The UAE would continue its efforts until peace prevailed across Yemen.
The designation of the Iran-backed Houthi militia as a terrorist group by the Arab Parliament is an appropriate step and the United Nations should certainly not hesitate to take similar action. The endless atrocities and crimes against the Yemeni people being committed by the Houthi militias make them deserve the tag.
The atrocities committed by the Houthi militants against the Yemeni people need to end. It is very distressing to know that even humanitarian aid is not reaching the Yemenis because the militias are looting the aid even before it reaches the needy (‘Houti attack on Saudi airport wound 9 civilians,’ July 3, Gulf Today).
The United Arab Emirates has topped a list of donor countries contributing to the United Nation’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, YHRP 2019.
Theresa May never seemed to appreciate the importance of tempo in politics. She was not good at surprising, disrupting and confusing her opponents. Boris Johnson has learned from her mistakes.
What happens to a democracy when people stop talking to one another about what matters to them and the country? When people are afraid to speak their minds because they fear the personal blowback likely to come their way? Or worse,
The other day I saw a report of an airstrike hitting a medical facility in Idlib, killing a paramedic and an ambulance driver. Not a legitimate military target, but a medical facility. Then, shortly after, an airstrike hit again.