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UN General Assembly urged to investigate Yemen atrocities

Dec. 02, 2021 19:51 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 60 organizations urged the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to establish an investigative body to gather and preserve evidence of serious human rights violations during Yemen’s seven-year conflict, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity....

UN condemns seizure of closed US Embassy in Yemen by rebels

Nov. 18, 2021 15:39 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned “in the strongest terms" the intrusion and seizure of the now-closed U.S. Embassy in Yemen’s capital and the detention of dozens of local employees by the country's Houthi rebels. A statement...

UN demands that Yemen's Houthi rebels free detained staffers

Nov. 17, 2021 14:26 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations on Wednesday demanded the release of two U.N. staffers detained earlier this month by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. U.N. officials were given assurances by senior Houthi officials last week that the two men, both Yemenis, would be...

UN slaps sanctions on three leading Houthi rebels in Yemen

Nov. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has slapped sanctions on three Houthi rebels linked to cross-border attacks from Yemen into Saudi Arabia and to fighting in the government’s last stronghold in the country’s north. The United Kingdom said Wednesday it...

Officials: Journalist, child killed in explosion in Yemen

Nov. 09, 2021 13:47 PM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni journalist and her child were killed in an explosion that targeted her family’s vehicle Tuesday in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, officials said. The blast was the latest to rock the seat of the internationally recognized government. No...

Yemeni officials: Houthi missiles kill at least 10 civilians

Nov. 01, 2021 06:59 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least 10 civilians were killed and 25 wounded when two ballistic missiles from Yemen’s Houthi rebels stuck a religious educational facility in the central province of Marib, officials said Monday. The missiles hit Dar al-Hadith - a religious...

Yemeni officials say car bomb near Aden's airport kills 8

Oct. 30, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least eight people were killed by a car bomb in Yemen's southern city of Aden Saturday, officials said. The blast was the latest to hit Aden, the seat of the country's internationally recognized government. The explosion happened close to a...

Officials in Yemen: Houthi blockade restricts aid, movement

Oct. 17, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s rebels continued their weekslong blockade of a district in the central province of Marib, cutting off humanitarian aid and halting movement of its 37,000 people, officials and U.N. aid workers said Sunday. The Iran-backed Houthi rebels have...

UN: Yemen economy is collapsing, humanitarian crisis rising

Oct. 14, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen’s economy is collapsing, its humanitarian crisis is worsening, and the conflict in the Arab world’s poorest nation is growing more violent, the U.N.’s deputy humanitarian chief said Thursday. The grim remarks by Assistant...

Car bomb in Yemen targets officials, kills six others

Oct. 10, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least six people were killed Sunday in Yemen's port city of Aden by a car bomb that targeted two senior government officials who survived, an official said. The explosion targeted the convoy of Agriculture Minister Salem al-Socotrai and Aden’s...