The Yemeni Foreign Ministry has denounced the UN Security Council’s pro-Riyadh statement for ignoring the Saudi war crimes against the Yemeni people.
At least one person has been killed and three others wounded when Saudi fighter jets struck pharmaceutical warehouses in Yemen’s capital province of Sana’a.
Apparently worried by the Yemeni army’s rapid gains in the battle to liberate the strategic city of Ma’rib, the UN Security Council has called for an urgent ceasefire across Yemen and an end to the army’s advances toward the last stronghold of Saudi-backed mercenaries.
The Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) says member countries of the Saudi-led coalition waging war against Yemen are looting the impoverished country's oil reserves, urging the UN to take action to alleviate the sufferings of Yemeni people.
The protracted war in Yemen has killed or maimed at least 10,000 children since the conflict began in March 2015, which is equivalent to four children every day, the UN children’s agency says.
Leader of Yemen's Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the Yemeni people’s efforts to achieve freedom and independence are uncompromisable, urging the nation to continue to counter the US-backed Saudi aggression.
A senior adviser to the Iranian foreign minister for special political affairs stressed that the crisis in Yemen needs to be resolved politically and without any foreign interference.
Yemeni army troops and fighters from the allied Popular Committees have managed to liberate 3,200 square kilometers of land and inflict heavy losses on Saudi-led militants during the latest advances in Yemen’s strategic provinces of Shabwah and Ma’rib.
An Iranian warship has successfully thwarted a pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden following a heavy exchange of fire.