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Desperate Yemeni parents are increasingly marrying off their young girls for money

Desperate parents in Yemen are increasingly marrying off their young girls for cash

.Child marriages are increasing  dramatically in Yemen, fuelled by Saudi-led war that has thrown the country  into turmoil. The Saudi-led attacks and intervention in Yemen’s internal affairs has caused calamities in this country. Famine, as hard as Saudi bombs, is devastating the country. Lack of medication is claiming life on daily basis. Children are dying. Over 400,000 girls under 18 have lost …

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UN ‘extremely concerned’ over potential attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah

UN extremely concerned over potential attack on Yemens Hudaydah

The United Nations has warned against a possible military action against Yemen’s Houthi-controlled port city of Hudaydah, where over 70 percent of the nation’s food imports and relief aid is delivered. During a Friday panel discussion on Yemeni crisis at the Washington-based Middle East Institute, the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said he was “extremely …

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Syrian children ‘pushed to the brink’ after worst atrocities since war began

. Unprecedented number of children maimed, killed and recruited for combat roles in 2016, says Unicef report on violations suffered by children The number of children maimed, killed or recruited to fight in the Syria conflict has increased dramatically over the past year, with children as young as seven forced to act as frontline fighters, prison guards, suicide bombers and …

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US ‘got it so wrong’ on Saddam Hussein, says CIA analyst who interrogated dictator

US 'got it so wrong' on Saddam Hussein, says CIA analyst who interrogated dictator

‘We never thought about using weapons of mass destruction,’ former Iraqi ruler told CIA. The US “got it wrong” about Saddam Hussein and Iraq, the CIA analyst who interrogated the former dictator has said. John Nixon had numerous conversations with the deposed leader and now says that America was critically mistaken about their intervention Iraq in a number of ways. …

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Two million children out of school in war-torn Yemen: UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, says violence has left over two million children out of school in Yemen, which has been under relentless Saudi attacks for more than a year. On Tuesday, the agency’s Yemen Representative, Julien Harneis, said 350,000 children got no education last year amid the deadly violence, which led to the closure of many schools across Yemen. …

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Saudi war crime: Yemen children starving

Saudi war crime: Yemen children starving

VON PRESS Middle East: Amnesty International has repeatedly documented violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia during the conflict, including against children. This includes airstrikes on schools and the use of internationally banned cluster munitions which have killed three children and maimed nine. According to the UN report as published on 2 June, the Saudi Arabia-led …

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Saudi Arabia Training 5,000 Militant Terrorists from Libya in Eritrea for War in Yemen

Saudi Arabia Training 5,000 Militant Terrorists from Libya in Eritrea for War in Yemen

Riyadh has transferred nearly 5,000 militants from a number of terrorist groups from Aden port to Eritrea’s Assab port to go under military trainings and then be sent to the Saudi provinces bordering Yemen, sources said. “The terrorists, some of whom are from the Al-Qaeda, will be dispatched to Najran, Jizzan and Asir provinces to fight against the Yemeni army …

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Saudi War on Yemen: Nearly 10,000 People Killed, Over 320,000 Children Starving

Saudi War on Yemen: Nearly 10,000 People Killed, Over 320,000 Children Starving

A child has been killed or maimed every four hours in the year since Saudi-led airstrikes began in Yemen — a seven fold increase over the previous year. Though this is likely a tragic underestimation of the true number, nearly one-third of all civilian casualties are children. According to a report from UNICEF, the bombing campaign has taken an extraordinary …

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Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti asks for donations for war on Yemen

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti asks for donations for war on Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al ash-Sheikh has urged his followers to make financial donations to the regime’s ongoing war on Yemen. The religious figure has asked his adherents as well as businesses to raise money for Saudi soldiers stationed in the southwestern border region of Najran, Asir and Jizan. He has characterized the financial donations as “a …

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