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35 Houthi fighters killed by govt. forces within 24 hours 

35 Houthi fighters killed by govt. forces within 24 hours 

ADEN, Nov. 04 (Press Shia) – Up to 35 fighters of the Shia Houthi group were killed and 19 others wounded during intense gun battles with pro-government Yemeni forces across the southwestern province of Taiz within one day, a military commander told Xinhua.Military units loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni government launched military operations against Houthis in many areas of Taiz province,...

Yemen faces largest cholera epidemic in world

Yemen faces largest cholera epidemic in world

MOSCOW, Aug. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of suspected cholera cases in war-ravaged Yemen has reached half a million since the start of the ongoing civil war in 2015 between the internationally-recognized Yemeni government and a collection of rebels led by the Shiite Houthis.The civil conflict, which intensified when a...

UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

WASHINGTON, Jul. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – UNICEF, WFP and WHO called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen.Three United Nations agencies — UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — in a joint statement called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen...

Yemen cholera deaths expected to double by end of year

Yemen cholera deaths expected to double by end of year

MOSCOW, Jul. 25 (Press Shia) – The forecast for Yemen’s cholera epidemic looks grim, as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that by the end of 2017 the number of cholera cases will double, reaching 600,000.President of ICRC Peter Maurer called the massive outbreak "alarming and growing" on Sunday while on a five-day visit to the country. Zee News...

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

NEW YORK, Jul. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula.According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 13,609 civil victims have been recorded since March, 2015, including 5,000 fatal...

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen's Deputy Minister of health in an exclusive interview with Press Shia Agency said Yemen blockade prevents delivery of humanitarian aid and intl. aid only provides for 15% of the needs of the war-stricken country.Following 800 days of the outbreak of brutal attacks by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemen, its women, children and civilians remain under...

Cholera infects more than 300k in Yemen, claims 1,700 lives

Cholera infects more than 300k in Yemen, claims 1,700 lives

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Red Cross has reported that the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached a rampant pace of growth, with more than 300,000 cases suspected in the war torn nation of 25 million.The International Committee of the Red Cross said that the cholera epidemic, which is growing by 7,000 new cases every day in just a fraction of the country,...

Cholera disease widespread in Yemen

Cholera disease widespread in Yemen

TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman of the Yemeni Health Ministry Abdul Hakim al-Kahlani said cholera disease was rife in his country with intruders being the main cause.Following 800 days of the outbreak of brutal attacks by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemen, its women, children and civilians remain under the most severe attacks and economic siege against the silence of...

Intl. community ignores Yemenis cry for help

Intl. community ignores Yemenis cry for help

TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman of the Yemeni Health Ministry Abdul Hakim al-Kahlani said cholera disease was rife in his country with intruders being the main cause.Following 800 days of the outbreak of brutal attacks by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemen, its women, children and civilians remain under the most severe attacks and economic siege against the silence of...

Yemen in need of immediate action on famine, humanitarian crisis

Yemen in need of immediate action on famine, humanitarian crisis

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi urged international bodies to seek solution for sever famine and humanitarian crisis in Yemen.“Yemeni people are living in a very tough condition and lasting war and surrender has led to sever famine in the country,” Ghasemi said noting the recent developments in the country and the intensified humanitarian crisis. ...