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UN chief condemns attacks on civilian facilities in Saudi Arabia and Yemen

New York: Recent escalation of the conflict in Yemen drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday.

$4.3 billion needed to help over 17 million people across Yemen

New York: A “funding crunch” has put millions of people in Yemen at risk of catastrophe, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, in support of an urgent appeal to donors to fund the humanitarian response in the war-torn country.

Yemen war now ‘chronic emergency’ as millions face hunger

New York: After more than seven years of war, Yemen is living in a chronic state of emergency, marked by hunger, disease and other miseries that are rising faster than aid agencies can reverse, UN relief chief Martin Griffiths told the Security Council on Tuesday, as the Special Envoy for the country called for joint efforts by Yemenis and the international community to break the entrenched cycle of violence.

Yemen: Three killed in suicide attack

Sanaa/UNI/Sputnik: Three soldiers accompanying one of the separatist commanders were killed and seven guards injured in a suicide attack in Abyan governorate, southern Yemen, a source in the government told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Yemen facing ‘outright catastrophe’ over rising hunger, warn UN humanitarians

New York: Yemen’s already dire hunger crisis is “teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe”, UN agency chiefs said on Monday, as new data analysis from the war-ravaged country indicated potentially record food insecurity.

Several UN staff abducted in Yemen’s Abyan province: Reports

Sanaa/UNI/Sputnik: Six UN workers have been kidnapped in southern Yemen, the Yemen Press Agency (YPA) reports. 

Yemen: Call for independent probe into deadly prison airstrikes

New York: Airstrikes last week by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen that hit a detention facility in the northern city of Sa’ada, killed some 91 people and injured dozens more, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing preliminary figures.

January will ‘almost certainly’ shatter records for civilian casualties in Yemen

New York: Violence in Yemen continues to escalate, raising casualties and spilling across the war-torn country’s borders, the Special Envoy for the country and the Humanitarian Coordinator warned on Tuesday.

Yemen: UN mission warns of ‘devastating’ loss of life, as Guterres condemns coalition airstrikes

New York: The UN chief has condemned airstrikes launched early on Friday by the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen, that struck a detention centre in the rebel-held city of Saada, which have left at least 60 dead, and more than hundred injured.

UN rights office warns over violent escalation in Yemen and beyond

New York: Escalating conflict in Yemen has seen an alarming number of air and drone strikes already this year, notably against civilians and non-military targets, the UN rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.

Houthi drone strike: Saudi jets bomb Yemeni capital, residential area, in retaliatory strike

Sana’a/Tehran/UNI: Saudi Arabian jets bombed the Yemeni parliament building and a military academy in Sanaa early on Tuesday morning, in retaliation for the Houthi drone attack on the Adnoc tanker area in Abu Dhabi on Monday in which three people, including two Indians, were killed.

Yemen: ‘Political will, responsible leadership' needed, to end 7-year war

New York: Seven years into the war in Yemen, UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg reaffirmed to the Security Council on Wednesday that no long-term solution can be found on the battlefield, urging the warring parties to “talk, even if they are not ready to put down their arms”.

‘Restraint, de-escalation and dialogue’ needed to stem war in Yemen

New York: Yemen is teetering on a new “fragmented and bloody” chapter of war as military escalation and conflict escalates, Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Tuesday, calling for “restraint, de-escalation and dialogue”.

Yemen recovery possible if war stops now: UNDP report

New York: War-torn Yemen is among the poorest countries in the world, but recovery is possible if the conflict ends now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday.

Drone strike kills 3 allegedly linked to Al-Qaida in Yemen: Source

Sanna/UNI/Xinhua: Three people suspected of being members of the Yemen-based Al-Qaida branch were killed by an airstrike in Yemen on Sunday, a military official told Xinhua.