Rights
New York: War-torn Yemen is among the poorest countries in the world, but recovery is possible if the conflict ends now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday. more
Yemen: UN Special Envoy calls for urgent end to fighting, as humanitarian needs escalate

New York: Ahead of Thursday’s Security Council meeting behind closed doors on Yemen, the UN Special Envoy, Hans Grundberg, said that a UN-led political process could still be part o ...

Yemen: Four children killed or maimed a day, as war grinds on

New York: At least 8 children have reportedly been killed or injured in escalating violence in Yemen in the past five days.

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ - 10,000 children now killed or maimed

New York: Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children&rs ...

Yemen: Endless suffering of children continues due to war, aid crisis

New York: The Yemen conflict killed or maimed 2,600 children as hostilities intensified in 2019 and 2020; that’s according to a new report of the UN Secretary-General on Children an ...

Millions in Yemen ‘a step away from starvation’

New York: The crisis in Yemen, now in its seventh year of war, continues unabated, with thousands of people displaced and millions “a step away from starvation”, the UN Humani ...

Yemen: UN agency helping stranded migrants to return home

New York: Amid intensifying conflict in Yemen, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is helping nearly 5,000 Ethiopian migrants stranded in the cou ...

Shelter needs soar for displaced in Yemen’s Marib region

New York: Humanitarian needs, including a lack of shelter, are soaring among displaced communities, as fighting continues in Yemen’s Marib governorate, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) ...

Shelling kills 2 children in Yemen's Hodeidah: medics

Sanaa/Xinhua: Two children were killed on Tuesday when mortar shelling hit residential houses in Yemen's southern Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, local medics told Xinhua.

Yemen: Human right violations against journalists, coming ‘from all quarters’

New York: Unparalleled rights violations and abuses against journalists are being carried out by all parties to the armed conflict in Yemen, the UN human rights chief said on Thursday