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.

UN Yemen envoy in new bid for peace

2016-11-28 06:28

The UN envoy for Yemen has announced a new bid for peace talks between the government and rebels, after the latest ceasefire failed to end the 20-month conflict.

Yemen ceasefire ends without extension

2016-11-21 17:29

A 48-hour ceasefire has ended in Yemen after failing to stem violence across the country, with both sides blaming each other for deadly "violations" of the US-backed truce.

Proposed UN resolution demands Yemen cease-fire and talks

2016-11-03 12:19

A proposed UN resolution would demand that all parties in Yemen immediately honour an April cease-fire and resume peace negotiations on the basis of a roadmap covering political and security issues.

Saudi-led raids on Yemen prison kill 38

2016-10-30 11:54

At least 38 people have been killed in Saudi-led air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in Yemen.

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.


African migrants flock to Yemen despite conflict: UN

2016-11-29 20:57

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.

Morocco quits Africa-Arab summit over presence of Polisario

2016-11-23 16:00

Morocco and several Arab countries have walked out of an Africa-Arab nations summit in Equatorial Guinea to protest the presence of a delegation from the Polisario Front, says media reports.

Scores reported dead in heavy fighting in Yemen

2016-11-17 19:05

Clashes across the country leave 51 dead as Hadi loyalists seek to open three fronts against Houthis and their allies.

Strikes on Yemen detention centre: Toll updated

2016-10-30 20:34

Saudi-led coalition air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in Yemen's west, including a detention centre, killed 60 people, an official has said, updating the toll from 38 dead.

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

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