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UN launches coronavirus vaccination of migrants in Yemen

Dec. 15, 2021 09:00 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations has launched a coronavirus vaccination campaign for stranded migrants in war-torn Yemen, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday. The International Organization for Migration said in a statement that it aims to inoculate around 7,500 migrants in its...

Officials: Military leader killed in fighting for Yemen city

Dec. 13, 2021 13:07 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Clashes between Yemeni government forces and the country's Houthi rebels attacking the key central city of Marib left a senior military commander dead Monday, officials said. The development is a big blow to the forces of Yemen's internationally recognized government,...

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...