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“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), ..

The staff of Almasdar Online English, Yemen’s leading independent news organization for English-language readers, have been forced to suspend news operations as of today, ..

Yemen’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus announced five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the interim capital of Aden Wednesday. A government official ..

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA) has denied Houthi claims that three UN staff in Sana’a have been infected with ..

Arms dealers in Yemen’s interim capital Aden completed a number of sales of looted government weapons in recent days, brokers involved in the deals told Almasdar Online. ..

One year ago to the day, Yemen’s warring parties signed the Stockholm Agreement in Sweden, in a UN-led effort to prevent the country from further disintegration. The ..

Almasdar Online (almasdaronline.com) has launched a new English-language news organization, focused on providing a global readership with impartial, informed reporting on Yemen and..

Three days ago, Yasser Al-Marfadi was walking through the streets of  Ja’ar, Abyan governorate’s largest city. The day after, he was found dead with signs of ..

The signing of the Riyadh agreement between the internationally recognized government and the Southern Transitional Council is an important step towards ending the fighting, but ..

“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..

  At the end of 2018, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sabri was smuggled out of a prison in Dhamar governorate after paying 4 million Yemeni riyals (about $8,000 at the time*) to ..

  Rare in Yemen’s modern history is the existence of a single, unified military. And when it happened, former President Ali Abdullah Saleh went to work building a ..

The staff of Almasdar Online English, Yemen’s leading independent news organization for English-language readers, have been forced to suspend news operations as of today, ..

The recently formalized 20 percent religious tax that directly benefits the ruling Houthi family and others in their hereditary class has been carried out by the group informally ..

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 ..

Two security personnel in the internationally recognized government were killed Thursday evening in an ambush by gunmen belonging to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in ..

Long queues at petrol stations have been a common sight in Houthi-controlled Sana’a since Tuesday, when authorities announced the impending closure of dozens of the..

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has terminated its contract with its representative in Yemen, Al-Obaid Ahmed Al-Obaid, at the request of the Houthis, UN sources ..

Clashes have escalated in the town of Sheikh Salem and Al-Tariyah area in Abyan governorate between government forces and forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC), ..

A Russian doctor working in the town of Harib in southeastern Marib governorate was found dead outside his home on Sunday, a local official told Almasdar Online.  The ..

A hospital director in the central governorate of Dhamar has died of health complications exacerbated by a stint in Houthi detention while trying to free his sons from rebel ..

Eritrean authorities released 19 Yemeni fishermen on Saturday and returned 18 fishing boats that had been targeted in an Eritrean anti-piracy operation within Yemen’s ..

Dr. Amal Noman Al-Dhubhani, a Sana’a-based doctor well known in the community for her medical expertise and devotion to treating those most in need, passed away earlier this ..

Forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) carried out a campaign of mass arrests  in Aden on Friday, after a grenade exploded inside a military vehicle in the ..

The death toll in Rada’a city and surrounding areas of Al-Baydha has been mounting in recent days, according to health officials in the central governorate who are warning ..

The second largest tribal alliance in Yemen’s eastern Hadhramout governorate has presented a proposal to solve the security problems plaguing the area. The move by the ..

His name first emerged in 2017, when he voiced his refusal to recruit and train a UAE-sponsored group of Yemeni fighters outside the authority of Yemen’s Interior Ministry. ..

Yemen’s eastern Hadramout governorate witnessed heavy floods on Wednesday, a day after the arrival of a tropical depression. At least seven people have died, three of whom..

Yemen’s government-controlled Red Sea Coast Guard on Wednesday detained a group of Eritrean gunmen who attempted to hijack the boats of Yemeni fishermen off the coast of the ..

The number of daily coronavirus cases in most Arab countries is on the rise and has not yet reached the point at which the curve begins to flatten or decline, said World Health ..

Doctors and other medical professionals are sounding the alarm in the Houthi-controlled Ibb governorate, saying a large outbreak of coronavirus in the governorate is obvious. The ..

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, ..

Yemen’s government-controlled Red Sea Coast Guard on Sunday denied rumors circulating in the Yemeni press and on social media that the Hunaish Islands have been re-occupied ..

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 ..

The death of Sana’a University professor Mahmoud Daoud on Friday in Sana’a, which follows the death a week prior of Sana’a University president Dr. Ahmed ..

During meetings with senior Saudi officials last week discussing how to break the deadlock over the Riyadh Agreement, UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) Aidarous ..

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 ..

Clashes between government forces and forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) resumed near Abyan governorate’s capital, Zinjibar, on Monday. The clashes ..

The Houthi authorities released a statement early Saturday listing nine measures for residents to abide by ahead of the Eid holiday in order to “address the risks of corona ..

Gunmen raided a number of shops in two of the largest commercial areas in Sheikh Othman district, in the north of the interim capital Aden district on Friday, and forced business ..

Houthi authorities in Ibb governorate have approved the transfer of qat markets from inside Ibb city to its suburbs, as part of precautionary steps to confront COVID-19. But ..

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 ..

From May 19 to 20, Yemen’s National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus announced 50 new cases of coronavirus in Yemen, bringing the total to 184 confirmed cases nationwide, ..

The vice president of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC), Hani Bin Buraik, issued a fatwa (Islamic religious ruling) on Monday, rallying forces loyal to the ..

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..

Staff at the University of Science and Technology (UST) in Sana’a are demanding to receive their salaries for the month of April and their approved annual emoluments, as the ..

Four people were killed and eight others were injured on Saturday in renewed artillery shelling between government forces and UAE-backed forces aligned with the Southern ..

Yemen’s interim capital is facing an unprecedented rise in daily reported deaths suspected of being due to COVID-19 and several other diseases endemic in the country. Among ..

A shipment of crude oil was exported from the Al-Nashima port in Shabwa governorate on Wednesday, despite efforts by the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) to prevent ..

Medical facilities in Aden and Taiz have run out of COVID-19 test kits, an official in the government’s National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus told Almasdar Online on ..

Yemeni officials on the archipelago of Socotra have prevented an Emirati ship from docking at the main island’s port until inspections and other legal procedures are carried ..

On Thursday, Houthi authorities instructed markets and shopping malls in the capital Sana’a to close temporarily for sterilization, as part of safety measures to slow 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 ..

An official in Marib’s department of electricity told Almasdar Online on Tuesday that the gas-powered electricity plant in the governorate is operational for the first time ..

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..

Houthi authorities have concealed approximately 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, according to seven sources including multiple doctors, a ..

Clashes between government forces and forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in the Sheikh Salem area, outside Abyan governorate’s capital, Zinjibar, left an..

The Association of Mothers of Abductees said Monday that the safety of 44 prisoners in Aden’s Bir Ahmed prison is directly threatened by several disease outbreaks currently ..

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..

Yemen’s five Presidential Protection Brigades (PPB) include thousands of armed forces responsible for protecting President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and key staff and state ..

Hundreds of stranded Yemenis crossed the Al-Wadea border crossing from Saudi Arabia on Saturday, as the first group of Yemeni citizens to return via the major land port since its ..

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..

Over 60 deaths were recorded in Aden in a single 24-hour period between Wednesday and Thursday, the highest number of deaths recorded in the temporary capital in recent weeks, a ..

Yemeni citizens stranded in India have appealed to the Yemeni government to repatriate them back home. Yemen halted flights to and from the country on March 14 to counter the ..

The head of a government department in Aden, Moqbel Al-Qutaibi, died in a COVID-19 quarantine center in the interim capital hours after his admission for suspected coronavirus, a ..

Medical professionals, activists and victims’ families say that about 40 people with coronavirus symptoms died Tuesday in the interim capital of Aden.  The sources ..

A report issued on Tuesday by the Houthi-controlled National Center for Health Laboratories documented four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Sana’a and Ibb governorates. ..

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 ..

Rumors of mysterious deaths and coronavirus-infected patients quarantined in Sana’a hotels have plagued Yemen’s capital and most populous city for weeks, while the ..

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 ..

On Sunday, tribal sheikh and senior member of the General People’s Congress (GPC) party, Yasser Al-Awadhi, called on Al-Baydha governorate’s tribesmen to mobilize and ..

Attorney General Ali Al-Awash has ordered an investigation into allegations that hospitals in the interim capital of Aden have refused medical assistance to a number of patients ..

Following the announcement of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Taiz governorate on Friday, Gov. Nabil Shamsan, who also heads the Taiz Emergency Committee to Confront COVID-19,..

Saudi Arabia is readying a new operational mechanism to implement the Riyadh Agreement, following the declaration by the Southern Transitional Council (STC) of self-administration ..

Yemen’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus and the Ministry of Health on Friday accused international organizations operating in Yemen of failing to provide..

As Saudi Arabia scrambles to revive the power-sharing Riyadh Agreement between the internationally recognized government and the pro-secession Southern Transitional Council (STC) ..

Yemen’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus confirmed Thursday that two of the five patients who tested positive for COVID-19 had passed away. Almasdar ..

A group of men led by Security Belt Forces (SBF) commander Nabil Al-Mashoshi entered a money exchange shop in Aden on Wednesday and arrested some of its employees. ..

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 ..

Yemen’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus announced five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the interim capital of Aden Wednesday. A government official ..

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..

Local authorities in the governorates of Hadhramout, Shabwa, Al-Mahrah, Abyan, and Socotra have announced their rejection of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) declaration ..

The United Nations Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) denied reports that the mission has terminated its duties in supervising the implementation of the Hodeidah ..

Hundreds of residents in the interim capital of Aden demonstrated on Friday evening in protest of the lack of basic services, including frequent power outages, days after ..

As part of the implementation of the military annex of the Riyadh Agreement, some military units from the internationally recognized government’s 3rd Presidential Protection ..

On Monday, the World Food Programme (WFP) in Yemen said in a Facebook post that it was aware of a recently circulated video which shows relief materials bearing the WFP logo on the..

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 ..

After claiming that three UN staff in Sana’a have been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), on Saturday evening the Houthis’ main humanitarian body announced..

The UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) said in a letter on Friday to the international community that war with government forces in the southern governorate of Abyan is..

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA) has denied Houthi claims that three UN staff in Sana’a have been infected with ..

Colonel Mohammed Sharaf Al-Sulaihi, a government officer in the UN-backed monitoring team to implement the Hodeidah Agreement, died Friday as a result of the injury he sustained ..

A de-escalation committee aimed at supporting the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement said negotiations have stalled in Abyan between government and Southern Transitional ..

Government officials in the interim capital of Aden have resorted to purchasing diesel from local traders amid an ongoing fuel shortage, an official in the state electricity ..

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 ..

On Monday, two days after issuing a ban on qat, the UAE-backed Southern Transition Council (STC) reversed course to allow the mildly narcotic plant to be sold in areas under its ..