World facing largest humanitarian crises, UN says

The United Nations has revealed that the world is facing its largest humanitarian crises since the UN was established in 1945 with more than 20 million people in four countries at risk of starvation and famine. According to a UN humanitarian chief, about 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria face starvation…

Houthi rebels free 2 American citizens held captive in Yemen

Two Americn citizens who were held captive by Houthi rebels in Yemen have been freed in Oman as part of an agreement negotiated by the State Department. The deal by the US State Department and Houthi rebels saw some of the injured victims from a Saudi airstrike in Yemen last week that killed 150 people…

140 people feared dead as Saudi jets bombard funeral in Yemen 

A funeral at a community hall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa turned bloody after Saudi-led warplanes struck, killing more than 140 mourners according to local health officials cited by the United Nations. The attack on mourners at the funeral reception, attended by military and intelligence officials of Houthi led-government, prompted a strong rebuke from Washington,…

Muslim world should unite to punish Saudi ‘crimes’ -Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is calling on the Muslim world to unite and punish the government of Saudi Arabia over the country’s handling of hajj pilgrimage. “Regional countries and the world of Islam should take coordinated actions to resolve problems and punish the Saudi government,” he told a cabinet meeting, according to the IRNA state…