Archive for the ‘Yemen’ Category

Saudi Tries Rebuilding A ‘Destroyed’ Yemen

Via Al Monitor, a look at Saudi efforts to rebuild Yemen: The hospital in southern Yemen was decked out with roses and red carpet runners last week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in its cardiac wing, newly refurbished with Saudi funds. Many patients, however, had been cleared from the air-conditioned lobby and forced to wait for […]

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First Cargo Ship docks at Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Hodeidah Port

Via The Arab News, a report on the first commercial container ship to dock at the Houthi-held Red Sea port of Hodeidah for the first time since at least 2016: A commercial ship, carrying 724 containers of various items, docked at Yemen’s western port city of Hodeidah for the first time in seven years, the Iran-backed […]

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Saudi Arabia To Deposit $1 Billion In Yemen’s Central Bank

Via Al Monitor, an article on Saudi Arabia’s pledge to deposit $1 billion in Yemen’s central bank: Saudi Arabia will soon give $1 billion to the internationally recognized Yemen government, according to media reports published on Tuesday.  Reuters reported that the kingdom will deposit the money into the government’s central bank based in Aden. The move is in […]

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Skirting Russian Black Sea Blockade To Feed The World’s Hungriest Is Mission Of Yemen’s Biggest Company

Courtesy of Forbes, an article on Yemen’s biggest company’s efforts to feed hungry Yemenis: Yemen’s civil war has killed hundreds of thousands and left many of the survivors without enough to eat. Now, Russia’s blockade of Ukraine’s food exports has made it even harder for the world’s hungriest to feed themselves. The unprovoked war in […]

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First Flight in Six Years Takes Off from Yemen’s Sana’a Airport

Via Tasnim News, a report that commercial aviation is returning to Yemen: Yemen’s first commercial flight in six years, which took off on Monday morning to the Jordanian capital Amman, carried 126 passengers including those seeking medical treatment. Forty-three days have passed since the humanitarian truce entered into effect in Yemen, yet, the operation of […]

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Will Yemen’s New Cabinet Revive Economy?

Via Al Monitor, a report on how – although the road to sustainable economic recovery is teeming with several obstacles at this critical time – the new Yemeni Cabinet that recently arrived in Aden asserts that it will overcome all hurdles and deal with this challenging situation: The Dec. 18 declaration of the new Yemeni Cabinet sparked […]

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