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Saudi-led coalition takes the oil, lives of Yemenis

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The coalition of aggression and its mercenaries continue to detain nine other oil tankers with more than 39,000 tons of gasoline and 123,000 tons of diesel.

The Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) on Wednesday confirmed the arrival of a ship carrying a small amount of oil derivatives to the port of Hodeidah.

“DISTYA PUSHTI vessel has arrived, carrying 9,951 tons of gasoline and 11 thousand  tons of diesel to the port of Hodeidah,” the company said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.

The statement noted that the ship was detained at sea by the coalition  of aggression for 55 days.

Minister in the Salvation Government revealed the expected mass executions of thousands of Yemenis in Sana’a and a number of governorates. He stressed that their death is inevitable within hours and at most a few days.

“Death is threatening the lives of thousands of patients,” said Dr. Taha al-Mutawakil, health minister. “The Saudi coalition deliberately kills the Yemeni people by detaining oil derivatives tankers,” he said.

Minister al-Mutawakil said in an interview with Al-Mayadeen TV on Sunday night: “The operations and intensive care departments in a number of hospitals are about t

Rights activists in Marib province have reported looting of oil from the Safar sector, carried out by a private company belonging to General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar and leaders of the al-Islah party ( Yemeni branch of Muslim Brotherhood), in conjunction with the exposure of similar looting from the same parties to the oil of Shabwah and Hadhramaut provinces.

On Tuesday, human rights activist Hamza Abdullah al-Muradi published information that “Petro Energy Yamen, owned by General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, transports tens of thousands of liters of gasoline a week without paying for it or taxes due.”

The director of oil facilities in Hodeidah told Almasirah, on Tuesday, that no tankers have arrived at the ports of Hodeidah and have not yet been informed of any information related to this issue. The forces of aggression continue for two months in the detention of oil tankers licensed by the United Nations, which threatens to a near humanitarian disaster.

Public and private sectors of various kinds have sounded the alarm due to the piracy of aggression forces in the detention of oil derivatives ships, while the United Nations remained silent about the practices of aggression forces that threaten the lives of the Yemeni People of all ages and groups.

In this Oct. 1, 2018, photo, a malnourished boy sits on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. The UN agencies are warning that at least 3.5 million others might slip into the pre-famine stage. Malnutrition, cholera, and other epidemic diseases like diphtheria ravaged through the displaced and the impoverished communities. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Mercenaries of the US-Saudi aggression On Tuesday prevented a UN food convoy from entering the besieged Ad-duraimi city for the second day, less than a kilometer from the district.

According to our correspondent in Hodeidah, the UN aid convoy, accompanied by the Deputy Head of the World Food Program (WFP), the UNHCR Protection Officer and the WHO Emergency Officer in Hodeidah, the mercenaries of the aggression prevented it from arriving the besieged Ad_Duraimi residents.

For his part, the Governor of Hodeidah Mohammed Ayyash Qahim shouldered the United Nations for its silence on this crime and the consequent disasters that will affect the besieged Ad-duraimi residents. Qahim said that ‘the Mercenaries of the aggression would not have dared to prevent the UN convoy had it not been for the suspicious identification with the forces of aggression.”

Hodeidah governor, Mohammed Qahim, called on the United Nation to stop its indifference and its weak position regarding the continued detention of oil tankers and preventing them from entering Hodeidah ports.

“The United Nations did not even condemn the ongoing siege imposed by the aggression on the ports of Hodeidah,” Qahim told Almasirah.

Qahim pointed out that the coalition of aggression is stronger than the international institutions and it is running and this is understood through the continued siege on the ports of Hodeidah.

President Mahdi Al-Mashat reiterated on Sunday his warning to the aggression forces from ignoring the peace initiative which was announced less than a month ago, saying, “In this context, we remind the officials in the neighborhood that although we appreciate the positive statements, but we are still waiting for actions.”
In the 56th anniversary of the October 14 Revolution, Al-Mashat warned for the second time not to continue detaining ships, because this arbitrary measure disregard the suffering of the Yemeni People, stressing that the continued detention of ships may lead to serious developments inconsistent with recent efforts for peace in Yemen and the region. The President affirmed that he will continue to work on what was mentioned in his previous speeches on the occasion of the 21st and 26th of September revolutions, confirming to continue to put into effect until further notice.

The UN Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen confirmed that the economic and military siege imposed on Yemen by the coalition had devastating effects and produced the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.

 

The recent report of the Group of Eminent Experts showed that access restrictions imposed by the coalition, such as the naval blockade and the closure of Sana’a International Airport, both contributed significantly to the deterioration of the Yemeni economy and reinforced the current humanitarian crisis, including increased Obstructing the delivery of relief supplies.

Member of the Supreme Political Council Sultan Al-Sama’i said that “the detention of Oil tankers, by the countries of the aggression on Yemen, is a piracy. Such acts of aggression are considered a dangerous escalation that may have serious consequences.” In a statement to the Yemeni Press Agency, Al-Sama’i said that “the silence of the United Nations and its UN envoy on this impasse puts the responsibility on the UN for the consequent health, environmental and humanitarian catastrophe.”

Four years of war on Yemen have devastated the economy, cut off livelihoods and prevented access to basic services, the Delegation of the European Union to Yemen said on Wednesday.

“Years of ongoing conflict in Yemen have led to widespread unemployment and hunger,” the EU Delegation added in its Twitter account.

It explained that it works with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to provide assistance to vulnerable and marginalized groups in the Yemeni countryside to meet daily needs, as well as create opportunities to allow them to settle down and live in dignity and independence in the face of continuing challenges.

The Yemeni People organized a number of protests in several government, condemning the US-Saudi aggression for the continued detention of oil tankers. The aggression has prevented ships from unloading their cargo in Hodeidah port for a couple of months.

In March 2015, the US -backed –Saudi-led coalition started  a war against Yemen with the declared aim of crushing the Houthi Ansarullah movement, who had taken over from the staunch Riyadh ally and fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, while also seeking to secure the Saudi border with its southern neighbor. Three years and over 600,000 dead and injured Yemeni people and  prevented the patients from travelling abroad for treatment and blocked the entry of medicine into the war-torn country, the war has yielded little to that effect.

Despite the coalition claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi bombers are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.

More than 2,200 others have died of cholera, and the crisis has triggered what the United Nations has described as the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.

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