Resumption of international flights at Al-Rayyan Airport in Hadramout
Al-Rayyan International Airport resumed its activity in the field of foreign flights by organizing flights from Al-Rayyan Airport to the city of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Secretary-General of the Arab League calls for assisting Yemenis
(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
China to issues treasury bonds worth $108 billion
Chin announced that it is going to issue treasury bonds for three-year-term with total cost ¥ 750 billion about $108 billion to support its economy.
Argentina wins the 2022 World Cup after defeating France
The Argentine national team was crowned champion of the Qatar World Cup 2022 after defeating its French counterpart, by penalty shootouts, by four goals to two in the match that brought them together, this evening, Sunday, at Lusail Stadium, after the end of the original and extra time, in a positive tie with three goals for both teams.
User Name: Password:
UN's Lowcok says Houthis declined to authorize the UN to access mills
[07/02/2019 07:01]

NY-SABA
The UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs said the Houthis (Ansar Allah in his words) denied the UN access to the mills in Hodeidah know as the Red Sea Mills.

In a statement on the situation in Yemen on February 7, he said: "To date, forces affiliated with Ansar Allah have declined to authorize the United Nations to cross front lines into Government-controlled areas to access the mills."

He said he was "deeply concerned that the United Nations has been unable to access the Red Sea Mills in Hodeida since September 2018. Enough grain to feed 3.7 million people for a month has sat unused and possibly spoiling in silos at the mills for more than four months, while nearly 10 million people across the country remain just a step away from famine. No-one gains anything from this: but millions of starving people suffer."

He said that "last month, two silos were hit by mortar shells landing in the compound of the mills, which is located in an area controlled by the Government of Yemen. The resultant fire destroyed some of the grain – probably enough to feed hundreds of thousands of people for a month These events are to be deplored."

He added that access to the mills grows ever more urgent as time passes and the risk of spoilage to the remaining grain increases."

"Discussions continue with all parties, and I appreciate the genuine efforts that have been made on all sides to find a solution. But it remains elusive. I implore all parties, in particular Ansar Allah affiliated groups, to finalize an agreement and facilitate access to the mills in the coming days."

He said that the United Nations and its humanitarian partners "are scaling up to reach 12 million people with emergency food assistance, which is a 50 per cent increase over 2018 targets. In December, the World Food Programme reached more than 10 million people – a record achievement."

" We can save huge numbers of people, most of them in areas controlled by Ansar Allah. But we need more help to do that from the authorities who control these areas."


Resumption of international flights at Al-Rayyan Airport in Hadramout
Removing 4615 landmines from Yemeni provinces in February
Yemen, Philippines discuss coordinating positions between them
President al-Alimi confirms independence of Judiciary
Basohaib meets UNICEF dep. representative and an official at the National Democratic Institute
Government very keen to establish peace, promote tolerance culture, says minister
President al-Alimi holds a meeting with Defense Minister, Commanders of Fourth Military Region
Deputy FM discusses with Turkish Ambassador ways to enhance bilateral relations
Ambassador Al-Saadi appreciates the UK's support for Yemen
Foreign Minister says joint collaboration with international organization very important

About Saba News Agency | Usage Agreement | Contact Us