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The new ban will take effect from May 15, 2017, as unacceptable levels of pesticides were found in food imports from five Arab countries. (AFP/ Omar Salem)
April 26, 2017 - 09:05 GMT
The ban covers certain produce from Egypt, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen.
Yemenis collect water from a donated source amid an ongoing wide spread disruption of water supplies in an impoverished coastal village on the outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
April 26, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The war that is now in its third year has left 17 million of Yemen's 27 million people at risk of hunger.
A Yemeni girl carries a water container in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, on April 17, 2017. (AFP/stringer)
April 24, 2017 - 17:16 GMT
Amid a drive to secure funding to head off a famine in the war-torn country, humanitarian organizations and rights groups are also highlighting the role of some of the donors in the conflict.
Last Thursday, Houthi militants stormed a hotel in Ibb where the IMC employees had been staying, whisking them off to a nearby prison. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Houthis release employees of International Medical Corps.
Yemen has been wracked by conflict since 2014. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Explosion in military camp in Aden, Yemen kills at least 10 soldiers.
Early marriage, child recruitment and prostitution levels are on the rise in Yemen as a direct result of poverty caused by war. (AFP/ File)
April 22, 2017 - 21:43 GMT
In Yemen, people are not able to pay their rent, utilities and hospital bills or for groceries.
A Yemeni militiaman prepares to fire a rocket propelled grenade during clashes with Houthi rebels in Taiz, April 16 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
April 20, 2017 - 13:18 GMT
Human Rights Watch has said that rebels in Yemen are using landmines, despite them being banned under international law.
A Yemeni militiaman loyal to the Saudi-backed President, Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, during clashes with Houthi rebels in Taiz, April 16 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
April 20, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Yemenis have suffered more and more since the war in the country intensified two years ago.
Yemeni protesters take part in the
April 20, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
Both sides are disappearing political opponents in Yemen's brutal civil war.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Central Command Commander Joseph Votel take part in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Following the US attack on a Syrian government airbase earlier this month, many allies of the US will want to know how the Trump team intends to approach Syria.
Supporters of the Houthi rebels at a rally in Sanaa, March 26 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 13, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Yahia Abdulraqeeb al-Jubaihi is the first person to be sentenced to death by the Houthis on charges of spying for Saudi Arabia.
What's the message behind Balqees's look? (Instagram)
April 12, 2017 - 08:35 GMT
What's the young singer implying?
A tank of the Yemeni forces loyal to the Saudi-backed exiled president is pictured during clashes with Shiite Houthi rebels oustide the country's third-city of Taez on April 6, 2017. (AFP/File)
April 12, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The fighting broke out after Houthis tried to infiltrate army positions, killing nine Houthis and two Yemeni army soldiers.
Libyan Holocaust survivors returning to the country from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 1945. (Yad Vashem)
April 11, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Most of the Middle East's Jewish communities have all but disappeared in the past century.
Yemeni women walk through the rubble caused by a previous airstrike. (AFP/File)
April 04, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The fighting has pushed the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine.
Wazzup, Minnie? (Instagram)
April 04, 2017 - 07:03 GMT
We loved her hairstyle.