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By Maggie Hyde, Associated Press
In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, the foreign minister said the roughly 1 million doses Yemen was given are not enough to vaccinate even the most vulnerable portions of its population.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The head of the U.N. food agency says 16 million people in Yemen are marching toward starvation and more funding is needed.
By Jane Ferguson
The war in Yemen shows little sign of ending despite the horrific humanitarian toll of the past seven years. Within the war between the Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, and the internationally-recognized government of Yemen, there are other battles that…
Nearly seven years of war in Yemen have produced the world's most dire humanitarian catastrophe. Millions are starving and have little in the way of medical care. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson has spent years traveling in and out of the…
Three months ago, President Biden ended American military involvement in the war in Yemen and reversed President Trump's decision to designate the Houthis a terrorist organization. But soon after, as special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports, the Houthis launched an offensive…
By Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
The UNHCR released a statement Friday saying that at least 70 incidents of armed violence including shelling, crossfire, and air strikes have caused injuries and deaths among civilians during the first quarter of 2021.
By Jane Ferguson, Nick Schifrin
What began as a civil war in 2015 between Yemen’s government and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels has evolved into a brutal proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with U.S. involvement. Jane Ferguson updates us from Yemen on the war's terrible…
In our news wrap Monday, the Biden administration says a new policy will let separated families be reunited inside the U.S. but warned migrants not to rush to the border, crowds in Myanmar returned to the streets a day after…
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, or OCHA, said the risk of large-scale famine in the Arab world’s poorest country “has never been more acute,” adding that the years-long conflict, economic decline, and institutional collapse created enormous…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
The Biden administration on Tuesday officially lifted the designation of the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen as a global terrorist organization. That announcement comes within a larger review of the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia. Nick Schifrin reports on the prospects…
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