Hanaa Ahmad Ali Bahr, a malnourished girl, sits on her father’s lap in a shanty town in Hodeidah in war-torn Yemen. Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad

The deadly and devastating war in Yemen has set back development by 20 years in the poorest country in the Arab world, according to a UN report. The(...)

 UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths greets Yemeni delegates at the opening press conference on UN-sponsored peace talks for Yemen in Rimbo, Sweden. Photograph: Stina Stjernkvist /TT News Agency/via Reuters

Yemen’s warring sides agreed to free thousands of prisoners on Thursday, in what a UN mediator called a hopeful start to the first peace talks in year(...)

A supporter of Houthi rebels collects money during a gathering to collect food aid and mobilise more fighters into Hodeidah battlefronts, in Sanaa, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

On October 30th, US secretary of defence Jim Mattis and secretary of state Mike Pompeo called on all sides in the war in Yemen to agree a ceasefire wi(...)

Yemeni pro-government forces lay down a field of fire near Hodeida airport. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement fought on Saturday to keep a Saudi-led coalition from taking full control of the airport in the port city of Hode(...)

Workers unload wheat provided by Unicef at Hodeidah: the Red Sea port  is a key entry point for aid to war-torn Yemen. Photograph: Abdo Hyder/AFP/Getty

UN relief and humanitarian agencies have warned that an offensive against Houthi rebels holding Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeidah could kill and maim 2(...)

Sudanese forces fighting alongside the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen gather near the outskirts of the western port city of Hodeidah on Tuesday. Photograph: Najeeb Almahboobi/EPA

A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city on Wednesday in the largest battle of the war, aiming to bring the r(...)

People inspect the rubble of a Houthi-held detention centre destroyed by a Saudi-led air strikes in Sana’a on  Wednesday. Photograph: Hani Mohammed/AP

Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a military police camp in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sana’a on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people an(...)

A picture taken on Tuesday shows the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in Yemen’s Houthi rebel-held capital Sanaa. Saudi-led warplanes pounded the rebel-held capital before dawn after the rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the cynical despot who dominated political life in Yemen for more than three decades, once likened his task in running the fractio(...)

A boy sells grilled corn near cars damaged during recent clashes between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana’a, Yemen, on Tuesday.  Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

The death on Monday of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh at the hands of rebel Houthis, his former allies, torpedoes efforts to end the disas(...)

Houthi followers rally in Sana’a on Tuesday to celebrate the killing of Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Houthi rebels fighting their former allies in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, have moved against a group of diehard loyalists of the former president who (...)

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