Car bomb kills at least six in Yemen’s Aden, officials say | News

Senior army official survived the blast in Aden that killed six and wounded several others, military officials said. A car bomb attack on the convoy of a Yemeni military official in the southern port city of Aden killed at least six people and wounded several others, military officials said. The head of security forces of … Read more

How football is helping Yemenis cope with the prolonged war | Football

Amid the brutal conflict in Yemen that has killed more than 370,000 people, Yemenis have turned to their long-running love for football to help them cope with the devastation, violence and humanitarian crisis ravaging their country. Through unofficial football tournaments held across different villages and cities, Yemeni boys and men have been coming together to … Read more

Yemen truce extension in the balance a day before end date | News

No breakthrough in UN-backed talks, despite two-month truth bringing much needed breathing room for Yemeni civilians. Questions loom over the fate of a fragile truce between Yemen’s government and Houthi rebel forces that is set to expire in a day, with aid agencies and Western governments urging warring parties to extend it. Yemen has been … Read more

‘Catastrophic hunger’: Charity urges truce extension in Yemen | Houthis News

Two-month truce is set to expire on Wednesday, prompting calls for an end to ‘the cycle of violence and suffering’. The international charity Oxfam has urged Yemen’s warring sides to extend a two-month truce, appealing to the parties to the conflict to work together to avoid “catastrophic hunger” in the war-wrecked country. Oxfam said on … Read more

US, Netherlands call for action on decaying Yemeni supertanker | Environment News

The two countries warn of potential economic, environmental and humanitarian effects if FSO Safer spills or explodes. The United States and the Netherlands have called for international action to address the “imminent threats” of a decrepit oil supertanker holding more than one million barrels of oil off the coast of Yemen. The two countries issued … Read more

US calls on Yemen’s Houthis to release its local embassy staff | Houthis News

US calls on Yemeni rebels to ‘end injustice’ and free current and former employees of the US embassy in Sanaa. The United States has renewed its call for Yemen’s Houthis to release detained US embassy staff after the death of a retired employee of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) who was in the … Read more

Downed drone in Yemen’s capital kills three | News

Three other people are injured after Houthis shoot down what they called a Saudi-led coalition drone over a busy area. At least three people have been killed in Yemen’s capital Sanaa when an armed drone crashed in a busy neighborhood after being shot down, Houthi officials said. The health minister in the rebel Houthi administration … Read more

Yemen: A glimmer of hope in a devastating war | Gallery News

A two-month truce has brought some hope to Yemen. The United Nations-brokered deal between a Saudi-led coalition and the Yemeni government on one side, and the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, is a significant step towards ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands and pushed millions into hunger. The last coordinated cessation of hostilities nationwide … Read more

sanaa: First commercial flight takes off from Sanaa, raising Yemen peace prospects

SANAA: Yemen’s national airline operated on Monday its first commercial flight in years from the capital Sanaa, raising hopes for renewal of a UN-brokered truce in the seven-year-old conflict that has pitted a Saudi-led coalition against the Iran-aligned Houthis and put Middle East security in peril. Water canons sprayed Sanaa airport’s runway as an airplane … Read more

Saudi-led coalition ‘starts sending’ freed prisoners to Yemen | News

ICRC spokesman says 108 freed detainees would be flown from Saudi Arabia to the southern Yemeni port city of Aden. The Saudi Arabia-led coalition engaged in Yemen has said it started transporting prisoners released to Yemen in coordination with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) under a humanitarian initiative to support a United … Read more