Yemen wedding party bombed by Saudi coalition, killing at least 20

23 April, 2018, 21:54 | Author: Cassandra Gardner
  • Yemenis check the damage in a power station in the aftermath of a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa

At least 20 people were killed and 40 others wounded in an air raid on a wedding party in Yemen, rescue teams told AFP on Monday (Apr 23).

The dead were mostly women and children - including the bride - who were gathered in one of the tents set up for the wedding party in the district of Bani Qayis, according to Khaled al-Nadhri, the top health official in the northern province of Hajja.

It said an unspecified number of children and women were among those killed, in addition to at least 30 children among the wounded.

The Saudi-led coalition which has been fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels said it was investigating the incident.

Senate Barrels Towards Showdown Over Pompeo Confirmation for State
A favorable report is very much in doubt as the committee's 10 Democrats have said they will oppose Pompeo, as has Republican Sen. According to the Senate historian, no secretary of state nominee has received an unfavorable committee vote going back to 1925.

The Houthis rebels allied with Iran, get a grip on much of Yemen, Sanaa, for example, capital.

This crime comes days after the threat of the coalition spokesman of the US-Saudi aggression, Turki al-Maliki, to launch more brutal strikes against the Yemeni people.

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes are behind 61% of all civilian casualties in Yemen's war, according to the United Nations human rights office.

The coalition of Arab countries has been waging a war on Yemen's Zaydi-Shia rebels known as Houthis, who control much of the north, to restore the internationally recognised government to power.

Romania will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
A USA official said the embassy would be located at a provisional site in Jerusalem that now houses a US consular section. Dragnea can not be Prime Minister of Romania because he was sentenced for buying votes.

"Attacks on residential areas and civilian targets and blocking the Yemeni people's access to global relief agencies and institutions are violations of humanitarian principles and rules".

Its bombs have killed hundreds of civilians at hospitals, schools and markets.

On October 7, 2015, another air raid killed 43 people at a wedding in Sanaban village in the Dhammar governorate in Yemen.

Celtics dominated by Bucks in Game 3, 116-92
Every time the C's threatened to get the deficit under 14, the Bucks battled back and hit shots. "Luckily it was only worth one". Eric Bledsoe , so disparaged for his two performances in Boston, came out firing and netted 17 points on 8-for-13 shooting.

Recommended:

  • Ederson urges City to finish with record-breaking flourish

    He sounded a solitary tongue-in-cheek note of caution, with two home games still to play against Huddersfield Town and Brighton. The only mar on the day for City was that their fans invaded the pitch at the end in celebration, with a flare being let off.
    Nicaragua: Ortega Scraps Pension Reforms After Deadly Protests

    Nicaragua: Ortega Scraps Pension Reforms After Deadly Protests

    Those remarks appeared to fan the flames, and soon afterward thousands of people spilled back into the streets in seven cities. Ortega said he had canceled the welfare-overhaul initiative. "We are in the streets asking for Ortega and his wife to go".
    Woman Suspected Of Killing Husband, Lookalike Caught After Nationwide Manhunt

    Woman Suspected Of Killing Husband, Lookalike Caught After Nationwide Manhunt

    Her identity was confirmed by officers and the vehicle she was using was towed and impounded "for forensic processing", Soto said. Riess is accused of stealing Hutchinson's vehicle , a white Acura TL with Florida license plate Y37TAA, before fleeing the state.
  • N25m, N12m SUV, N20m gifts… all Miracle's winnings from BBNaija

    N25m, N12m SUV, N20m gifts… all Miracle's winnings from BBNaija

    The privately educated Cee-C said she likes to learn new stuff and is an avid reader. "I really appreciate you all". Ossai made this known while congratulating the 2018 victor of Big Brother Nigeria Miracle Ikechukwu Igbokwe.
    Blue Jackets, Capitals look to take series lead

    Blue Jackets, Capitals look to take series lead

    I'm telling you: "We laid an egg". "We just did it in reverse order and it kinda feels like the bottom fell out, ya know?" For his part, Ovechkin notched a goal and an assist, while Evgeni Kuznetsov popped in a goal and two helpers.
    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed boundaries

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed boundaries

    Through her commitment to excellence in aviation, she has gained a national platform to give witness to her faith in Christ. Shrapnel hit the plane and passengers said they had to rescue a woman who was being blown out of a damaged window.
  • These Photos Show How Students Barricaded Themselves Against A School Shooter

    These Photos Show How Students Barricaded Themselves Against A School Shooter

    Forest High has an enrollment of more than 2000 pupils, as Stated by the National Center for Education Statistics. Students who saw anything related to the shooting were separated so they could be interviewed by investigators.
    Thanks to Tammy Duckworth, infants are now allowed on the Senate floor

    Thanks to Tammy Duckworth, infants are now allowed on the Senate floor

    Except, the old Senate rules would have made carrying out her responsibilities a logistical nightmare as a new mother. The Senate voted Wednesday to permit children under the age of one in the chamber while their parents cast votes.

    Wenger provides Cazorla update, hints at new contract

    I hope, at some stage, he'll sign it. 'I have not seen him since the League Cup final because he has gone back to make his rehab. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below.
  • European Union  'systematically & forensically annihilates' May's Irish border plans

    European Union 'systematically & forensically annihilates' May's Irish border plans

    It is likely now that the British government will have to concede that staying in the customs union is the only way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, as promised.
    Democratic Party Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy in New Lawsuit

    Democratic Party Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy in New Lawsuit

    Following his upset election win over Hillary Clinton in 2016, many wondered how Donald Trump was able to pull off the victory. It said the hack penetrated DNC computers and phone systems and extracted tens of thousands of documents and emails.
    Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

    Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

    The Pentagon said there was no USA military activity in that area "at this time". Syrian activists said more than 40 people were killed in the alleged attack.


Popular

Pep Guardiola gives 'heartfelt speech' to his Man City champions
No membership has completed it 4 occasions, Germany it is six occasions, however right here it is so sophisticated. He has provided six assists in the Premier League in 2017-18, his best ever return in a top-flight season.

Unruly passenger Tased on American Airlines fight
When Garcia still refused to walk off the plane, officers carried him out all while yelling at the officers and other passengers. A stun gun had little effect on him, possibly because it did not attach properly through his clothing, the arrest report said.

Sean Hannity Responds to Latest Fake News Attack
Hannity was widely criticized for not disclosing the relationship with Cohen on his program, where he blasted the investigation. Numerous properties were bought at discounts in 2013 after foreclosures, and others were bought with funding help from the U.S.

Watson's ton helps CSK score good win over RR
CSK racked up a mammoth total of 204/5 in their 20 overs, thanks to Watson's century, which was the second of this season's IPL. The franchisee was forced to leave their home turf due to protests over Cauvery river water dispute in Tamil Nadu.

In Sonia Gandhi's bastion, Amit Shah accuses Congress of maligning opponents
Perhaps now the Congress would tender its apology to the BJP President, Rai said. He said that his party will develop the constituency as much as possible.

Democratic Senate leader announces plans to introduce bill to 'decriminalize' marijuana
The law would maintain federal authority to regulate marijuana advertising the same way it does alcohol and tobacco. It's time we allow states, once and for all, to have the power to decide what works best for them.

German police defuse WW II bomb after evacuating central Berlin
During that period trains were unable to stop at the main railway station and vehicles were diverted away from the zone. "The detonator has been blown off in a controlled explosion", said Berlin police on Twitter, adding "#Goodjob guys".

Former Playboy model free to discuss alleged Trump affair after settlement
Karen McDougal attends Playboy's Super Saturday Night Party at Sagamore Hotel on February 6, 2010 in Miami Beach, Fla. Her lawsuit said American Media chairman David Pecker, a friend of Trump's, misled her into signing the contract.

No independent probe into Judge Loya's death case, SC says pleas 'scandalous'
Spokespersons Sambit Patra and Gaurav Bhatia addressed one of them, held immediately after the verdict was announced. Most Indians, including those in the BJP, instinctively understand the truth about Mr Amit Shah.

Raul Castro hands baton to Miguel for Revolution 2.O
Castro also gave a vision for Diaz-Canel's future, saying he believed Diaz-Canel would serve two five-year terms as president. The 57-year-old president says the country's leadership can not forget "for a second" its commitment to the people of Cuba .