Aftermath of an overnight rocket attack, on the Libyan capital of Tripoli on April 17th. Khalifa Haftar has launched an offensive to take the city. Photograph:  Mahmud Turkia/AFP

The US presidential veto of bipartisan congressional legislation to end US participation in the Yemen war could embolden the rulers of Saudi Arabia an(...)

Shots are fired from a vehicle during heavy fighting between the Yemeni government and Houthis in Hodeidah, Yemen. Image: Arab 24/via Reuters

Yemen’s Red Sea Hodeidah port and neighbouring city were quiet on Tuesday, although a ceasefire that came into effect at midnight was violated for sev(...)

A giant billboard bearing portraits of American president Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in Riyadh. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty

Saudi royals are set to roll out the red carpet for American president Donald Trump during his event-packed visit, although he arrives under the shado(...)