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February 8, 2021 at 11:52 pm #213683
The US will also name a special envoy to Yemen, to put more pressure on the Saudis and Emiratis and the Houthi forces they are fighting, to make a lasting peace agreement.
It’s the norm that countries are eager to sell their wares and do business deals in death.
Any new impetus by the new US administration, is better than that taken by the previous US administration’s stance on Yemen, and its ‘stance’ on warring factions elsewhere in the region, Syria? Let’s see what happens?
March 2, 2021 at 7:37 pm #214675
- This reply was modified 2 years, 1 month ago by james19.
Sadly, yet more bad news for the people of Yemen. What was it that Tory Rees-Mogg it wasn’t the job of UNICEF to feed hungry UK children, that they should be feeding children elsewhere!
Yemen condemns international donor funding shortfall as UK cuts aid
March 2, 2021 at 7:39 pm #214676
- This reply was modified 2 years ago by james19.
War and famine could wipe out the next generation of Yemenis
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/01/war-and-famine-could-wipe-out-the-next-generation-of-yemenis?CMP=Share_iOSApp_OtherMarch 2, 2021 at 7:46 pm #214678
British arms sales prolonging Saudi war in Yemen, says Oxfam
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/22/british-arms-sales-prolonging-saudi-war-in-yemen-says-oxfam?CMP=Share_iOSApp_OtherMarch 4, 2021 at 6:29 pm #214838
Tory rebellion grows over cuts to UK aid spending
Senior Tories say government likely to be defeated in any vote on issue in the Commons
Cuts to UK aid to Yemen, which is facing a humanitarian crisis, are said to have galvanised backbench opposition to broader cuts, which is now enough to cause the government serious difficulty in passing a vote in the Commons or the Lords.
Name and shame a Tory? #CapitalismKills
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/mar/04/tory-rebellion-grows-over-cuts-to-uk-aid-spending?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1614882205January 31, 2022 at 12:36 am #226011alanjjohnstoneKeymaster
In a 300-page report to the Security Council, experts said, nearly 1,500 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthi rebels died in fighting in 2020, and hundreds more the following year.
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