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.
According to the UN, about 16 million people lack access to safe water sources in Yemen, while nearly five million are now facing an emergency situation. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
As ground fighting intensifies and Saudi-led airstrikes rain down on areas across Yemen, the UN warns withering food supplies are leaving some 10 million civilians in need.
UN special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 07:17 GMT
The UN special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, resigned from his position amid political chaos and instability.
In resource-scarce Yemen, the Saudi campaign's blockade on airspace and sea ports and strained significantly the flow of foodstuffs and medical supplies from entering the country, further escalating international concern for the humanitarian crisis unfolding amid the fighting. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 07:12 GMT
In escalating tension between the rival nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a fresh call for Saudi to 'halt immediately' its air campaign against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sit on a round table during a meeting of G7 foreign ministers on April 15, 2015 in Luebeck, northern Germany. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with representatives from the G7 countries to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, which should be finalized in the near future, as well as the crisis in Yemen.
The ambassador's remarks come on the heels of harsh criticism of Saudi's military campaign from the Hezbollah group, who is allied with Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels targeted in the airstrikes. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
As the Saudi-led coalition enters its third week of airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Saudi's ambassador to Lebanon warned Hezbollah to stay out of international dialogue on the escalating crisis following harsh criticism from the Lebanon-based Shiite group.