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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..

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 ..

Lebanon’s financial meltdown could tip the country into a full-blown food crisis, as people hit by soaring prices and the fallout of COVID-19 become unable to afford even ..

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..

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 ..

"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 ..

Qatar's foreign minister has said efforts to resolve a years-long Gulf diplomatic crisis were not successful and were suspended at the start of January. The discussions ..

Yemen’s southern port city and interim capital of Aden is undergoing a crisis in oil derivatives that has led to the closure of private and government-owned gas stations ..

The Yemeni government’s Aden-based Economic Committee (EC) on Monday accused the Houthis in Sana’a of creating a fuel crisis in territories under their control by ..

As Yemen enters the new decade, its healthcare system appears to be going back in time, with the re-emergence of long-gone diseases due to years of war. Throughout 2019, ..

At an overcrowded bakery in Aden’s Crater neighborhood, Khaled Helmi pays 500 Yemeni riyals for 25 loaves of “rooti,” a common type of bread in Yemen.  ..

Prime Minister Maeen Abdul Malik met with Adeni leaders Sunday to discuss how to break the monopoly on oil derivatives and provide adequate fuel prices to civilians and power ..

Power outages in Aden have increased to four hours in the past two days, local authorities in the southern port city told Almasdar Online. The amount of daily electricity ..

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..

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..

The World Health Organization hopes to work “side by side” with the United States to contain an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, its chief said on Wednesday, despite their ..

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun called for national unity on Sunday after violence erupted in parts of Beirut between supporters of rival sectarian political parties. ..

Russian air raids have targeted Syria's last major rebel-held enclave in the country's northwest for the first time since a March ceasefire came into effect, Syria'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 ..

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, ..

President Donald Trump on Monday urged U.S. states to crack down on violent protests that have engulfed cities, saying officials should “dominate” and arrest people to ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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. ..

Yemen has lost at least 19 doctors* thought to have contracted the novel coronavirus in various governorates throughout the country, according to data published by an official..

  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 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 ..

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country’s exclusive economic zone on Saturday, despite a U.S. ..

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 ..

Lebanon’s financial meltdown could tip the country into a full-blown food crisis, as people hit by soaring prices and the fallout of COVID-19 become unable to afford even ..

The Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex ..

US President Donald Trump has threatened to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it does not commit to "substantive improvements" within 30..

A rocket has hit an empty house in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, a military statement has said. The rocket was launched from an eastern district of ..

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday there would be repercussions if the United States acted “just like pirates” against an ..

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 ..

After struggling to get pregnant for years, Zainab, 27, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday morning at a small hospital in the southwestern corner of Kabul. She was overjoyed and ..

An Israeli soldier died after being struck in the head by a rock thrown from a rooftop during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military said. The ..

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 ..

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 ..

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. ..

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 ..

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..

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 ..

FIFA vice-president Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the ..

 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..

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a letter to President Donald Trump he hoped the U.S. Congress would better understand the strategic importance of their relations, given ..

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 ..

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..

Israeli air strikes late Monday in the area of the central Syrian city of Palmyra killed nine fighters loyal to the Iran-backed Damascus regime, a war monitor said Tuesday. ..

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..

Didier Drogba and one of the country's biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families in a poor area of Abidjan as part of the effort to fight the ..

U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to halt funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic prompted condemnation on Wednesday from ..

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..

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 ..

Global equities weakened on Monday as investors braced for more indications of economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic while oil prices rose in choppy trade following a ..

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition on Wednesday after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications, ..

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care on Tuesday after receiving oxygen support for serious COVID-19 complications, leaving his foreign minister to lead the ..

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 ..

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 ..

Lionel Messi's private plane had to make an emergency landing at Brussel's Zavantem airport on Friday morning after problems with the landing gear were detected. It is ..

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 ..

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..

As the world focuses on combating the coronavirus pandemic, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has declared its fight in Yemen and other conflict countries ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

We are sitting at the Ivy brasserie in West London’s St. John’s Wood. Muna Luqman is dressed in an elegant headscarf and a T-shirt which reads, “Have courage and ..

Leaders from the Group of 20 major economies will convene a video conference on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus epidemic, multiple sources told Reuters, amid criticism that the..

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Friday denied involvement in the recent release of a Lebanese-American man accused of overseeing the torture of..

"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 ..

Hunched over sewing machines in a long abandoned factory in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, 20 women stitch face masks as a country ravaged by war, hunger and disease prepares for the..

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..

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday discussed the war in Syria's rebel enclave of Idlib, with the leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well ..

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

After days of resisting screening for the coronavirus, President Donald Trump tested negative for the virus, officials said Saturday night. Meanwhile, the White House ..

President Donald Trump declared a U.S. national emergency over the quickly spreading coronavirus on Friday, opening the door to more government aid to combat a pathogen that has ..

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in isolation for two weeks after his wife, Sophie, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, and the outbreak prompted the ..

The United States has launched a series of air raids in Iraq against several locations of an Iran-backed militia that it blamed for an earlier rocket attack ..

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 ..

Syria’s war-battered Idlib region was quiet but tense on Friday as a ceasefire deal between Moscow and Ankara took effect, with residents and opposition forces describing a ..

Syrian government forces entered parts of a strategic rebel-held town on Monday, and Turkey said it would keep hitting President Bashar al-Assad’s troops after ramping up ..

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 ..

  Vinicius Junior and Mariano Diaz scored as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 in El Clasico on Sunday to go a point clear of their rivals at the top of the La ..

Refugees in Turkey headed towards European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open in response to the escalating war in Syria, a day after ..

Five years of civil war have devastated Yemen’s economy. More than 11 million people struggle daily to find enough food, while about 22 million people are forced to skip or ..

Houthi authorities said on Tuesday that they received 100 ambulances from the World Health Organization (WHO), days after the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an ultimatum to ..

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have blocked half of the United Nations’ aid delivery programs in the war-torn country — a strong-arm tactic to force the agency to give ..

Syria’s military announced on Monday that its troops have regained control of territories in northwestern Syria “in record time,” vowing to continue to chase ..

Rockets hit a U.S.-led military coalition’s Baghdad headquarters early on Sunday but caused no casualties, a coalition spokesman said, in the latest attack to target U.S. ..

Qatar's foreign minister has said efforts to resolve a years-long Gulf diplomatic crisis were not successful and were suspended at the start of January. The discussions ..