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Fighters loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government march during a mass funeral for fellow fighters, killed during clashes with Huthi rebels, in Yemen’s western province of Hodeida recently. Photograph:  Khaled Ziad/AFP via Getty Images

The UN has said the rebel Houthi seizure of Yemen’s strategic Hodeida port following the withdrawal of pro-government forces represents “a major shift(...)

A Yemeni carries his share of food aid provided by an aid agency amid heightened food insecurity in Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Escalating warfare has driven Yemen’s economy to the brink of collapse, rendering Yemenis destitute and deepening the country’s humanitarian crisis, t(...)

Army Ranger Wing members demonstrate their skills and equipment at the Curragh Camp in Co Kildare: the highly-trained unit is considered one of the best in the European Union. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Hill of Allen in west Kildare, the fabled seat of ancient warrior Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the Fianna, has become an almost sacred site for Ireland’(...)

Taliban fighters patrol in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Photograph:  EPA

Two decades ago, the Taliban’s refusal to hand over Osama bin Laden and his fellow al-Qaeda leaders provided the justification for US president George(...)

Forces loyal to Yemen’s Houthi rebels prepare to carry the coffins of fellow fighters killed in battles with Saudi-backed government troops in the Marib region on March 23rd. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais / AFP via Getty

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have dismissed a Saudi ceasefire proposal and stepped up their offensive to capture strategic Marib city, the remaining bastion (...)

People run following an explosion at the airport in Aden, Yemen, shortly after a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed. Photograph: AP Photo

At least 20 people were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on Aden airport on Wednesday moments after a plane landed carrying a newly formed Saudi(...)

The Southern Transitional Council has also pledged to honour a ceasefire with government forces. File photograph: Getty

Yemen’s separatists have abandoned self-rule, agreed to implement a stalled peace deal with the Saudi-sponsored government, and acceded to joining for(...)

Children on  a mini truck with a Joker cutout as the Covid-19 pandemic rages in Sanaa. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

Yemen’s desperate battle to contain the coronavirus intensifies as contagion spreads throughout the south of the country and takes hold in the north. (...)

Yemeni policemen prevent people on a motorcycle entering a neighbourhood during an emergency curfew arising from the coronavirus pandemic, in Sanaa. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

Fearing a coronavirus outbreak in crisis-ridden Yemen, the United Nations Security Council has issued another urgent call for a ceasefire. During a (...)

A worker sprays disinfectant inside a mosque ahead of the weekly Friday prayers in Sana’a, Yemen, on Friday. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

War-devastated Yemen on Friday confirmed its first case of coronavirus in government-controlled Hadramut province, where the emergency council for Cov(...)

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