During the first two years of Yemen’s civil war, in 2015 and 2016, the salaries of state employees continued to be paid despite a significant shortage of government revenues ..
“All of the weapons that the [Houthis] possess is thanks to our aid.” With this clear sentence, the senior official in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), ..
Ahmed Hazaa works for a daily wage in construction in the sprawling city of Taiz, which is under the authority of the internationally recognized government, barely making enough to..
With the closure of private medical clinics in Yemen’s eastern Hadhramout governorate as part of procedure to contain the coronavirus, doctors have taken the initiative to ..
Authorities in Jordan have arrested a former member of parliament and royal critic on various charges, including "assaulting the king and the queen", according to ..
Security officials in Hadhramout governorate say they foiled an attempted assassination on Gov. Faraj Al-Bahsani, who is also the commander of the Second Military Region. ..
One could be forgiven for having hoped that Yemen’s woes, which have kept away (most) tourists, could have kept away the coronavirus. Those wishes were dashed on April 10, ..
As Lebanon’s debilitating economic crisis drags on, Lebanese whose living standards have plunged are relying more and more on a growing support system of charities and ..
The electricity power network in Aden shut down at dawn on Saturday, as residents in Yemen’s interim capital face a number of epidemics and heightened tensions between the ..
Ahead of the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, to be virtually co-convened by the United Nations and Saudi Arabia on June 2, UN agencies and ..
Brig. Gen. Tariq Saleh's National Resistance Forces detained six members of the Giants Brigades (Al-Amaliqa) in the western port city of Al-Mocha on Tuesday, a source in the ..
The Yemeni government announced on Saturday that it has accepted the initiative proposed by UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths for a ceasefire and resumption of the peace process, ..
Libya’s internationally recognised government retook parts of southern Tripoli on Friday from the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) of Khalifa Haftar, whose 13-month ..
Coronavirus is believed to be spreading throughout Yemen, where the health care system “has in effect collapsed”, the United Nations said on Friday, appealing for ..
Two army soldiers were killed early Thursday in an ambush by gunmen linked to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) on the outskirts of Al-Mahfad district in Abyan ..
The Yemeni Coast Guard was unable to respond to a pirate attack on a British oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, amid the ongoing power struggle in southern Yemen between the..
By the numbers, Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe: millions nationwide are suffering dangerous levels of food insecurity, and diseases like cholera and ..
The head of the government department tasked with issuing burial permits in Yemen’s interim capital of Aden has revealed statistics showing that 623 people have died in the ..
Houthi authorities in Yemen’s central governorate of Ibb have quietly buried the bodies of confirmed and suspected coronavirus victims and threatened health workers against ..
Coronavirus updates from around Yemen on Wednesday include quarantine escapees in Taiz and Hadhramout, curfews in Al-Mahra, a spike in unattributable deaths in Aden and Houthi ..
On Tuesday, the second day of fighting between government forces and forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in Abyan governorate, government forces captured Taryah..
Yemen’s National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus on Monday declared the interim capital of Aden an “infested city” due to the rising number of confirmed ..
In a statement released Sunday, two UN organizations accused the Houthis of inciting fear and hatred towards African migrants in Yemen by stigmatizing them as carriers of the novel..
Washington has yet to respond to Iran about a prisoner swap, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei was quoted as saying by the government’s website on Sunday, reiterating ..
On ِApril 21, Ahmed Tahir Ahmed Jamil’s family in Taiz lost contact with him. Half a month later, the Houthis returned his corpse, bearing evidence of torture and five bullet..
Venezuela has charged two former United States soldiers with "terrorism" and "conspiracy" for allegedly taking part in a failed armed incursion aimed at ..
Forces loyal to Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar have fired a barrage of rockets at Tripoli's only functioning airport. The attack on Saturday was the ..
Yemen’s warring parties are taking new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus, which officials say has infected 25 people, five of whom have died as of May 6. As the ..
Amid coronavirus fears and hospital shutdowns in Aden, doctors and residents can’t explain new deaths
Medical staff and residents in Yemen's interim capital of Aden told Almasdar Online that more than 20 people died in the governorate between Sunday morning and Monday ..
Egypt's interior ministry has said 18 suspected armed group members were killed in North Sinai in a firefight with security forces, two days after a deadly blast claimed by the..
Fighting on the Yemeni island of Socotra has come to a halt after an agreement was reached between the Saudi-backed government forces and UAE-backed southern separatists. ..
On Jan. 22, four days after a suspected Houthi missile strike killed more than 110 government soldiers at an army training camp on the outskirts of Marib city, Houthi intelligence ..
The UN released a statement Tuesday raising alarm about the potential spread of the coronavirus in Yemen. Yemen’s single confirmed case of COVID-19 was declared in Hadhramout..
Forces of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) set up new checkpoints and deployed heavily at the entrances and exits of Zinjibar, the capital of Abyan governorate, less than 48..
North Korea has never announced who would follow leader Kim Jong Un in the event he is incapacitated, and with no details known about his young children, analysts say his sister ..
A Japanese professor of infectious disease has said he is "very pessimistic" the postponed Tokyo Olympics can open in 15 months. "To be honest with you, I ..
Saudi military reinforcements have arrived in the coastal town of Shaqra in Abyan governorate, a senior military officer in the Fourth Military Region told Almasdar Online. The ..
Shabwa Gov. Mohammed Saleh Bin Adyo presided over a ceremony celebrating the opening of Al-Salam Bridge in the Naqbah area of Habban district on Monday. The bridge was destroyed by..
The Mothers of Abductees Association carried out vigils across Yemen on Saturday morning to mark the “day of the kidnapped Yemeni,” in a unified call for prisoners..
Libya's internationally-recognised government has said its forces have killed eight fighters loyal to eastern-based renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. The ..
The Iranian armed forces have acquired three bomb-carrying drones with a range of 1,500 kilometers (932 miles), Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on state television on Saturday. ..
Rejecting a unilateral, two-week ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition on April 9, the Houthis instead revealed a proposal to end the war through a bilateral agreement ..
The torrential rains and floods that killed three young siblings earlier this week may have claimed two more members of the same family, local authorities in Marib governorate told..
Army battalions on the island of Socotra announced their defection on Tuesday from the 1st Marine Brigade and pledged allegiance to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council ..
Liverpool are reportedly looking at Kylian Mbappe in case they lose Sadio Mane to Real Madrid. Mane has developed into one of the world's best players at Liverpool, leading ..
Libya's internationally recognised government has made significant gains, capturing seven towns from renegade military commander Khalifa ..
The world's chemical weapons watchdog has for the first time blamed the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for three attacks, two using sarin gas and..
The government’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus announced Friday that Yemen’s first confirmed case is in the coastal city of Al-Sheher in ..
On Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition announced a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen for at least two weeks, starting Thursday, April 9 at noon. The ceasefire is extendable, the ..
The Houthis’ top official on prisoner affairs said Monday that the UN has proposed splitting up the first phase of a massive prisoner exchange agreed to in mid-March in ..
With 80 percent of Yemenis in need of aid, charity bakeries hope to serve Yemen’s neediest by providing them with desperately needed calories. The newest charity bakery, Zad ..
OPEC and Russia have postponed a meeting planned for Monday until later next week, OPEC sources said on Saturday, as a row intensified between Moscow and Saudi Arabia over who is ..
A new batch of Saudi-trained Yemeni soldiers arrived at Aden International Airport Thursday evening en route to the headquarters of the Saudi-led Coalition in western Aden, ..
A prominent leader of the General People’s Congress (GPC) party, Amin Jum’an, survived an assassination attempt on a busy thoroughfare in Sana’a ..
Amid fears that coronavirus will reach Yemen, the Association of Mothers of Abductees held a vigil in front of the Saudi-led coalition headquarters in the interim capital on ..
The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several air strikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, witnesses and media said, killing dozens of horses at a ..
Ballistic missiles were intercepted on Saturday in the sky above Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh and the southern city of Jazan, state media reported, citing its own sources ..
Ander Herrera revealed he felt worse than Kylian Mbappe when his Paris Saint-Germain team-mate was tested for coronavirus. Mbappe tested negative for coronavirus earlier this ..
Violent clashes broke out on Monday between the tribes of Aal Al-Jawf Qaifa and Sadat Ryam in Rada’a city in central Yemen’s Al-Baydha governorate, after two opposing ..
Houthi appeals court reaffirms death sentence, confiscates assets of Baha’i religious minority leader
A Houthi-run appeals court reaffirmed the death sentence of Baha’i religious leader Hamid Bin Haydara on Sunday and ordered the confiscation of his assets and the dissolution..
Hayat Abdo Mohammed Awadh intervened to save her 10-year-old daughter from an arranged marriage to a 40-year-old man in central Yemen's Ibb governorate. Awadh filed a ..
Marib GPC chief: Marib is the shield of Yemen and we have no greater interest than defeating the Houthis
The head of Marib governorate’s branch of the influential General People's Congress (GPC) political party said on Sunday that his people are banning together to defend ..
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe accepted the Tokyo Olympics may have to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on ..
Authorities in India have placed at least 75 districts across the country under stringent lockdown after cases of coronavirus were detected from those areas, as the ..
The new leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Khaled Batarfi, on Friday made his first video appearance since succeeding Abu Hurairah Qassem Al-Raimi, who was killed ..
North Korea fired two projectiles that appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, South Korea's military said ..
Violent clashes broke out in the port of Yemen’s Socotra Island on Wednesday between the internationally recognized government’s security forces and armed groups loyal ..
"We've collectively agreed that the professional game in England will be further postponed until no earlier than Thursday 30 April," said a joint statement by the ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government repelled a violent attack by the Houthis on Kofal camp in the western part of Marib governorate early Tuesday, according to a ..
Nearly 45 days after Saudi forces in Yemen’s southern coastal city of Aden formed a committee to uncover the fate of forcibly disappeared prisoners there, the family members ..
Jordan's King Abdullah has approved a national defence law that gives the government sweeping powers to enforce a state of emergency to help it combat the coronavirus..
Houthi authorities have evicted students from a major Sana’a University residential complex, claiming that it is a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. The ..
The Yemeni Teachers' Union (YTU) warned on Tuesday that the Houthis are targeting educational institutions in Majzar, the northwesternmost district in Marib governorate, where ..
Yemeni army forces recaptured the Al-Yutamah area in Khab Al-Shaaf district, the largest and least-populated district in Al-Jawf governorate, hours after the Houthi rebels seized ..
Six people have died and 28 remain trapped after the collapse of a hotel that was being used to quarantine people under observation for the coronavirus in the Chinese city of ..
The sister of a young man forcibly disappeared by the Houthis four-and-a-half years ago in Sana’a published a video on social media describing her brother’s ..
Nine civil society organizations issued a statement on Wednesday accusing the Houthis of violations in Al-Hazm city, the capital of Al-Jawf governorate, which the rebels seized ..
Helicopters drop leaflets on AQAP stronghold offering millions in cash for information on top leaders
Low-flying helicopters dropped flyers in the Yakla area of Al-Baydha governorate on Thursday, asking locals to report leaders of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in ..
Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris Saint-Germain recovered from falling behind to reach the Coupe de France final with a 5-1 triumph over 10-man Lyon. Thomas ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Tuesday that preparations are underway to retake Al-Hazm city, the capital of Al-Jawf governorate in northern Yemen. ..
WhatsApp has taken a step toward winning its widely publicized lawsuit against the NSO Group after the Israeli spyware merchant failed to show up in court, according to a notice of..
Houthi fighters made significant advances on Sunday into Yemen’s northeastern Al-Jawf governorate, which sits between Saudi Arabia to the north and army-held Marib ..
Houthi authorities accused former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his nephew Ammar Mohammed Saleh of destroying the Yemeni army's air defense missiles under pressure from the ..
The Yemeni government’s Executive Unit for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) observed a large wave of conflict migrants fleeing Al-Jawf government to neighboring Marib ..
The Houthis fought their way into Al-Hazm city, located in the center of Al-Jawf governorate, on Sunday, according to local sources. The fighting has caused government forces to ..
The Houthis raided more than five homes and facilities belonging to qat growers in the Al-Haweri area of Hamdan district, in northern Sana’a governorate on Friday, local ..
The Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate (YJS) has rejected summonses from Aden’s Specialized Criminal Court, demanding the appearance of journalist Abdulaziz ..
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on Tuesday that claims to show confessions of spies within their ranks, including Saudi members. In the video released ..
The World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Sunday that it has made progress with the Houthis toward introducing a biometric registration system–which would enable cash ..
“Major differences” have emerged within the ranks of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the weeks leading up to the naming of Khaled Batarfi as the terrorist ..
A tribal sheikh in Marib governorate has held a prominent businessman and his family hostage for several weeks in an effort to leverage the release of his own relative detained by ..
Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 1,000th career appearance with a goal as Juventus beat rock-bottom SPAL 2-1 to move four points clear at the top of Serie A. The Portugal ..
Conflicting narratives emerge over clashes between Saudi military, tribal gunmen on Yemen-Oman border
Armed clashes broke out between Saudi forces and tribal gunmen near Shehn land port linking Yemen and Oman on Monday evening, as the groups compete for influence in Al-Mahra ..
Yemeni activist Huda Al-Sarari wins prestigious Martin Ennals International Human Rights Defender Award
Yemeni lawyer and human rights activist Huda Al-Sarari won the 2020 Martin Ennals Human Rights Defenders Award in Geneva on Wednesday for exposing torture and enforced ..
Government security forces recovered a number of state buildings in the capital of Shabwa governorate in southern Yemen on Thursday. The buildings, which had been occupied ..
Libya's warring sides have resumed UN-brokered talks in Geneva aimed at establishing a lasting ceasefire, even as eastern-based forces stepped up their assault on the capital, ..
The Houthis released a senior government army commander on Monday, five years after kidnapping him from his workplace in the coastal city of Hodeidah in western Yemen. Brig. ..
Yemen’s Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed left the interim capital Aden on Wednesday morning for Riyadh amid stalled implementation of the the Saudi-brokered Riyadh ..
Two members of the Security Belt Forces (SBF) were killed on Tuesday in Yemen’s southern Abyan governorate by gunmen believed to be linked to Al-Qaeda. Masked gunmen ..
The Yemeni Embassy in the People's Republic of China has announced additional funds from the Prime Minister’s office to 170 scholarship students and their families in ..