Houthi rebels offer ceasefire |BBC News

Houthi Supreme Political Council chair Mahdi al-Mashat said the group would end all strikes on Saudi Arabia, provided the kingdom and its allies did the same. The offer comes a week after drone and missile strikes hit Saudi Arabian oil facilities and a day after the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, announced that PresidentContinue reading “Houthi rebels offer ceasefire |BBC News”

Conflict in Yemen has reached its tipping point.

Yemen separatist militias, better known as Houthis, launched a drone attack last Sept. 14, against Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities disrupting half of the country’s oil capacity and affecting global supply. No matter how much the Houthis claimed responsibility, the international community thinks otherwise. Mike Pompeo accused Iran of being behind the attacks, the United Nations Panel of ExpertsContinue reading “Conflict in Yemen has reached its tipping point.”

Yemen risks fragmentation if Conflict continues, warns UN envoy – The Irish Times

Chaos in Yemen could enable re-emergence of extremist groups – Martin Griffiths UN Special Envoy to Yemen Micheal Jansen from The Irish Times, reports that UN envoy Martin Griffiths has warned that Yemen risks fragmentation due to warfare in the south. Secessionist figures have repeatedly stated their aim is to recreate the independent state ofContinue reading “Yemen risks fragmentation if Conflict continues, warns UN envoy – The Irish Times”