A Yemeni worker carries a bag of flour outside a wholesale shop in Sana’a:  With the country almost completely dependent on imports, aid groups say the situation will worsen following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais

Yemen’s Houthis announced on Monday plans for a mass prisoner swap between rebel and pro-Saudi forces ahead of the opening of a peace conference in Ri(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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. (...)

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(...)

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(...)

US secretary of defence James Mattis:  envisages continuing Saudi air raids on Yemen in the next 30 days. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

The US call for a ceasefire in Yemen will not bring an abrupt halt to the deadly and devastating 3½-year conflict in the region’s poorest country. Th(...)

UN special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths (centre): called this week’s talks with rebel leader Abdel Malik al-Houthi “positive and constructive”. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

The UN children’s agency has castigated Yemen’s warring parties for killing, wounding and starving children, who make up half that country’s populatio(...)

A Yemeni student inspects the site of alleged Saudi-led air strikes at a memorial of Egyptian soldiers, in Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Yemen faces “apocalypse now” unless the war devastating the country and punishing its citizens is halted. After 1,000 days of Saudi-coalition air stri(...)

Yemeni children waiting to receive food rations: “Unicef reports 460,000 children suffer from severe acute malnutrition.” Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

War is starving the people of Yemen and no amount of international humanitarian aid can feed them if current circumstances persist, a new report has i(...)

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