Yemen

UN strongly condemns deadly Yemen bomb attacks

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have strongly condemned the bomb attacks in Radaa in Yemen’s Al Bayda province yesterday, which killed more than 25 people, including at least 15 schoolchildren.

Yemen: Security Council condemns deadly bombing at Iranian Ambassador’s residence

The United Nations Security Council has condemned yesterday’s bomb attack at the residence of the Iranian Ambassador to Yemen which killed several people.

Yemen: UN voices deep concern over ongoing human rights violations, abuses

Voicing great concern over serious human rights abuses that have occurred in Yemen in recent months, the United Nations human rights office today issued a strong call on parties of all sides to renounce violence and ensure immediate access to humanitarian assistance in conflict zones.

Yemen: UN welcomes new government aimed at bringing peace to country

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the formation of a new Peace and National Partnership Government in Yemen aimed at ending a period of political turbulence and bringing about a full transition towards democracy in the country.

More asylum-seekers died trying to reach Yemen in 2014, than 3 past years combined – UN

More migrants and asylum-seekers are dying in attempts to get to Yemen, mainly from the Horn of Africa, this year than in the last three years combined, the UN refugee agency reported today.

Security Council condemns deadly attacks in Yemen, urges progress on political transition

The United Nations Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms yesterday’s bomb attack in Sana’a, Yemen which killed at least 47 seven people, including children.

Yemen: Ban condemns ‘heinous’ suicide attacks, urges peace pact implementation

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that took place in two separate incidents in Yemen, resulting in the death of more than 60 people, including children, and injuring many dozens.

Commending Yemenis on peace pact, Ban urges partners to step up support

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended the Yemeni parties for reaching a peace pact, and called on the country’s partners to scale up support to ensure a successful democratic transition.

Yemen: UN Security Council hails new peace accord, warns against violent disruptions

Welcoming a recent peace pact signed between the Yemeni Government and its opponents, the United Nations Security Council today called for its full and immediate implementation, an immediate end to all attacks and threats, and the rapid formation of a new government.

Yemen: Ban welcomes signing of UN-brokered agreement as step towards peace, stability

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for the implementation “in full, without delay” of a newly-agreed peace deal in Yemen which strives to end violence that has killed and displaced hundreds of people in recent weeks.