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 Oil prices rose in early Asian trading on Wednesday, with U.S. crude joining Brent above $50 a barrel after data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed a larger than expected draw on stocks.

  • Jun 23, 2016

 June 21st, Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United Nations and partners.

  • Jun 23, 2016

 As of May 2016, the Cessation of Hostilities that started on 10 April, continues to hold in large parts of Yemen. According to the UN Special Envoy on Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Cessation held in around 80-90% of the country. However, violence continues as armed clashes flared in Al Baydah, Al Hudaydah Al Jawf, Hajjah, Marib, Taizz Governorates and Nihm District in Sana’a Governorate. Violations to the Cessation were reported in Al Jawf, Marib and Taiz, including air strikes, the launch of ballistic missiles, the movement of ground troops and the use of heavy weapons

  • Jun 19, 2016

 POPULATION
26 million

URBAN POPULATION
(% of population)
33%

POVERTY RATIO
35%

LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH
66

  • Jun 19, 2016
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