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 ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Wednesday that nearly all of the country’s population is facing simultaneous outbreaks of six diseases. ..
In a report released this week, the UN highlighted Yemen’s “alarmingly high” COVID-19 fatality rate of nearly 25 percent. Yemen’s ..
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 ..
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, ..
Military police on Sunday began preventing qat from entering the city of Taiz in accordance with a decision handed down by Taiz governorate’s emergency committee to ..
Yemen’s land transport union warned that the industry is "dying” amid the COVID-19 outbreak, as evidenced by the closure of a prominent national bus company last ..
The Houthi-run Ministry of Health in Sana’a implicitly acknowledged that the group has downplayed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its areas of control on Thursday. ..
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 World Health Organization (WHO) has temporarily suspended testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure, WHO ..
Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry ..
The main coronavirus treatment centre in southern Yemen has recorded at least 68 deaths in just over two weeks, the medical charity running the site said on Thursday, more than ..
Yemen’s National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus has adopted a new framework to repatriate Yemenis stranded abroad. The new measures – which include ..
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, ..
LaLiga clubs have returned to training in groups of up to 10 players. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid were among the teams to post photos from the next phase of the Spanish ..
Serie A will remain suspended until at least June 14, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has confirmed. The Italian top flight has been on hold since March 9 because of the ..
The spokesperson for Yemen’s national coronavirus committee said she was ambushed and attacked Sunday evening in the interim capital Aden with her son, while returning from a..
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 ..
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 ..
China-linked hackers are breaking into American organizations carrying out research into COVID-19, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, warning both scientists and public health ..
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 ..
Houthi authorities have concealed approximately 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, according to seven sources including multiple doctors, a ..
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 ..
Deputy Education Minister Dr. Saleh Al-Soufi died early Monday of suspected coronavirus at Al-Jumhoriya hospital in the interim capital of Aden. Announcing Al-Soufi’s ..
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..
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and their Barcelona team-mates returned to training on Friday. Barca were permitted to start holding individual sessions, with the squad divided ..
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 ..
China's state broadcaster CCTV attacked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent remarks on the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, calling them "insane and ..
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 ..
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 ..
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday there was “a significant amount of evidence” that the new coronavirus emerged from a Chinese laboratory, but did not ..
COVID-19 update: As first coronavirus cases emerge in Taiz, authorities take steps to contain the outbreak
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,..
China has published a short animation titled “Once Upon a Virus” mocking the U.S. response to the new coronavirus using Lego-like figures to represent the two ..
COVID-19 update: Yemeni authorities shift blame to international organizations as coronavirus cases begin to rise
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..
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 Premier League has reconfirmed the commitment of its clubs to resuming the 2019-20 season when it is safe to do so but insists a decision has yet to be reached. ..
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 ..
The Southern Transitional Council (STC), which announced self-administration in southern Yemen on Saturday, ordered several measures on Wednesday to counter the spread of ..
Javier Tebas is hoping LaLiga can get back underway in mid-June amid the coronavirus pandemic. LaLiga was suspended last month due to COVID-19, which has killed more than ..
The 2019-20 Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 seasons were brought to a sudden end due to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday. French prime minister Edouard Philippe announced in a speech to ..
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..
Arsenal's players were able to train at the club's facilities again on Monday, albeit working alone and within strict guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic. ..
The UN on Friday joined forces with world leaders and the private sector on an initiative to speed up development of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and ensure equal access for ..
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 ..
The United States is preparing a “substantial contribution” to help Yemen combat the coronavirus, but it may have to find alternatives to the World Health Organization ..
The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that any lifting of lockdowns to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus must be gradual, and if restrictions were to be relaxed..
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 ..
Yemen's Health Ministry announced the opening of 27 quarantine centers in nine governorates on Thursday to cope with the potential spread of COVID-19 in the country. ..
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled on Wednesday a new home-grown device capable of detecting individuals infected with coronavirus remotely and without ..
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 ..
COVID-19 update: As coronavirus fears leave fuel ship quarantined, Aden residents face power outages
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 ..
Hadhramout Gov. Faraj Al-Bahsani inaugurated new health facilities in the Falk area east of the governorate's capital of Mukalla on Monday, dedicated entirely to treating ..
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 ..
With Yemen’s first case of coronavirus just confirmed, Yemeni artists and musicians are using song to urge their countrymen and women to stay home. Eleven ..
Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed announced in a speech on Saturday evening that the government will provide an additional five billion riyals (about $9 million) to health ..
Coronavirus: Vidal's tough time and chatting with Ter Stegen - Rakitic takes the 90-second challenge
Staying entertained during lockdown as the world attempts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic can unquestionably be tricky. For football stars it is just as important ..
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..
The governors of Shabwa and Al-Mahrah in eastern Yemen instructed security services in their governorates to halt travel to and from neighboring Hadhramout governorate on Friday, ..
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 ..
Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since the central Chinese city was sealed off 76 days ago to contain the coronavirus that first emerged there ..
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 ..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital in London on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, but Downing Street ..
Nearly 800 prisoners have been released around the country in the past ten days as part of precautionary measures taken to cope with the potential spread of the coronavirus ..
As countries across the world go into partial or total lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, one country is being held up as a model of how to control the disease without ..
At least 15 medics in Egypt’s main cancer hospital have been quarantined after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials said Saturday, raising fears the pandemic could..
Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 53,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death tolls kept soaring in the United States ..
Middle Eastern governments must act fast to limit the spread of the coronavirus as cases in the region have risen to nearly 60,000 - almost double the tally of a week earlier,..
Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday scrapped the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global ..
Hackers working in the interests of the Iranian government have attempted to break into the personal email accounts of staff at the World Health Organization during the coronavirus..
The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen’s combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that has left millions ..
The organisation, which says it has $1.5 billion (1.36 billion euros) in reserve, said that it is "thinking over ways of assisting the global football community" in a ..
A Russian military transport plane took off from an airfield outside Moscow early on Wednesday and headed for the United States with a load of medical equipment and masks to help ..
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 ..
Iran’s president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country, though the ..
France, Germany and the United Kingdom have delivered medical gear to Iran to help fight coronavirus there, in the first transaction conducted under the Instex trading ..
As the number of coronavirus cases and associated deaths continue to rapidly mount around the world, Yemen remains one of very few countries that has yet to report a single case of..
Barcelona have revealed that playing staff will take over a 70% reduction in their salary, following the coronavirus outbreak. Club captain Leo Messi confirmed the news ..
Saudi Arabia will finance treatment for anyone infected with the coronavirus in the country, the health minister said on Monday, while the agriculture ministry took steps to boost ..
Local authorities in Shabwa governorate in southern Yemen announced the release of 43 prisoners in an effort to reduce the risk of coronavirus being transmitted among the prison ..
How the European Union responds to the coronavirus outbreak will determine its future credibility, a French minister said on Sunday, after the bloc failed to agree last week on ..
After being cut-off from the rest of the country for two months, the reopening of Wuhan, where the epidemic first erupted in late December, marks a turning point in China’s ..
A UN-chartered ship remains stuck in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah amid accusations that Houthis stormed the vessel and detained government officials onboard who are trying to sail ..
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 ..
Manchester United will reimburse season ticket holders should the remainder of their home games be called off or played behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ole ..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at Downing Street but would still lead the government’s ..
Update: By the end of Thursday, Houthi and Saudi media outlets were reporting violations of the ceasefire, each pointing the finger at the other party. -- ..
As of Thursday, Yemen remains one of the only countries with no reported cases of coronavirus, the pandemic that has infected over half a million people worldwide and resulted..
Security Belt Forces (SBF), the elite military wing of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC), held back a shipment of medical equipment at Aden’s port in Tawahi ..
Parliamentarian Shawqy Al-Qadhi has launched an initiative to exempt Yemeni tenants from paying one month's rent, starting in April amid concerns about the economic ..
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 ..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sharpened on Thursday his criticism of China’s handling of a coronavirus pandemic, saying its ruling Communist Party was still denying the..
The UN's World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yemen. "We support the installation of a quarantine center ..