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A Yemeni boy school writes as he sits outside a school on March 16, 2017, that was damaged in an air strike in the southern Yemeni city of Taez. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
March 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
One child dies every 10 minutes from preventable causes like malnutrition, diarrhea and respiratory tract infections.
Yemenis protest against a Saudi-led coalition which supports various factions aligned with Yemen's internationally recognised government against Huthi rebels. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of the country's capital Sanaa on Sunday to protest against the Saudi-led coalition's ongoing military intervention.
UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien earlier this month described the situation in Yemen as
March 25, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
60 percent of Yemen's population is going hungry.
Deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen. (AFP)
March 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the United States and Britain for transferring arms to Saudi Arabia to use in its war in Yemen.
Yemeni women at the scene of an airstrike, March 18 (AFP)
March 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Leading human rights group Amnesty International has crticized the US and UK for the "shameful contradiction" of providing aim to Yemen while supplying arms to Saudi Arabia, which has been bombing the country for two years.
Yemeni women hold placards at a protest outside the Saudi embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on March 18, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 20, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Clashes between Saudi-backed Yemeni forces and Houthi rebels in northern Yemen have been escalating in recent days.
Yemen fell into civil war in 2014, when Houthi rebels and allied forces of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh overran capital Sanaa and other parts of the country. (File/Photo)
March 19, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
A missile fired at the King Salman Air Base in Riyadh caused heavy losses.
The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (AFP)
March 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen conducted a four-day visit to Europa during which he urged governments and the international community to promote a political settlement to the conflict and provide urgent humanitarian support.
A picture taken on March 17, 2017, shows bodies of people who were killed in a boat carrying Somali refugees arriving in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida. (AFP/Stringer)
March 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The ship was carrying mostly people from Somalia and Yemen fleeing conflict.
Vendors hunt for goods from under the rubble of their shops following an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on 20 July 2015 (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 16, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
A leading human rights group has called on the United States not to approve pending weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, warning that such sales could implicate Washington in war crimes.
US President Donald Trump waves after he spoke at former president Andrew Jackson's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee on March 15, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 16, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump pledged to fight the ruling, which he called 'an unprecedented judicial overreach.'
US President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince And Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman Speak to the media in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 15, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump hosted Saudi Arabia's powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman al-Saud at the White House Tuesday, for talks expected to focus on the economy and rolling back Iranian influence in the Middle East.
Smoke from an earlier airstrike is seen in Sanaa, Yemen. (AFP/File)
March 15, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
It comes a day after another round of Saudi airstrikes killed 28 Houthis in northern Yemen.
Yemeni men clear rubble from a previous Saudi airstrike near Sanaa. (AFP/File)
March 14, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The strikes occurred against Houthi positions in the northern Hajjah province near the Saudi border.
Fighters loyal to Yemeni government forces are seen near Taiz. (AFP/File)
March 12, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Colonel Saleh al-Sobeihi was killed along with four other army officers in a rocket attack.
The Saudi-led Arab coalition has come under increasing criticism for its civilian death toll in Yemen. (Twitter)
March 12, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Rescue workers battled the blaze to pull bodies out of the rubble from the blast, which struck the Red Sea fishing town of Khoukha.