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A UN-brokered 72-hour truce came into effect for humanitarian aid access
Egypt’s call for Israel to push forward the peace initiative is linked with its own interests
Suffering setbacks in Yemen, Saudi Arabia seeks closer ties and increased military cooperation with East and South Asian countries. Analysts say Pakistan provides a stepping stone for Riyadh’s “look east” policy.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was evacuating its staff from Yemen following an air strike that killed 19 people at a clinic. The Saudi-led coalition expressed regret and proposed a meeting with the charity.
Government-backed, Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 11 people in Yemeni hospital
President meets Yemeni prime minister, along with a governmental delegation
Daghr arrived in Cairo to review latest developments on the Yemeni situation
The Mediterranean Sea has become a gateway to Europe for refugees and economic migrants
War has raged in Yemen for over 500 days. The international community seems to be indifferent to the suffering there. This is detrimental to the credibility of the United States and Europe, DW’s Matthias von Hein writes.
Houthis call for protests to enforce formation of a political council to take power in Yemen
Rebels in Sanaa have dismissed a UN proposal to end fighting in their country. The plan, which had been accepted by the government, was no more than a “media stunt,” they said.
Arab leaders have vowed to work together on security concerns since 2014, but the threat of extremism and sectarian strife rages on
Yemen’s internationally-backed government and Shiite Houthi rebels have resumed peace talks in Kuwait City. The ongoing conflict which began in March 2015 has claimed 9,000 lives to date.
At least 19 people have been killed in a wave of suicide bombings against Yemeni troops in Mukalla. The city had been under Al-Qaeda control for a year before pro-government troops drove out the jihadists in April.
The war in Yemen triggered a little-reported flood of refugees fleeing across the sea to Djibouti, where they try to recreate a normal life. James Jeffrey reports from a remote camp near the desert town of Obock.
The UN refused a request from Saudi Arabia to reveal sources of information on the killing and maiming of children in Yemen. The UN has held the Saudi-led coalition responsible for 60 percent of kids’ deaths in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia and its allies have threatened the UN with cutting funds to millions of children in order to squash criticism of rights violations in Yemen. Blackmailing the UN is unlikely to avert criticism.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accused Riyadh of exerting “undue pressure” to get the Saudi-led battle group in Yemen deleted from a UN child violator blacklist. He says Saudi funding for millions of children was at stake.
The United Nations has said it will temporarily remove the coalition from a blacklist following the deaths of hundreds of minors in Yemen last year. Riyadh had warned its inclusion may be “counterproductive” for peace.
This is the second missile to be shot down in a month, says Saudi-led coalition
Three explosions have rocked the southeastern Yemeni city of Mukalla, killing at least 13 government troops. Meanwhile, the Yemeni government and Iran-backed rebels held talks for a third consecutive day in Kuwait City.
Obama has seized an opportunity to target AQAP, says analyst
US troops helped UAE forces seize the city of Mukalla, which AQAP took control of amid unrest last year
The parties are committed to discussions towards a comprehensive political solution, said UN envoy to Yemen
King Salman is expected to visit the Egyptian parliament on Sunday
Nine Saudis exchanged for 109 Yemenis, just days before the peace talks held in Kuwait
Former president Saleh said that he wants peace with Saudi Arabia without the intervention of the UN
The US announced killing of a prominent “Islamic State” (IS) leader
I am not making a mountain out of a molehill if I said that we are undoubtedly facing a fierce attack on our national and Arab identity, through inciting sectarian and religious conflicts within Arab countries. This is the case witnessed recently in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Lebanon, which prompted Arab countries to intervene in …