Yemen

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything'

The Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman is currently on a three-day visit to the UK

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Theresa May, seen here meeting a senior Saudi delegation at the G20 summit in 2016, is due to host the Saudi Crown Prince this week

Sorry Theresa May, you can't kid us about the real nature of the Saudi Crown Prince's visit

'Sorry Theresa May, you can't kid us about the Saudi visit'

Andrew Smith, of the Campaign Against Arms Trade, tells us why he'll be protesting the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five year prison sentence over tweets

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five-year prison sentence over tweets

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed... again

Human rights groups have slammed the decision to imprison the man again

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

The group posted threatening messages via social media which warned of action in response to Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

The terms of the executive order - which places travel restrictions on eight countries - can be active while challenges to it are processed

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised for PMQs performance

Damian Green was standing in for Theresa May in PMQs, but many on Twitter aren't actually sure how to spell his name

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

North Korea, Venezuela, and Chad to be subject to new US travel restrictions

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

The restrictions have morphed from a travel ban imposed by Donald Trump on six majority-Muslim countries this year

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Al-Qaeda soldiers withdraw from Yemen region after 'military sweep'

Al-Qaeda soldiers driven from key Yemen region after 'military sweep'

Al-Qaeda soldiers driven from key Yemen region after 'military sweep'

An elite force lead by the United Arab Emirates saw the fighters leave without resistance

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

The government in Doha is currently embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with five other gulf countries

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia re-opens Qatar border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

The country has been in a diplomatic dispute after it claims Qatar has been working to destabilise the Persian Gulf

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Migrants allegedly drowned deliberately off Yemen coast by smugglers

Migrants 'drowned deliberately off Yemen coast by smugglers'

Migrants 'drowned deliberately off Yemen coast by smugglers'

The International Organisation for Migration said shallow graves for 29 people had been found on a beach in Shabwa

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's "zero" proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Five Gulf countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar in an escalating dispute

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Donald Trump had the chance to address human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia' says Amnesty International rep

'Donald Trump could have addressed human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia but failed to do so', say Amnesty

'Trump could have addressed Saudi human rights abuses but failed', say Amnesty

Allan Hogarth, Head of Advocacy and Programmes at Amnesty International UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the US President's first overseas trip

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

115 people have died of the illness in the last two weeks

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Yemen officials confirm 33 Somali refugees were shot dead on Red Sea

Yemen officials confirm 33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea

Yemen officials confirm 33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea

Reports have said an Apache helicopter was responsible for the attack, although this is unconfirmed

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Donald Trump's second travel ban blocked by Hawaii judge hours before coming into effect

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban following earlier Hawaii snub

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban

US District Judge Derrick Watson said the evidence the ban was a matter of national security was 'questionable'

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban as order is imposed once again

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

The president's new order was signed on Monday

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

The former Secretary of State joined in the Women's March after Donald Trump's inauguration in January

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

George Galloway claims 'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

George Galloway claims 'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

George Galloway has said that Barack Obama knew what he needed to do as President but was too cowardly to achieve it

Government face landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

The Government is facing a landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia, after campaigners accused them of being complicit in Saudi atrocities

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Yemen's Houthi movement 'crash suicide boats into a Saudi warship, killing two people'

Yemen's Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship with 'suicide boat', killing two

Yemen's Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship with 'suicide boat', killing two

Yemen's Houthi movement have reportedly crashed suicide boats into a Saudi warship, killing two people and injuring three

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government after Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' comments

'If Boris Johnson doesn't represent the Government on foreign affairs, what's he for?' ask critics

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government over Saudi comments

The Foreign Secretary recently claimed the country was 'playing proxy wars' and 'abusing Islam' at a conference in Italy

Boris Johnson 'slapped down' by Downing Street over Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' claims

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

The Foreign Secretary claimed there wasn't enough leadership to stop proxy wars in the region

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy emerges as breakout star

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy steals the show

Nandy received universal praise for grilling Theresa May on Dame Lowell Goddard and the child sex abuse inquiry

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

American teacher abducted by gunmen in Yemen - reports

American teacher abducted by gunmen in Yemen - reports

Witnesses claim teacher was taken by armed men in civilian clothes, as they entered the school and forced the man into their car