Sunday, September 25, 2016

Yemen War News Updates -- September 25, 2016

Reuters: Raids kill nine in central Yemen - medical official, residents

Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, a hospital manager and residents in the area told Reuters.

Abdul Malik Al-Sanani, the manager of the city's al-Thawra Hospital, told Reuters: "Nine civilians were killed, and another nine were wounded, treated and discharged from the hospital."

Residents said the nine dead in the attack on several areas of the city and its outskirts included three children and their parents.

A spokesman for the Saudi-led alliance of Arab countries could not immediately be reached for comment.

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Yemen War News Updates -- September 25, 2016

Coalition forces kill Houthi general on Saudi-Yemen border: sources -- Reuters
Tehran raps Riyadh for relentless airstrikes on Yemeni civilian -- Tehran Times
Saudi Arabia kills 32 civilians in Yemen airstrikes launched two days before Obama vetoed bill that would allow families to sue US ally for causing 9/11 as Senate passes $1.15bn arms deal -- Daily Mail
US Congress Rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen -- Human Rights Watch
Rights groups urge international investigation into Yemen war crimes -- Jurists
Despite 10,000 civilian casualties in Yemen — 13 per day — U.S. reaffirms support for Saudi Arabia -- Salon
UK accused of blocking UN inquiry into claim of war crimes in Yemen -- The Guardian
Over 300 Civilians Killed in Yemen Since Early August Ceasefire Ended --
Yemen's ‘Forgotten War’ Intensifies After Saudi-Led Air Strike in Al Hudaydah -- Global Voices
Yemen plans U.N. complaint over Iran weapons transfers: minister -- Reuters
With international support, a ‘new Yemen’ will emerge from catastrophic war, President tells UN -- UN News Centre
Yemen's president at UN hits out at Iran -- AFP

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