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New York: The UN’s deputy relief chief Joyce Msuya stressed on Sunday that life-saving humanitarian assistance and protection in Yemen must be ramped up to protect the lives of millions of vulnerable people across the war-ravaged country. more
Yemen: End of nationwide truce heralds ‘heightened risk of war’, Security Council hears

New York: New uncertainty and “a heightened risk of war” now prevails across Yemen, following the end of a long truce which brought significant dividends, the UN Special Envoy ...

Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

New York: Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six months, need to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by both ex ...

Yemen: Marking ‘significant milestone’, UN says stricken tanker salvage operation can begin

New York: The salvage of the ageing supertanker FSO Safer, off the Yemeni coast, can now begin, the UN said on Wednesday, after it announced that more than $75 million has been pledged to ...

UN agriculture agency helps protect against threat of locusts in Yemen

New York: Following heavy widespread rains in Yemen, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) remains on high alert as the threat of desert locust emergence looms, the UN agency said o ...

Yemen: UN envoy underscores need to ‘end the conflict, not merely manage it’

New York: The Security Council has a joint responsibility to help Yemen take the “necessary and decisive steps towards peace,” the country’s UN Special Envoy told the am ...

Yemen truce renewed for another two months

New York: The landmark truce in Yemen, which has been holding since April, has been renewed for an additional two months through 2 October, UN Special Envoy for the country, Hans Grundber ...

Yemen: UN envoy outlines achievements and challenges in truce implementation

New York: Although the UN-brokered truce between the Yemeni Government and Houthi rebels continues to hold, the key issue of road openings remains outstanding, while the country’s & ...

Yemen truce holding, but full measures still not in place

New York: The “unprecedented” truce in Yemen has so far led to a reduction in fighting and other positive developments, but action is needed on its full implementation and to ...

Top UN Envoy hails two-month renewal of Yemen truce

New York: A truce between the Government in Yemen and Houthi rebels has been renewed for an additional two months, UN Special Envoy for the country Hans Grundberg announced on Thursday.