Latest News for: Yemen money


Questions raised after US State Dept tweet about Shi’ite charity

The Jerusalem Post 13 Jun 2021
In response to the State Department tweet, Zehavi said that “we have seen connections between Al-Khoe’i foundation in London to money laundering for the Houthis in Yemen.” She went on to note that “there are connections between the foundation in the US and ...

US sanctions part of systematic plot meant to choke off Yemeni economy: Houthi

Press TV 11 Jun 2021
The US Treasury on Thursday slapped sanctions on a money network funding Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, claiming in a statement that “This network generates tens of millions of dollars in revenue from the sale of commodities, like Iranian petroleum, a significant portion of which ...

U.S. Treasury Shuffles Iranian Petroleum-Smuggling Sanctions List

The Maritime Executive 11 Jun 2021
The network transports Iranian-made fuel, petroleum products and other commodities to countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, Treasury said, and a large share of its proceeds go to the Houthi rebel group in northern Yemen ... As'ad allegedly also handles money transfers to the Houthi movement in Yemen.

Ansarullah leader meets Omani delegation as Saudis look for Yemen escape

Press TV 08 Jun 2021
The leader of the popular Ansarullah movement has met in Sana'a with an official delegation from Oman which is mediating for a face-saving Saudi exit from the Yemen quagmire ... The United Nations has repeatedly warned that millions of men, women and children in Yemen are facing famine, and appealed for more money to prevent it.

Where does the UK's foreign aid money go and how does it compare to the rest of the world?

ITV 07 Jun 2021
The government said at the time of the cut it would only be temporary but the Conservatives have been under pressure from some within their party to lower the amount of money spent on foreign aid for years ... It also spent around the same amount of money on humanitarian aid in conflict regions like Yemen, Syria and Bangladesh.

UK’s Johnson faces parliamentary rebellion over foreign aid cuts

Al Jazeera 07 Jun 2021
The top five countries receiving UK aid in 2019 were Pakistan, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Yemen and Nigeria, with almost all the money going to countries in Africa and Asia, according to official data published last September. Britain spent 1.5 billion pounds on humanitarian assistance mostly in Yemen, Syria and Bangladesh, government statistics showed.

Foreign aid: Charities criticise 'devastating' cuts ahead of G7

BBC News 06 Jun 2021
Families are going hungry and girls are missing school because of the UK's cuts to foreign aid spending, dozens of charities and academics have warned ... Overall, the top five countries receiving UK aid were Pakistan, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Yemen and Nigeria, with almost all the money going to countries in Africa and Asia ... Tory rebel vote ... .

Delayed UN mission to Yemen oil tanker hits cash crisis

The National 03 Jun 2021
The UN on Thursday said its mission to repair a decaying oil tanker stranded in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen is running out of money, blaming the Houthi rebel group for delays and rising costs ... At the UK's request, #UNSC are discussing the SAFER oil tanker off the coast of #Yemen.

‘LemonAid’ boys, seven, thirsty for more success after £100,000 charity campaign

Irish Independent 28 May 2021
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. The pair sell food and drink – including their own juice – from their stand in Seven Kings, east London, and also appeal for donations online.

The 2021 Fragile 15: Upheavals in a time of COVID

The New Humanitarian 27 May 2021
Yemen tops the list yet again, followed again by Somalia; South Sudan cedes third place to Syria – all of course home to some of the world’s gravest humanitarian crises ... Yemen ... Over more than six years of war, Yemen’s ongoing economic collapse was worsened by the impact of the pandemic, as the money from abroad that many people depend on dried up.

Carey Mulligan: Children ‘at risk from traffickers’ as UK delays funding for War Child charity

The National 26 May 2021
People gave money at a time that was extremely difficult and that was done with this promise that their money would go further ... War Child said it would use the money in countries such as Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq, Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

UK foreign aid cut: Where does it go and what is it used for?

BBC News 18 May 2021
The UK's temporarily cutting back money it gives to other countries, in a move which some charities say will harm poor communities around the world ... Overall, the top five countries receiving UK aid were Pakistan, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Yemen and Nigeria, with almost all the money going to countries in Africa and Asia.

OneCoin Ponzi Scheme Accused of Terrorist Financing

The Bitcoin News 17 May 2021
... Dubai International Airport by a private plane and in possession of a large sum of money ... Ignatova used accounts at Mashreq Bank to launder money for terrorist groups and made several bank transfers to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Yemen, which included terrorist organizations.

Women money changers in Djibouti keeping the informal economy moving

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
These women help refugees from Yemen, foreign traders or Ethiopian truck drivers exchange forex. The money changers are keeping the informal economy going ... They are looking for a little bit of a livelihood to help their families and they are helping us to exchange money", Faiza, a khat seller said.

Yemenis support Palestinian resistance

Press TV 12 May 2021
Meanwhile, Yemen's Supreme Political Council held a press conference in which it denounced the Israeli planned forced expulsions ... Yemen would work to raise money, he said, and will get prepared for any new development.