Yemeni graffiti artists hope images will highlight war horrors


SANAA Yemeni street artists are daubing the capital's walls with haunting images of war and starving children in an effort to highlight the impact conflict is having on the country's population.

Sanaa air raids resume as Yemen truce expires, say residents

SANAA Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said.

World, 23 Oct 2016

Yemen truce expires after day of heavy fighting

SANAA/NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia A supposed ceasefire in the Yemen conflict expired a minute before midnight on Saturday after a day of heavy fighting between Saudi-backed forces and the Iran-allied Houthi movement.

World, 23 Oct 2016

Parties to Yemen war exchange accusations of breaching ceasefire

SANAA Warring factions in the war in Yemen exchanged accusations on Friday of violating a 72-hour ceasefire that began just before midnight on Wednesday, with the Saudi-led coalition saying Houthi forces have breached the truce by attacking several cities in both countries.

World, 22 Oct 2016

U.S. says it killed eight al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Yemen

WASHINGTON The U.S. military killed eight al Qaeda-affiliated militants in two strikes in Yemen this month, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Friday.

World, 22 Oct 2016

U.S. urges Houthis to keep ceasefire, discusses JASTA with Saudi

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged Yemen's Houthis to respect a ceasefire and said Saudi Arabia had a right to be free from rocket attacks like one that he said killed two Saudi civilians. | Video

World, 21 Oct 2016

Yemen missile launch, Saudi-led air strike strain truce

SANAA/ADEN, Yemen A 72-hour truce in Yemen came under pressure on Thursday when missiles fired from Yemen killed two civilians in Saudi Arabia, the United States said, while a Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes that Iran-allied Houthi fighters said killed three people.

World, 21 Oct 2016

Saudi coalition violated law with Yemen funeral strike - U.N. monitors

UNITED NATIONS A Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen violated international humanitarian law with a so-called "double tap" air strike on a funeral gathering in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, United Nations sanctions monitors told the Security Council.

World, 21 Oct 2016

U.S. appeals court upholds al Qaeda publicist's conviction

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld the last remaining conviction of a Yemeni man prosecuted in an American military court at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba for serving as a publicist for al Qaeda.

Exclusive: Iran steps up weapons supply to Yemen's Houthis via Oman - officials

WASHINGTON Iran has stepped up weapons transfers to the Houthis, the militia fighting the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, U.S., Western and Iranian officials told Reuters, a development that threatens to prolong and intensify the 19-month-old war.

World, 20 Oct 2016