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More than 30 missing in Yemen shipwreck

Aden - More than 30 people were missing off the Yemeni island of Socotra on Wednesday after a cargo vessel carrying islanders home from the mainland sank in the Indian Ocean, authorities said.

Renewed clashes in Yemen kill more than 40

Aden - Renewed clashes between Yemeni government forces and rebels killed more than 40 people Tuesday, military officials said, a day after a fragile 48-hour ceasefire expired without halting the violence.

Rivals blame each other as Yemen ceasefire ends

Sanaa - A fragile 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen ended on Monday after failing to stem violence across the country, with each side blaming the other for violating the US-backed truce.

Violence puts Yemen ceasefire extension in doubt

Sanaa - Sporadic fighting shook parts of Yemen Sunday as the Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels warned that a fragile US-brokered ceasefire would not be extended unless violations ended.

Yemen truce takes effect after week of US pressure

Sanaa - A 48-hour ceasefire announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen began on Saturday, after the beleaguered government finally agreed to a US peace push.

Yemen clashes leave more than 20 dead

Aden - More than 20 people have been killed in intense fighting between rebels and loyalists on the outskirts of Yemen's third city Taez, military and medical sources said on Friday.

Yemen clashes rage despite US call for truce

Aden - Clashes raged in Yemen killing at least 27 people Thursday as the Saudi-led coalition said military operations will continue despite US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing a truce.

Yemen war death toll surpasses 7,000: WHO

Sanaa - Yemen's 20-month-old war has left more than 7,000 people dead and nearly 37,000 wounded, the World Health Organization announced in its latest toll update.

Coalition strikes on Yemen detention centre kill 60

Aden - Saudi-led coalition air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in western Yemen have killed at least 60 people, many of them inmates buried under the rubble of a detention centre.

Yemen president rejects UN peace proposal: presidency source

Aden - Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on Saturday rejected a peace proposal presented to him by UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, a presidency source told AFP.

Coalition strikes kill 17 Yemen civilians: rebels

Sanaa - Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen killed 17 civilians in a battleground southwestern town on Saturday, the insurgents said.

Yemen raids intensify as UN call to extend truce ignored

Aden - The pro-government Arab coalition Sunday stepped up air strikes on Iran-backed rebels in Yemen and clashes raged on the ground as warring parties ignored a UN call to renew a fragile ceasefire.

UN urges renewal of Yemen truce as fighting rages

Aden - The UN envoy for Yemen called Saturday for the renewal of a 72-hour ceasefire in the country, though fighting has raged on between Shiite rebels and government forces despite the truce.

Fierce fighting rages in Yemen despite ceasefire

Aden - Fierce gun battles erupted overnight between Yemeni rebels and pro-government forces along the border with Saudi Arabia despite a three-day ceasefire due to end late Saturday, military officials said.

Fragile Yemen truce comes into effect under UN plan

Aden - A fragile ceasefire took effect in war-ravaged Yemen just before midnight Wednesday, under a United Nations plan, as combatants face mounting pressure to end more than 18 months of fighting.

Key dates in Yemen's 19-month conflict

Sanaa - A new UN-brokered ceasefire is due to take effect at midnight Wednesday in Yemen, where a 19-month conflict fuelled by rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran has killed almost 6,900 people.

Yemen fighting kills dozens ahead of truce

Aden - Clashes killed dozens of fighters across Yemen before a UN-brokered ceasefire was to begin Wednesday, as warring parties came under mounting pressure to end the two-year conflict.

UN announces truce in new attempt to end Yemen war

Aden - The United Nations has announced a new ceasefire in war-ravaged Yemen from early Thursday, after a week of escalated fighting sparked new international calls to end the conflict.

Yemen president says ready for 72-hour truce

Aden - Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire that could be extended, the war-torn country's foreign minister said Monday, a day after international calls for a truce.

Missiles may have been fired at US warships in Red Sea: official

Hodeida - Three US warships in the Red Sea detected what may have been missiles fired at them on Saturday but none hit, the US military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen's Huthi rebels.
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