A woman holds a young malnourished child.

Aid agencies fear impact in Yemen after US terror decision

Foreign policy

After the Trump administration’s out-the-door decision to designate Yemen’s Iranian-backed rebels as a terror organization, Aid agencies warn the decision could wreck the tenuous relief system keeping millions alive.

Man stands on pile of rubble

Homeland Security decides not to deport 1,250 Yemenis to a war zone

Family or four, two girls, man and woman sit together on boardwalk at sunset

‘I lost trust in the system,’ says US citizen now unable to reunite with his Yemeni family

A cargo ship unloads a shipment of fuel at the Hodeida port, May 27, 2018.

Residents of Yemeni port city prepare for an invasion

Saber Askar in East Porterville, California

For one Yemeni American, the long wait to bring his family to safety

Hisham al-Omeisy, narrator of 'Guess my country,' a video by Mai Noman for the BBC

Yemenis make a heartwarming video about a nasty war


A BBC journalist returned to her native Yemen and teamed up with a Yemeni social media star to cover their country’s civil war in a new way: with a fun 2-minute video.

Two men in smile in posed photo in front of small market

A Muslim immigrant and a Christian pastor find common ground — and try to connect with their Latino neighbors too


It’s not always easy to bridge gaps in communities. But these two friends are giving it a try.


Bodegas — a sacred New York institution — are always open. But they weren’t on Thursday.


On Thursday, Yemeni bodega owners in New York declared a strike: They would close for eight hours, from noon to 8 p.m., in protest of Trump’s immigration and refugee restrictions.

Prisoners released

After being apart for years, four prisoners released from Guantanamo are reunited with loved ones in Saudi Arabia


On Thursday, four Yemenis from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay made it home to Saudi Arabia. There are now 55 inmates still being held at the detention center in Cuba.

Yemenis pose for a picture next to a part of a missile they say was dropped during a Saudi-led air strike near the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen

The US just made it harder for Saudi Arabia to bomb Yemen. The people of Yemen barely noticed.


President Barack Obama signaled his concern about civilian casualties in the Yemen war on December 13 when he halted a major resupply of smart bombs to the Saudi Arabian air force. But the same day, the US Air Force delivered the Saudis four new fighter jets.