Yemen

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Yemen faces ‘world’s biggest famine’

United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warns that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause "the largest famine the world has seen for...

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

Yemen’s prized honey industry stung by war

Yemen’s ruinous civil war has taken its toll on one of the impoverished country’s prized exports — its coveted honey.

August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

56 dead as smugglers throw migrants into Yemen sea

Some 180 young Ethiopian and Somali migrants, many weakened by hunger and drought in their home countries, are forced from a boat into rough seas off Yemen by smugglers and 56 are presumed drowned,...

October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016

Should America intervene in Yemen?

While Americans are engrossed in Donald Trump's vulgar and offensive comments on women, and allegations about his sexual misconduct with multiple women in the past, seemingly the US...

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Saudi Arabia criticizes UN over Yemen blacklisting

Saudi Arabia rejects a United Nations report that criticized the military coalition it is leading in Yemen, saying it is based primarily on information supplied by its adversaries.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Nine inmates released from Guantanamo

Nine Yemeni prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have arrived in Saudi Arabia after being transferred, US officials say.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Iran accuses Saudi of bombing embassy in Yemen

Saudi warplanes "deliberately" strike Iran's embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounds staff, Tehran says as tensions between the two regional powers mount.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Laden's former bodyguard dies

Nasser al-Bahri - Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard - has died after a long illness, medical sources in Yemen have told the BBC.

December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015

Fierce fighting in northern Yemen kills 75

Fierce fighting and airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition pounded northern Yemen, as the two main parties in the country's conflict continued to violate a ceasefire agreement and undermine...

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

Cyclone Megh batters Yemeni island

A second extremely rare and powerful tropical cyclone hits Yemen's Socotra island in the space of a week.