Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Yemen War News Updates -- November 8, 2016

AFP: Yemen war death toll surpasses 7,000: WHO

Yemen's 20-month war has killed more than 7,000 people and wounded nearly 37,000, the World Health Organization said, as the UN envoy voiced alarm over the worsening humanitarian situation.

"More than 7,070 people have been killed and over 36,818 injured" as of October 25, the WHO said in a statement.

Another 21 million people are in need of urgent health services, the UN health agency said.

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Yemen War News Updates -- November 8, 2016

‘Yemen on brink of abyss’: Over 7,000 killed, 37k injured & 2.1mn displaced by conflict -- RT
Boat that attacked gas tanker off Yemen carried explosives: shipowner -- Reuters
Yemen troops kill six Al-Qaeda suspects outside port city -- Daily Star
Disease stalks Yemen as hospitals, clinics devastated by war: WHO -- Reuters
Yemen faces humanitarian disaster from crippled health infrastructure, says WHO -- DW
WHO: Half of Yemen's hospitals not fully functional after 18-month war -- UPI
Yemen Facing ‘Critical Shortages’ of Hospitals and Doctors, WHO Warns -- TIME
Yemen food crisis leaves millions at risk of starving -- CNN
UN Humanitarian Chief: Yemen 'One Step Away from Famine' -- VOA
Iran calls for a political solution to wars in Yemen, Syria -- AP
Saudi Arabia rejects responsibility for Yemen's woes -- BBC
Yemen “is one step away” from devastating famine, UN aid chief warns -- VICE News

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