Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
Posts Tagged: Yemen
As well as a response to the immediate crisis, we need to start planning ahead properly and routinely.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
The Opposition leader had pressed the Prime Minister over the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
It’s right to protest against the UK rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia. But don’t then invite Houthis to Parliament.
One Labour MP appears to be performing a dedicated Jeremy Corbyn tribute act by mimicking his foreign policy double standards.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.
Benedict Rogers: Hunt has made a strong start in placing values at the heart of British foreign policy
From Hong Kong to Yemen to Burma the Foreign Secretary is making positive steps. There is still more to do, however.
The killing gives Turkey’s autocrat the opportunity to make common cause with the Saudi prince’s enemies.
The Khashoggi case shows that the UK’s alliance with Saudi Arabia serves neither our interests nor our values
For how much longer can Ministers continue to try to defend a relationship which has become increasingly indefensible?
Andrew Mitchell: If Trump’s America can hold the Saudis to account for their actions in Yemen, then so can we
At present, with the public support of their UK allies, there are few consequences for the Saudi-Emirati-led Coalition when they bomb children.
Allowing Hodeidah, the country’s main port, to remain under the control of Houthi rebels is simply making the situation worse.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
Tom Tugendhat: We must try to steer Saudi Arabia, during the Crown Prince’s visit here, away from its failing strategy in Yemen
The country’s partial lifting of the blockade and its humanitarian efforts are welcome, but there is more that the Prince could do.