Geopolitics
A UN brokered two-month renewable truce between the warring parties in Yemen is holding, Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday, providing “light at the end of the tunnel”, and the possibility of a lasting peace. more
Work ‘in concert’ to help bring Yemen closer to a peaceful future

The peace process in Yemen has been “stalled for too long,” the top UN envoy for the country told a summit meeting on Wednesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aiming to build on the ...

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 U ...

‘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 Coun ...

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 Internatio ...

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 ...

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 Min ...

WFP scales up support in Yemen but fears response could be hampered

New York: Although the World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up support to people in Yemen’s worst hunger hotspots, in efforts to prevent famine, sustaining response through the res ...

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 f ...

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.