UN Security Council urges immediate cease-fire in Yemen

The UN Security Council called for an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen on Wednesday, saying that only a lasting cease-fire and political settlement can end the six-year conflict in the Arab world’s poorest nation and the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.In calling for a cessation o

US and France accuse Houthis of holding Yemen’s future ‘hostage’

The US and France on Tuesday accused Houthi of holding Yemen’s future hostage. US President Joe Biden’s Yemen envoy, Tim Lenderking, and Christopher Farnaud, France’s director for the Middle East at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, spoke on Tuesday. The US State Department tweeted

NAYP denounces Israeli occupation forces attacks on al-Qassa

The National Alliance of the Yemeni Political Parties (NAYP) expressed with the most powerful words its condemnation of the heinous crime committed by the Israeli occupation troops as they are storming the venues of the al-Qassa Holly Mosque, assaulting the worshipers, preventing them access the m

The United Nations calls on the parties to the conflict in Yemen to clear Hodeidah of mines

The United Nations called for the removal of mines in Al-Hudaydah Governorate, in western Yemen, against the background of the increasing number of civilian casualties as a result of these mines. The United Nations Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) said via Twitter: "The deaths an

Famine is pushing Yemen ‘off a cliff’, UN says in revived appeal

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is “falling off a cliff”, with 16 million people going hungry and a $2.5 billion hole in the global aid budget, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. Stephane Dujarric said more than 20 million Yemenis needed assistance in a country on the brink of famin

Houthis passed up major opportunity by refusing to meet UN envoy: State Department

The US State Department said on Friday the Iran-backed Houthi group had passed up a “major opportunity” to demonstrate a commitment to peace by refusing to meet with UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths in Muscat. In a statement, the department also charged that the militia wer

Yemen PM allocates $7.9 million to fix damage caused by floods disaster

Yemen’s Prime Minister Maeen Abdelmalik Saeed has directed $7.9 million be approved urgently for the damage caused by the flood disaster in the Tarim District in Hadramout, state news agency SABA reported. The prime minister visited the district on Wednesday to inspect the damage caused by

Yemen war peace efforts break down, UN envoy says

Martin Griffiths, UN envoy for Yemen, on Wednesday said that warring factions in Yemen are not close to striking a deal to end the war despite extensive diplomatic efforts.  “We have been discussing these issues for over a year now and the international community has been supporting us

The Houthis: We have not received any letters with statements of a complete exchange of Yemeni prisoners

Muhammad Ali Al-Houthi, a leader of the Houthi "Ansar Allah" movement in Yemen, confirmed that "the movement did not receive any messages with statements for a complete exchange of Yemeni prisoners." In a tweet via Twitter, Al-Houthi wrote: "The month of Ramadan is at the end, and we have not rec

War and Doubts Slow COVID-19 Vaccination in Yemen’s Taiz

In al-Thawra hospital in the disputed Yemeni city of Taiz, a nurse with no face mask or protective gear inoculates the few people who have shown interest in the COVID-19 vaccine. Yemen has received 360,000 doses from the global COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme, yet many Yemenis seem reluctant to get

An emergency fog spray campaign to combat dengue fever is launched in Aden

Today, the Ministry of Health in the interim capital of Aden launched an emergency haze-spraying campaign to combat dengue fever in Aden, implemented by the National Malaria Control Program, with funding from the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action through the World Health Organi

Arab Parliament denounces Houthis’ banning of Tarawih prayers in areas under their control

The Arab Parliament condemned the Houthis’ banning of Tarawih prayers in Sanaa’s mosques and other areas under their control by force of arms, Yemen’s state news agency Saba News reported on Sunday. The parliament said this behavior was considered one of multiple flagrant violat

The Yemeni army announced its advance in the Fakher front in central Yemen

Yemen’s army has advanced and retaken sites from the Houthi militia in the country’s central warfront of Fakher north of Aldhale’a governorate.A military source said the army “liberated Al-Fakher market, and Al-Abeedi and Shayef military sites in skirmishes with the Houthi

Yemen officials: Heavy flooding from seasonal rains kills 13

Floods swept through parts of Yemen amid heavy seasonal rains, leaving at least 13 people dead, including two children, security officials said Saturday.Fatalities were reported in the provinces of Sanaa, Ibb, Shabwa and Hodeida, where it began raining late last month, the officials said. They spo

The Ministry of Health at the Legitimacy and the World Health Organization are discussing the vaccination campaign against the Corona virus

Under-Secretary of Public Health and Population Dr. Ali al-Waleedi met today with the Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to Yemen Dr. Adham Rahsad.They conferred over the ongoing Anti- Coronavirus vaccination operation, challenges facing health sector amid the outbreak of corona

US envoy to Yemen travels to Saudi Arabia and Oman amid de-escalation efforts

US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking is travelling to Saudi Arabia and Oman on Thursday for talks with government officials about efforts to end the civil war and smooth the delivery of assistance to the world’s worst humanitarian disaster, the US State Department said. Mr Lenderking's

UN’s envoy for Yemen calls on Houthis to halt assault on Marib

The UN’s special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Tuesday called on the Houthis to halt their attack on Marib. He warned of the dire humanitarian consequences the continued assault is having and the risk it poses to the fragile peace process.He was speaking at the end of a two-day visit

Houthis fail to make gains in Marib, Source

The Yemeni army and allied tribesmen have pushed back Houthi assaults on Marib city, an army spokesman said Tuesday as he denied media reports that the rebels were getting close to their target. Maj. Gen. Abdu Abdullah Majili said the rebels had failed to make major gains in their continuing offe