Gulf Times - Yemen
Yemen risks 'massive resurgence' of cholera: Oxfam

Yemen risks 'massive resurgence' of cholera: Oxfam

Oxfam has warned that war-torn Yemen risks a "massive resurgence" of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over

Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over

Four years after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention in Yemen to back the government against rebels, the only hope for peace in a country threatened by famine hangs on a fragile truce.

Qatar calls on Yemen parties to strive for national reconciliation

Qatar calls on Yemen parties to strive for national reconciliation

Qatar has called on all parties of the conflict in Yemen to abide by international humanitarian and human rights law and to protect the civilians and to strive for national reconciliation

Yemeni aid worker killed in port city of Hodeidah

Yemeni aid worker killed in port city of Hodeidah

A Yemeni staff member of Action Against Hunger was killed by shrapnel on the roof of her home in the embattled city of Hodeida, the aid group said Tuesday.

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five Yemeni children were killed in an attack on their home in flashpoint Hodeida province, the UN and medics said, months into a ceasefire agreed by the government and rebels.

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

The UN said Tuesday it had finally reached vital food aid warehouses on Yemen's frontlines as it scrambled to raise $4.2 billion to provide desperately needed assistance in the war-torn country.

Donors meet as UN seeks 4.2bn dollars for 'devastating' Yemen crisis

Donors meet as UN seeks 4.2bn dollars for 'devastating' Yemen crisis

Yemen's population needs 4.2 billion dollars in aid this year as the world's biggest humanitarian crisis has deteriorated over the past 12 months of war, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told donor countries in Geneva on Tuesday.

Yemen's Houthis to quit two ports Monday under peace deal

Yemen's Houthis to quit two ports Monday under peace deal

The Houthi forces have agreed to draw back from two Yemeni ports on Monday while withdrawal from the main Hodeidah port will occur later alongside a retreat by coalition-backed forces massed outside the city, UN and Yemeni sources said.

9 civilians killed, 13 wounded in war-torn Yemen: UN

9 civilians killed, 13 wounded in war-torn Yemen: UN

Nine civilians were killed and at least 13 wounded earlier this week in attacks in the provinces of Hodeidah and Hajjah in war-torn Yemen, the UN said on Friday.

UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday said the urgency of accessing grain stores trapped in a frontline position in the port city of Hodeidah was increasing as the food was "at risk of rotting".

Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Newborn Yemeni conjoined twins whose plight sparked a plea for urgent medical treatment overseas died in Sanaa Saturday, rebels in the blockaded capital said.