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 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 ..
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..
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 ..
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 ..
Socotra authorities issued a statement Tuesday accusing forces loyal to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) of attempting to storm the governorate’s ..
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..
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 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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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 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 ..
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 ..
On Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition announced a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen for at least two weeks, starting Thursday, April 9 at noon. The ceasefire is extendable, the ..
Government forces launched an offensive on Houthi positions on various fronts in Al-Baydha governorate in central Yemen on Tuesday. The advance is part of a military strategy to ..
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 ..
A new batch of Saudi-trained Yemeni soldiers arrived at Aden International Airport Thursday evening en route to the headquarters of the Saudi-led Coalition in western Aden, ..
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 ..
President Donald Trump said on Monday he plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin and that Saudi Arabia and Russia “both went crazy” in their oil-price war,..
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 ..
Ballistic missiles were intercepted on Saturday in the sky above Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh and the southern city of Jazan, state media reported, citing its own sources ..
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 ..
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 ..
Nearly 45 days after Saudi forces in Yemen’s southern coastal city of Aden formed a committee to uncover the fate of forcibly disappeared prisoners there, the family members ..
It was the last thing a slowing global economy needed. With the coronavirus pandemic hammering international travel, supply chains and production, Saudi Arabia ..
The Southern Transitional Council (STC) rejected on Friday a directive by the commander of the Saudi-led coalition to hand over control of Aden International Airport to Yemeni ..
The Saudi-led coalition prevented four UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) leaders and a pro-STC security commander from departing the airport in Jordan’s ..
Newly-appointed Al-Mahra Governor Mohammed Ali Yasser met with the leadership of an anti-Saudi sit-in committee on Sunday in a move aimed at easing tensions and increasing ..
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 ..
Houthi authorities broke into the home of a Sana’a University professor on Wednesday, took inventory of its contents, evicted its inhabitants and confiscated the ..
Several Houthi gunmen, including a commander, were killed while fighting the Yemeni army and pro-secession Southern Resistance Forces (SRF) in the Al-Shuraija area between Lahj and..
The Houthi-run Specialized Criminal Court in Sana’a sentenced 35 Yemeni parliamentarians to death for collaborating with the Saudi-led coalition. An hour after it ..
Gunmen loyal to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) prevented the entry of Saudi forces into the Al-Zeit oil port of Yemen’s interim capital Aden on Monday, a ..
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 ..
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on Tuesday that claims to show confessions of spies within their ranks, including Saudi members. In the video released ..
On December 26, 2019, a Houthi sniper team dispatched four Saudi coalition soldiers and disabled two of their three armored vehicles. The ambush took place along a road recently ..
Five soldiers were killed and a sixth injured in an armed ambush on Tuesday morning between the Haat and Shehn areas in Al-Mahra governorate in eastern Yemen, a military official ..
UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) forces raided the home of Mohammed Taher, a member of the Aden local council and chairman of the committee for the disbursement of ..
Armed clashes broke out between Saudi forces and tribal gunmen near Shehn land port linking Yemen and Oman on Monday evening, as the groups compete for influence in Al-Mahra ..
The Houthis claim to have foiled plots run by Saudi and UAE intelligence cells to subvert authority and sow chaos in rebel-controlled areas, Houthi Interior Ministry spokesman ..
The Houthis have launched a crackdown on merchants and drug smugglers along the Yemen-Saudi border under the pretext of fighting the lucrative hashish (cannabis) trade, according ..
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 ..
Iran and Saudi Arabia appeared no closer to bridging their differences on Saturday with both sides sticking to their positions and regional facilitator Oman seeing no breakthrough ..
Yemen’s Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed left the interim capital Aden on Wednesday morning for Riyadh amid stalled implementation of the the Saudi-brokered Riyadh ..
The lack of interest from Yemeni and Saudi authorities in Abyan governorate over the disappearance of three fishermen who setting out to sea on a small fishing boat from ..
An officer in the Saudi-led coalition announced on Thursday the formation of a committee to investigate the fate of forcibly disappeared prisoners in the southern port city of ..
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 ..
A fishing boat exploded in the Red Sea after hitting a Houthi-planted mine on Wednesday morning, killing three Egyptian fishermen on board and injuring three others, according to ..
Yemeni army officials on the island of Socotra dismissed coast guard battalion insurgents at a military meeting on Tuesday, as a preliminary measure against a group of army ..
Yemen’s Association of Mothers of Abductees held a vigil in Aden in front of the interim capital’s judicial complex on Thursday morning to pressure authorities to ..
Yemeni army forces took control of several locations held by the Houthis in the southern part of Al-Jawf governorate in northern Yemen, as fighting escalated early Thursday, a ..
Masam, a Saudi-backed initiative to free Yemen of landmines, announced on Thursday that it cleared about 10 mined areas on the west coast of Taiz governorate in southwestern ..
Violent clashes erupted between rank-and-file soldiers and the leadership of a Saudi-backed military brigade stationed in Yemen’s northern Sa’ada governorate in recent ..
Army forces in Yemen’s internationally recognized government on Tuesday moved from Shaqra district in southern Abyan governorate to Ataq city, the capital of Shabwa ..
A committee of Saudi officers met with military leaders in Yemen’s internationally recognized government in the coastal town of Shaqra in southern Abyan governorate on Monday..
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 ..
On Thursday, the Houthis released a plane carrying seven Saudi soldiers captured on the Yemeni-Saudi border nearly three months ago. The Saudi prisoners, who departed from ..
More than a dozen fishermen were detained and tortured by Saudi-led coalition forces and Yemeni soldiers belonging to the Tihami Elite on the Red Sea island of Hunaish. About 17..
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 last battalions of Sudanese forces began their withdrawal from Yemen’s west coast Sunday morning after years of fighting as part of the Saudi-led coalition’s war ..
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 ..
Saudi forces departed Saudi-led coalition headquarters in Aden Wednesday morning toward a prominent airbase in Lahj governorate to the north, local residents and security officials..
Political parties and organizations in Taiz governorate have warned a prominent militia leader against the mobilization of fighters in the Yafros area of the Jabal Habashi ..
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 ..
A second batch of military reinforcements in 24 hours arrived Friday morning to the outskirts of the capital of Abyan governorate, Zanjibar, where Security Belt forces aligned with..
A Saudi delegation of military officers tasked with implementing the military and security annex of the Riyadh agreement have arrived in Abyan governorate, a Yemeni defense ..
The Houthi National Committee for Prisoners' Affairs announced the burial of 71 victims of the community college-turned-prison that the Saudi-led coalition bombed in Dhamar ..
On the anniversary of ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh's death, the spokesman of Yemen’s main opposition Islah party signaled the need for a political rapprochement with ..
The Houthi movement said Sunday that it shot down a reconnaissance drone in the Hayran area of Hajjah governorate in northwestern Yemen. The group’s Al-Masirah TV channel ..
Saudi Arabian troops and military supplies arrived Saturday evening in Shabwa governorate on their way to Yemen’s interim capital Aden, where the Kingdom is overseeing a ..
The Security Committee of Marib governorate said Friday that local forces had restored calm following clashes with "outlaw elements" who attacked security and military ..
The Saudi-led coalition air force deliberately targeted prisoners who survived the bombing of a community college prison in Dhamar governorate in early September, while members of ..
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 ..
Saudi Arabia wants to avoid the collapse of the truce with the Houthis and announces the release of 200 Houthi prisoners and the opening of Sana'a airport for the transport of ..
The family of Raed Ali Mohammed Bin Saad appealed Saudi-led coalition authorities in Mukalla for the release their son on Thursday. Bin Saad has been detained for 10 days in a ..
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz says the kingdom hopes the Riyadh agreement will lead to broader peace talks in Yemen. This came during a speech by the Saudi Shura ..
SEOUL/DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement released three vessels and 16 people it had seized, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry and a Houthi military ..
The Houthis have detained three large ships in the red-sea near Hodeida, in the waters of Kamaran Island, which is currently under Houthi control. The Houthis have justified the ..
Saudi Arabia and Yemen's Houthi rebels are holding indirect, behind-the-scenes talks to end the devastating five-year war in Yemen, officials from the two ..
The Yemeni government’s return to its interim capital in Aden has been postponed beyond the deadline stipulated in the breakthrough agreement signed in Riyadh last week, ..
A source at the Yemeni Petroleum Corporation (YPC) told Almasdar Onlinethat a delegation from the Saudi armed forces visited the YPC building in the Al-Mu’alla district in ..
Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met with Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed in the Omani capital Muscat on Monday, after holding a talk Oman's Minister ..
The Saudi Foreign Ministry has abruptly and without an official announcement suspended work visas for Yemeni workers. This could further exacerbate the current humanitarian ..
During a press conference on Sunday Nov 3rd, 2019 in Marib, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Ahmed Al-Maysari announced that the government supports Saudi peace efforts ..
On Sunday, November 3rd, sources from within the Hadi government’s security apparatus have told Al-Masdar Online that the Saudi-led coalition handed over 12 houthi child ..