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UN envoy warns of ‘dramatic’ deterioration in Yemen conflict

New York: The UN’s top official in Yemen has warned of a “dramatic” deterioration in the country’s ongoing conflict, telling the Security Council on Tuesday that fighting has expanded on several fronts amid the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

‘Hell’ in Yemen, with millions ‘knocking on the door of famine’ WFP’s Beasley warns

New York: Over half the Yemen population is facing acute food shortages “with millions knocking on the door of famine”, the UN food relief agency chief said on Wednesday, wrapping up a two-day visit to the country with an urgent plea for peace and funding to help feed vulnerable families.

Yemen: UN migration agency calls for urgent humanitarian access after ‘horrific’ fire

New York: The UN migration agency (IOM) on Monday called for “urgent humanitarian access” to an overcrowded migrant detention centre in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, where a deadly fire reportedly led to multiple deaths at the facility at the weekend.

Yemen: UN ceasefire monitoring mission condemns attack on civilians in Hudaydah

New York: The United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA), on Sunday, strongly condemned an attack in Yemen that killed five civilians, including a woman and child.

Yemen: UN rights office calls for de-escalation in Marib Governorate

New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, appealed on Friday for a de-escalation in hostilities in Marib Governorate in northern Yemen as Houthi forces, also known as Ansar Allah, attempt to seize the area from Government control.

UN welcomes US decision to ‘strengthen its diplomatic engagement’ towards Yemen peace deal

New York: The UN on Friday told journalists that it welcomed the decision by the United States “to strengthen it’s diplomatic engagement” and support efforts led by the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, to ends years of conflict there.

US President Joe Biden administration to remove Yemen's Houthis from US foreign terrorist list

Washington/UNI: The Biden administration has notified Congress it will remove Yemen's Houthi movement from the US list of groups designated as foreign terrorists, the Washington Post reported citing a State Department official and three congressional aides.

Escalating hostilities in Yemen’s Hudaydah put thousands of civilians at risk

New York: Civilians in Yemen’s Hudaydah Governorate, face a growing threat from escalating clashes, with shelling of residential areas ongoing, endangering thousands.

UN officials fear US terrorist designation will hasten famine in Yemen

Senior UN officials have expressed concern over the potential impact of the decision by the United States to designate Yemen’s Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, a terrorist group, the Security Council heard on Thursday.

Serious repercussions likely to follow US plan to designate Yemen combatants terrorists, UN warns

New York: The United States government’s decision to designate Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi rebel group in Yemen, as terrorists, is likely to have “serious humanitarian and political repercussions”, the UN spokesperson said on Monday.

Five abducted Bangladeshi nationals rescued from Yemen

Dhaka/UNI: Five Bangladeshi nationals have been rescued and repatriated from Yemen, who were arrested by the Houti Coast Guard on 14th February 2020.

Yemen: Aden airport resumes operation days after rocket attacks

Aden/Sputnik: The international airport in Yemen’s Aden resumed operations on Sunday four days after a terrorist that killed 26 people and injured over 100.

Blast in Yemen's Aden airport kills five as new government arrives

Aden/Sputnik: Five people were killed and over 20 injured as a result of a violent explosion that took place on Wednesday in Yemen’s Aden airport as the country’s new government arrived in the city following the inauguration ceremony, local media reported.

Yemen: Food insecurity a ‘ticking timebomb’, warn aid agencies

New York: UN humanitarians issued a fresh alert on Friday for war-torn Yemen, warning that time is running out to avoid famine in the country. Out of two million children who need treatment for acute malnutrition, 360,000 are at risk of dying if they do not receive medical care, the World Food Programme (WFP) said.

Yemen: Unchecked violations ‘may amount to war crimes’, Security Council hears

New York: UN experts called on the Security Council on Thursday, along with the international community at large, to put an end to the “surreal and absurd dimension” of human rights violations engulfing war-torn Yemen, where abuses continue unchecked.