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A Yemeni fighter backed by the Saudi-led coalition fires his weapon during clashes with Houthi rebels on the Kassara frontline near Marib, Yemen on June 20th. Photograph: Nariman El-Mofty/AP

Saudi Arabia and rebel Houthis are closing on terms for a ceasefire in Yemen ahead of negotiations on a peace deal to end the six-year war. The Houth(...)

 Displaced Yemeni children  outside at a camp for internally displaced persons  on the outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen on June 8th. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Saudi Arabia has suspended air attacks on Houthi rebels as diplomatic efforts seek to secure a ceasefire and resume negotiations for ending Yemen’s de(...)

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 (...)

Radhya al-Mutawakel: “This is a man-made disaster, people are being starved and have no source of income.”

Millions of people in Yemen are facing starvation because of a war that continues to be largely ignored by the rest of the world, a leading Yemeni hum(...)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken: “The US supports a unified, stable Yemen free from foreign influence . . . there is no military solution of the six-year conflict.”  Photograph: Ting Shen

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have rejected a US ceasefire plan, arguing it offers nothing new and would exacerbate the country’s volatile situation. The Ho(...)

A fighter of the Southern Transitional Council  watches as a military vehicle belonging to Saudi-backed government forces burns during clashes in the southern Abyan province of Yemen. Photograph:  AFP via Getty Images

The Biden administration’s decision to end US support for Saudi Arabia’s offensive war in Yemen amounts to a decisive shift in US policy and heralds a(...)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken: will review sanctions imposed on Iranian-aligned Yemeni rebels after warnings  the measures risked triggering a terrible famine. Photograph: Carlos Barria

The White House has suspended arms sales agreed by Donald Trump to two Gulf allies, the first significant move by President Joe Biden to reset US rela(...)

Mike Pompeo:  said  the terrorist designation would give the US “additional tools” to pile pressure on Iran, which has supported Houthi rebels. Photograph:  Tami Chappell/AFP)  via Getty Images

Aid agencies have sharply criticised the Trump administration’s decision to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels a terrorist organisation, warning it will(...)

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(...)

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