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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
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), ..
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 ..
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 ..
The Mothers of Abductees Association announced on Saturday it has received information about a suspected outbreak of COVID-19 among prisoners and detainees in the Central Prison in..
The United States has evidence China is trying to slow down or sabotage the development of a COVID-19 vaccine by Western countries, Republican senator Rick Scott said on Sunday. ..
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 ..
Houthi gunmen allegedly shot dead a mother and her young son in Ibb governorate in central Yemen on Thursday as the family was traveling by bus to buy a wedding dress. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
An abandoned oil tanker off the coast of Hodeidah that has been described as a “floating bomb” is still afloat after seawater made its way into one of the cooling ..
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..
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 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 ..
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. ..
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 security chief for Hadhramout governorate’s Shibam district, Saleh Bin Ali Jaber, was killed Tuesday along with three others when an explosive device was detonated near ..
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 US military accused Russia of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya "repainted to camouflage" their origin in support of mercenaries fighting for eastern-based ..
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, ..
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 ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government on Monday condemned the Houthis for withdrawing more than 35 billion Yemeni riyals (about $53.9 million*) from a special account..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Iran’s Foreign Minister on Thursday dismissed as “foolish claims” U.S. threats to trigger a return of all United Nations sanctions if the U.N. Security Council ..
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 ..
Houthi authorities have concealed approximately 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, according to seven sources including multiple doctors, a ..
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 ..
One Iranian warship accidentally struck another with a missile during an exercise, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iran’s navy said on Monday. The incident took..
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..
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 ..
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. ..
Socotra authorities issued a statement Tuesday accusing forces loyal to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) of attempting to storm the governorate’s ..
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 ..
Syrian air defences thwarted an Israeli missile attack on a research centre and a military base in the northern province of Aleppo in the second such raid in less than a week, ..
Saba: Attorney general orders investigation after reports of hospitals in Aden turning away suspected Covid-19 patients
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 ..
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..
Sanctions-hit Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf said security forces were arresting employees at his companies "in an inhumane way" amid pressure on him to step down from his ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Amir Dianat has supported Quds Force smuggling operations for years, including efforts aimed at shipping weapons such as missiles and smuggling shipments from Iran to Yemen, the ..
The Southern Transitional Council (STC) held a meeting and denounced the worldwide rejection of their self-administration declaration and reaffirmed their announcement, according ..
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 ..
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, ..
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..
In a statement released Monday, the Saudi-led coalition called on all parties to reaffirm the Riyadh Agreement, following the declaration of self-administration by the Southern ..
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 ..
Yemen’s only confirmed COVID-19 patient remains stable and all known individuals he has been in contact with have been tracked, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on ..
Shabwa Gov. Mohamed Saleh Bin Adyo presided over the inauguration of the new quarantine facility at Ataq General Hospital on Thursday, and toured its recently restored interior ..
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 ..
Journalist Salah Al-Qaedi was released from Houthi custody on Thursday in Sana’a five years after he was first arrested. The release comes one month after the ..
The flooding in Aden that left eight people dead and dozens of homes destroyed underscores the importance of implementing the Riyadh Agreement, British Ambassador to Yemen Michael ..
Floods in the interim capital of Aden killed eight people on Tuesday and injured at least four others, according to a statement released by the Aden Security Department. Those ..
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 ..
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Wednesday it had successfully launched the country’s first military satellite into orbit, at a time of heightened tensions ..
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..
A funeral was held in the port city of Al-Mocha in Hodeidah governorate on Sunday for government liaison officer Mohammed Al-Sulaihi, who passed away Friday from injuries sustained..
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..
Former Minister of Culture Khaled Al-Rowaishan was abducted by the Houthis on Sunday morning from his home in the capital Sana’a, where he has resided since the start of the ..
Libya's internationally-recognised government has said its forces have killed eight fighters loyal to eastern-based renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. The ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
A gun battle has erupted in Egypt's capital, Cairo, between security forces and members of a "terrorist group", according to state television. The exchange of ..
Two officers from the Security Belt Forces (SBF) were killed Monday afternoon in clashes with the Second Giants Brigade in Lahj governorate, according to a local council member who..
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..
Russia is ready to discuss hypersonic missiles and other arms control issues with the United States as part of wider discussions about strategic stability, Foreign ..
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..
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 ..
Workers in Al-Sheher Hospital, the site of Yemen’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, organized a protest Sunday morning to demand more personal protection equipment (PPE), ..
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..
General People’s Congress (GPC) officials living outside Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen spoke out against the decision taken Thursday by the Sana’a-based leadership ..
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative for the ..
The UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths revealed on Thursday that his office had sent a comprehensive initiative to end the war to the government of Yemen and the Houthis in late ..