Yemeni Civil War


Journalists Face Death Penalty in Yemen

On April 11 2020, four journalists were sentenced to death by the Houthi-led rebel Government in Yemen. The journalists were convicted of spying and “broadcasting rumours, fake news, and statements in support of the enemy Saudi Arabia.” The situation has attracted an outpouring of concern from over 150 non-governmental groups, […]


The Humanitarian Crisis In The Arab World’s Poorest Country

A multilayered humanitarian crisis has reached its tipping point in Yemen. The civil war between the internationally recognised government and the Houthi rebel forces has been ongoing since 2015. It has since devolved into a full blown proxy war between the Saudi led coalition and the Houthis, which are said […]


Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen Reaching Breaking Point As Aid Agencies Call for Urgent Funding Amid COVID-19 Threat

This week, the World Food Programme (WFP) and other aid agencies have warned that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is reaching a ‘breaking point’ as COVID-19 spreads, putting millions of vulnerable civilians at risk. The WFP stated on Tuesday that the health system in the country may not be able […]


Can Yemen Rely On Consistent Humanitarian Relief From The United States?

Since COVID-19 first broke out and swept across the globe, the world’s most well renowned and developed nations have been devastated by the deadly virus. As of Thursday May 7th, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Italy have a combined coronavirus count of almost 650,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, […]


The First Wave Of COVID-19 Clusters Hits Yemen Days After Southern Transitional Council Declares Self-Rule In Southern Region

On April 25th, the Southern Transitional Council (STC) seized government buildings and the central bank in the southern port city of Aden. The separatist militant organization waved the flags of the former Southern Yemen and declared self-rule in the country’s southern districts. The move threatens to add a new dimension […]


British Arms In Yemen: Lack Of Accountability Leads To The Deaths Of Children

A month ago, a grim milestone was reached, 5 years of conflict in Yemen, fueled by a Saudi Arabian-led coalition. The war has devastated Yemen, which “has topped an annual watchlist of countries most likely to face humanitarian catastrophe in 2020, for the second year running…about 80% of the population…will […]


East African Food Shortages: Second Wave of Locusts Rocks the Region’s Food Supply

A wave of locust swarms is descending upon east Africa for the second time this year, according to a report update released by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) last week. The swarms threaten to devastate the food security and livelihoods of over 25 million people in the region. […]