Fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi gather on a road on the outskirts of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden. Photograph: Saleh Al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images

Fighters loyal to Yemen’s exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, bolstered by Gulf Arab support, seized the country’s largest military base from Hou(...)

Damaged houses are seen one day after a Saudi-led air strike hit them in Yemen’s western city of Mokha, July 26th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

Residents and Saudi media said Yemen’s Houthi militia had continued fighting across Yemen on Monday despite a ceasefire announcement by Saudi-led forc(...)

Lebanon’s Hizbullah deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem speaks as Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Moualem (centre) and Iran’s minister of culture  Ali Jannati listen during the International Media Conference Against Terrorism in Damascus. Photograph: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Syrian president Bashar al- Assad yesterday welcomed “positive” changes in western attitudes to the conflict in the country – suggesting the United St(...)

US defence secretary Ashton Carter meeting Saudi King Salman (right) at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Wednesday. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AFP/Getty Images

US defence secretary Ash Carter said after talks in Saudi Arabia that Iran’s “potential for aggression” was a shared concern as he moved to bolster d(...)

Members of the Assyrian Gozarto Protection Forces, consisting of Sutoro militia, a pro-Syrian government Syriac Christian movement, and other Assyrian fighters rest and drink tea before heading to  the front line in the battle against  Islamic State in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh on July 13th. Photograph: Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images

Islamic State’s reclusive leader has empowered his inner circle of deputies as well as regional commanders in Syria and Iraq with wide-ranging authori(...)

A vendor rests upon the rubble of his shop destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike that hit a marketplace in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, yesterday. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Local fighters and army units backed by Yemen’s exiled government have taken control of Tawahi, the last district of central Aden held by the Iran -al(...)

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and interior minister Mohammed bin Nayef Al Saud (left) said terrorist incidents would not destabilise the kingdom. Photograph: Saudi Press Agency/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia has arrested 431 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and foiled attacks in Riyadh and the Eastern Province, where the maj(...)

Houses in Aden allegedly damaged in  shelling  by  Houthi rebels and their allies. Photograph: EPA/Stringer

A bombardment in Aden by the Houthi militia and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed 43 people and injured 173 yesterday, the he(...)

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leading the Eid al-Fitr prayers on July 18th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Iranian opposition to the “arrogant” United States will not change despite a nuclear deal with world powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (...)

Anti-Houthi  fighters  prepare to go to the frontline  in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

From exile in Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s vice president Khaled Bahah yesterday declared the “liberation” of Aden after four months of deadly and destructiv(...)