Yemen crisis Current Affairs, GK & News

Saudi-led Coalition calls Ceasefire in Yemen

On April 9, 2020, the Saudi Arabia led coalition declares cease fire in Yemen. The cease fire has been declared for a two-week period. Yemen War Yemen was devastated by a conflict that began in 2015. The Houthis that are backed by the Iran military took much of the control in west of the country. ..

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UN Peace Envoy Jamal Benomar Resigns

United Nation (UN) peace envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar has resigned, after losing support from Gulf countries for his mission in the conflict-riven nation. His resignation comes after UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling for the swift resumption of peace talks and an end to violence in Yemen on 14 April 2015. The adopted ..

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Saudi Arabia along with GCC launches military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia along with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and several other countries have started military operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The operations were stated after Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi had requested to counter radical Houthi movement in the country and to defend and support the legitimate government of Yemen. The military operation included ..

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UN adopts resolution to resolve political & security crisis in Yemen

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a unanimous resolution to resolve the political and security crisis in Yemen. In this regard, Resolution 2201 (2015) was adopted unanimously, at 15 nations UNSC’s emergency meeting. UNSC in its adopted resolution has asked for immediate and unconditional withdrawal of Shia Houthi rebel forces from Yemen’s government ..

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