Huthi rebel fighters inspect the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Dec. 5, 2017 (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
All of Russia's diplomatic staff has left Yemen due to deadly clashes in the capital of Sanaa, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Tuesday.
Houthi rebel fighters inspect the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Dec. 5, 2017. (Mohammed HUWAIS / AFP)
December 08, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The move comes a day after forces took control of Khokha, a major coastal spot in the rebel-controlled province.
December 07, 2017 - 07:27 GMT
In a rare signal of disagreement with close ally Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump urged the kingdom Wednesday to immediately lift its embargo of Yemen, citing the impoverished nation's humanitarian crisis.
Houthi fighters in Sanaa (AFP)
December 05, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
The ICRC also recorded more than 400 injuries during the clashes, which first erupted in Sanaa over the weekend between the Houthis and pro-Saleh forces, Adnan Hazam, the ICRC’s spokesman in Yemen, said.
“Yemen is passing through a decisive turning point that needs our unity and steadfastness in the face of these sectarian militias
December 05, 2017 - 08:10 GMT
Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday rallied his countrymen in areas controlled by Houthis to rise up against the Iran-backed militia, who had just murdered their erstwhile ally former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Houthi rebel fighters are seen outside of the residence of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa on December 4, 2017. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
December 04, 2017 - 15:27 GMT
With over 10,000 dead and millions on the brink of famine, will Ali Abdullah Saleh’s death really prove decisive or just prolong the stalemate and the suffering of Yemeni civilians?
According to the ICRC, more than 3 million Yemenis have been forced to flee their homes since the conflict began, while more than 20 million are in need of humanitarian assistance (AFP)
December 04, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
“I am deeply concerned about the situation in #Sanaa,” Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Yemen Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, posted on Twitter.
The Houthi leadership issued a statement confirming Saleh’s death by firing squad (AFP/File)
December 04, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
A senior member of Yemen’s General People's Congress (GPC) party confirmed the death on Monday of former president and GPC leader Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The authority reassured the UAE citizens and residents that the county’s atmosphere is safe (AFP/File)
December 03, 2017 - 12:06 GMT
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority on Sunday denied Al Houthis' allegations of launching a missile towards the UAE.
225 people were also injured in the violence (AFP/File)
December 03, 2017 - 10:28 GMT
At least 36 people have been killed in two days of rebel infighting in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, according to a medical source on Sunday.
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Saturday he was open to talks with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels to end the three-year conflict (AFP)
December 02, 2017 - 13:47 GMT
He also accused the Houthis of “terrorizing” civilians.
Yemen has suffered a severe cholera outbreak during the conflict (AFP)
December 01, 2017 - 12:12 GMT
At least 15 died when clashes broke out in Sanaa between Houthi rebels and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, two groups allied in their fight against the internationally recognized Yemeni government.
A digital rendering of Trump veiled by the Iran flag, Al Bawaba
November 30, 2017 - 13:34 GMT
In responding to Iran's growing power in the region, the US is doing more to help than prevent one of its more feared enemies from gaining influence.
Robert Mardini, the regional director for the ICRC, called the move an
November 30, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
The International Committee of the Red Cross said Wednesday it is buying 750,000 liters of diesel fuel to provide clean water to cities in Yemen affected by a blockade enforced by a Saudi-led coalition.
Nearly 5,000 children have been killed or seriously injured in the last two and a half years (AFP)
November 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Millions of children are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance in Yemen, UNICEF’s Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa said in a press conference Sunday in Jordan’s capital Amman.
Yemen is in the midst of a cholera outbreak (AFP)
November 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
As Yemen marks six years since the country hopefully transitioned to democracy, the country is today facing an aid blockade which could leave many without food within six weeks.