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New York: In a wide-ranging interview for UN News on Wednesday, Martin Griffiths, the UN’s Special Envoy in Yemen, addresses the protracted peace process in the country, and the enormous challenges that still need to be overcome. more
In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread

New York: Tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrants have been stranded in war-ravaged Yemen where they continue to be subjected to arbitrary detention and exposure to COVID-19 infection, fo ...

Waiting to declare famine ‘will be too late for Yemenis on brink of starvation’

New York: In Yemen, fears of famine have resurfaced as UN humanitarians also warned on Friday that 360,000 severely malnourished children could die unless they continue to get treatment a ...

Funding shortfall affecting critical water, sanitation services in Yemen

New York : Children in the heart of the world’s worst humanitarian disaster need help more than ever, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday, in an appeal for more sup ...

Yemen: ‘Hanging on by a thread’, UN chief requests funding to meet staggering humanitarian crisis

New York: More than five years of conflict have left Yemenis “hanging on by a thread, their economy in tatters” and their institutions “facing near-collapse”, the ...

Peace in Yemen may be ‘within close reach’, UN envoy tells Security Council

New York : UN Special Envoy for war-weary Yemen, Martin Griffiths, told the Security Council on Thursday, that he believed an end to the fighting “is within close reach”, but ...

Prison shelling in Yemen kills five women and a child: UN rights chief condemns possible war crime

New York : The UN has condemned the shelling of the women’s section of the Central Prison in a district of Yemen’s war-torn Taizz Governerate, in the south of the country, whi ...

Release inmates in Yemen to avert nationwide coronavirus outbreak, experts urge

New York : An international panel of human rights experts called today for the immediate release of political prisoners and detainees in war-ravaged Yemen to help avert a nationwide outbr ...

Rights office concerned over death sentences against 35 Yemeni MPs

New York : The UN human rights office is calling on authorities in Yemen to revoke death sentences imposed against 35 parliamentarians allegedly for treason charges.

Civil war in Yemen made over 3 million people homeless: ICRC

New York: The International Committee of the Red Cross on Sunday said over three million people, the majority of which are women and children, have been made homeless as a result of ongoi ...