Yemen

Yemen’s rebels say latest US sanctions will prolong the war

Yemen’s war started in 2014 when the Houthis seized the capital, Sanaa, and much of the country’s north.

published on : 3rd March 2021

UN launches donor conference amid fears of famine in Yemen

It was unlikely the response from donors would meet U.N. goals given the coronavirus pandemic and its devastating consequences for economies around the globe.

published on : 1st March 2021

Yemen Huthi rebels claim responsibility for strikes targetting Saudi Arabia, threaten new attacks

Huthi fighters have intensified operations against the kingdom as airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition pound rebel positions in the north of Yemen.

published on : 1st March 2021

Saudi Arabia says Huthi missile attack on Riyadh thwarted

The Iran-backed Huthis have escalated attacks on the kingdom, while they step up an offensive to seize the Saudi-backed Yemeni government's last northern stronghold of Marib. 

published on : 28th February 2021

Heavy fighting kills 27 people in central Yemen: Officials

The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels earlier this month renewed their attack on Marib, a stronghold for Yemeni forces allied with the internationally recognized government.

published on : 26th February 2021

Yemen faces world's worst famine and needs USD 3.85 billion: UN

Mark Lowcock said Gulf countries, especially Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which contributed generously to U.N. appeals in 2018 and 2019, cut back drastically last year.

published on : 25th February 2021

Disheartening that there is no end in sight to decade-long conflict in Yemen: India in UN

India stressed that the 'most pressing issue' of all is the need to end the conflict as he pointed out that grave food insecurity and hunger are clustered in areas affected by the conflict.

published on : 19th February 2021

Saudi Arabia foils new Huthi strike as US set to lift 'terror' tag

Despite nearly six years of Saudi-led military intervention, the Huthis remain in control of the capital Sanaa and much of the north, and aid groups say they have little choice but to work with them.

published on : 13th February 2021

Joe Biden revokes terrorist designation for Yemen's Houthis

President Donald Trump's administration had branded the Iranian-backed Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation, a move that limited the provision of aid to the beleaguered Yemeni people.

published on : 6th February 2021

Explained: What US ending Saudi war support means for Yemen

The Iran-backed rebels remain firmly entrenched in the country's north and hold its capital, Sanaa. The rest is being held by competing tribal, regional and political alliances.

published on : 6th February 2021

Biden pulls Yemen war support, welcomes refugees in US reset

Saudi Arabia reacted to Biden's speech by reasserting its commitment to a political solution in Yemen, according to state media.

published on : 5th February 2021

Joe Biden to end US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen

A person familiar with the matter confirmed the selection, speaking on condition of anonymity ahead of the announcement.

published on : 5th February 2021

Disfigured by acid, the face of violence against Yemen's women

Having lived for four years as a "slave", Al-Anoud was eventually kicked out by her husband, taken in by her sister and began training as a nurse.

published on : 4th February 2021

Aden International Airport receives first commercial flight since 30 December missile attack

The attack on Wednesday took place just moments after a plane carrying members of Yemen's Cabinet landed on a flight from the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Yemen airport attack aimed to 'eliminate' Cabinet: PM Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed

The new Yemeni government was formed in December to end a dangerous political rift with southern separatists who are backed by the United Arab Emirates.

published on : 2nd January 2021
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