Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Media captionYemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf states began their assault on Wednesday Yemen’s government has said it will not attack a port critical to aid efforts in the country, as its forces advance on the rebel-held city of Hudaydah. Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany said troops and militiamen, who are backed by […]

Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Media captionYemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf states began their assault on Wednesday Yemen’s government says its forces are not attacking the port of the rebel-held city of Hudaydah, the main entry point for aid to the war-torn country. “We are not planning to destroy the infrastructure,” Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany said. […]

Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Yemen war: Government forces ‘not attacking’ Hudaydah port

Media captionYemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf states began their assault on Wednesday Yemen’s government says its forces are not attacking the port of the rebel-held city of Hudaydah, the main entry point for aid to the war-torn country. “We are not planning to destroy the infrastructure,” Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany said. […]

King of Morocco orders country to bid for 2030 World Cup

King of Morocco orders country to bid for 2030 World Cup

King Mohammed VI of Morocco wants the nation to make a sixth bid to host the World Cup The King of Morocco has instructed his country to bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The announcement comes after the nation lost the vote to host the tournament in 2026 to the combined bid from USA, […]

World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah not in Egypt XI to face Uruguay

World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah not in Egypt XI to face Uruguay

Mohamed Salah (third left) scored 44 goals for Liverpool in all competitions in 2017-18 BBC coverage How to follow: Watch live on BBC One at 12:30 BST; listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Live Text Amr Warda (Egypt) wins a free kick in the […]

Yemen war: UN calls for vital port of Hudaydah to stay open

Yemen war: UN calls for vital port of Hudaydah to stay open

Image copyright EPA Image caption Pro-government forces are trying to wrest Hudaydah from Houthi rebels The UN Security Council has reiterated its call for the rebel-held Yemeni port of Hudaydah to remain open after urgent talks on the Saudi-backed offensive. However, the council rejected a call by member state Sweden for an immediate halt to […]

Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah

Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah

Image copyright EPA Image caption The assault began after Houthi rebels ignored a deadline to withdraw from Hudaydah Fierce fighting has been reported after pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, launched an offensive on the rebel-held city of Hudaydah, a key port for aid supplies. The United Arab Emirates confirmed of its […]

Syria war: OPCW says Sarin was used in March 2017 attack

Syria war: OPCW says Sarin was used in March 2017 attack

Image copyright Abd al-Munaf Faraj al-Saleh via Human Rights Watch Image caption A rescue worker sent Human Rights Watch a photo of a deformed yellow gas cylinder that he said hit the Latamina hospital roof on 25 March 2017 The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent Sarin and chlorine are very likely to […]

Five things Saudi women still can’t do

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