Geopolitics
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 update from UN humanitarian coordination office, OCHA. more
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 ...

‘Signs of hope’ toward a political settlement in Yemen, UN special envoy tells Security Council

New York: The momentum to reach a political settlement in Yemen “has been building”, the United Nations Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Friday, attri ...

Yemen agreement to end southern power struggle 'important step' towards peace: UN Special Envoy

New York: The top UN official in Yemen has welcomed an agreement to end infighting between the Government and separatist allies in the south of the country, known as the Southern Transiti ...

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 c ...

Oman expresses regret for attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Muscat (Xinhua/UNI) Sultanate of Oman on Monday expressed its "deep regret" that some oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were attacked.

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’

New York, Aug 21 (JEN): One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and blo ...

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

New York, July 19 (JEN): With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despi ...

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’

New York, June 12 (JEN): Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had ...

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began

New York, June 1 (JEN): Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern distric ...