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Pro-Hadi loyalist forces and civilians examine the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Aden. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 28, 2016 - 14:17 GMT
The UN Resident Coordinator for Yemen called for more international involvement in addressing the humanitarian needs in Yemen.
The aim of the talks is to bring peace between the Houthis and other groups affiliated with the former president Ali Abdallah Saleh on one side and the current president Hadi Mansour supported by Saudi Arabia on the other side. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 08:56 GMT
The parties are committed to discussions towards a comprehensive political solution, said UN envoy to Yemen.
Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president patrol a street in the southern city of Lahj on April 24, 2016 during an operation to drive Al-Qaeda fighters out of the southern provinces. (AFP/Salah al-Obeidi)
April 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The attack comes after a period of relative calm in the southern city.
Aden, Yemen, the temporary capital of the Hadi government, faced an unusual act of violence this week. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
A Yemeni activist was slain after being accused of apostasy and atheism.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (C) arrives to give a press conference at the Information ministry in Kuwait City on April 26, 2016. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
April 27, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Yemen peaces talks have moved into joint negotiations, with hopes that the ceasefire continues to hold.
Loyalist forces on patrol against al-Qaeda militants in the south of Yemen. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Loyalist forces and UAE troops recaptured Al-Mukalla from al-Qaeda militants.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Houthi rebels attacked two Saudi watchtowers on the border, killing three Saudi guards.
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi-led coalition claimed it killed hundreds of al-Qaeda militants in war-torn Yemen’s coastal Hadhramaut province.
Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni President Hadi on patrol against al-Qaeda fighters in the south. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 24, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Yemeni government forces launched major attacks against al-Qaeda to liberate al-Mukalla.
A general view of the various delegations taking part in the Yemen peace talks in Kuwait city. (AFP/KUNA)
April 23, 2016 - 09:43 GMT
The ongoing Yemen peace talks in Kuwait may result in a positive outcome for the country.
After the Yemen ceasefire was implemented April 10, peace talks kicked off April 21. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The United Nations has officially opened delayed peace talks meant to end more than a year of deadly conflict in Yemen.
Supporters of the southern separatist movement wave the movements flag during a rally in Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2016 - 14:41 GMT
Negotiations scheduled for Thursday between Yemen’s warring sides have not yet begun, awaiting the arrival of delegations representing Yemen’s Houthis and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh, sources say.
Yemeni ride past a damaged building outside of Aden. After a year of fighting, the destruction is widespread. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 21, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
Yemen peace talks will begin April 21, with all delegations present in Kuwait.
A Houthi man carries a Yemeni flag in the capital city, Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 20, 2016 - 07:11 GMT
Delegations from the Houthi rebels and Saleh supporters are leaving Yemen today for peace talks in Kuwait.
Taiz citizens protest the ongoing conflict in Yemen. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
April 18, 2016 - 10:46 GMT
Delegations refuse to meet in Kuwait to discuss peace after multiple ceasefire violations from both sides.
The war in Yemen has killed more than 6,000 people, half of them civilians, and spread disease and hunger across the impoverished nation. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2016 - 17:50 GMT
It is hoped that a deal will defuse tension between regional powers Saudi Arabia and Iran, who have been backing opposing sides in Yemen's war which has exacerbated political and military struggles across the region.