WFP warns of increasing hunger in war-torn Yemen

2016-10-27 08:00

The World Food Programme is warning of a worsening food crisis in war-torn Yemen, saying the 19-month conflict has increased hunger and malnutrition.

UN envoy asks for Yemen cease-fire extension

2016-10-23 09:04

UN Special Envoy for Yemen urges warring parties in the Arab country to extend a temporary cease-fire for at least another 72 hours

UN announces agreement on 72-hour Yemen cease-fire

2016-10-18 09:51

The United Nations' special envoy for Yemen says the warring parties in the Arab nation have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire which will take effect just before midnight.

US admiral: Missiles fired again at US ship near Yemen

2016-10-16 09:08

A US admiral says multiple cruise missiles have been fired again from a Houthi-controlled region in Yemen targeting an American warship in the Red Sea.

1000s march in Yemen after 140 killed in airstrike

2016-10-09 20:17

Thousands of Yemenis march in the capital to protest a Saudi-led coalition airstrike a day earlier that hit a funeral hall packed with thousands of mourners, killing over 140 people.

'Disturbed' father of bride kills 12 at Yemen wedding

2016-09-27 20:26

A wedding in Yemen has ended in tragedy after the "mentally disturbed" father of the bride hurled two grenades, killing eight women, four children and himself, an official and relative say

Yemeni officials: drone kills 5 suspected al-Qaeda fighters

2016-09-15 05:37

Yemeni security officials say a suspected US drone has struck a car travelling in the southern Bayda province, killing five suspected al-Qaeda fighters

Fighting in Yemen oil region kills 26

2016-09-05 22:19

At least 26 fighters have been killed in clashes between pro-government troops and rebels over control of an oil-rich region east of the Yemeni capital.

Yemen cross-border shelling kills Saudi woman

2016-09-04 14:00

Cross-border shelling from Yemen has killed a Saudi woman and wounded two other citizens, the kingdom's civil defence agency has said.

Yemeni rebels: 16 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

2016-08-31 20:20

Yemen's rebel-controlled news agency has said at least 16 civilians have been killed in an airstrike on the city of Saada.


Raids intensify despite UN call to extend Yemen truce

2016-10-23 11:41

Warplanes from the pro-government Arab coalition conducted strikes on rebel positions in Yemen hours after the UN envoy appealed for the renewal of a ceasefire.

Fighting rages in Yemen despite truce

2016-10-22 19:03

Fierce gun battles have erupted between Yemeni rebels and pro-government forces along the border with Saudi Arabia despite truce.

US, Britain, UN demand Yemen ceasefire within days

2016-10-16 18:18

The United States, Britain and the UN peace envoy to Yemen have urged the warring parties in the country's civil war to declare a ceasefire within days.

1 000 Ethiopians escape Yemen detention

2016-10-12 20:46

Around 1 000 Ethiopian migrants have escaped a detention centre in south Yemen with the help of their guards, a security official says.

Hospitals under 'unprecedented' attack in war zones

2016-10-03 08:13

Medical charity Doctors Without Borders has hit out at the "unprecedented" number of attacks on medical facilities in Syria and Yemen, a year after the deadly bombing of its hospital in Afghanistan killed 42 people.

US-made bomb used in deadly strike on Yemen hospital - Amnesty

2016-09-19 19:19

Amnesty International has said a US-made bomb had been used in an air strike on a hospital in Yemen, urging Washington and London to stop supplying the Saudi-led coalition with weapons.

UN says airstrikes on Yemen water well reportedly kill 30

2016-09-12 19:08

A UN official says airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on a water well in northern Yemen have reportedly killed 30 people and wounded another 17.

Drone strike kills 7 Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen

2016-09-05 12:50

A possible US drone strike has killed seven suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in central Yemen, a security official has said.

Yemen rebels say coalition air raid killed 9 civilians

2016-09-02 20:40

Huthi rebels in Yemen have said an air raid by Saudi-led coalition warplanes on a house northeast of the capital Sanaa has killed nine civilians including women and children.

Suicide bombing kills 60 at Yemen army camp

2016-08-29 17:01

A suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen's second city of Aden has killed at least 60 people.

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