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New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday condemned an air strike by pro-Yemini Government coalition forces, which killed scores of children who were on board a bus travelling through a busy market area in the northern province of Saada. more
Yemen: Attacks on water facilities, civilian infrastructure, breach ‘basic laws of war’ says UNICEF

New York: Ongoing violence and attacks on civilian infrastructure in Hudaydah directly threaten hundreds of thousands of children and their families in Yemen, according to the head of the ...

De-escalation of fighting in Hodeida is key to ‘long-overdue’ restart of Yemen peace talks: UN envoy

New York: “Events on the battlefield” are the main spoiler to the peace process in Yemen, but political negotiations are the top overall priority for resolving the conflict, a ...

UN Envoy ‘confident’ deal can be reached to avert further violence around key Yemeni port city

New York: The United Nations envoy for Yemen expressed confidence on Thursday that a solution can be found to prevent further violence in and around the port city of Hodeida.

UN rushes to deliver aid as key Yemeni port city is ‘shelled and bombarded’

New York: As the Yemeni port city of Hodeida continues to come under attack from Saudi-led coalition forces on Thursday, seeking to drive out Houthi rebels who control the city, the Unite ...

250,000 people ‘may lose everything - even their lives’ in assault on key Yemeni port city: UN humanitarian coordinator

New York: Any attack on the key port city of Hodeidah in Yemen “will impact hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians” and would entail around 250,000 civilians losing every ...

UN chief condemns airstrikes on civilians in Yemen; calls for prompt, transparent investigation

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a prompt, effective and transparent investigation into recent airstrikes on civilians in Yemen, which cla ...

Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): The situation in Taizz governorate – located in south-west Yemen – is of particular concern.

Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency

New York, Feb 10 (JEN): Surging violence across Yemen has resulted in the displacement of more than 85,000 people in just the last 10 weeks, the United Nations refugee agency reported Fri ...

Overcrowded boat capsizes off Yemen coast, 30 drowned; UN agencies condemn smugglers

New York, Jan 27 (JEN): At least 30 refugees and migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Aden, Yemen, the United Nations reported on Friday, saying the overcrowded vess ...