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Statement by the Press Secretary Regarding the Violence and Humanitarian Conditions in Yemen

The United States is gravely concerned by the recent escalation in violence and continued dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen.  We urge all parties to immediately cease hostilities, reenergize political talks, and end the suffering of the Yemeni people.  We condemn the Houthis’ brutal repression of political opponents in Sana’a, including the killing of their former ... Read More»

Statement from USAID Administrator Mark Green on Yemen

The United States remains extremely concerned about the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen. Over the last week, fighting in Sana’a has intensified-killing and injuring hundreds of people. This spike in violence has brought increased suffering to a city of more than one million people who are now trapped inside their homes. We call on all ... Read More»

Treasury Designates Large-Scale IRGC-QF Counterfeiting Ring

11/20/2017 Iranian Network Prints Counterfeit Yemeni Bank Notes for IRGC-Qods Force WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a network of individuals and entities involved in a large-scale scheme to help Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) counterfeit currency to support its destabilizing activities. This ... Read More»