Yemen

Yemeni jailed for 21 years in Saudi for insulting Islam and monarchy

A Saudi court has sentenced a Yemeni resident of the kingdom to 21 years imprisonment for questioning and insulting tenets of the Islamic faith and insulting the kingdom's rulers, according to a...

49 Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide attack claimed by Islamic State

At least 42 Yemeni soldiers were killed Sunday in a suicide attack targeting a group of government soldiers in the southern city of Aden, officials at a local hospital said.

At least 37 killed in suicide attack on Yemeni soldiers

A car bomb exploded on Saturday in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, leaving dozens of soldiers dead and injured, a security official said.

Britain's Johnson expresses understanding for Saudi strikes in Yemen

Greater efforts need to be made to find a political solution to the conflict in Yemen, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday at a security conference in the Gulf state of Bahrain...

Amnesty: Hospitals in Yemen under attack from anti-Houthi forces

Local forces aligned to Yemen's Saudi-backed government have been responsible for "a campaign of fear and intimidation" against hospital staff in the flashpoint central city of Taiz, Amnesty...

Red Cross: "Desperate" situation in Yemen's Taiz, bodies on streets

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Tuesday sounded an alarm about civilians trapped by intense fighting in the central Yemeni city of Taiz, a key flashpoint in the country's civil...

Truce in Yemen is over and will not be extended, spokesman says

The temporary ceasefire in Yemen is over and will not be extended, a spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition said on Monday, according to Saudi-owned news broadcaster Al Arabiya.

Fighting shatters Yemen's temporary truce as both sides trade blame

Missile launches and shelling in parts of Yemen on Sunday shattered a temporary ceasefire with the rival sides blaming each other for violations.

Temporary ceasefire goes into effect in war-torn Yemen

A 48-hour ceasefire went into effect in Yemen on Saturday, amid hopes to calm the bloodshed that has claimed thousands of civilian lives in a conflict spanning more than two years.

Saudi-led alliance announces 48-hour truce in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen has announced a 48-hour truce, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Saturday.

Yemeni forces kill 30 al-Qaeda suspects in raid

Pro-government forces said on Wednesday they had killed 30 insurgents with suspected links to al-Qaeda in an attack in Yemen's south-eastern city of Mukalla.

US citizen released by Houthi rebels in Yemen

The US State Department on Sunday welcomed the release of a US citizen who was taken captive in Yemen more than a year and a half ago.

UN humanitarian chief sounds alarm over crisis in Yemen

The UN humanitarian chief said Monday that fighting in Yemen has created a "catastrophe" that has put more than 21 million people in need of some form of humanitarian assistance.

At least 60 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen prison

At least 60 people were killed and 35 injured in airstrikes by a Saudi-led alliance on a rebel-held prison in western Yemen, a local health official said on Sunday.

Yemen's exiled president rejects UN peace plan

Yemen's internationally recognized President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi on Saturday rejected a UN plan aimed at ending the war.