A man receives bands of Yemeni riyal banknotes at the Houthi-run Central Bank of Yemen in Sanaa, Yemen June 30, 2021. (REUTERS)

Yemeni riyal falls to 1,320 to dollar as president calls for financial aid

  • A $1 billion cash injection into the central bank by Saudi Arabia earlier this year supported the Yemeni riyal for months, allowing the Yemeni government to pay for food and fuel imports
  • We hope for a collective Arab movement, working alongside our brothers in the coalition, to put an end to the egregious Houthi violations of international law
By Saeed Al-Batati ·