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Yemen’s National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus issued a memorandum on Monday waiving mandatory COVID-19 testing for Yemenis trying to return home from the Saudi border ..

The Yemeni embassy in Riyadh has launched an investigation into a bribery scheme at the Sharoura border crossing that links Saudi Arabia’s Sharoura city to Yemen’s ..

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 ..

The leader of the Houthis, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, has called for the “liberation” of Mecca and other holy places in Saudi Arabia in a religious lecture broadcast in ..

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 ..

Socotra authorities issued a statement Tuesday accusing forces loyal to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) of attempting to storm the governorate’s ..

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday told the United States it “should not plot against the Iranian nation every day,” amid fresh tensions between the ..

Saudi Arabia has executed a Yemeni man found guilty of attacking a Spanish dance troupe and wounding three people on stage before a stunned audience in the ..

Saudi Arabia has resumed indirect talks with Yemen’s Houthi movement to cement a faltering ceasefire, sources familiar with the discussions said, as the United Nations pushes..

Saudi Arabia extended a nationwide curfew until further notice due to the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday, after the kingdom reported more than 300 new infections..

Houthi forces attacked two towns in Hodeidah governorate Wednesday with rockets and artillery shells, leaving one dead and three injured, residents of those towns told Almasdar ..

Health authorities in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Palestine reported new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday. In Kuwait, the Health Ministry confirmed 112 new infections, putting ..

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 ..

audi Arabia wants Muslims to wait until there is more clarity about the coronavirus pandemic before planning to attend the annual Hajj pilgrimage, the minister for Hajj and Umrah ..

Saudi Arabia has reported its first death from the novel coronaviruse , a 51-year-old Afghani resident, while the United Arab Emirates' main airports in Dubai and Abu ..

It was the last thing a slowing global economy needed.  With the coronavirus pandemic hammering international travel, supply chains and production, Saudi Arabia ..

Saudi government officials stopped people from entering the kingdom via the Al-Wadeeah border crossing on Monday as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. While entry ..

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family - Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s ..

British foreign minister Dominic Raab will on Monday begin his first official visit to the Gulf for talks with leaders in Saudi Arabia and Oman, expected to cover trade, human ..

On the evening of Feb. 14, dozens of activists and supporters of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) gathered in front of the headquarters of the Saudi-led ..

Yemeni army commanders have been in the Saudi capital Riyadh for a week to discuss a way forward amid roadblocks in the implementation of the military annex of the Saudi-brokered ..

In a fiery speech condemning U.S. aggression in Iraq in the wake of the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Yemen’s Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi ..

The relationship between Iran and the Houthi rebels in Yemen has undergone a remarkable transition militarily, diplomatically and politically in the last half of 2019. After ..

The Houthis announced firing three ballistic missiles at Saudi military positions on Sunday evening. Houthis fired the Iranian-made Zelzal-1 missiles at gatherings of ..

A Houthi leader announced the release of six Saudi prisoners to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday.  "As part of efforts to resolve the ..

Eleven Saudi soldiers have been killed on the border with Yemen in the last two weeks, according to the Saudi Press Agency's (SPA) coverage of a funeral attended by Saudi ..

The Office of Social Affairs and Labor (OSAL) in Marib governorate has started rehabbing a new batch of Houthi child soldiers captured in war zones.  A total of 13 ..

Less than three days after a high-ranking Security Belt officer and a Yemeni Coast Guard marine were killed in the interim capital Aden, the Security Belt forces have ..

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Thursday it has transferred 128 prisoners from Saudi Arabia to Sana’a. "Today we return 128 detainees from ..

The Saudi Foreign Ministry has abruptly and without an official announcement suspended work visas for Yemeni workers. This could further exacerbate the current humanitarian ..

“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..

  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, ..

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..

Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Wednesday that nearly all of the country’s population is facing simultaneous outbreaks of six diseases. ..

Eight Education Ministry officials loyal to the Houthis were killed and injured by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Al-Jawf governorate on Monday while attending a military ..

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of talks led by the United Nations between Libya’s warring sides and urged speedy negotiations to ..

The editor-in-chief of one of Yemen’s most well-respected newspapers, Aden Al-Ghad, revealed on Monday that a leader in the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC), ..

A Russian drive to recruit Syrians to fight in Libya for militia leader Khalifa Haftar accelerated in May when hundreds of mercenaries were signed up, five Syrian opposition ..

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. ..

The Yemeni embassy in Riyadh has launched an investigation into a bribery scheme at the Sharoura border crossing that links Saudi Arabia’s Sharoura city to Yemen’s ..

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 ..

The UN on Tuesday raised only around half the required $2.41 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen, ravaged by war and coronavirus, at a donor conference co-hosted by Saudi Arabia ..

Masked gunmen assassinated photojournalist Nabil Al-Qu’aity near his home in Dar Saad district, in the north of Aden, according to several sources. Media professionals and..

Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of their work even as 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 ..

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 ..

  Public Health and Population Minister Dr. Nasser Ba'oum announced Tuesday that a preliminary team of experts will arrive in the interim capital Aden on Thursday to ..

The US military accused Russia of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya "repainted to camouflage" their origin in support of mercenaries fighting for eastern-based ..

The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday its work in Yemen was near a “potential breaking point” as coronavirus spreads in the war-damaged country, with rising numbers ..

Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar called on his forces on Saturday to rally against Turkey, which has helped his Tripoli-based rivals turn the tide of a military conflict around the ..

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 ..

The leader of the Houthis in Yemen, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, has joined his counterparts in Iran, Lebanon and Iraq this week in condemning Israel, America and their supporters on the ..

The leader of the Houthis, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, has called for the “liberation” of Mecca and other holy places in Saudi Arabia in a religious lecture broadcast in ..

Officials with Libya's internationally-recognised government say at least seven civilians in Tripoli have been killed in renewed shelling which they blamed on eastern-based ..

Jordan's king warned Israel of a "massive conflict" if it proceeds with plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, as European Union foreign ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Libya's UN-supported government launched a counterattack on Sunday against a strategic military base used by renegade commander Khalifa Haftar to pound the capital Tripoli with..

The US State Department condemned the Houthis on Friday for preventing international inspectors from accessing the degrading “FSO Safer” oil vessel off the coast of ..

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 ..

President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spoke by phone on Friday and “reaffirmed the strong United States-Saudi defense partnership,” the White ..

World leaders and organisations pledged $8 billion to research, manufacture and distribute a possible vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 on Monday, but the United States refused ..

The UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement released Sunday that there has been a significant decrease in the number of migrants traveling ..

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 ..

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.  ..

 Saudi Arabia will take strict and painful measures to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, finance minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in an interview with..

The Houthis strongly condemned Germany’s decision to designate the Lebanese political party Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, according to a statement released to the ..

HE the President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, confirmed that Qatar applied to host the Asian Cup for the third time after the 1988 ..

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

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 ..

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday told the United States it “should not plot against the Iranian nation every day,” amid fresh tensions between the ..

Yemen’s National Alliance of Political Parties (NAPP), a group of parties loyal to the internationally recognized government, has condemned the declaration of ..

A variety of governments, regional and international organizations around the world have rejected the declaration of a state of emergency and self-administration in southern Yemen ..

Libya’s eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar said on Monday his Libyan National Army (LNA) was accepting a “popular mandate” to rule the country, ..

Yemen’s internationally-recognized government said Sunday evening that the Southern Transitional Council’s (STC) declaration of “self-administration” in ..

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 foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy, along with the European Union's top diplomat, have issued a joint call for a ceasefire in Libya, urging the warring sides in..

Fighting escalated on Friday at the frontline in Mukayras district of Al-Baydha, with several pro-government brigades fending off an attempted advance by Houthi forces south toward..

The Saudi-led coalition has extended a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen by one month to support efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, even as fighting persists in the ..

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 ..

An 5.1 magnitude earthquake was detected in the eastern Gulf of Aden on Wednesday, according to a statement by the Meteorology and Early Warning Bureau in Hadhramout governorate. ..

A group of multinational companies said on Wednesday it was donating tens of thousands of coronavirus testing kits and medical equipment to Yemen, where a five-year war has ..

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..

Yemeni writer, poet and former Culture Minister Khaled Al-Rowaishan was released Monday by the Houthis in Sana’a, a day after his arrest at his home. His arrest was widely ..

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..

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

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said that Muslim prayers during Ramadan and for the subsequent Eid ..

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 ..

Saudi Arabia has executed a Yemeni man found guilty of attacking a Spanish dance troupe and wounding three people on stage before a stunned audience in the ..

Saudi Arabia has resumed indirect talks with Yemen’s Houthi movement to cement a faltering ceasefire, sources familiar with the discussions said, as the United Nations pushes..

Libya's internationally recognised government has made significant gains, capturing seven towns from renegade military commander Khalifa ..

On Sunday, the governor of Hadhramout, Faraj Al-Bahsani, lifted the total lockdown on the town in which Yemen’s first confirmed COVID-19 case was identified. A directive over..

The Ministry of Human Rights condemned on Saturday the decision by a Houthi-controlled court earlier that day to sentence four Yemeni journalists to death. The ministry and several..

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..

Saudi Arabia extended a nationwide curfew until further notice due to the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday, after the kingdom reported more than 300 new infections..