There are innumerable accounts from local sources and media as well as rights organisations that contradict the US claim.
The war-damaged nation, whose population has been weakened by widespread hunger and disease, has reported one laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 case but due to inadequate testing and a shattered health system aid groups fear a devastating outbreak.
India's finance ministry announced a $22 billion economic stimulus package that will include delivering monthly grains and lentil rations to an astonishing 800 million people.
The Sanaa airport's three-year closure has amounted to a "death sentence" for many sick Yemenis, say the Norwegian Refugee Council and CARE.
Turkish and Russian defence ministers discussed measures to reduce tension in Idlib as Syria's northwestern region comes under increasing fire by the regime and its ally Russia.
Fresh killings come as rebels launch counter-offensive in western Hama province to recapture areas they lost on Thursday to regime forces. Meanwhile, aid groups suspend activities in embattled northwest.
Refugee Rights Europe says refugees and migrants in northern French city are at risk of imprisonment, deportation, and even death.
Afghan Taliban banned WHO and the Red Cross activities for what they said were "suspicious" actions during vaccination campaigns, as polio is still crippling the country.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique and 920,000 affected in Malawi, UN officials say.
The United Nations said some 3,000 people fled Syria’s northeastern province of Deir Ezzor last week, but at least 84 people, most of them children, died on the way to the Al Hol refugee camp in a neighbouring province.
Thousands of migrants are seeking to apply for asylum in the United States at the border town. As their fate remains uncertain, some say they are willing to settle down in Mexico, while others are determined to move on.
The Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms rescued more than 300 migrants off the coast of Libya and is now docked in the port of Crinavis, in San Roque. It was earlier denied by EU states.
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