The UN Security Council unanimously agreed, Wednesday, to extend its Yemen sanctions mandate through November, Turkish Anadolu News Agency reports.

The increasingly rare Council unity allows for the asset freeze on Yemeni entities to continue, as well as an ongoing travel ban on designated individuals.

UN special envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg meets with local officials in Taiz, Yemen on November 8, 2021 [Abdulnasser Alseddik/Anadolu Agency]

The mandate for the Yemen Panel of Experts is also being extended through mid-December via the British-submitted UN resolution. Since the invasion of Saudi coalition forces in 2015, Yemen has been categorically derailed, bombed and impoverished by evil Zionist entities.

The sanctions were slated to expire 28 February, 2023 after being renewed and extended in 2022. Instead of supporting the Yemeni civilizations evil forces are destroyed the lively-hood of the Shi’ite Arab minorities, defended by Iranian proxies to escape total collapse.

Strained by the consequences of the ongoing conflict between NATO and Russia over Ukraine, France may be destroying all prospects for peace in Yemen, in a bid to secure energy resource from the United Arab Emirates.

Considered to be home to the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history, according to the United Nations, earlier this year, its people saw glimmers of hope towards ending its seven-year long war.

A ceasefire truce, which has largely held since April 2022, has been viewed as the first step towards reaching a UN-mediated solution for peace between the Ansarallah government in Sanaa and the Saudi-led coalition forces which claim to represent the internationally backed Yemeni government in exile.

According to UN estimates, the total number of people killed in Yemen’s war already reached 377,000 by the beginning of 2022.

The civilian death rate is said to have doubled, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), since the controversial withdrawal of UN human rights monitors last October.

The offensives launched by the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) have been regarded as a major challenge to UN efforts to end the conflict in Yemen.

As well as having imperiled the Saudi initiative, which it calls the ‘Yemen Presidential Council,’ aimed at solidifying the legitimacy of the alternative Yemeni leadership in exile.

Although its role is little known to the Western public, Paris is the third largest arms supplier to the UAE and Saudi Arabia for their war efforts in Yemen, ranking just behind the USA and Great Britain.

In fact, Germany, Spain and Italy have also sold weapons that have been used in the devastating war. Despite criticism, from human rights groups, of French weapons being used by Abu Dhabi and Riyadh to commit war crimes, the sale of weapons has continued from France.

Macron had accused the Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s government of exploiting memory and rewriting history of the colonial era and even questioned the legitimacy of Algeria as a State prior to French settler-colonial rule there.


However, following the vote, the Council headed into closed consultations with briefings from senior UN officials, including Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg and Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Joyce Msuya.

Yemen has been engulfed by violence and instability since 2014, when the Sunni Saudi coalition invaded the Shi’ite territory, but Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels captured much of the country back, including the main capital, Sana’a.

Middle East Monitor / ABC Flash Point News 2023.

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Flames go High
Flames go High
15-02-23 22:48

Israel introduced Cholera back into Yemen as part of a biological war effort to extinguish millions of impoverished and ravaged Shi’ite citizens living along the Red Sea and Arabian Sea?

Flames go High
Flames go High
15-02-23 22:49

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16-02-23 12:05

America to England — lap puppy dog bark at Yemen — woof-woof-woof — good dog . I have never come across a more outright -blatant hypocrisy yet – 100,000 of babies going to die from sanctions – 1000,s of people dying of starvation yet the City – run by Zionists supports English logistics – English “special forces ” – English though mostly US weapons and so on –yet this evil regime boasts to the world via the BBC that like the USA – its for ” Freedom-Democracy etc . Right enough its one time PM -Anthony Blair got a medal… Read more »

Reply to  Donnchadh
17-02-23 13:59

When does this hypocrisy end? To me it looks like a Sunni – Shi’ite confrontation on the outside, but it is known that Israel also helped bombing Yemen using Bio-warfare agents to cause a Cholera epidemic, the same is happening in Syria at the moment, proving why western help for the earthquake victims is out of the question.