Houthi fighters hold images of relatives killed in violent conflict

Yemen’s most stable city threatened by Houthi takeover

Conflict & Justice

Houthi militias have renewed their military campaign to take over Marib, Yemen. Nadwa al-Dawsari, a scholar at the Middle East Institute, tells The World what’s at stake with this new push to take control of Marib.

A woman holds a young malnourished child.

Aid agencies fear impact in Yemen after US terror decision

Foreign policy
Three men are shown wearing traditional Saudi headdress and garments while seated at a long white table.

Yemen pledging drive hopes to raise $2.4 billion to save aid ops as coronavirus spreads

UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen

UN envoy to US: ‘We need to keep Yemen out of a potential regional conflict’

Conflict & Justice
A sea of red flags wave as Yemeni Houthi protest.

Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

Global Politics
Two soldiers carrying guns stand in front of a black car.

Yemen’s Sanaa airport to reopen; vital port city Hodeidah still contested


Attempting to end a brutal four-year war, Yemeni leaders agreed on Wednesday to resume oil and gas exports and reopen the airport. But the port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions of Yemenis facing starvation, remains fiercely contested.

Men in military uniforms carrying guns at an airport with another man carrying luggage.

Yemen peace talks begin with prisoner swap, reuniting war-torn families


Just getting Yemen’s warring sides to the table was an important milestone, agreeing to release 5,000 prisoners as a promising first step. The peace talks aim to end a war that has pushed millions of people to the edge of starvation.

A boy sits at his desk in a classroom in Saada province, Yemen

Young survivors of Yemen school bus air strike return to class amidst fears of future attacks


“Their blood will not be in vain, we will avenge them by getting an education, we will avenge them by learning,” Hanash, a survivor, says. As the students attempt to resume their lives, some say they fear more attacks in the war-torn country.

Children stand behind a fence at a school to which they have been evacuated from a village near Hodeidah airport amid fighting between government forces and Houthi fighters in Hodeidah,

In Yemen, the battle for Hodeidah moves closer to city center


Inside the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemenis hear explosions — large ones from Saudi-led coalition airstrikes and smaller booms from local fighters’ rocket-propelled grenades. As the battle moves closer to the city, we hear from residents, humanitarian organizations and the UAE ambassador to the US.

A view of the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen May 10, 2017

US stands by as Saudi coalition begins assault on Yemeni port city


Residents of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah have been anticipating a Saudi-led invasion for weeks. It may have just begun.