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Saudi Arabia issued a directive on Wednesday to transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank to
January 18, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
King Salman issued a directive on Wednesday to transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank to "alleviate the suffering" of the Yemeni people.
During his first trip to Saudi Arabia last year, President Donald Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with the Saudis, with options to sell up to $350 billion over a decade (AFP/File)
January 18, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
The deals come as the U.S. is under pressure to suspend its arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been leading an international coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
“Children in Yemen are suffering the devastating consequences of a war that is not of their making
January 16, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
A UNICEF report entitled "Born into War” offers a detailed look on how Yemeni children have been scarred by years of violence.
8.4 million people — out of Yemen’s population of 29 million — are now at risk of famine (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 12:42 GMT
This is an increase of 1.5 million people over the past six months.
Smoke rises as Yemenis inspect the damage at the site of air strikes in the northwestern Huthi-held city of Saada, on Jan. 6, 2018 (STRINGER / AFP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:22 GMT
There was no comment from the Houthi militia on the claim.
A Yemeni nurse weighs a child at a medical center on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on Jan. 6, 2018 (MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP)
January 12, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The report states that diphtheria-related deaths had been recorded in 19 out of Yemen’s 23 provinces.
The missile was intercepted over Najran, a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the Yemen border. (AFP/File photo)
January 05, 2018 - 19:20 GMT
The missile was intercepted over Najran, a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the Yemen border.
The group frequently announces the launch of 'ballistic missiles' at targets inside neighboring Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
January 05, 2018 - 15:56 GMT
The group frequently announces the launch of 'ballistic missiles' at targets inside neighboring Saudi Arabia.
46 deaths had been recorded since Tuesday (AFP/File)
January 04, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that at least 471 people in impoverished Yemen have contracted diphtheria, a bacterial disease that has been killing one in 10 Yemenis since the outbreak started in the war-torn country in mid-August last year.
Aid agencies have warned that about eight million people in the country are on the brink of famine with outbreaks of cholera and diphtheria. (AFP)
January 03, 2018 - 13:00 GMT
The internationally recognised Yemeni government has announced it is preparing its first budget since the country’s civil war began in 2014.
Iraq's Saad Abdul-Amir (L) vies for the ball with Yemen's Mohammad Fuad during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between Iraq and Yemen at the Kuwait Stadium in Kuwait City on December 29, 2017.
Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP
December 30, 2017 - 02:42 GMT
Iraq on Friday beat Yemen 3-0 qualifying to semi finals of the Gulf-23 soccer competitions. The two teams are in Group B of the ongoing Gulf Cup.
Bahrain's players celebrate after scoring a goal from a penalty shot against Yemen during their 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations group match at Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium in Kuwait City on December 26, 2017.
Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP
December 26, 2017 - 20:32 GMT
Bahrain on Tuesday beat Yemen in the second round of competitions in Group B of the 23rd Gulf Cup held in Kuwait.
Yemeni men and security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the southern port city of Aden, in this November 5, 2017 photo. (AFP)
December 25, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Military general and tribal leader loyal to Yemen’s ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh has declared his support for government forces and vowed to take part in the current raging war against the Iran-backed Al Houthis.
Qatar's and Yemen's starting eleven pose for a group picture ahead of the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between Qatar and Yemen at the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Stadium in Kuwait City on December 23, 2017.
Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP
December 23, 2017 - 22:44 GMT
Qatar beat Yemen 4-0 in their group first match at Kuwait Sport Club’s stadium, part of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has already spent $8.2 billion on aid for Yemen since its opening in 2015, according to a report. (AFP/ File)
December 21, 2017 - 09:58 GMT
The World Bank estimates the cost of war damage in Yemen at more than $88 billion.
The U.N. says a child under the age of five dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes (AFP/File)
December 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Yemen is being pushed ever closer to famine after 1,000 days of war and a three-month blockade which has brought its people to the brink of starvation.