Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

Middle East

Yemen: Hodeidah offensive, fishermen scared to return to sea

The media controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels is reporting that 12 fishermen were killed in a Saudi-Emirati coalition air raid.

Yemen: Hodeidah offensive, fishermen scared to return to sea

Middle East

Yemen's cancer crisis amid war

It is becoming increasing difficult to get potentially life-saving treatment to 35,000 cancer patients in Yemen, with 11,000 new cases each year, as the ongoing conflict nears its four-year mark.

Yemen's cancer crisis amid war

Middle East

Yemen reopens historic Cairo Castle in Taiz

The historical site in the strategically important city in southern Yemen was used as a barracks for the last four years.

Yemen reopens historic Cairo Castle in Taiz

Middle East

War in Yemen: Eid Al-Adha a difficult time for Yemeni refugees

In Yemen, Eid Al-Adha is not a time for celebration; feeling forgotten and alone, it remains a fight for survival.

War in Yemen: Eid Al-Adha a difficult time for Yemeni refugees

Middle East

War in Yemen: Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE bombing

Houthi sources say an air raid by the Saudi-UAE coalition has killed at least 31 civilians, including women and children, in Yemen.

War in Yemen: Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE bombing

Middle East

War in Yemen: Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE bombing

Houthi sources say an air raid by the Saudi-UAE coalition has killed at least 31 civilians, including women and children, in Yemen.

War in Yemen: Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE bombing

Middle East

Yemenis shut down construction of Saudi military base

Locals are protesting against the base amid growing suspicions that new Saudi-funded infrastructure projects aim to boost Riyadh's tarnished image.

Yemenis shut down construction of Saudi military base

Middle East

Yemen war: More than eight million on verge of starvation

It is estimated almost 18 million people lack access to good, nutritious food and 8.4 million are on verge of famine, as they simply do not know where their next meal is coming from.

Yemen war: More than eight million on verge of starvation

US & Canada

New US sanctions on Iran come into effect from Tuesday

The sanctions that had been lifted are returning after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and five other nations.

New US sanctions on Iran come into effect from Tuesday

US & Canada

US: Efforts ramped up against interference in midterm election

US officials say that they are not seeing the same level of interference as the 2016 presidential election, but there are worries more groups may target the US midterm elections.

US: Efforts ramped up against interference in midterm election

US & Canada

Facebook suspends more fake accounts ahead of US midterms

Facebook says it has removed 32 pages believed to have been set up to influence the US midterm elections.

Facebook suspends more fake accounts ahead of US midterms

United States

Growing concern in US about political tribalism in Trump era

There's growing concern about political tribalism in the US, after President Trump's press secretary was asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia because of Trump's policies.

Growing concern in US about political tribalism in Trump era