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40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: new Red Cross toll

Sanaa - Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, the Red Cross said Tuesday, after thousands protested at a mass funeral.

Protests at funeral for Yemeni children killed in coalition strike

Nayd Al Kharb - Thousands of Yemenis vented anger against Riyadh and Washington on Monday as they took part in a mass funeral for children killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition.

UAE aims to wipe out Yemen Al-Qaeda branch

Mukalla - The United Arab Emirates, a key player in Yemen's war, says it is determined to wipe out Al-Qaeda in the country and denies making deals with the jihadists.

Yemen: around 10,000 dead and a humanitarian crisis

Sanaa - The war in Yemen has since March 2015 left around 10,000 people dead, the vast majority civilians, and caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations.

Yemen: more than three years of war

Sanaa - A Saudi-led coalition launched military operations in Yemen in 2015, helping the government to push back against rebels who had taken control of the capital and seized several provinces.

Yemen in shock after Saudi-led hit on bus kills at least 29 children

Sanaa - The remains of victims and children's clothing were strewn across a market in northern Yemen on Friday, as the US and UN called for an investigation into an air strike the previous day by a Saudi-led coalition that killed at least 29 children on a bus....

Dozens dead, wounded in attack on Yemen bus carrying children: Red Cross

Sanaa - An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Yemen rebels say willing to attend UN talks

Sanaa - A member of the political wing of Yemen's Huthi rebels said Saturday the insurgents were willing to attend UN-brokered talks, although they had low expectations of a positive outcome.

Red Cross condemn 'reprehensible' attacks that killed 55 in Yemen

Sanaa - A series of explosions Thursday on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida killed 55 civilians and wounded dozens of others, the Red Cross said, denouncing the "reprehensible" disregard for human life.

55 civilians killed in attacks Thursday on Yemen's Hodeida: Red Cross

Sanaa - A series of explosions Thursday on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida killed 55 civilians and wounded dozens of others, the Red Cross said, denouncing the "reprehensible" disregard for human life.

Yemen government says ready to attend UN talks

Aden - Yemen's internationally recognised government is ready to attend UN-brokered talks next month in Geneva but is "not optimistic", a government official said on Friday.

Yemeni blacksmiths transform shrapnel into heirlooms

Hajjah - In his war-torn city, a Yemeni artisan is transforming shrapnel which litters the streets into the country's celebrated traditional daggers.For 45 years, blacksmith Mohammed Haradhi has crafted swords for his clients' loved ones and built custom locks....

Yemen rebels announce temporary Red Sea ceasefire

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthi rebels announced a two-week pause in Red Sea operations Wednesday, after attacks against Saudi tankers last week prompted Riyadh to suspend oil shipments through a key waterway.

UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen rebel chief

Sanaa - The UN envoy for Yemen said Wednesday he had held "fruitful" talks with rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi in his bid to avert all-out fighting for the strategic port city of Hodeida.

Coalition hits Yemen rebels outside Hodeida as push for city paused

Sana - Yemeni government forces backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have bombarded rebel positions outside Hodeida after pausing their push into the strategic Red Sea port city, government sources said on Tuesday.

UN envoy in Yemen for talks with rebels on port

Sanaa - The UN envoy for Yemen was in Sanaa on Monday for talks with rebels aimed at finding a solution to fighting in the port city of Hodeida, which the insurgents hold.

Displaced mothers from Yemen's Hodeida find shelter in Sanaa school

Sanaa - Travelling by bus or taxi with children in tow, scores of mothers have fled fighting in Yemen's key port city of Hodeida in recent weeks, finding shelter at a school in the rebel-held capital Sanaa.

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

Sana - Yemeni forces seized Hodeida airport on Wednesday in a major step towards retaking the rebel-held port city after a week of fighting that has left nearly 350 people dead.

Yemen's Hodeida braces for street battles

Sana - Trenches, military tanks and civilians fleeing by the busload: Yemen's Hodeida, once a bustling port city, is now bracing for battles in its streets.

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport

Sana - UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport on Tuesday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Huthi Shiite rebels.
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