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New York: The war in Yemen continues to ravage the country and its people, senior UN-appointed rights investigators said on Wednesday, in a call for an international probe into suspected war crimes, and sanctions against the perpetrators. more
Urgent solution needed to address fuel woes in war-torn Yemen

New York: The UN Special Envoy for Yemen has called on all parties to urgently work together with his Office, in order to find a solution that ensures people in the country can access bas ...

Yemen: Crisis reaches new low, top UN officials tell Security Council

New York: The humanitarian crisis in Yemen has never been worse, with conflict escalating, famine on the horizon, the economy in tatters and COVID-19 out of control, senior UN officials t ...

Yemen needs cooperation between parties more than ever, says top UN negotiator

New York : The needs of Yemen’s people should be put first, ahead of actions that risk escalating the already dire situation inside the war-shattered country, UN Special Envoy for t ...

COVID-19 in Yemen: Saudi coalition ceasefire declared in bid to contain coronavirus

New York : A ceasefire declaration by Saudi Arabia in war-shattered Yemen that was due to come into effect on Thursday has been welcomed by United Nations chief António Guterres as ...

UN chief calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for possible COVID-19 outbreak

New York : Echoing his 23 March appeal to warring parties across the globe for an immediate ceasefire, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on those fighting in Yemen t ...

De-escalate now, to steer Yemen off ‘precarious path’, UN Security Council hears

New York : Yemen is at a “critical juncture”, the UN Special Envoy for the country told the Security Council on Thursday. Speaking via video-link, Martin Griffiths said that t ...

Yemen: UN envoy calls for 'immediate and unconditional' freeze on military activities

New York: In a visit to northern Yemen on Saturday, UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths repeated his call for an immediate freeze on military activities and for warring parties to work towa ...

Yemen: UN Population Fund stresses women’s needs, amidst world’s worst humanitarian crisis

New York : Intense clashes in Yemen’s Al Hazam City, this month have caused massive displacement with an estimated 1,800 families forced to flee their homes, according to a flash up ...

A year on from Yemen talks breakthrough, top UN Envoy hails ‘shift’ towards peace, despite setbacks

New York: When warring parties in Yemen met in a renovated castle outside the Swedish capital last December for UN-brokered talks, they showed that perhaps there could be a way out of bru ...