UN wants probe into refugee boat attack off Yemen

2017-03-20 22:35

The United Nations has called for an inquiry into last week's attack on a boat off Yemen's coast that killed 42 people, mostly Somali refugees.

At least 33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea: Yemen officials

2017-03-17 14:15

At least 33 Somali refugees, including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat on the Red Sea, officials in Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida says.

UN: $4.4B needed within weeks to stop hunger 'catastrophe'

2017-02-23 12:56

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations needs $4.4 billion by the end of March to prevent "a catastrophe" of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.

Pentagon blooper as it posts 10 year old 'intel' video

2017-02-04 09:39

The Pentagon has published a jihadist video meant to highlight the value of intel seized during a raid in Yemen, only to pull it moments later because it was 10 years old.

Ripped apart: Yemeni couple fearful after Muslim ban

2017-02-02 22:13

A young Yemeni artist shares his experience of being banned from visiting his wife, who studies in the US.

Dozens killed in first US raid in Yemen under Trump

2017-01-29 13:51

A US raid in Yemen has killed at least 41 suspected al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians, in America's first military action in the country under President Donald Trump.

Red Sea port of Mokha being retaken by army

2017-01-23 22:46

Yemeni government forces have almost captured the port of Mokha as they push to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline.

UN envoy meets with Yemen president as war toll hits 10 000

2017-01-17 13:57

A UN envoy held talks with Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi as the United Nations said the death toll from the war had reached 10 000.

Bombing, air strikes kill 25 in Yemen

2017-01-02 21:14

Eleven civilians, including five members of one family, and 14 Huthi rebels have been killed in shelling and air strikes in Yemen in two days, military and rebel sources have said.

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemen soldiers

2016-12-11 05:57

A suicide bomber has killed 35 soldiers and wounded around 50 at a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Aden, sources say.


Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

2017-03-17 19:29

A military vessel and a helicopter gunship have attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen, killing at least 42 people in the dead of night

UN delivers medicine to besieged Yemen city

2017-03-05 00:09

The UN health agency says it has delivered eight tons of medicine to hospitals in the third largest city under siege in Yemen's war.

1.4 million children in 4 countries face famine death - UNICEF

2017-02-21 14:15

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency has said.

US Navy sends destroyer to Yemen

2017-02-03 22:06

The US Navy has sent a destroyer to waters off Yemen in response to an attack by Iran-backed Houthi rebels on a Saudi frigate, a defense official said Friday.

Civilians likely killed in US raid in Yemen - Pentagon

2017-02-02 14:49

Civilians were "likely" killed in a US commando raid in Yemen over the weekend and children may have been among the dead, the US military's Central Command said Wednesday.

Yemen could face famine in 2017: UN

2017-01-27 10:10

The UN aid chief warned that Yemen was sliding deeper into humanitarian crisis and could face famine this year.

Nearly 70 killed in fresh Yemen fighting

2017-01-22 19:14

Clashes in Yemen have killed nearly 70 people in 24 hours, medics and security sources have said, as pro-government forces pushed to oust rebels from a key stretch of coastline.

Fighting rages in Yemen

2017-01-12 06:13

Yemeni security officials say heavy fighting continued to rage near the strategic Red Sea strait of Bab al-Mandab western Yemen.

At least 48 soldiers killed in Yemen blast

2016-12-18 16:40

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside a military camp in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, killing at killing at least 48 soldiers, a Health Ministry official says.

Horn of Africa migrants flock to Yemen despite conflict

2016-12-01 06:27

More than 100 000 migrants from the Horn of Africa have flocked to Yemen this year despite a raging conflict in the country, the UN says.

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