Houthi  forces withdrawing from Saleef port in Hodeidah province, Yemen.  Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters

The withdrawal of rebel Houthi forces from Yemen’s three Red Sea ports is proceeding according to plan despite Saudi-backed government accusations tha(...)

President Donald Trump has  vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second such move of his presidency. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has vetoed a bipartisan resolution that would have forced an end to US military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s civil war in Y(...)

Fatima Hadi, a 12-year-old displaced Yemeni girl suffering from acute malnutrition, is treated at a hospital in Yemen’s northwestern Hajjah province. Photograph:   Essa Ahmed / AFP

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt arrived in Oman on Friday seeking an end to the four-year war that has devastated Yemen and plunged its populati(...)

A  Yemeni woman holds a placard at an anti-war rally in front of the UN offices in Sana’a. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

Yemen’s Saudi-sponsored government and Houthi rebels have achieved a breakthrough during their first direct talks in years by agreeing on a prisoner e(...)

David Roynane, chief executive  of Mainport, with the Mainport Cedar  docked at Albert Quay, Cork. File photograph: Darragh Kane

Shipping company chief executive Dave Ronayne knows his globe and his time zones better than most, but there’s a particular geographical location he w(...)

Five-year-old Omran Daqneesh sits with his sister inside an ambulance after they were rescued following an airstrike in the  al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. Photograph: Mahmoud Rslan/Reuters

Next week could produce a humanitarian breakthrough for victims of the wars in Syria and Yemen. If a 48-hour Aleppo ceasefire demanded by the UN goe(...)

A young Yemeni holds a gun nearby a tribesman, loyal to the Shia Houthi rebels, during a gathering to show support to the rebels, on the eastern outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

A suicide bomber killed at least 25 new recruits inside a police compound in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Sunday in an attack claimed by Isl(...)

Saad Hariri, the son of assassinated former prime minister Rafiq Hariri, is so fearful of an assassin’s bomb or bullet that he lives in Riyadh and Paris. Photograph: EPA

Angered over Beirut’s failure to condemn an attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and meet key Saudi political demands, Riyadh has cancelled a $4 bill(...)

Yemenis play the victims of air strikes in a performance during a protest in front of the UN offices in Sana’a, Yemen on Sunday against ongoing Saudi-led military operations in the country. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA.

More than 50 people were killed in Yemen at the weekend in fighting that pits an Arab coalition against Houthi fighters backed by troops loyal to form(...)

Anti-Houthi  fighters  prepare to go to the frontline  in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

From exile in Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s vice president Khaled Bahah yesterday declared the “liberation” of Aden after four months of deadly and destructiv(...)

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