Showing posts with label blockade. Show all posts
Showing posts with label blockade. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Qatari FM Dismisses Reported Saudi Threats over S-400 Deal

Saudi Threats over S-400 Deal
Qatar's foreign minister dismissed reports of threats of military action by Saudi Arabia over Doha's plans to acquire the Russian-made S-400 air defense system, saying Qatar's decision to buy weapons is a "sovereign" one.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

International flights to Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region resumes

autonomous Kurdistan region
Iraqi Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji on Wednesday announced that a months-long federal ban on international flights into and out of northern Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)-held region has officially been lifted.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Mogherini Says US Economic Blockade of Cuba 'Obsolete, Illegal'

US Economic Blockade of Cuba 'Obsolete, Illegal'
The economic "blockade" of Cuba is not a solution to the existing problems in relations between Havana and Washington, since it only diminshes the living standards of Cuban nationals, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has said.

Friday, December 15, 2017

North Korea vows to respond to any U.S. naval blockade

North Korea
Pyongyang pledged to deal with a possible U.S. plan to place a naval blockade that would prevent ships from leaving or entering North Korea, weeks after the plan was raised as an issue on Dec. 1.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Humanitarian flights land in rebel-held Yemeni capital after blockade lifted

At least four humanitarian flights on Saturday landed in the airport of Yemen's capital Sana'a
At least four humanitarian flights on Saturday landed in the airport of Yemen's capital Sana'a, which is controlled by Houthi rebels, two days after the Saudi Arabia-led coalition lifted a blockade imposed on the airport.

Yemeni Official Denies Reports about Aid Ships Arriving at Hudeida Seaport

Aid Ships Arriving at Hudeida Seaport
The director of Yemen’s Hudeida seaports Mohammad Abu Bakr Saqqaf stressed on Saturday that the continued closure of Hudeida seaport may lead to a humanitarian disaster, denying all the reports which mentioned that aid ships arrived at the Hudeida and Saleef seaports and accusing the command of the Saudi aggression of beguilement.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen airports, seaports within 24 hours

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen airports
Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shia rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab world's poorest country, days after closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Calls for Massive Rally against Saudi Blockade

Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Calls for Massive Rally
Yemen’s Supreme Political Council called on the people of the Arabian Peninsula country to participate in a massive rally in the capital on Monday to condemn the Saudi-led coalition’s blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the country.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Saudi Arabia Suspends Any Dialogue with Qatar

Saudi Arabia  Qatar
Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Persian Gulf dispute.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hamas Makes Demands as UN Chief Arrives in Gaza for Visit

Israel-Gaza borders
The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, welcomed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday by demanding he work to lift the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the strip and save it from a humanitarian crisis.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

HRW sounds alarm at Italy's anti-migrant mission

refugees and migrants italy
Human Rights Watch, the rights advocacy group, has given warning that Italy's naval mission to prevent refugees and migrants from setting sail from Libya for Europe could see Italy commit human-rights abuses.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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