Tag: UN

  • Charcoal funds terrorism

    Illegal activity rakes in millions. Charcoal Smuggling Finances Somali Terrorist Groups Terrorists are making over $7 million a year by smuggling charcoal illegally out of Somalia, according to estimates by the […]

  • Yemen ceasefire delay

    Skirmishes continuing. Hudaydah ceasefire delayed after clashes An “immediate ceasefire” in Yemen’s war will actually come into effect on 18 December, officials say, after the initial deal was followed by […]

  • Yemen truce agreed

    Breakthrough in peace talks. Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline […]

  • Yemen peace talks set

    Evacuation of Al Houthi fighters from capital seen as a confidence building measure. Yemen peace talks expected on Wednesday The Saudi-led coalition said it approved evacuating wounded Al Houthi fighters […]

  • Clashes in Hodeidah

    Fighting in Hodeidah broke out on Friday morning. Saudi coalition in Yemen attacks Sanaa sites, clashes in Hodeidah CAIRO/ADEN (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it attacked […]

  • More Iran ties to Houthis

    Will findings see increased pressure placed on Iran? UN panel finds further evidence of Iran link to Yemen missiles UNITED NATIONS: Yemen’s Huthi rebels are still arming themselves with ballistic […]

  • Keeping pirates at bay

    Training and capacity building pays off. UN says anti-piracy fund has boosted maritime security in Somalia The UN counter-piracy fund that has been in existence since 2011 has boosted maritime […]

  • Hodeida offensive continues

    Hopes for peace talks. Thousands flee key Yemeni port city as Hodeida offensive continues By Ali Al Mujahed and Sudarsan Raghavan SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of civilians continue to flee the strategic port city […]

  • Libya shuts oil ports

    Haftar handed control over to NOC in east of country. Four Libya oil ports closed amid corruption allegations Chris Stephen and Patrick Wintour Libya’s United Nations-backed National Oil Corporation (NOC) has closed […]

  • Hodeidah on hold

    Hopes talks will achieve something. Saudi-led coalition announces pause in Yemen offensive to let UN negotiate with Houthi rebels The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday it had halted its […]