Tag: UN

  • Hodeidah assault begins

    Huge concerns for shipping, aid agencies. Yemen war: Saudi-backed forces begin assault on Hudaydah port Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah, which […]

  • UN sanctions smugglers

    Militia leaders named on list. UN sanctions for people smugglers in Libya in global first The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating […]

  • Shelling in Hodeidah

    Fears assault on port would worsen humanitarian crisis. Saudi-led warships shell Houthi controlled sites on Yemen’s western coast Warships of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition shelled several sites controlled by Houthi […]

  • UN talks on Hodeidah

    Could political move stop attack? U.N. Yemen envoy in talks with Houthis to cede Hodeidah port: sources ADEN (Reuters) – The U.N. Yemen mediator is in talks with the Houthi […]

  • UN smuggler sanctions paused

    UN move to sanction smugglers on hold. Russia put UN sanctions on Libya human-trafficking leaders on hold Russia has delayed a western proposal for a UN Security Council committee to […]

  • Yemen inspections increased

    Tanker incident still being investigated. UN intensifies inspection of aid ships to Yemen The United Nations is beefing up its inspections of ships bringing humanitarian aid to Yemen to ensure […]

  • NK and the Horn

    Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia maintain covert military ties with Pyongyang, despite UN sanctions. North Korea’s Military Partners in the Horn of Africa By¬†Samuel Ramani On November 14, 2017, a UN […]

  • Vessel seized by S. Korea

    Ship seized following STS ops. North Korea: South seizes ship amid row over illegal oil transfer South Korea has revealed it seized a Hong Kong-registered ship last month suspected of […]

  • Libya, Italy in migrant move

    No details were given on the location of the centre and how it would operate.¬† Libya and Italy bid to stop flow of migrants Aidan Lewis Libya’s UN-backed government yesterday […]

  • Yemen sees ports reopen

    Closures condemned internationally. Yemen sees ports reopen Saudi Arabia has reopened some ports in Yemen a week after the Saudi-led military coalition battling the Houthi movement there announced a temporary […]