Middle East

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition says downed Houthi drone over Najran

Coalition spokesman says drones directed at civilian targets in border city in first such incident since late March.

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition says downed Houthi drone over Najran

Middle East

Missile attack on Yemen army command in Marib kills at least 7

Military sources say chief of staff in Marib province survived attack blamed on Houthis, but son and nephew did not.

Missile attack on Yemen army command in Marib kills at least 7

Coronavirus pandemic

Cemeteries overflow in Aden as COVID-19 deaths spike in Yemen

Official death toll disputed due to war-ravaged country's extremely limited testing capacity and inability of overwhelmed hospitals to treat patients.

Yemen

Yemen's health system 'has collapsed' as coronavirus spreads: UN

World governing body rings alarm bell as it prepares to host donor conference with Saudi Arabia amid the pandemic.

Yemen's health system 'has collapsed' as coronavirus spreads: UN

Middle East

Coronavirus fears grip Middle East; 10,000 Iran medics infected

Iran grapples with deadliest outbreak in the region while concerns also grow over rise in cases in Gaza Strip and Yemen.

Coronavirus fears grip Middle East; 10,000 Iran medics infected

AJ Impact

World Bank approves record $500m to battle locust swarm

In Kenya, the locusts are eating in one day the amount of food consumed by all Kenyans in two days, World Bank says.

World Bank approves record $500m to battle locust swarm

Middle East

Yemen war: Families protest over missing relatives

Families of missing people in Yemen find themselves in an endless nightmare where their loved ones have been forcibly disappeared by Saudi-UAE-backed forces.

Yemen

International outcry over Yemeni journalists facing death penalty

150 rights groups call for release of four Yemeni journalists sentenced to death for 'spying' by court in Sanaa.

International outcry over Yemeni journalists facing death penalty

Coronavirus pandemic

Yemen gov't accuses Houthis of covering up coronavirus outbreak

Aden-based government calls for urgent global assistance to help health sector decimated by years of war.

Yemen gov't accuses Houthis of covering up coronavirus outbreak

AJ IMPACT

UK-flagged tanker 'repulses pirate attack' in Gulf of Aden

Manager of chemical tanker Stolt Apal says armed guard opens fire at attackers off the coast of Yemen.

UK-flagged tanker 'repulses pirate attack' in Gulf of Aden

Yemen

Clashes between separatists, pro-gov't forces kill 14 in Yemen

Fighting between supposed allies continues for sixth straight day on outskirts of Zinjibar, Abyan province.

Clashes between separatists, pro-gov't forces kill 14 in Yemen

Yemen

Yemeni army says Houthis killed in al-Badya clashes

Clashes reported after UN Yemen envoy told UNSC warring parties made 'significant progress' towards ceasefire agreement.

Yemeni army says Houthis killed in al-Badya clashes

Middle East

Rise in deaths with COVID-like symptoms in south Yemen: Aid group

Poor testing facilities means COVID-19 cases could be much higher in south where ceasefire failed to take hold.

Yemen

Yemen warring parties make 'significant progress' on truce: UN

UN Yemen envoy makes renewed push for truce after world body calls for ceasefire in conflicts due to coronavirus crisis.

Middle East

COVID-19 threatens to worsen Yemen devastation

Health workers warn a major outbreak will have catastrophic consequences following years of war, hunger and other diseases.