Third of Yemen fighters are children
Children make up a third of fighters in the armed groups in conflict-wracked Yemen, a UN official said Thursday, also warning that malnutrition levels in the country were set to explode.
Al-Qaeda making gains in Yemen: US Defense Secretary
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter acknowledged Wednesday that Al Qaeda was seizing terrain amid the chaos in Yemen, but vowed that Washington would continue to combat the extremist group despite ongoing fighting there.
Red Cross aid plane to Yemen held back by 'logistics problems'
The Red Cross said Monday that an aid plane is ready to leave for Yemen but its departure has been held back by logistics problems inside the war-torn country.
Russia urges UN-mandated pause in Yemen air strikes
Russia called on the UN Security Council Saturday to push for a pause in the air war in Yemen, as a Saudi-led coalition pounded rebels in the country for a 10th day.
Yemen rebels seize Aden presidential palace: security official
Rebel forces seized Thursday Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's palace in his former southern refuge Aden, a senior security official told AFP.
Dozens dead as dairy plant bombed in war-torn Yemen
Dozens of civilians were reported dead Wednesday after a dairy plant was bombed in Yemen, as aid groups warned of a brewing humanitarian crisis from Saudi-led strikes on Shiite rebels.
EU says Yemen fighting risks 'serious regional consequences'
The latest fighting in Yemen risks causing "serious regional consequences," EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Thursday as Saudi warplanes intervened against Shiite rebels and sparked Iranian warnings.
8 killed as rebels clash with pro-govt forces in south Yemen
At least 18 people died Thursday in clashes between supporters of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Shiite rebels advancing on a town bordering Aden, where the internationally backed leader has sought refuge, a local official said.