Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, and the Arabian Sea and Oman to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including Socotra, one of the largest islands in the Middle East. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.
Yemen's Saudi-backed government and southern separatists are expected to sign a deal to end a power struggle in the southern port of Aden that fractured an Arab coalition battling the Iran-aligned.. Reuters - Published
Iran on Monday urged regional powers to use diplomacy to reduce tensions including Yemen's war, but cautioned that an Iranian tanker damaged in the Red Sea last week had been hit by rockets and there.. Reuters - Published
Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh..
During a news conference with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday at the Pentagon said 'as you can see from recent events, Iran continues to..
U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" after the attack on Saudi oil, and has "reason to believe that we know the culprit." Meanwhile, analysts are warning that if the price..
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that finding a solution to the conflict in Yemen could help reduce tensions in the region, which could be further resolved through diplomacy. Reuters - Published
Saudi Arabian forces have taken over control of Yemen's southern port of Aden as part of efforts to end a power struggle between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government and southern separatists, four.. Reuters - Published
The Houthi movement in control of Yemen's capital on Thursday offered the internationally recognized Yemeni government a prisoner swap involving 2,000 detainees after the group unilaterally freed.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed in a statement on Thursday that top al Qaeda bomb maker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, believed to have masterminded a failed bombing of a U.S.-bound airliner in 2009,.. Reuters - Published
The United Arab Emirates pulled some of its forces from Yemen's southern port of Aden on Tuesday, officials and witnesses said, as a Saudi-led military coalition works to end a power struggle between.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Saudi-backed government and southern separatists are close to an agreement that would end a power struggle in Aden and see coalition forces take temporary control of the port city, the.. Reuters - Published
Saudi Arabia is considering a proposal by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement for some form of ceasefire which, if agreed, could bolster U.N. efforts to end a devastating war tarnishing Riyadh's.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Monday released hundreds of Yemeni prisoners in a unilateral move the United Nations hoped would help revive a stalled peace process. Reuters - Published Also reported by •BBC News
The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, welcomed an offer by Yemen's Houthi movement to unilaterally release a number of detainees, saying he hoped it would lead to further.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said they will on Monday release 350 prisoners, including three Saudi Arabians, under the supervision of the United Nations as part of a peace initiative. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Sunday broadcast footage it said was of a major attack near the border with Saudi Arabia's southern region of Najran, adding that the images showed armored vehicles.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Houthi movement said on Saturday it had carried out a major attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured many troops and vehicles, but there was no immediate.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Houthi movement said early on Monday that five civilians from one family were killed in air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Omran province in Yemen, according to the Houthi owned.. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis will stop targeting Saudi Arabia with missile and drone attacks if its adversaries targeting Yemen do the same, a Houthi official said on Friday according to the group's.. Reuters - Published
Lebanon's Hezbollah warned Saudi Arabia on Friday against betting on a war against Iran because it would destroy the country and urged Riyadh and the United Arab Emirates to halt the war in Yemen.. Reuters - Published
The Yemeni Houthi movement on Friday accused the Saudi-led coalition of a dangerously escalation of the situation around Hodeidah after coalition forces attacked targets north of the port city. Reuters - Published
The Saudi-led coalition launched a military operation north of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah against what it described as "legitimate military targets", State-run Ekhbariya TV reported on Friday. Reuters - Published
The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden boat launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement from Yemen's main port of Hodeidah, Al Arabiya TV said on Thursday. Reuters - Published
Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it.. Reuters - Published
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday suggested she wanted to stick to Germany's halt in arms exports to Saudi, saying she did not see any reason to change the government's stance and Berlin had tied its.. Reuters - Published
An attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil facilities was a reciprocal measure by "Yemeni people" to assaults on this country, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, hours after a Saudi-led.. Reuters - Published
The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants was carried out with Iranian weapons and was not launched from Yemen.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft told the Security Council on Monday that emerging information on attacks on Saudi oil facilities "indicates that responsibility lies with Iran" and.. Reuters - Published
United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock said Saudi Arabia will pay $500 million to the world body next week to help fund its humanitarian response in Yemen, where a four-year-long war has killed.. Reuters - Published