Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for a collective international effort to end the “nightmare” of war in impoverished Yemen, rejecting a military solution to the conflict in the Arab country.
Saudi fighter jets have stepped up deadly airstrikes against the Yemeni capital, this time targeting the headquarters of military police in Sana’a, in a raid that left a dozen people dead and 80 more injured.
Russia says it has temporarily ended Moscow’s diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen due to the current “situation in Sana’a,” as the Saudi-led military coalition has increased its airstrikes against the impoverished country during the past few weeks.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on the US to pressure Saudi Arabia into ending the ‘stupid war’ which is causing ‘terrible suffering to the Yemeni people’ and also harming the kingdom and the UAE.
Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the country’s security by defeating the plot hatched by former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and his forces.
Another wave of cholera could strike Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition blockade has cut off fuel for hospitals, water pumps and vital aid supplies for starving children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
Iran urges intra-Yemeni dialogue to foil enemies' plots
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the parties to the conflict in Yemen to cease all air and ground assaults, expressing deep concern about the “sharp escalation” of armed clashes and airstrikes in the capital, Sana'a, and other parts of the war-torn country over the past several days.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against a fresh wave of cholera in war-torn Yemen, where a crippling blockade imposed by the Saudi-led military coalition has cut off fuel for medical centers, and vital aid supplies for starving children.
Yemen's Supreme Political Council which runs state affairs said the situation in the capital Sana'a is back to normal following days of violent clashes between forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi fighters.