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A Yemeni vendor uses a lantern to read inside his shop at a market in the capital Sanaa on April 18, 2015 on the sixth day of a power outage across the country. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 19, 2015 - 17:46 GMT
Saudi Arabia has committed to the full $274 million needed cover emergency aid to Yemen after a UN appeal.
A statement by the Houthi movement criticized the UN for its support of an
April 19, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
The Iran-backed Shi’ite Houthi movement has rejected the recent UN resolution targeting the group, which is currently in de facto control of the country after launching a coup in February.
Yemen has been in a state of turmoil since 2012. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 13:01 GMT
Saudi-led coalition planes struck a camp belonging to the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen's eastern Maarib province early Saturday, eyewitnesses have said.
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
A UNHCR camp for displaced people in western Yemen, 2009.  (AFP/Khaled Fazaa)
April 18, 2015 - 07:40 GMT
UN seeks funds for emergency relief in Yemen's humanitarian crisis, officials in Jordan say.
Three civilians are reported to be among the 36 fatalities. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
At least 36 people have been killed because of airstrikes and fighting in conflict-ridden Yemen, according to AFP.
Medical supplies arrived last week from the International Committee of the Red Cross, but this is the first shipment from the WHO. (AFP)
April 17, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The World Health Organization has sent medical supplies to Yemen which arrived in the country on Thursday.
Al-Qaeda has had a growing presence in Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 17:02 GMT
Residents and military officials say that al-Qaeda has seized control of one of Yemen's main airports in the south of the country following brief fighting with troops, according to AP.
Airstrikes in Yemen have focused on Houthi targets in the county. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 14:28 GMT
Heavy fighting has erupted in and around the central city of Taiz, located in central Yemen, Reuters has reported local residents as saying.
Ali Abdullah Saleh served as Yemen's President from 1990 to 2012. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has allegedly requested safe passage out of the country for him and his family.