U.N. humanitarian programs in the war-ravaged country are “reaching a potential breaking point,” said a U.N. spokesman.
“We know that North Korea wants first of all to speak with the United States about its security guarantees. We are ready to support it."
The attack occurred after the Pentagon announced that it was selling $1.15 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and $750 million in guided aerial munitions to the UAE, both of which are taking part in the air war in Yemen.
Both sides said they are committed to the ceasefire despite deadly fighting in the hours leading up to it and mutual threats of retaliation if it is violated.
One year after the beginning of the Saudi military campaign in the country, our correspondents recall the destruction and horror they witnessed firsthand.
Israeli authorities have been assisting Yemenite Jews to relocate to Israel since the 1940s. With the arrival of 19 more on Sunday, there are now just 50 Jews left in the war-torn Gulf state.
On Monday, al Qaeda's branch in the Arabian Peninsula managed to capture the city of Azzan, a major Yemeni commercial hub with 70,000 people in it.
Iran says missiles from Saudi coalition warplanes hit its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which was hit overnight with the heaviest aerial bombardment in nine months of war.
The Qasr hotel has been the base of the government of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi since its return from exile in Riyadh over recent weeks and the expulsion of Houthi fighters in July.
Local media reports that at least 25 people were killed after they gathered to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which began today.
The White House confirmed that two US citizens held in Yemen have arrived in Oman, but a third American is reportedly still being held.