The defense minister of Yemen’s National Salvation Government said Saudi Arabia and its allies, which are waging a devastating military campaign against his country, can no longer determine the course of action since it is now the Yemeni Army troops and fighters from allied Popular Committees that have the upper hand and are in a dominant position.
Iran criticized the United Nations for failing to include Saudi Arabia and Israel in its blacklist of parties violating minors’ rights during conflicts, calling on the world body to adopt a non-discriminatory approach in naming and shaming child-killer regimes.
Two-thirds of countries classified as “not free” because of their dire record on human rights and civil liberties have received weapons licensed by the UK government over the past decade, new analysis reveals.
International rights groups and organizations, including Amnesty International, lambasted Saudi Arabia for executing a Shia youth over alleged participation in peaceful protests against the regime in Riyadh when he was a minor.
Iran ruled out a “preliminary agreement” within the format of the ongoing Vienna talks, saying there would be only one agreement encompassing all aspects of measures that need to be taken to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.