A Bahraini woman holds a picture of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr   during  a protest after his execution  by Saudi authorities. Photograph: Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images

As the political crisis deepened over the execution of dissident Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, Bahrain and Sudan on Monday followed the lead of their Sun(...)

 Pro-Houthi tribesmen at  a gathering in Sana’a, Yemen, on Tuesday to protest at Saudi-led military operations in the country. Photograph: EPA/Yahya Arhab

A ceasefire went into effect in Yemen yesterday as United Nations-sponsored peace talks opened in Switzerland in a new push to end months of fighting (...)

Yemenis play the victims of air strikes in a performance during a protest in front of the UN offices in Sana’a, Yemen on Sunday against ongoing Saudi-led military operations in the country. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA.

More than 50 people were killed in Yemen at the weekend in fighting that pits an Arab coalition against Houthi fighters backed by troops loyal to form(...)

A Saudi-led Arab coalition that has air supremacy over Yemen has strongly denied any role in the wedding party carnage, and a coalition spokesman suggested that local militias may have fired the projectiles. Photograph: Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters

The death toll from an air strike on a wedding party in Yemen has jumped to 131, medics said on Tuesday, in one of the deadliest attacks on civilians (...)

A Saudi-led air strike in Yemen’s capital Sanaa this month. An Arab coalition has been pounding the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen from the air for six months. Photograph: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah

Air strikes by helicopters from a Saudi-led alliance killed 25 civilians in a Yemeni village on Sunday, residents and medics said, adding that most of(...)

The site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah

An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant i(...)

New recruits loyal to Yemen’s exiled president, Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, during a training session in  Taez. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images

Iranian-allied fighters controlling much of Yemen have said air strikes led by Saudi Arabia killed 43 people in the central city of Taiz. Taiz has bec(...)

Yemeni activists hold a banner with pictures of kidnapped French Isabelle Prime and her Yemeni colleague during a protest in Sanaa, Yemen. Photograph: AP Photo/Hani Mohammed

A French woman abducted in Yemen in February has been freed, President Francois Hollande’s office said on Friday, adding that he would welcome her bac(...)

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(...)

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(...)