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(...)

Displaced Yemeni children and a woman appear near their huts at a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on the outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Urgent appeals by humanitarian agencies for funds to avert famine in Yemen have fallen on deaf ears of neighbours waging war in that country and those(...)

Forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government get into position during clashes with Houthi rebel fighters in the al-Jadaan area about 50km northwest of Marib in central Yemen on February 11th. Photograph: Mumen Khatib/AFP via Getty Images

Yemen’s Houthi rebel movement and its leaders are to be removed by the US from its list of foreign terrorist organisations on Tuesday due to the despe(...)