President faces split in own administration and calls to resign from Houthis, anti-Houthi resistance and civilians days before talks in KuwaitThe Saudi-backed president of Yemen is facing a growing battle for survival, as his administration fractures, former supporters call for his removal and enemies declare they will never accept him in a
. Navy ships in the Arabian Sea intercepted and seized an arms shipment from Iran likely bound for Houthi fighters in Yemen, the military said in a statement on Monday.
The weapons seized last week by the warships Sirocco and Gravely were hidden on a small dhow and included 1,500 AK-47 rifles, 200 rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)
Yemen's former prime minister has rejected his sacking by the president, calling the move a "coup" and an affront to the constitution.
In a statement late Tuesday, Khaled Bahah, who was also vice president until President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's decision last weekend, said the move undermined state authority.
Hadi fired Bahah over what he called
They live in scruffy tents or mud huts on dry, stony ground. Children play with what they have - a rubber tire will do. Medical treatment is hard to come by for young and old alike.
In northwest Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle East, families uprooted by the war have been stuck in camps for the past year.
Around 400 of them now
Yemen president’s latest decree to elevate two powerful political and military figures to key positions in the country is a backup plan if the upcoming peace talks fail to bring about an end of Al Houthis grip of power, analysts said.
Hadi on Sunday dismissed his deputy Khalid Bahah and replaced him with Lt. Gen Ali Mohsin Al Ahmar. Hadi
The U.S. Navy says it has seized a weapons shipment in the Arabian Sea from Iran likely heading to war-torn Yemen.
The Navy said in a statement Monday that the USS Sirocco on March 28 intercepted and seized the shipment of weapons hidden aboard a small dhow, a type of ship commonly used in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.
The Navy said the
GENEVA — A yearlong conflict is threatening to cause a humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, one of the world’s poorest countries, the United Nationsreported on Tuesday, saying that “children are paying the highest price.”
The effects of the conflict and the deteriorating humanitarian conditions have
The streets of Aden have been decorated by banners which express thanks and appreciation to the Arab Coalition for its efforts aimed at putting an end to chaos and war as well as turmoil caused by the forces of Al Houthi and those loyal to the ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The Official Yemeni News Agency said that the "Thank You
On March 21, 17 new immigrants from Yemen landed in Israel. These are Jews who were born in the war-torn Muslim nation and brought to Israel in a secret operation, aided by many international players. The Jewish Agency, which works to encourage the immigration of Jews throughout the world to Israel, oversaw the
The United Nations special envoy to Yemen on Friday welcomed a recent prisoner swap between the parties to the Yemen conflict and urged them to "engage constructively" in a new round of peace talks set to begin on April 18.
Earlier this week, a Saudi-led military coalition said it had completed a prisoner swap in Yemen, exchanging nine Saudi