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DEC Chief Executive Saleh Saeed: UK Government must do all it can to help end Yemen war
One child dies every ten minutes in Yemen because of the ongoing war between the government and Houti rebels. More than 20 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. The Disasters Emergency Committee raised £30 million in a crisis appeal. The DEC Chief Executive Saleh Saeed has just returned from Yemen. He went…
Yemen’s Saleh killed in ambush
He ruled Yemen for more than three decades and played a pivotal role in the country’s ongoing civil war. Today the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh lies dead, killed in an ambush by his former allies, the Houthi rebels. Just days before, Saleh had offered to negotiate peace with Saudi Arabia in a deal that…
President Saleh calls for ceasefire on return to Yemen
Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country after spending three months in Saudi Arabia following an assassination attempt in June. He has called for an immediate ceasefire.
Yemenis celebrate departure of President Saleh
The protesters rejoice as Yemen’s injured President flies to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment – have they won? Or is he coming back?
Yemen: Saleh warns military coup could lead to civil war
Hakim Almasmari, Editor in Chief of the Yemen Post, reports on the increasingly tense face-off between President Saleh and the country’s military.
Friend of murdered police officer Yvonne Fletcher launches civil case
Thirty-seven years after police officer Yvonne Fletcher was shot dead outside the Libyan Embassy in London, one of her fellow officers has brought a civil case to the High Court in a bid to have someone held to account for the incident.
Aid cuts ‘devastating for Yemen’, says DEC chief
Saleh Saeed, chief executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee
White Helmets chief: ‘Place of Syrian regime is in International Criminal Court’
Cathy spoke to Raad Al Saleh, the head of the White Helmets. He’s in London today to meet the Foreign Office minister James Cleverley.
Yemen civil war: ceasefire comes into effect
A ceasefire in Yemen takes effect in the midst of a civil war that has led to the deaths of nearly 6,000 people.
FactCheck: is Saudi Arabia more extreme than ‘Islamic State’?
Britain bombs IS but considers Saudi Arabia a close ally, despite widespread criticism of the Gulf kingdom’s human rights record. Is it fair to compare the two?
Video: Israeli soldier’s attempted arrest of Palestinian boy
Footage has emerged of a confrontation between Palestinian activists and an Israeli soldier attempting to detain a 12-year-old boy.
‘Famine for millions’: fears over growing Yemen food crisis
Half a million Yemeni children are suffering from “severe malnutrition”, the UN’s World Food Programme warns, as fears grow the country is heading towards famine.
Missing Luton family ‘stopped by police’
A family of 12 from Luton who it’s feared have travelled to Syria were stopped and held at the airport when they first left the UK and had their home raided, Channel 4 News has learnt.
Family of 12 from Luton ‘could be in Syria’
The family group from Luton, which reportedly includes a baby and two grandparents, failed to return home from a holiday in Bangladesh in May. Police say they could have gone to Syria.
Yemen conflict: a frantic race to get food into Aden
With time running out on a humanitarian window, residents in the Yemeni city of Aden – which has suffered much of the country’s recent violence – race to replenish the city of basic food supplies.