Subscribe Free
in Defence

Saudi presents peace plan to end Yemen war

Posted 23 March 2021 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabia has presented a new peace initiative to end the war in Yemen. The initiative is receiving support from countries around the region plus the UN and the EU. Yemen's internationally recognised government has also welcomed the initiative to end the conflict.

The Kingdom has called for a nationwide ceasefire under UN supervision as well as the reopening of Sana’a airport, allowing fuel and food imports through Hodeidah port and restarting political negotiations between the Saudi-Backed government and the Iran-aligned Houthis according to Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, yesterday.
The Houthi rebels have demanded the lifting of an air and sea blockade which many observes say has led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, as their main pre-condition to any peace agreement. The Saudi coalition has resisted this in order to prevent weapons reaching the Houthi rebels who control the capital.

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud outlines the peace plan yesterday. (IMAGE: SPA)

Other Stories
Latest News

Airbus reports half-year 2021 results

Airbus has reported consolidated financial results for the half-year (H1) ended 30 June 2021.

TRAINING: Virtual Reality Trials looking to transform future Fast Jet Training

Ascent Flight Training, in collaboration with the MOD (it’s UK Military Flying Training System customer), is currently undertaking virtual reality trials at RAF Valley as part of the on-going development of innovative solutions for

Middle East cargo carriers see international volumes rise in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air cargo markets for June showing a 9.9% improvement on pre-COVID-19 performance (June 2019).

Qatar Airways engages with IATA on Environmental Sustainability Training

Qatar Airways has selected the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation Program offered in partnership between the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the University of Geneva.

Gulf Air reward a number of its front line staff

Gulf Air has rewarded a number of its front line staff in appreciation for their outstanding and exceptional services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TRAINING: India Gets Two AL-55I Engines for Combat Trainers

India’s home-made HJT-36 combat trainer aircraft inched closer towards final stage of certification tests after it received the AL-55I turbojet engines from Russia.

WDS SK2601090322
See us at
Aviation Africa 2021 BTOCAviation MENA 2022World Defence Show 2022DAS21_BT