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Abqaiq–Khurais attack on Saudi Arabia Oil Fields

On 14th September 2019 a state owned Saudi Araco oil processing unit at Khurais and Abqaiq was attacked by a drone. The attack was claimed by the Houthi movement in Yemen. They assert that the attacks are their right in retaliation for the air strikes  and other attacks in Yemen. The frequency of Houthi attacks ..

Lieutenant-General Abhijit Guha to lead UN mission in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha as the head of the UN observer mission in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah. UN Mission at Hodeidah Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha has been appointed as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and head of the United Nations Mission to support ..

Abhijit Guha appointed to lead United Nations’ Mission in war-hit Yemen

Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and head of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA). He has been tasked with leading the UN oversight of a ceasefire agreement between Yemen’s government and the Iran-backed Houthi ..

Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen War

President Donald Trump has vetoed a Congress Bill for putting an end to the military assistance of the United States in the Saudi Arabia led to war in Yemen. The US Congress has voted for the first time in a break with the President for invoking the War Powers Resolution to try and put a ..

Yemen: President Hadi attends rare parliamentary session

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who heads the internationally recognised government of Yemen has paid a rare visit to the country and also took part in a parliamentary session. Hadi has been living in Saudi Arabia ever since the rebel group of Houthis had seized control of the capital Sanaa. He was able to attend the ..

India to provide humanitarian food assistance to Yemen

India will provide humanitarian food aid comprising rice to Yemen. The United Nations has urged the international community to help the Arab country in the period of political developments impacting its economy. The first consignment of the grain is scheduled to reach the Port of Hodaidah on July 13, 2012.