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 (...)

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(...)

An undated handout image of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photograph: Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader/The New York Times.

Iran’s leader has condemned as genocide the military intervention by its main regional rival Saudi Arabia in Yemen, escalating Tehran’s rhetoric again(...)

A Yemeni fighter of the separatist Southern Movement, loyal to the government forces, in Aden’s northern district of Dar Saad on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The United States is accelerating arms supplies and bolstering intelligence sharing with a Saudi-led alliance bombing a militia aligned with Iran in n(...)

Yemenis stand beside trucks  allegedly destroyed by an airstrike of the Saudi-led coalition,  in the Hais district of Hodeidah, Yemen, yesterday. Photograph: Abdul-Rahman Hwais/EPA

Houthi fighters and allied army units clashed with local militias in Aden, southern Yemen, on Sunday and witnesses said gunshots and heavy shelling r(...)

People stand on the rubble of houses destroyed by an air strike in Okash village near Sanaa in Yemen. Photograph: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters.

Yemen’s Houthis are ready to sit down for peace talks as long as a Saudi-led air campaign is halted and the negotiations are overseen by "non-aggress(...)

A Chinese solider from the People’s Liberation Army helps non-Chinese citizens board a Chinese navy ship during an evacuation from Aden on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Stringer

A Chinese naval frigate has evacuated 225 foreign citizens from strife-torn Yemen, its foreign ministry said, marking the first time that China’s m(...)

Tribal gunmen loyal to the Houthi movement brandish their weapons in the capital Sanaa yesterday. Photograph: AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais

Yemeni civilians coping with a mounting death toll from street clashes and air raids face dwindling supplies of fuel, medicine and food under what(...)

Soldiers and Houthi fighters inspect the damage caused by air strikes on the airport of Yemen’s northwestern city of Saada, a Houthi stronghold near the Saudi border, on Monday. Fighter jets attacked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, residents said. Photograph: Reuters

Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern suburbs of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of pre(...)

Egypt’s Republican Guard take their positions ahead of the Arab Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, in the South Sinai governorate, south of Cairo, March 28, 2015. Arab League heads of state will hold a two-day summit to discuss a range of conflicts in the region, including Yemen and Libya, as well as the threat posed by Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dals

Saudi Arabia’s navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of (...)