In Yemen, fierce clashes in the last major northern stronghold for the internationally recognized government could mark a turning point in the deadly six-year conflict.
The oil-rich city of Marib is now at the center of a military escalation by Iran-backed Houthi rebels attempting to extend their control of the country further east with a devastating campaign of drone and missile attacks on both Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi-backed government forces say US president Joe Biden’s decision to reverse Trump’s widely criticized designation of the Houthis as a terrorist group has only emboldened the rebel group.
CNN’s Nic Robertson gained access to Marib’s frontline, where the battle for control in the ancient desert city is raging on.
‘LemonAid’ boys from London thirsty for more success after £100,000 charity campaign raises money for the people of war-torn Yemen - and helping residents of Gaza is their next objective.Best friends Ayaan Moosa and Mikaeel Ishaaq set up their homemade lemonade initiative – dubbed “Lemonade for Yemen-Aid” – last year to raise money for the people of Yemen and soon went viral around the world.
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The White House acknowledged it will not meet President Joe Biden's goal of delivering at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose to 70% of U.S. adults by Independence Day. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
The world's first electric powerboat racing championship will feature craft influenced by birds flying low over water. E1 series organisers have unveiled the new design of the electric 'RACEBIRD' powerboat. Organisers say the vessel is inspired by nature and birds flying low over the water and features an outboard motor, enclosed safety canopy and hydrofoil technology. The inaugural season is scheduled to take place in earl 2023 with Saudi Arabia to be one of the considered race locations.
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CNN has collected dozens of accounts that detail the alleged detention and deportation of Uyghurs at China’s request in three major Arab countries: Egypt, the UAE and Saudi Arabia. China, Egypt, the UAE and Saudi Arabia have not responded to CNN’s requests for comment. CNN’s Jomana Karadsheh reports.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to welcome President Joe Biden to Cornwall, England, for a bilateral meeting where the pair will discuss a new “Atlantic Charter.” CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.
During US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Ramallah in the West Bank, he met several political leaders as well as what were billed as representatives of Palestinian Civil Society. Among them was Issa Amro, a human rights campaigner from the West Bank town of Hebron. He speaks to CNN’s Nic Robertson about his talk with Blinken.
Democrat Helen Butler and Republican Baoky Vu, who have stood up to former President Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, are both being removed from their roles on election boards in Georgia after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a law that allows the GOP to appoint members to local election boards.