Saudi-led coalition air raid shuts down Yemen's Sanaa airport - agency

15 November, 2017, 03:43 | Author: Oscar Goodwin
  • Saad al-Hariri

The resolution does not address whether USA support for the Saudi-led coalition in the conflict triggers the 1973 War Powers Resolution, which lawmakers are split over.

The fiery comments came even as Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen - those in areas not controlled by the rebels - after days of closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh. An elderly man had tucked a portrait of Shia rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi into his head wrap.

He said that a United Nations verification and inspection mechanism already in place could work with the Saudi-led coalition on implementing new procedures but that keeping ports closed in the interim was not viable. The Yemen war has killed thousands and brought the impoverished country to the brink of starvation, as the coalition continues to fight alongside the government against the Huthis and their ally, strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh.

The blockade "is complicating what is already a catastrophic situation", McGoldrick said. But the rebel-held Red Sea port of Hodeida remains closed.

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the UN Abdallah al-Mouallimi told reporters in NY on Monday that ports in government-controlled areas such as Aden, Mukalla and Mocha will be reopened, but demanded more rigorous checks at the Red Sea port of Hodeida.

Flights between Egyptian capital Cairo and Yemen's port city of Aden resumed after an 8-day hiatus, according to an official of Yemen's national flag carrier on Tuesday. The United Nations now lists Yemen as the world's number one humanitarian crisis, with 17 million people in need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation.

The U.N. children's agency UNICEF had only three weeks of vaccine supplies left in Yemen, and both UNICEF and the World Health Organization had shipments of essential medicines and vaccines blocked in Djibouti, McGoldrick said.



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