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UN Declares Highest-level Humanitarian Emergency In Yemen The United Nations on Wednesday declared its highest-level humanitarian emergency in conflict-torn Yemen, where over 80 percent of the population need assistance. U.N. officials have said the Arab world's most impoverished country is now a step away from famine. Humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien convened a meeting of U....
US Concerns About The Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen The United States is deeply concerned about the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, which the United Nations yesterday designated as a Level 3 crisis, its most severe category. In light of the critical humanitarian situation facing the Yemeni people, we again join the United Nations and the international community in c...
Yemeni Forces Launch Scud Missile At Saudi Arabia: Yemen Military Spokesman SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni forces launched a Scud missile at a missile base in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Yemeni state news agency Saba quoted the military's spokesman as saying. "The rocket units in our heroic armed forces today launched a Scud missile at the Al Sulayyil missile base in Riyadh province ... it comes as a respo...
Ramadan Hasn’t Lost Its Spirituality By Asma al-Mohattwari During Ramadan, Emad and Shauqi used to go together to the mosque, break their fast, and perform the Maghrib prayer. Then they gathered in the street with the rest of their friends singing Ramadan songs. They read the Quran, played, and laughed together. Yet this Ramadan, they couldn’t. Death stole ...
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Car Bomb Near Military Hospital In Sana’a Yemeni security officials say a car bomb exploded behind a military hospital in the capital, Sanaa, causing dozens of casualties, among them civilians. The officials, close to Yemen's Houthi rebels, said the blast on Monday targeted the homes of several Houthi leaders, but did not give further details on how many peo...
Ban Wants Answers After Strike Hits UN Yemen Office Ban Ki-moon has called for an investigation into a Saudi-led airstrike on a UN compound in Yemen. Airstrikes began in late March to stop an advance by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who drove the president into exile. On Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an inquiry after an Arab coalition airstrike in Yeme...
Inspiring Success Of National Yemen Newspaper Comes To An End Fakhri al-Arashi The ongoing war in Yemen has pushed National Yemen newspaper (NYN) to a complete stop after losing all options to keep its weekly print alive. Like thousands of local organizations of all shapes and sizes, NYN regretfully announces the closure of its office in Sana’a after nine months of deadly struggle ...
The Deadlock in Yemen by : Abdulrahman Al-Rashed Since its start, not much was expected from the UN-sponsored peace conference on Yemen which was held in Geneva at the behest of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The talks focused exclusively on negotiations between the Yemeni forces fighting for power while representatives of concerned countri...
The Common Suffering of Yemeni Families Under Attack Written by Helene Aecherli  / Photos: Abdo Ramadan In Yemen, an erratic multilateral war is raging that has so far killed over 2,000 people. 22 million people, or 80 percent of the population, are lacking food, water and basic medical equipment, a humanitarian disaster which is worsened by a naval blockade imposed by the...
Satellite Images Of Yemen Indicate Level Of Destruction And Implication For Recovery The war in Yemen has generated a dire humanitarian situation with massive destruction to the country’s infrastructure. UNDP and the Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT)  of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), released satellite images illustrating damage and destruction to San...
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