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May 22, 2015

Locals examine the damage to Imam Ali mosque in Qatif, Saudi Arabia following a Friday suicide bomb attack that left at least 15 dead.  (AFP/File)
17:32 GMT
In an online statement, Daesh militants claimed Friday's deadly suicide bombing attack on a Shiite mosque in Qatif. At least 15 were killed, sources say.
People inspect damage following a string of Daesh-claimed attacks in March on Shiite mosques in Yemen's capital Sanaa. Friday's attack injured 13, say security sources.  (AFP/File)
14:49 GMT
Security sources say the bombs were planted before Friday prayers, two of the 13 people are in critical condition.
A Yemeni man observes the damage following a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Sanaa's airport.  (AFP/File)
13:51 GMT
Friday morning airstrikes targeted Houthi positions around Yemen's capital, residents say.
Doctors and medical staff treat wounded Yemenis at Al-Sadaqa hospital in the port city of Aden, May 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Houthi rebels in Yemen demanded an end to Saudi airstrikes as a condition to participate in UN-brokered peace talks.

May 21, 2015

A Yemeni man stands on a trailer pulled by a camel as he transports food items in the southern conflict ridden city of Aden where Shiite Huthi rebels are battling forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh on May 20, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
14:30 GMT
The funds will go to EU’s the International Committee of the Red Cross, which will help provide food, water, medical supplies and other essential aid to Yemen.
A Yemeni man walks amidst the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led air strike on a residential area last month, in the capital Sanaa, on May 18, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:15 GMT
According to local officials, Saudi mortal shells hit a humanitarian aid office, killing five Ethiopian refugees.
A plane from Egypt and one from India arrived in Sanaa on Thursday. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
12:36 GMT
Some of the thousands of Yemenis stranded abroad have returned to their home country as peace talks are announced for the end of May.
Supporters of Yemen's Houthi movement attend a rally in Sanaa, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:12 GMT
Shia Houthis in Yemen said they would back UN-hosted peace talks while Saudi-led forces continue to strike the country.

May 20, 2015

Rival factions in Yemen will restart political consultations May 28 in Geneva. (AFP/File)
18:40 GMT
Rival factions in Yemen will restart political consultations May 28 in Geneva.
Clashes on the Saudi border are occurring more frequently as the war in Yemen rages on. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
A Saudi border guard named Hassan Someili was killed in clashes with Yemen's Houthi fighters.
Young Yemeni supporters of the Shiite Houthi movement hold weapons during a march in the capital Sanaa in protest to the Saudi-led military operations against positions held by them and their allies, on May 18, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
08:05 GMT
From March 26 until May 12 the number of registered injuries is twice as high as the death toll.
A Yemeni woman walks through the rubble of houses destroyed by a Saudi airstrike from last month, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
Over half a million people in Yemen have been displaced by the ongoing conflict, a spokesperson for the UNHCR said Tuesday.

May 19, 2015

A Yemeni girl inspects a damaged car in a residential area that was destroyed by Saudi-led air strike last month, in the capital Sanaa, on May 18, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:30 GMT
Witnesses reported smoke rising from the son of President Saleh's house in southern Sanaa.
Yemeni children hold weapons during a Shia Houthi rally in the capital Sanaa, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT
Saudi fighter jets pounded the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Tuesday for the first time since the five-day ceasefire between both countries expired.
Saudi aid to Egypt represented nearly 2.3 percent of Egypt's GDP. (Shutterstock)
11:02 GMT
The IMF has released a report with details of the direct aid given to Arab nations by Saudi Arabia.
A displaced Yemeni child takes refuge in a school with her family after fleeing fighting from the southern Yemeni city of Taez May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon expressed disappointment after a five-day humanitarian ceasefire between Yemen and Saudi Arabia was not extended.

May 18, 2015

Yemeni separatists move positions in the port city of Aden while clashes with Shia Houthis continue, May 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:08 GMT
A militant group linked to Al-Qaeda said it killed 31 Shia Houthi fighters in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwah Sunday.
Supporters of Yemen's Southern Separatist Movement gather in the port city of Aden, as battles against Shiite Houthi rebels continue, on May 17, 2015. (AFP/Saleh Obeidi)
08:22 GMT
Airstrikes have resumed in Aden after Yemen's five-day humanitarian truce expired.

May 17, 2015

Displaced Yemeni children receive aid from UNICEF, the UN children's agency.  The UN envoy to Yemen Sunday called for an extension to the five-day humanitarian truce in the country.  (AFP/File)
14:09 GMT
UN Yemen envoy speaks out at talks in Riyadh, calling on extension of five-day ceasefire set to expire Sunday.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen from the Popular Resistance Committees loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitor a street in the southern city of Taiz during ongoing clashes with Shiite Huthi rebels on May 15, 2015. (AFP/Abdul Rahman Alballah)
09:42 GMT
According to sources, Houthi militants shelled residential areas of Taiz on Sunday.

May 16, 2015

Clashes claim lives in Yemen's third city Taiz despite five-day humanitarian ceasefire, set to end Sunday.  (AFP/Taha Saleh)
13:30 GMT
Clashes claim lives in Yemen's third city despite five-day humanitarian ceasefire, set to end Sunday.

May 15, 2015

By now we know Yemen is in chaos, but last week's video shows you what that looks like. (AFP/File)
22:39 GMT
Watch what happens when a Saudi airstrike hits a building full of ammunition.
Qat is known to give chewers 'bubble cheeks.' (Albawaba/File)
17:48 GMT
Tribesmen associated with Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) outlawed qat, a mild narcotic, in the southern port city of Mukalla, the capital of Yemen's Hadramawt province, according to Middle East Eye.
Yemeni men gather outside a shop during the five-day ceasefire with the Saudi-led coalition, May 14, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Special UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed urged both Saudi Arabia and Yemen to respect the five-day humanitarian ceasefire.

May 14, 2015

How do people living in Sanaa actually see the city? It's not the Yemen you're used to. (YouTube)
22:32 GMT
How do people living in Sanaa actually see the city? It's not the Yemen you're used to.
Diplomatic relations with Iran may sour as Yemen accuses the Islamic Republic of supporting Houthi rebels. (AFP/File)
17:12 GMT
Diplomatic relations with Iran may sour as Yemen accuses the Islamic Republic of supporting Houthi rebels.
The ceasefire will allow humanitarian aid to reach those caught in the crossfire. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Yemeni officials, speak anonymously, stated that a Saudi-led coalition helicopter fired a truck transporting Houthi weapons in Saada province.
US President Barack Obama welcomes the emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah to the White House in Washington, DC, on May 13, 2015. Obama is hosting leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to allay their fears over a potential nuclear deal with Iran and to discuss regional security issues. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
08:28 GMT
As the United State's Arab allies prepare to convene for meetings at Camp David this week, one must wonder how the American President will play the new Arab world order.

May 13, 2015

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C) walks out to receive Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ruler of Dubai (unseen) upon his arrival to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh on May 5, 2015. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
15:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has committed to giving Yemen $540 million in aid.
Smoke billows following an air-strike by Saudi-led coalition on May 11, 2015, in the capital Sanaa.(AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
10:00 GMT
Eyewitnesses told media outlests that a tank run by Shiite Houthi militants had opened fire on positions held by army troops loyal to embattled President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi.

May 12, 2015

A Yemeni child lies in a hospital bed after being injured by a Saudi airstrike a day before in Sanaa, May 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
23:00 GMT
A humanitarian ceasefire between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen took hold Tuesday at 20:00 GMT.
Smoke billows following an air-strike by Saudi-led coalition on a Houthi-controlled army camp on May 12, 2015, in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
18:00 GMT
Just hours before the proposed ceasefire, the Saudi-led coalition conducted airstrikes in the western Yemeni province of al-Hudaydah.
The Iranian Red Crescent delivered a shipment of aid to Yemen on March 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
17:59 GMT
A cargo ship that departed Iran for Yemen on Monday will be protected by Iranian warships, Reuters reported. According to Iran, the ship carries humanitarian aid and a team of doctors.
Yemeni men carry an injured photographer following air strikes on the residence of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh on May 10, 2015, in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
14:27 GMT
The causalities make it one of the highest death tolls in a single day since the conflict started.
A Yemeni child lies in a bed at a hospital in the capital Sanaa on May 12, 2015, a day after he was wounded in an air strike by Saudi-led coalition hit an arms depot on the eastern outskirts of Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
14:04 GMT
The Human Rights Watch called for an immediate stop to the use of child soldiers in Yemen's armed groups Tuesday.
Syrian refugees arrive at Turkey from Cilvegozu crossing gate at Reyhanli, in Antakya in August 2013. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
10:38 GMT
The international community must do more to fix the crisis in the region, Cemil Cicek said in a parliament meeting Monday.
Smoke rises from burning buildings following a Saudi airstrike in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, May 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:55 GMT
Saudi fighter jets continued to carry out airstrikes against Houthi targets across Yemen, hours before the ceasefire was due to take place.
Yemeni crowds gather following a US drone strike in the desert east of Sanaa, January 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Four al-Qaeda militants were killed by a US drone strike in the Yemeni port city of Mukalla Monday, AFP reports.

May 11, 2015

Powerful explosions shook Sanaa on Monday after airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition struck a rebel arms depot. (Twitter)
18:54 GMT
Powerful explosions shook Sanaa on Monday after airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition struck a rebel arms depot.
Yemeni families walk on a beach in Aden's Tawahi neighborhood, while civilians try to escape fighting, May 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Civilians in the Yemeni city of Aden awaited the anticipated ceasefire between Saudi Arabia and Houthis following a week of aerial bombardment and clashes.
Yemeni men stand on a street as smoke billows following reported air strikes on the residence of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh on May 10, 2015, in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:18 GMT
Saudi forces and Houthi rebels exchanged heavy artillery and rocket fire on the Yemen border a day before a ceasefire is expected to begin.
The F-16 fighter jet was allegedly carrying out an air raid. (AFP/File)
10:36 GMT
The war plane went missing over Yemen after participating in a Saudi-led airstrike.
Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition bombed Saleh's house in central Sanaa following a night of intensive strikes against Shiite rebel positions, witnesses said. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
07:55 GMT
The F-16 fighter jet, which was a part of the Saudi-led coalition conducting airstrikes on Yemen, went missing at 6pm on May 10th.

May 10, 2015

Armed Yemeni tribesmen loyal to Yemen's fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi stand behind piles of artillery shells as they continue to battle Houthi rebels in the area of Sirwah, near Sanaa, on May 10, 2015. (AFP/File)
19:38 GMT
Over 100,000 people in Saada fled to nearby Amran over the past three days, a Yemeni official said Sunday.
Yemenis wait to fill jerrycans with water from a public tap amid an acute shortage of water supply to houses in the capital Sanaa, on May 9, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
14:33 GMT
A ship carrying fuel to boost aid deliveries landed in western Yemen on Sunday.