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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(...)

Yemenis collect clean water from a charity tap due to disruption of water supplies in Sanaa. Photograph: Yahya  Arhab

The UN and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday raised $1.35 billion (€1.2 billion) at an urgent pledging conference for funds to rescue aid operations in Yemen as(...)

Yemenis read the Koran on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Sana’a, Yemen, April 24th. Photograph: Epa/Yahya Arhab

The coronavirus ceasefire proclaimed unilaterally two weeks ago by Saudi Arabia has been extended for a month to support endeavours to contain the pan(...)

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(...)

Workers clean a street in Sana’a, Yemen. Fears over the spread of coronavirus has led Saudi Arabia to declare  a two-week ceasefire to the conflict in Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

A ceasefire proposed by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen has come into effect, potentially paving the way for an en(...)

 Syrian Arab Red Crescent members conduct  sterilisation to help prevent coronavirus in  Damascus. Photograph: Youssef Badawi

War-devastated Syria, Iraq and Yemen are the three countries in the Middle East most vulnerable to mass coronavirus contagion. The Syrian and Iraqi he(...)

A Yemeni child stands among women lining up to get free food rations from a charity group in Sanaa, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Despite five devastating years of war, neither Houthi rebels nor their Saudi adversaries are prepared to halt the fighting in Yemen. The Houthis see(...)

Boys unload food provided by the World Food Programme at an aid centre in Sanaa. More than 24 million desperately need humanitarian aid. Photograph: Photograph: Yahya Arhab

After more than a year of battling and bickering, Yemen’s Houthi rebels and the Saudi-sponsored government have decided to implement a large-scale pri(...)

A girl looks from behind a door before boarding on a United Nations plane to bring her to  Jordan in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Seven critically ill patients and their family members have flown on a United Nations plane to Jordan from Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa, inaugurat(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin (right), with  Syrian president Bashar Assad  in Damascus, Syria,  on Tuesday. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool/AP

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has travelled to Syria to meet President Bashar Assad and other officials. The visit to Syria, a key ally of Iran, cam(...)

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