government, Abdel-Salam Gabir, said three security guards and an employee were … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia shot down a missile fired across the border by Yemen’s Houthi rebels but the shrapnel wounded 26 civilians, the kingdom’s official news agency reported. The rebels, known as Houthis, fired the missile into southern Najran province late Wednesday, where it was intercepted, the agency reported. Meanwhile, the rebel-run Al-Masirah TV … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

U.S. Department of State News: Saudi-led Coalition’s Announcement on Reviewing Rules of Engagement in Yemen

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement today: The United States regards the Saudi-led Coalition’s ‎announcement that it will review their rules of engagement, hold those at fault accountable, and compensate victims following the Joint Incident Assessment Team’s finding that last month’s Sa’ada air strikes lacked justification as an important first … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Saudi-led Coalition’s Announcement on Reviewing Rules of Engagement in Yemen

CAIRO | Rights group: Strike on bus in Yemen is apparent war crime

CAIRO  — An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen that killed dozens of people in Yemen last month is an “apparent war crime,” an international rights group said Sunday. The coalition backing Yemeni internationally recognized government expressed on Saturday its regret and pledged to hold to account those responsible … Continue reading CAIRO | Rights group: Strike on bus in Yemen is apparent war crime

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels say they have targeted a Saudi ship off the kingdom’s southern province of Jizan. The rebel-run Al-Masirah TV channel reported on Saturday that the attack on the Saudi “battleship” was in response to an earlier airstrike that killed at least five fishermen off Yemen’s coast, blamed on the Saudi-led … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | US military video purports to show arms smuggling off Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. military said early Friday it seized over 1,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles being smuggled by small ships in the Gulf of Aden amid the ongoing war in nearby Yemen. The seizure by the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham may mark the first such interdiction of weapons at sea bound … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | US military video purports to show arms smuggling off Yemen

GENEVA | UN experts: Possible war crimes by all parties in Yemen

GENEVA — U.N. human rights experts said Tuesday the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes since Yemen’s conflict intensified 3½ years ago, including rape, torture, arbitrary detention and use of child soldiers. Their report — the first since being mandated to investigate by the … Continue reading GENEVA | UN experts: Possible war crimes by all parties in Yemen