The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 4

“We know that North Korea wants first of all to speak with the United States about its security guarantees. We are ready to support it."

Trump finally says something about Saudi Arabia’s blockade on Yemen

Alexa Liautaud
middle east

10 killed and dozens injured after Saudi coalition allegedly bombs school in Yemen

The attack occurred after the Pentagon announced that it was selling $1.15 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and $750 million in guided aerial munitions to the UAE, both of which are taking part in the air war in Yemen.
Tess Owen
war and conflict

Tentative Ceasefire Begins in Yemen Amid Threats and Fighting

Both sides said they are committed to the ceasefire despite deadly fighting in the hours leading up to it and mutual threats of retaliation if it is violated.
Reuters and VICE News

Looking Back at a Year of Bloodshed in Yemen

One year after the beginning of the Saudi military campaign in the country, our correspondents recall the destruction and horror they witnessed firsthand.
Ben Anderson and Peter Salisbury
middle east

Israel Just 'Rescued' 19 Jews From Yemen in a Secret Mission

Israeli authorities have been assisting Yemenite Jews to relocate to Israel since the 1940s. With the arrival of 19 more on Sunday, there are now just 50 Jews left in the war-torn Gulf state.
middle east

Al Qaeda Is Making Serious Gains Amid Chaos of Yemen's Civil War

On Monday, al Qaeda's branch in the Arabian Peninsula managed to capture the city of Azzan, a major Yemeni commercial hub with 70,000 people in it.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
middle east

Iran Accuses Saudi Arabia of Bombing Its Embassy in Yemen

Iran says missiles from Saudi coalition warplanes hit its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which was hit overnight with the heaviest aerial bombardment in nine months of war.
Reuters and VICE News

Videos Show Attacks on Aden Hotel Housing Yemeni Government

The Qasr hotel has been the base of the government of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi since its return from exile in Riyadh over recent weeks and the expulsion of Houthi fighters in July.
Reuters and VICE News
middle east

Islamic State Suicide Bomber in Woman's Dress Blows Up Mosque in Yemen

Local media reports that at least 25 people were killed after they gathered to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which began today.
Reuters and VICE News
middle east

Houthi Rebels Free Two Americans and Other Hostages Held for Months in Yemen

The White House confirmed that two US citizens held in Yemen have arrived in Oman, but a third American is reportedly still being held.
Reuters and VICE News
war and conflict

Houthi TV Channel Shows Alleged Saudi Soldier Captured in Yemen

The Houthi-controlled television channel al Masirah broadcast a heavily edited clip of someone who was represented to be one of several Saudi soldiers captured during fighting.
Samuel Oakford