"One of the world's gravest global humanitarian catastrophes" in Yemen has left 19 million people facing hunger this year, including 160,000 likely to face "famine-like conditions," UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths tells UNSC.
UN's children’s humanitarian aid organisation, UNICEF, said 47 children were killed or wounded in Yemen's civil war in the first two months of 2022.
The attack targeted a military camp in Midi, in Hajjah province near the border with Saudi Arabia, a Yemeni Defence Ministry source says.
Coalition says its forces destroyed a drone launched towards King Abdallah airport in southern Saudi Arabian city of Jizan, state media reports, adding "16 civilians of different nationalities were injured."
UN officials say they are in close contact with the authorities in Yemen to secure the safe release of their staffers.
Marib is vital because it is the internationally recognised government's last stronghold in North Yemen, and the country's sole gas producing region with one of its largest oilfields.
Abu Dhabi says it intercepted three drones with "hostile" intent –– the fourth similar incident in three weeks as tensions intensify with Yemen's Houthi rebels.
From the Gulf to Israel, countries and armed groups like Yemen’s Houthis and Palestine’s Hamas rely upon guided missiles and rocket technology more than ever, changing the nature of warfare.
The UAE, part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, suffered its third missile attack in consecutive weeks on Monday.
UAE destroys two ballistic missiles targeting the gulf country's capital Abu Dhabi, with no casualties, state media reports, citing Defence Ministry.
Saudi-led coalition has denied the responsibility, saying that Houthis hadn’t reported the site in Saada province as needing protection from air strikes.
Saudi-led coalition said it had begun air strikes against strongholds and camps in Sanaa belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthi group, Saudi state media said.
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