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 foreign diplomats from the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, state television reported on Saturday.“The Saud(...)

 Yemenis gather beside a burning vehicle allegedly belonged to Houthi fighters following clashes with tribal militiamen loyal to Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Sunni Saudi Arabia’s “Operation Defensive Storm” against Shia Houthi tribesmen in Yemen could become the kingdom’s first full-scale military campaign (...)

Yemenis run for cover as Houthis fire tear gas at a protest against their presence in Taiz. Photograph: EPA/Stringer

Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies have reportedly launched military operations in Yemen to counter Iran-allied forces besieging the city of Aden whe(...)

A live televised speech by the leader of Yemen’s Houthi movement Abdel Malek al-Houthi in Sanaa yesterday. The leader of Yemen’s powerful Houthi movement has vowed to pursue Islamist militants behind suicide attacks on Houthi supporters. Photograph: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Houthi fighters opposed to Yemen’s president took over the central city of Taiz in an escalation of a power struggle diplomats say risks drawing in n(...)

Smoke rises from a government building in al-Houta, the provincial capital of Yemen’s southern Lahej province.

Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi accused the Iranian-allied Houthi militia on Saturday of staging a coup against him and appealed to the United(...)

A Houthi fighter  in Sanaa. Yemen’s  rebels have welcomed proposed concessions but their gunmen still hold positions outside the presidential palace. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned yesterday, throwing the country deeper into chaos days after Houthi rebels battled their way into h(...)

Yemeni armed members of pro-government militias, known as Popular Committees, patrol  in southern Yemen on January 22nd, 2015.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on Thursday, throwing the volatile Arab country deeper into chaos days after Houthi rebels battled th(...)

Dust thrown up by shelling is seen near the presidential palace during clashes between the Yemeni army and Houthi fighters in Sanaa . Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

The Yemeni army and Houthi fighters waged artillery and gunbattles near the presidential palace in Sanaa on Monday in the most intense clashes since t(...)

People gather at the site of a suicide bombing as Yemeni security officials collect debris in Sanaa, yesterday. Photograph: AP

A bomb blast tore through Tahrir Square in central Sana’a yesterday, killing dozens of supporters of the Houthi movement that controls the Yemeni ca(...)

Fighting erupted in the Damaj area of Yemen (A on map) despite government mediation efforts to shore up a ceasefire in place since late last year. Image: Google Maps.

The death toll from a Shi’ite Muslim Houthi attack on a mountain town in north Yemen held by their Salafi Sunni Muslim rivals has risen to 24, a Salaf(...)