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Children carry supplies handed out by UNICEF outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Heavy airstrikes and ground fighting across the country have made it extremely difficult for humanitarian aid to reach Yemen's civilians. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheickh has been discussing with Yemeni factions in recent days a possible humanitarian ceasefire, to last the remainder of Ramadan.
Locals search through the rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa's Old City.  Since late March, a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states has been conducting an air campaign against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Militiamen and locals say at least 16 people were killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Houthi positions in the Yemeni capital.
Supporters of the Shiite Houthi militia demonstrate in Taiz on April 1, 2015, against the Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
July 01, 2015 - 17:17 GMT
Some of the prisoners who escaped from a jail in Taiz were al-Qaeda suspects.
A Yemeni points at a pool of blood at the site of rocket fire by Houthi Shiite rebels and their allies in Aden's loyalist-held al-Mansura district in Aden on July 1, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
July 01, 2015 - 12:22 GMT
At least 18 civilians were killed and 70 injured Wednesday after Houthis shelled a neighborhood, witnesses said.
A photo shows a bullet hole on a window in the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse south of the capital Tunis, on June 29, 2015, where a deadly attack took place the previous week. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
July 01, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
A troubling week of attacks across the Middle East and France show terrorism is spreading like wild fire.
Iranian liquid-fueled Shahab-3 Scud missiles test-fired in 2008. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 12:47 GMT
The kingdom denied rebel claims that a Scud missile had struck a military base.
Two Houthi leaders were among 28 people killed in the Sanaa bombing. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh claimed responsibility for targeting two Houthi leaders in Yemen's capital of Sanaa, leading to 28 people being killed.
Yemeni fighters of the southern separatist movement and firefighters attempt to extinguish a flame at an oil refinery in the port city of Aden on June 27, 2015, following shelling by Shiite Houthi rebels. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
June 29, 2015 - 15:57 GMT
A second shelling by Houthi rebels in three days of a oil refinery in Yemen's Aden raised concerns over the large reserves of diesel and petrol stored there.
Saudi guards monitor the border with Yemen from Ashiq Island, April 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
A Saudi soldier was killed by rocket fire from Yemen, according to a statement from the kingdom's interior ministry.
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness that causes sudden fever and joint pain. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The president of the Supreme Medical Committee in Aden says the number of people has reached 8,036, much higher than the figure given by the WHO.
Houthi supporters brandishing their AK-47 machine guns, the weapon of choice for many gun buyers in Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The rapidly declining security situation in Yemen has caused a recent spike in gun purchases.