Taliban fighters patrol along a street in Kabul on September 13th, 2021. Photograph: Hoshang Hashimi/AFP via Getty

The Taliban, facing the imminent collapse of humanitarian aid into Afghanistan, have given the UN written assurances on the safe passage and freedom o(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »