Attack on Saudi Tanker Signals Escalation in Yemen War, and Maybe Higher Oil Prices

An attack on a Saudi super tanker by Yemen’s Houthis this week signals further escalation in the efforts to take the war in Yemen directly…

‘I would kill anyone. Even my own brother,’ Yemeni Fighter Said.

The camp did not feel like a refuge, in a parched patch of nowhere by a bare, black hill. There was nothing in the way…

Senators Block Yemen War Powers Resolution

The Senate blocked a war powers resolution Tuesday that called for an end to US involvement in the Yemen conflict. By a vote of 55…

Yemen’s Houthis and Saudi Arabia in Secret Talks to End War

Saudi Arabia and its adversaries in Yemen’s armed Houthi movement are holding secret talks to try to end a three-year-old war that has unleashed the…

UN Security Council Calls for All Yemen’s Ports to Remain Fully Open to All Aid Imports

The Security Council has urged warring parties in Yemen to allow humanitarian convoys to safely reach all conflict-affected governorates without hindrance, while also asking that…

Saudi Expulsion of Yemeni Workers Swells Houthi Ranks

“Welcome home to the labourers returning from Saudi Arabia. You still have a job: defending the nation on our military bases.” So declared Mohammed Ali al-Houthi,…

Fighting Outside Yemeni Capital Kills 55, Wounds Dozens

Yemeni medical officials say fighting outside the capital between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to an internationally recognized government has killed more than 55 people…

Yemen Minister Accuses UAE of Trying to Fragment his Country

A Yemeni minister accused the United Arab Emirates of trying to fragment his country by creating separate “regional and tribal armies” in the south and…

UAE Intercepts Al Houthi Missile in Yemen

The UAE Armed Forces Patriot missile system intercepted on Sunday a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed Al Houthi militias in Mocha, Yemen. Arab Coalition…

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Faces its Yemeni Stress Test

In recent years, the foreign policies of Gulf states, especially Saudi Arabia…

Taiz’s Leprosy Colony Offers Yemeni ‘Outcasts’ a Home

Qasim al-Salahi can’t remember the last time he had a hot meal to eat. “My young sons go out every night and rummage through people’s…

Yemen Islamist Party Suspends Membership of Nobel Laureate Karman

Yemeni Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman was suspended from an Islamist party allied with President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi after she accused the Saudi-led coalition that…