Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they shot down Saudi Apache helicopter

Rebel spokesman says Houthis used surface-to-air missile to down Saudi helicopter near border, killing its 2 pilots.

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they shot down Saudi Apache helicopter

Yemen

Houthi prisoners freed by Saudi Arabia return to Yemen: Red Cross

128 Houthis welcomed at Sanaa's international airport as they return to war-torn country from prisons in Saudi Arabia.

Houthi prisoners freed by Saudi Arabia return to Yemen: Red Cross

Middle East

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition says it released 200 Houthi prisoners

Coalition spokesman says move aimed at paving way for larger, long-delayed prisoner swap agreed upon last year.

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition says it released 200 Houthi prisoners

Yemen

Red Cross: Yemen faces new outbreak of dengue fever

ICRC reports thousands of cases and dozens of deaths amid a 'very dire humanitarian situation' in the war-torn country.

Red Cross: Yemen faces new outbreak of dengue fever

AJ Impact

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection row

Dispute centres on clause in export documents that requires foreign customers not to transfer weapons to third parties.

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection row

Middle East

Are curbed air raids a sign of an ending Yemen conflict?

The UN envoy for Yemen has told the Security Council that the number of air attacks by the Saudi-led coalition has dropped dramatically in the past two weeks.

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition air attacks in Yemen down 80 percent: UN

Since their intervention in the war in 2015, Saudi-led forces have carried out thousands of raids, killing thousands.

Saudi-led coalition air attacks in Yemen down 80 percent: UN

Middle East

At least 12 million children suffering in Yemen war

As world marks International Children's Day, children in Yemen do not have much to celebrate.

Yemen

Yemen's Houthis release captured South Korean, Saudi vessels

Ships seized by Houthis rebels on Sunday were South Korean and Saudi-flagged in the latest Red Sea incident.

Yemen's Houthis release captured South Korean, Saudi vessels

Arts & Culture

Yemeni artist paints arms message for France with war mural

The Last Dance of the Dead mural in Paris denounces France's weapons sales to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.

Yemeni artist paints arms message for France with war mural

Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels seize vessel in Red Sea

'Attack' on ship towing South Korean drilling rig threatens vital shipping routes, Saudi spokesman says.

Yemen

Yemen government delays return; officials blame separatists

Government officials say the separatists are refusing to hand over Aden headquarters and the presidential palace.

Yemen government delays return; officials blame separatists

Opinion

Is peace coming to Yemen?

Saudi Arabia has taken decisive steps to eliminate divisions among allied Yemeni forces and engage the Houthis.

Imad K Harb

by Imad K Harb

Imad K Harb

Football

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain to take part in this year's Gulf Cup in Qatar, raising hopes of end to Gulf dispute.

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

Middle East

Saudi, Yemen's Houthis hold 'indirect talks' in Oman to end war

Oman-mediated talks taking place via video conference since September to try end five-year conflict, officials say.

Saudi, Yemen's Houthis hold 'indirect talks' in Oman to end war