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20 July 2015
26 June 2015
Yemenis welcomed their first day of Ramadan, the holy Muslim month of fasting, with more airstrikes from Saudi Arabia. Noon Arabia highlights the tragedy Yemen is going through this month.
15 June 2015
8 June 2015
3 May 2015
Thousands of Yemenis found themselves stranded abroad when Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition started pounding their country. Noon Arabia shares some of the stories of those who escaped.
30 April 2015
Under the hashtag #YemenInNumbers, Yemeni student Ruba Aleryani has creatively presented Yemen's catastrophe in eye catching and simple infographics. Noon Arabia shares this selection of tweets which highlight the tragedy.
29 April 2015
Thousands of Yemenis are stranded abroad, unable to return home, since Saudi-led coalition forces started bombing the country on March 26. Another 300,000 are internally displaced in Yemen.
27 April 2015
Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.
25 April 2015
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as a result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, according to UNICEF. The number is likely to rise.
23 April 2015
Newspaper Vatan Emrooz published on its front page a caption that read, "Operation 'Hurricane Certainty' ends after 27 days of crime and infanticide without achieving any of its goals."
22 April 2015
Besides private homes, five hospitals, 15 schools, the three main national airports, and some power stations have been destroyed.
21 April 2015
Saudi Arabia announced today that it is ending its airstrikes on Yemen after “achieving its military goals.” Netizens have started a countdown and bombs continue to fall
Electricity, Food and Fuel Shortages Increase Suffering of Yemenis as Saudi-Coalition Bombs Continue to Fall
Even before this war, Yemen was facing a large-scale humanitarian crisis: 15.9 million people – or 61 per cent of its people required humanitarian aid at the end of 2014.
19 April 2015
The UN estimates around 150,000 people have been displaced, and the World Health Organisation reports 767 people had been killed and more than 2,900 wounded in less than a month.
16 April 2015
Gulf Arab countries are stepping up the war on anti-war activists in the region. Both Kuwait and Bahrain have jailed activists for speaking up against the Saudi-led war on Yemen.
14 April 2015
Pakistan could pay a high cost for its "contradictory and ambiguous" stance towards the Saudi-led war on Yemen, warns a UAE minister on Twitter.
11 April 2015
Hail to the Yemeni coffee bean, rebels and airstrikes be damned.
5 April 2015
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.
2 April 2015
Over 60 per cent of Yemenis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Yet the humanitarian aspect of the war doesn't seem to matter nor make headlines in mainstream media.