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(...)

Houthi fighters travel on the back of a patrol truck in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

The week-long unconditional truce in Yemen that began at midnight on Friday aims to allow the delivery of desperately needed food, medicine and fuel t(...)

 An armed Yemeni stands walks amid the ruins of the house of a Yemeni army commander loyal to the Houthis after it was hit by two airstrikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sana’a, Yemen,  July 6th, 2015. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

The United Nations said it expects an unconditional week-long humanitarian pause in the fighting in Yemen to start on Friday to allow the delivery of (...)

People stand in front of buildings damaged by a Saudi-led air strike that hit the Yemeni army’s main headquarters in Sanaa, June 7th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah

Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 44 people during an attack on the main headquarters of the Yemeni army in central Sanaa on Sunday, the state new(...)

Anti-Houthi fighters of the Southern Popular Resistance fire from a tank in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Friday. Photograph: Reuters.

Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when a Sunni Muslim militia attacked Shi’ite Houthi rebels in a push to drive Ho(...)

A man walks to a house that was damaged during an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Faj Attan village, Sanaa, Yemen on Thursday. Photograph: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters

Saudi-led forces said on Thursday they would respond harshly against Yemen’s Houthi rebels following attacks on citizens in border areas, hours after (...)

People use a tug boat to flee Yemen’s southern port city of Aden amid fighting between Houthi fighters and the Southern Popular Resistance Committees. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters.

Yemen has urged the international community “to quickly intervene by land forces to save” the country, specifically in the cities of Aden and Taiz, ac(...)

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(...)