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Authorities in Jordan have arrested a former member of parliament and royal critic on various charges, including "assaulting the king and the queen", according to ..

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 ..

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 ..

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, ..

  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 ..

Clashes between government forces and forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) resumed near Abyan governorate’s capital, Zinjibar, on Monday. The clashes ..

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 ..

Over 60 deaths were recorded in Aden in a single 24-hour period between Wednesday and Thursday, the highest number of deaths recorded in the temporary capital in recent weeks, a ..

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 ..

Hadhramout Gov. Faraj Al-Bahsani deployed large numbers of military forces on Monday to the coastal districts of the eastern governorate, after days of demonstrations over 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 ..

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 ..

The Southern Transitional Council (STC) released a statement Thursday to defend the blocking of the prime minister and his staff from returning to the interim capital Aden. 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 ..

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 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 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 ..

Yemen’s Safer oil company, owned by the internationally recognized government, issued a statement Monday calling for the UN and its special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, ..

Forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition on Yemen’s Red Sea coast seized two shipments of contraband on Monday, the fourth such seizure in 10 days, a military official told ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization  (WHO) earlier this month, sources have told Reuters, amid what a senior agency official said was a more than ..

Travelers from Ibb governorate in southern Yemen said the Houthi measures imposed to restrict access to areas under their control have nothing to do with the prevention of ..

The Houthis have closed most of the roads in central Yemen that link their territory with areas under the control of Yemen’s internationally recognized government, under 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..

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 ..

The sister of a young man forcibly disappeared by the Houthis four-and-a-half years ago in Sana’a published a video on social media describing her brother’s ..

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 ..

Every school day, Amal Al-Qobani leaves her nine-month-old child for 11 hours, travelling from her house in Harib district of Marib to the governorate capital, Marib city. The bus ..

Economic talks between Yemen’s internationally recognized government and the Houthis have stalled after months of preparations, a senior government official told Almasdar ..

“Major differences” have emerged within the ranks of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the weeks leading up to the naming of Khaled Batarfi as the terrorist ..

The Houthis sent large military reinforcements to the Al-Majd Brigade camp in the Mukayras district of Al-Baydha governorate on Monday night, while at the same time deploying ..

Yemen’s Office of Public Health and Population (OPHP) issued a report in late December on the rapid spread of mosquito-borne dengue fever in the Tebn district of Lahj ..

On Aug. 8, 2016, Ruba’s world collapsed. A convoy of two armored vehicles, four pickup trucks and a bus loaded with armed men showed up at her family’s home in the ..

UAE-backed Security Belt forces have started to impose taxes and fees on commercial trucks heading to and from the interim capital Aden in southern Yemen after months of nonpayment..

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 ..

Two years have passed since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, founder and chairman of the General People's Congress (GPC), was killed by his then-Houthi allies. A close ..

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.  ..

Fishermen in Yemen’s eastern governorate of Hadhramout staged a vigil on Sunday denouncing the continued fishing ban near the Saudi-led coalition’s Emirati command ..

The Security Committee of Marib governorate said Friday that local forces had restored calm following clashes with "outlaw elements" who attacked security and military ..

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 ..

Armed Houthis attacked a group of women and looted a private car after they stormed a house in the city of Dhamar on Friday, also arresting a citizen during another raid on a house..

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 ..

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Monday that the Houthis have highly sophisticated weapons and that the group’s leader, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, ..

A recent video reveals a Houthi bombing campaign targeting  schools and water tanks in Hajjah governorate in northwestern Yemen. Members of the governments 5th military region..

“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..

  At the end of 2018, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sabri was smuggled out of a prison in Dhamar governorate after paying 4 million Yemeni riyals (about $8,000 at the time*) 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, ..

When Sala receives an order for the lingerie she designs, she has to quickly discern her serious customers from the ones just getting a kick out of asking her questions about ..

Two security personnel in the internationally recognized government were killed Thursday evening in an ambush by gunmen belonging to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in ..

Authorities in Jordan have arrested a former member of parliament and royal critic on various charges, including "assaulting the king and the queen", according to ..

In a report released this week, the UN highlighted Yemen’s “alarmingly high” COVID-19 fatality rate of nearly 25 percent.  Yemen’s ..

A Russian doctor working in the town of Harib in southeastern Marib governorate was found dead outside his home on Sunday, a local official told Almasdar Online.  The ..

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 ..

Dr. Amal Noman Al-Dhubhani, a Sana’a-based doctor well known in the community for her medical expertise and devotion to treating those most in need, passed away earlier this ..

Bayern Munich's ominous charge towards an eighth successive Bundesliga title continued with a crushing 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen, as Robert Lewandowski and Thomas ..

Match Report  Borussia Dortmund strengthened their grip on second place in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin that will be best remembered for a show of ..

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 ..

The head of the Yemeni Pharmacists' Union warned the Houthis against turning Yemeni patients into “guinea pigs” for the group’s purported medical research, ..

The death toll in Rada’a city and surrounding areas of Al-Baydha has been mounting in recent days, according to health officials in the central governorate who are warning ..

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. ..

Yemen’s eastern Hadramout governorate witnessed heavy floods on Wednesday, a day after the arrival of a tropical depression. At least seven people have died, three of whom..

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 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 ..

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 ..

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 Minister of Health in the Houthi government, Taha Al-Mutawakkel, announced to a room full of health professionals and government officials on Saturday that ..

The U.S. military believes a Russian introduction of warplanes into Libya may not tip the balance in its stalemated civil war but could further help Moscow eventually secure a ..

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 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 ..

Bayern Munich moved seven points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga thanks to a magical Joshua Kimmich strike in Tuesday's 1-0 Klassiker ..

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 third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela on Tuesday reached the nation’s exclusive economic zone as the previous two were ..

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 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 ..

At a cemetery in Yemen’s largest southern city, dozens of fresh graves were a testament to a spike in deaths amid the coronavirus pandemic. The cemetery workers who bury ..

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 ..

Coronavirus is believed to be spreading throughout Yemen, where the health care system “has in effect collapsed”, the United Nations said on Friday, appealing for ..

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 ..

China does not appear to understand that Canada’s judiciary is independent, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, taking a rare public swipe at Beijing at a time ..

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 ..

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 ..

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, ..

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..

Four people were killed and eight others were injured on Saturday in renewed artillery shelling between government forces and UAE-backed forces aligned with the Southern ..

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 ..

A vessel was attacked in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, offshore of Yemen’s port of Mukalla, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said, without giving further ..

Yemen’s interim capital is facing an unprecedented rise in daily reported deaths suspected of being due to COVID-19 and several other diseases endemic in the country. Among ..

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 ..