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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 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.

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.

‘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: 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.

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.

At UN, Yemen Foreign Minister demands end to ‘Iranian-Houthi coup d’etat’

New York: The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen on Saturday called on the United Nations and the wider international community to stand by his crisis-torn country as it struggled to cope with daily assaults and “terrorist aggression” at the hands of vicious, Iran-backed Houthi militias.

Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts

New York: The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention, UN-appointed senior rights experts said on Tuesday, in an appeal to the international community to do more to end the conflict.

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’

New York, July 19 (IBNS): With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “nearing the end of its war.”

Child killed in grenade attack on singing concert in Yemen's Aden

Aden, June 7 (Xinhua) Unknown gunmen hurled a grenade at a singing concert in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Thursday night, killing a child, a security official told Xinhua.

Yemen war 'a test of our humanity', and we’re 'badly failing' warns UN Children's Fund chief

New York, May 16 (IBNS): “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.

Yemen war 'a test of our humanity', and we’re 'badly failing' warns UN Children's Fund chief

New York, May 16 (IBNS): “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones

New York, May 15 (IBNS): The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describing cooperation they have received so far as “very good.”

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned

New York, Apr 16 (IBNS): A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war shows “no sign of abating” elsewhere.

French weapons used by Saudi-led coalition in Yemeni conflict

Moscow, Apr 15 (Sputnik/UNI) French weapons, sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have been used in a civil war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition supports one of the sides, Disclose website and Franceinfo broadcaster reported on Monday, citing a confidential report.