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Condemning the Houthis’ Disregard for Civilian Protection and Humanitarian Access in Abdiya, Yemen

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States condemns the Houthi escalation around Marib, which demonstrates a flagrant disregard for the safety of civilians.  The Houthis are obstructing movement of people and humanitarian aid, preventing essential services from reaching the 35,000 residents of Abdiya. Their actions add to an already dire humanitarian situation and have caused even more ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Lenderking’s Travel to Jordan, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Oman

OCTOBER 8, 2021 U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking arrived in Jordan today. He will then travel on to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. Special Envoy Lenderking will meet with the Republic of Yemen Government, Yemeni civil society representatives, regional senior government and UN officials, and other international partners. His efforts remain focused ...
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Condemning the October 3 Houthi Missile Attack

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 4, 2021 The United States condemns the October 3 Houthi missile attack on the densely populated neighborhood of al-Rawdha in Marib, Yemen, which killed two children and injured an estimated 33 civilians, including women and children, according to UN agencies.  Civilians will suffer as long as the brutal ...
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Statement on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America:

The Heads of missions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America to the Republic of Yemen welcome the return of the Prime Minister and the Government of Yemen to the temporary capital Aden. It is vital that the Government is fully supported to ...
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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Yemen

Press Statement 09/22/2021 Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The United States is providing more than $290 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Yemen.  I am grateful to all our partners who also announced contributions today, and I am proud that the United States continues to lead the humanitarian response to this ...
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