Five women have been killed in war-torn Yemen after a projectile exploded at a wedding held on New Year’s Day in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, officials told the AFP news agency.
Yemen’s new unity government has come under attack, just a week after it was sworn in.
At least 26 people died when a bomb exploded as the ministers stepped off their plane at Aden airport.
Will the latest setback derail efforts to bring peace to Yemen after six years of war?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Ibrahim Fraihat – associate professor in Conflict Resolution, Doha Institute
Marwan Kabalan – director of political studies, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
Sultan Barakat – director, Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies
Yemeni military intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone near Aden’s presidential Maasheeq palace.
The European Union, France and the United Kingdom have welcomed the Riyadh Agreement that set up a power-sharing structure between the Southern Transitional Council and the Yemeni government.
Saudi Arabia has welcomed the government formation in Yemen on Friday following the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement, according to a foreign ministry statement.
Yemen is the country most at risk of a humanitarian catastrophe in 2021, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has warned, marking the third year running the war-ravaged nation has earned the grim recognition.
COVID-19 has greatly disrupted the journeys of migrants making their way to and through Yemen, where migrant arrivals have decreased by over 80 per cent since the onset of the pandemic. Mobility restrictions have also caused at least 14,500, migrants to become stranded across the country and left destitute in life-threatening conditions.
October 15 was supposed to be a happy day for the families of imprisoned Yemeni journalists Abdul-Khaleq Amran, Akram al-Walidi, Hareth Humaid and Tawfiq al-Mansouri. A prisoner exchange deal was set to take place between the Houthi armed group and the internationally recognised government of Yemen in which more than a thousand people were to be released.