• Cholera in Yemen threatens lives of 1.1 million malnourished pregnant women: UNFPA
    The United Nations has warned of an unprecedented cholera epidemic in Yemen that threatens the lives of 1.1 million malnourished pregnant women. In a statement on Saturday, Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region expressed his deeply concerned by the confirmed news on the rise of   Details..>>
  • Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation
    Thousands of Israelis rallied Saturday in Tel Aviv in support of a Palestinian state ahead of the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. Banners bearing the slogan “Two states, One Hope” featured in the demonstration organized by supporters of a Palestinia   Details..>>
  • Qatar’s emir wants ties with Iran to be ‘stronger than ever before’
    Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has said his country enjoyed deep and historical ties with Iran. In a phone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Al-Thani said he wanted the ties with Iran to be “stronger than ever before.” The remarks confir   Details..>>
  • Yemen rivals urged to free wrongfully held detainees
    Human Rights Watch has urged all warring sides in Yemen, the Houthi-Saleh fighters, the government troops and forces backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to seize the advent of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to remedy the wrongful treatment of detainees and to free those who were arbitrar   Details..>>
  • Yemen to join the club of gas exporters
    In preparation for waving off its first vessel carrying natural gas along the Gulf of Aden, Yemen will launch a massive LPG project by mid-June at a cost of USD 4bn, Yemen's ministry of oil and minerals announced today. Within weeks after the opening of this project, Yemen will send its first ship   Details..>>
  • 21 Sudanese troops killed in Yemen
      Sudanese military sources Saturday have dismissed media reports that 80 Sudanese troops have been killed in Yemen saying only 21 were killed, including 4 officers. The Sudanese army has been participating in the Saudi-led military coalition since 2015 in a regional effort to back the gov   Details..>>
  • Yemen's legitimate government to send planes to rescue stranded citizens
    Yemeni authorities hired planes to transport citizens stranded in several cities and airports across the region, local media reported on Saturday, after the national carrier cancelled dozens of flights without warning. Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Dajer of the Aden-based government le   Details..>>
  • Palestinians end mass hunger strike in Israel jails
    Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 have ended their mass protest under a deal brokered by the Red Cross, Palestinian and Israeli sources said on Saturday. Some 30 of the more than 800 hunger strikers had been hospitalised in recent days, raising   Details..>>
  • ERC distributes humanitarian aid in Aden
    The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has continued providing more humanitarian and relief aid to the people of Yemen. The latest aid package, which consisted of 1,500 food baskets, was distributed in the city of Khor Makkasar in the Governorate of Aden on Friday, on the occasion of the Holy month o   Details..>>
  • Last chance for Barcelona to salvage season
    Madrid- Only victory in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Alaves will salvage some pride from Barcelona’s season and give coach Luis Enrique a successful send-off, while the Basques dream of lifting the trophy for a first time. On a night of goodbyes as Atletico Madrid’s   Details..>>
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Cholera in Yemen threatens lives of 1.1 million malnourished pregnant
The United Nations has warned of an unprecedented cholera epidemic in Yemen that threatens the lives of 1.1 million malnourished pregnant women. In a statement on Saturday, Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UN Details..>>
Reports &Analyses
Who benefits from a weak and divided Yemen?
Yemen's southern governorates are currently witnessing political and security unrest after Aden's sacked governor, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, announced the formation of a transitional council for the re Details..>>
People &Economy
OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut
OPEC decided on Thursday to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, OPEC delegates said, as the producer group battles a global glut of crude after seeing prices halve and revenues Details..>>
International News
Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation
Thousands of Israelis rallied Saturday in Tel Aviv in support of a Palestinian state ahead of the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. Banners bearing the slogan &ldq Details..>>
Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing at Istanbul airport
Doha- A Qatar Airways passenger plane made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Thursday after a suspected bird strike caused a fire in one of its engines, aviation officials and the c Details..>>
Sports
Last chance for Barcelona to salvage season
Madrid- Only victory in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Alaves will salvage some pride from Barcelona’s season and give coach Luis Enrique a successful send-off, while the Basque Details..>>
Varieties
ERC continues supporting education in Aden
Aden- The Aden Education Office, with the support of Emirates Red Crescent, has organised a student carnival on the occasion of the first anniversary of 'Operation Restoring Hope' supporting the Details..>>
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