Prospect of war in Yemen looms again as ceasefire talks break down

Saudi Arabia and Yemen's Ansarullah Houthi movement have failed to reach an agreement to extend a nationwide ceasefire, raising the prospect of renewed war. The United...

UN: Yemen teetering on edge of catastrophe

Yemen’s already dire hunger crisis is “teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe,” UN agency chiefs have said as new data from the war-ravaged country indicated...

Aid agencies urge Biden administration to revoke Houthi terrorist designation

Twenty-two aid organisations working in Yemen say they're extremely concerned about the humanitarian consequences of the U.S designation of Ansar Allah (the Houthi movement) as a Foreign Terrorist...

Yemen’s Houthis claim to have captured Saudi troops

Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement has claimed to have captured thousands of "enemy troops," including Saudi army officers and soldiers and hundreds of armoured vehicles. The...

My journey into Sa’da, the heart of the Houthi movement

As the devastating war in Yemen enters its fourth year, journalist Yousef Mawry recalls his eye-opening journey into the heart of Houthi territory. In 2012...

YouTube deletes thousands of Anwar al-Awlaki videos in “extremism” clampdown

YouTube has removed nearly 50,000 videos featuring controversial American preacher, Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen in 2011. Tens...

Yemenis protest after US drone strike kills 17 in wedding convoy

Angry relatives of Yemeni civilians killed in a drone strike, which Sanaa insists hit Al-Qaeda chiefs, escalated their protest over the weekend, blocking a...

US Yemen drones strengthening Al Qaeda

As Arab and Western capitals follow developments in Egypt after the ouster of elected president Mohammed Morsi, south of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is...

Kenyans infuriated over Britain’s banning of khat

Despite their majority Muslim population, Somalis and Arabs provide the largest market for khat in the world, writes Mohammed Kahiye from Nairobi. My friend Hussein...
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