Tag: Yemen

ISIS has not retaken a single square kilometer freed in coalition-enabled operations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS had a series of meetings hosted by Brett McGurk, the US President’s special envoy to the Coalition, in Washington this week. Briefing media-persons here on Thursday, on the latest in the campaign to defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which welcomed

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Saudi-led strike hits wrong troops in Yemen

Newsroom24x7 Desk Yemen : Northern Shia Muslim rebels known as Houthis, backed by forces loyal to Yemen’s ex-president, took over parts of Yemen, including the capital, Sanaa, and forced the government into exile in the early months of March this year. The rebels accused the government of corruption and of planning to marginalize their heartland

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US has worked actively with Indians and others to help Americans leave Yemen

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US has actively worked with Indians and others, including organisations like International Organisation for Migration (IOM), and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to use their resources and to tell Americans how they they can use those resources to leave Yemen. This was pointed out by Marie Harf,

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Yemen crisis: Houthis accept 5-day ceasefire plan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: The Houthi rebels and their allies have accepted the US-backed 5-day ceasefire for humanitarian purposes in Yemen. The five-day humanitarian ceasefire to allow the flow of humanitarian assistance in every corner of Yemen, ravaged and devastated by civil war, will begin on Tuesday, May 12, at 11:00 p.m. and will last for

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Kerry talks of effective diplomacy for potential solutions ahead of Camp David

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: Hectic discussions between the leaders of the five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries — Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates — are continuing ahead of Camp David Summit next week. After the Gulf Arab summit in Riyadh on May 5, the GCC foreign ministers are meeting in Paris today

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The Yemen crisis and the US dilemma

Lalit Shastri With the escalation of the Yemen crisis, the US is caught between two diametrically opposite ends as on the one side, it is determined to carve out a nuclear deal to ensure that the Islamic Republic of Iran does not acquire nuclear weapons and on the other it has no option but to

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Situation in Yemen is catastrophic, US looks forward to political dialogue

Newsroom24x7 Desk The humanitarian situation across the country is “very difficult”. – Marie Claire, International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen Feghal Washington DC: The US has reiterated support to the Saudi-led coalition in response to the “unilateral aggressive action” of the Houthis and asserted that Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi remains the legitimate President of Yemen The reiteration

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Evacuation of Indians from Yemen continued on a war footing on Saturday

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Even as the Indian authorities have evacuated 1800 Indian citizens from Yemen, they have also helped some from Bangladesh, Djibouti, Nepal, Pakistan & Uganda so far, said the Indian external Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin saturday night. State-wise numbers’ of those evacuated from Yemen and have returned to India was released

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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