A Yemini girl shelters inside her house, which was damaged by a Saudi-led coaltion air strike, near Sanaa on April 23. (Photograph: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

Fighting between Yemen’s warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on F(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

US president Barack Obama delivers a statpment in  White House in  on Thursday in which he apologised for a counterterrorism operation in January that accidentally killed two aid workers held hostage by al Qaeda. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US president Barack Obama expressed his “deepest apologies” on behalf of his government over the killing of two aid workers, an American and an Itali(...)

Oil prices remain steady today as Saudi-led coalition warplanes continued bombing Yemen. Photographer: Bloomberg

Oil prices held steady on Thursday as renewed fighting in Yemen countered worries over rising US crude inventories due to still-robust shale productio(...)

  Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan: “We will continue to be on Yemen’s side, whether in humanitarian or in other ways.” Photograph: EPA/Turkish Presidental Press Office

Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Raheel Sharif are due in Riyadh on Thursday to mend fences with Saudi Arabia. The kingdom, under(...)

Armed fighters, allied to fugitive president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, clash with opponents and Houthi rebels in the port city of Aden’s Dar Saad suburb. Photograph: Saleh al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s Houthi rebel movement said on Wednesday it wanted to return to United Nations-sponsored peace talks - but only after a complete halt to a mont(...)

In a speech Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said Saudi Arabia’s goal is “the invasion of this country, its occupation and placing this country again under its feet and hegemony”. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

The leader of Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi militia has accused Saudi Arabia of plotting to seize the country, in a fiery speech suggesting he was in (...)

A Houthi gunman in Yemen. The UN has launched an appeal for almost €255 million in aid for those affected by the conflict in Yemen. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

The United Nations has launched an appeal for almost $275 million (about €255 million) to aid 7.5 million people in Yemen over the next three months, (...)

Former UN Envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, speaking to reporters during a news conference in Sana’a, Yemen.  The Moroccan diplomat had expressed an interest in moving on to another assignment after four years of work on Yemen, the UN said. Photograph: Wadia Mohammed/EPA

The United Nations envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, resigned on Wednesday, according his official Facebook page, signalling the failure of UN efforts to(...)

Members of the anti-war women’s group Code Pink wave placards as they interrupt a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
Kerry still confident of Iran deal
  • US
  • April 15, 2015, 11:30

US secretary of state John Kerry has said he is still confident of a nuclear deal with Iran after president Barack Obama agreed to sign legislation gi(...)