Blockade of Yemen
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- Wikipedia article
- Stop Starving Yemen (The Blockade) - Campaign by Dan Glazebrook
- Yemen War Mosaic - Saudi Blockade (cp2a)
- See also Red sea coast battle for Hodeidah
- US Carrier, Warships Head to Yemen to Join Naval Blockade - Jason Ditz, Antiwar.com, April 20, 2015
- Saudi-led naval blockade leaves 20m Yemenis facing humanitarian disaster - Julian Borger, Guardian, June 15, 2015
- Britain’s Royal Navy has liaison officers working with their Saudi counterparts, and they have been trying to urge a more targeted, intelligence-driven, approach to stopping a much smaller number of ships, so far with limited effect...A Foreign Office spokesman said the UK “urges the coalition to quickly move to targeted naval interdictions of incoming commercial ships”.
- Saudi Arabia agrees to re-open key Yemen port of Hodeidah - Guardian, December 21, 2017
- Yemen's lifeline Hodeidah port still stifled by 'de facto blockade' - Al Araby, March 25, 2018
- Presser that appeals for immediate lift for Saudi ban in fuel - PressTV, October 4, 2019
- Oil Minister Calls On Int’l Community To Release Oil Ships, Warns Of Humanitarian Disaster - Saba, October 6, 2019
- Yemen’s Gov't Stresses Adherence to Collect Oil Imports Duties - Yemen Online, October 13, 2019
- Yemen’s legitimate government affirmed in a letter sent to the United Nations that it sticks to its decision to collect customs duties and taxes on fuel imports to the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah port.
- Yemeni Coastguard: Saudi-led Aggression Takes Arbitrary Measures against Shipping Companies in Yemeni Waters - Al Masirah, December 4, 2019
- Protesters in Sana’a Demand Release of Ships Seized by Saudi-Led Coalition - Tasnim, March 28, 2020
- ‘Paralysing a nation’: Evidence emerges of Royal Navy’s complicity in Saudi-led sea blockade of Yemen - Phil Miller, Declassified UK, JUly 7, 2020
US Designation of Ansarallah as terrorist organization, Jan 2021
- US to designate Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization - CNN, January 11, 2021
- Yemenis fear cuts to imports, remittances after U.S. blacklists Houthis - Reuters (Mirrored Devdiscourse), January 14, 2021
- Blowback: Trump’s Sanctions on Yemen Are Already Backfiring - Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mint Press, January 28, 2021
- US moves to end terror designation of Yemen Huthis - AFP February 6, 2021 (Dhaka Tribune)
- Security Council Extends 2014 Sanctions Imposed on Those Threatening Security, Stability in Yemen, Adopting Resolution 2511 (2020) - ReliefWeb, February 25, 2021
- Tag (YPC) - Yemen Extra
- YPC statement April 22, 2020:
- The Yemeni Oil Company reiterates its assertion that the aggression coalition continued to detain (16) oil ships with a total tonnage of (387,009) tons, arbitrarily and for varying periods, with a maximum of - for ships currently in detention - for a period of 42 days, while the period of arbitrary detention in previous cases reached Up to nearly five months, in clear violation of the provisions of the International Convention on Human Rights, the rules of international humanitarian law, and all applicable laws and customs, as well as its permanent disregard for the substance and goals of the Sweden Agreement, which emphasized in its entirety the necessity of facilitating the access of basic materials and humanitarian aid to the port of Hodeidah And It meets the needs and aspirations of the Yemeni people.
- This fact also contradicts what was stated in the briefings of the UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, before the Security Council, on January 16, 2020, and on October 22, 2019, during which he claimed that the fuel ships entered Hodeidah port without any obstacles.
- The aggression coalition continues to block the Yemeni citizens through maritime piracy that aims to impede the arrival of oil derivative ships, domestic gas, food, medicine and other urgent needs to the port of Hodeidah, despite the completion of these ships for all procedures of examination and auditing in Djibouti through the United Nations Verification and Inspection Mechanism (UNIVM), And obtaining international permits confirming that the load matches the conditions stipulated in the concept of operations of the verification and inspection mechanism.
- Detail facility attached to the seized quantities and ships.
- YPC statement May 9, 2020
- The Yemeni Oil Company renews its assertion that the aggression coalition continues to detain (12) oil ships with a total tonnage of (326,220) tons of petroleum products arbitrarily and for varying periods, reaching its maximum for ships currently held for 53 days...Detail facility attached with seized quantities and ships.
- No oil entering Hodeidah for 38 days so far due to Saudi blockade - HodHod Yemen News Agency, February 9, 2021
- Yemen lost over $28mn in 2020 by Saudi detention of fuel tankers - ABNA, February 21, 2021
- Even ambulances are waiting in queues because the oil crisis caused by US seizure of oil ships - Bin Ghaleb (Twitter) March 1, 2021
- Yemen Petroleum Company accuses US of causing more deaths by holding oil ships in act of piracy - Morning Star, January 10, 2022
Port of Hodeidah: Seizures, Allegations
- Arab Coalition: The Iranians supplied the Houthis with weapons and missiles through the port of Hodeidah - Pi News, January 8, 2022
- Coalition to continue peace efforts despite Houthi aggression: Spokesman - Arab News, January 9, 2022
- Iran’s IRGC is planning piracy off Yemen’s coast, according to the coalition. - Daily Niile, January 9, 2022
- Saudi coalition shows footage from US film as 'evidence' of Houthi missile sites - The Cradle, January 11, 2022
- Saudi-led Coalition Calls Its Missile Footage Scandal ‘Marginal Error’ - Southfront, January 13, 2022
Iranian ship Saviz
- Saudis Rescue Injured Iranian Sailor From Covert Mothership Supporting Yemeni Rebels - The Drive, June 5, 2019
- Iranian Covert Operations ship Saviz still monitoring Red Sea - Covert Shores, July 7, 2019
- Iranian Spy Ship Commands Strategic Position on Vital Oil Route - HI Sutton, October 20, 2020
- Iranian 'spy ship' damaged by explosion in Red Sea - BBC News, April 7, 2021
- ImageSat Intl August 6, 2021 - SI reveals the new #Iranian floating front base in the #RedSea: #BEHSHAD (MMSI: 422036200),
- BEHSHAD Turns off AIS 25 days ago - Cyber Shafarat, August 6, 2021
- Iran Quietly Replaced Spy Ship Damaged In April's Mine Attack, Say Reports - International Business Times, August 9, 2021
See talk page for more on Covid 19 in Yemen
- Houthis Vow Retaliation As Saudi Naval Blockade Sparks Fresh Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen - Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mint Press News, October 11, 2019
- Nearly 18 million people do not have enough food to eat, and the malnourished are even more susceptible to disease. Vaccines used to prevent the further spread of the myriad diseases gripping Yemen are also at risk, as the specialized storage facilities used to maintain the specific temperatures needed to assure their effectiveness go without electricity.
- In WWII-Era Fashion, the Saudi-led Coalition is Weaponizing Disease in Yemen - Ahmed Abdul Kareem, Mint Press, November 22, 2019
- Yemen facing hidden cholera crisis as COVID cases set to peak in coming weeks – Oxfam - ReliefWeb, July 28, 2020
Floods - July, August 2020
- Yemen: Torrential floods wreak havoc in war-stricken country - Relief Web, July 27, 2020
- Yemen flash floods kill 17, including eight children: Health officials - Al Arabiya, August 4, 2020
- 17 killed in Yemen storms - Accuweather, August 5, 2020
- 172 die in recent rainfall, floods in Yemen, report - Debriefer, August 12, 2020
- Gulf Coalition Operations in Yemen (Part 3): Maritime and Aerial Blockade - Nadav Pollock and Michael Knights, The Washington Institute, March 25, 2016
- Gulf leaders have convinced Western navies to assist the interdiction campaign, leveraging a decade of joint exercises...
- Saudi Arabia’s Naval Blockade on Yemen Increases Animosity Towards the United States - Jordan Abu Sirriya, November 6, 2018
- Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Is About to Get Worse - Daniel Larison, American Conservative, October 11, 2019
- Starving Yemen - Charles Pierson, CounterPunch, April 16, 2021