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Yemen: UN Special Envoy calls for urgent end to fighting, as humanitarian needs escalate

New York: Ahead of Thursday’s Security Council meeting behind closed doors on Yemen, the UN Special Envoy, Hans Grundberg, said that a UN-led political process could still be part of a sustainable solution to the conflict.

Yemen: Four children killed or maimed a day, as war grinds on

New York: At least 8 children have reportedly been killed or injured in escalating violence in Yemen in the past five days.

Houthi missile attack leaves 29 dead, injured: Yemeni Information Minister

Sanaa/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: In total, 29 civilians were killed and injured in an airstrike carried out by the Houthi rebels in the Yemeni province of Marib, said Yemen's Information Minister Moammar Al-Eryani Monday.

Humanitarian assistance stepped up on Yemen's west coast, amid clashes

New York: Humanitarian assistance has been ramped up on Yemen's west coast where ongoing violence has increased the needs of communities displaced by years of conflict, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday.

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ - 10,000 children now killed or maimed

New York: Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Yemen: Dialogue and compromise ‘only way forward’

New York: A comprehensive negotiated political settlement is needed to end the violence in Yemen “once and for all”, UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday.

Yemeni police officer die in explosion in country's east: Source

Doha/UNI/Sputnik: A police officer was killed in an explosion in the city of Seiyun in eastern Yemen, a security service source told Sputnik.

Yemen: Endless suffering of children continues due to war, aid crisis

New York: The Yemen conflict killed or maimed 2,600 children as hostilities intensified in 2019 and 2020; that’s according to a new report of the UN Secretary-General on Children and Armed conflict in the country.

Yemen asks international community to exert pressure on Houthi coup leaders and their sponsors to ‘end bloodshed’

The war in Yemen has caused a human catastrophe, torn society apart, and triggered “waves of mass displacement, repression and enforced disappearance”, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs said on Monday, the final day of the UN General Assembly’s annual debate.

Millions in Yemen ‘a step away from starvation’

New York: The crisis in Yemen, now in its seventh year of war, continues unabated, with thousands of people displaced and millions “a step away from starvation”, the UN Humanitarian Relief Coordinator said on Wednesday during a high-level side event on the margins of the 76th General Assembly.

Yemen: As conflict drags on, ‘no quick wins’: UN envoy

New York: The complexities of the years-long war in Yemen “multiply as the conflict drags on”, the country’s new UN envoy told the Security Council on Friday, adding that he was “under no illusions about the difficulty of the task” at hand.

Yemen: UN agency helping stranded migrants to return home

New York: Amid intensifying conflict in Yemen, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is helping nearly 5,000 Ethiopian migrants stranded in the country to return home, the UN agency reported on Tuesday.

Shelter needs soar for displaced in Yemen’s Marib region

New York: Humanitarian needs, including a lack of shelter, are soaring among displaced communities, as fighting continues in Yemen’s Marib governorate, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) warned on Tuesday.

Yemen: New World Bank funds offer lifeline to most vulnerable

New York: Three UN agencies on Thursday welcomed $127 million in new funding from the World Bank to provide lifesaving support to some of the country’s most hard hit rural families, struggling under the impact of multiple crises.

Yemen: Health, environment and economy remain under threat from stricken oil tanker

New York: There has been no further investigation into the state of the FSO Safer, a stricken tanker anchored just 4.8 nautical miles off the Yemen coast, meaning the risk of a massive oil leak continues to grow with each passing day, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Thursday.