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2024 Global Media Makers (GMM) Los Angeles (LA) Residency

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2024 Global Media Makers (GMM) Los Angeles (LA) Residency The U.S. Embassy to Yemen is extending an invitation to mid-career Yemeni filmmakers who have at least one project produced as a writer, producer, or director, and who also possess proficiency in the English language for the Global Media Makers Los Angeles Residency (GMM) in 2024. Since its launch in 2016, Global Media Makers has grown into ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Yemen

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York July 10,2023 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President. Thank you, Special Envoy Grundberg and Assistant Secretary-General Msuya, for your briefings and continued efforts. We are also grateful to you, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Gressly, for your updates and your perseverance in addressing ... Read More»

Statement from President Joe Biden on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

  Jill and I send our best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Adha, the “great holiday” of Islam.  The traditions of Eid commemorate the story of Abraham and his family’s ultimate fidelity to God, and serve as a reminder of the importance of selflessness, charity, and service to the less fortunate. This year—for the ... Read More»

Welcoming Hajj Flights between Sana’a and Jeddah

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JUNE 18, 2023 The United States welcomes the launch of Hajj flights between Sana’a and Jeddah for Yemeni pilgrims. This positive step is the latest in a series of efforts that have brought relief to Yemenis since the UN-sponsored truce began 15 months ago, and we thank Saudi Arabia for enabling the flights. ... Read More»