A man about to be executed in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 18:03 GMT
Five foreigners have been executed in Saudi Arabia as the rate of capital punishment surges in the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia launched an air campaign in Yemen in March, which was also bolstered by light ground troops this week. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
Saudi warplanes hit areas across western Yemen Monday, according to Yemeni media, who said the strikes caused several civilian casualties while targeting Shiite Houthi rebel positions.
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday.
Armed tribal supporters of exiled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi man a vehicle with an automatic rifle attached to it near the International airport in the port city of Aden, as battles against Shiite Huthi rebels continue, on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
May 03, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
For the first time the Saudi-led coalition has deployed ground troops in Yemen, as its airforce continues to conduct airstrikes in Sanaa.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
The activist organization Human Rights Watch claims to have satellite evidence of Saudi Arabia using cluster munitions, also known as barrel bombs, in Yemen.
Sorting through rubble caused by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Aden. (AFP/Saleh Al Obeidi)
May 03, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
Scarcity of fuel and ongoing conflict foreshadows the imminent collapse of Yemen's infrastructure, according to the UN.
Yemenis gather in the capital Sanaa following a Saudi airstrike against Houthi militants, May 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Yemen's Shia Houthi movement has appealed to the UN to seek and end to Saudi Arabia's airstrikes across the country.
More than a month into the Saudi-led airstrike campaign against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen, humanitarian aid agencies warn of an increasingly dire situation for civilians trapped between warring factions on the ground. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
As aid agencies warn of a deepening fuel shortages in Yemen, the UN Security Council will hold an emergency session to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the restive country.
Saudi-led airstrikes began in Yemen over a month ago, when exiled Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi sought military intervention from Gulf allies against Shiite Houthi rebels launching an offensive against his government. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
At least 20 civilians were killed in Yemen after fresh Saudi-led airstrikes targeted Houthi rebel positions across the capital Sanaa.
Troops fire artillery shells towards Yemen from their post in southwestern Saudi Arabia, April 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Dozens of Yemeni rebels were killed along with three Saudi soldiers during border clashes overnight, the kingdom’s Defense Ministry said.
A Houthi fighter stands in front of a house destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, April 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Iran has been arming Yemen's Shia Houthi fighters since 2009 according to a confidential UN report Friday.