Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5-bn aid to Yemen

Shuai Mohammed Mghboul displays fragments of a missile in the northern town of Abs Yemen. In the air campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies against Yemen’s Shiite rebels rights experts say there has been a pattern by the

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He called on United Nations to intensify the inspection and investigation mechanism and assign its center in Djibouti to prevent the Iranian backed Houthi militias from continuing smuggling of weapons and military hardware into Yemen.

Last week, the United Nations announced that the number of the Yemenis who are dependent on assistance has risen to 22.2 million. On Friday the German government announced it would stop supplying weapons to any country involved in the conflict.

"A generation of children is growing up in suffering and deprivation", OCHA said. The meeting would mobilise the urgent resources required to address the critical situation and provide the requirements of the current phase in coordination with the Yemeni Government and regional and global partners, including King Salman Relief Center, the United Nations and its humanitarian and development agencies, through the OIC humanitarian action coordination mechanism.

The Canadian government and Canadian industry profit from military sales to the Saudis - primarily through its $15-billion sale of weaponized armoured vehicles to Riyadh.

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Hishammuddin Hussein says there are no plans for Malaysia to send troops to engage in warfare in Yemen.

Worst affected by the worst man-made humanitarian crisis of current times are the country's children. Canadian-made combat vehicles have been photographed and filmed being deployed by the Saudis in the fighting in Yemen.

Southern Yemeni separatists declared a state of emergency in the port city of Aden on Sunday and vowed to overthrow the internationally recognised government, the group said, in a move that puts the two allies on a collision course.

Saudi Arabia said in a statement that the funds would be deposited in Yemen's Central Bank to help address the "deteriorating economic situation faced by the Yemeni people".

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It also focuses on needs of internally displaced people, returnees and host communities in a more sustainable manner and on working with national institutions.

More than 9,200 people have been killed in Yemen since March 2015, when the Saudi-led military coalition intervened in the war.

The war's heavy toll on civilians has always been a sore point with members of Congress, triggering threats to block U.S. assistance to the coalition including refueling of jets and limited intelligence support.

In addition to humanitarian funding, Mr. Anderson urged Canada to support a peace process in Yemen by pressuring all parties to find a solution to the crisis.

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