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US News: Yemen: At least 70 deaths in a typing against a prison held by the rebels

Washington approves the release of five Guantanamo detainees

 Washington approves the release of five Guantanamo detainees © AFP L ES US approved the release of five additional detainees of the Guantanamo military prison, where are still detained 39 presumed prisoners complicit with terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda , according to official Pentagon documents consulted on Wednesday.

Cette image extraite d'une vidéo distribuée par le centre des médias Ansarullah le 21 janvier 2022 montre la destruction d'une prison du bastion rebelle houthi de Saada, dans le nord du Yémen, après avoir été touchée lors d'une frappe aérienne faisant de nombreux morts ou blessés. © AFP - - This image extracted from a video distributed by the media center Ansarullah on January 21, 2022 shows the destruction of a prison of Bastion Rebel Houthi of Saada, in northern Yemen, after being touched during an aerial shot doing many dead or injured.

It happened in Saada in Yemen, in a region controlled by the Houthis rebels. At least 70 deaths, it is the record of an air strike on Friday, January 21 against a prison in the north of the country. The balance sheet is communicated by the NGO doctors without borders, which denounces "a horrible attack". The UN chief "condemns" the strikes against a prison and claims investigations on the strikes conducted today by the coalition.

United States: a cyber attack paralyzed an American prison and constrained the authorities to confine the detainees in their

 United States: a cyber attack paralyzed an American prison and constrained the authorities to confine the detainees in their cells for the time, no detail has been communicated as to the identity of the hackers or the nature of their requests . © Provided by FranceInfo An attack on the heavy ransick of consequences. The incident has completely paralyzed the County Prison in Bernalillo, New Mexico (United States), rendering the inoperative surveillance cameras and binding the authorities to confine inmates in their cells, according to official documents.

It is in the fief of the Houthis rebels, Saada, that the murderer raid took place. There is no information at this stage on the number of detainees among the dozens of victims, nor on the identity of these prisoners. But migrants could be part of it.

A few hours earlier this Friday, another striking had touched the port of Hodeida killing 3 children, according to an NGO present on site. These violence take place in full climbing in Yemen. In recent days, the Houthis rebels have claimed an unprecedented drone attack against the United Arab Emirates, the main ally of Saudi Arabia in the war against Yemeni rebels.

A "proportionate answer"

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates with the UN ensures that the coalition leads a "proportionate answer" in its military operations ... The bombings of the coalition have nevertheless cost the lives. Thousands of civilians since 2015, as documented by several NGOs.

Yemen: The Houthis rebels refuse to release the emirien

 Yemen: The Houthis rebels refuse to release the emirien © Reuters / Abduljabbar Zeyad Hodeida is a strategic city, as its port is the point of entry of three-quarters of international humanitarian aid that arrives in Yemen. In Yemen, the Houthis rejected Saturday, January 15 a call from the UN Security Council demanding the "immediate release" of a vessel flying emirien. The boat had been seized at the Red Sea on January 3 off the port of Hodeida, controlled by the rebels. with our correspondent in Dubai, Nicolas Keraudren The call has no effect.

The members of the Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the odious terrorist attacks perpetrated in Abu Dhabi 'Monday by the Yemeni Rebels Houthis, in a statement adopted on Friday unanimously.

the head of the UN "condemns" the strikes against a prison and claims investigations

the Secretary-General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, has sentenced to a statement released on Friday "the air strikes of the led coalition By Saudi Arabia against a detention center in Saada, "Yemen, who" made at least 60 deaths and more than 100 wounded "among prisoners.

"Other aerial strikes have been reported elsewhere in Yemen, with the deaths and wounded among civilians, including children," he also denounced, by calling for "fast, efficient and transparent surveys" on These events to ensure that their authors make accounts.

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Ethiopia: Tigerian rebels announce resuming the AFAR .
© AFP / Archives The Ethiopian Tigi Region has declared Tuesday to have been "forced" to resume fighting in the neighboring area of ​​AFAR , a few weeks after a fold in their fief that had sparked peaceful hopes. "Since yesterday morning (24 January), we have been forced to take strong measures to neutralize the threat posed by" pro-government forces in Afar, said in a statement the People's Liberation Front of the Tiger (TPLF) , who has been fighting the Ethiopian army for more than 14 months.

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