Hodeidah Battle’s Regional Extension: A New Complication to Peace in Yemen?

After over a month of ruinous fighting for Yemen’s vital Hodeidah seaport…

Yemen’s Fleeting Opportunity for Peace

The potential for a breakthrough in the Yemen war, now in its fourth year, may be close at hand. Last week, Martin Griffiths, the new…

UN Report about Children and Armed Conflict in 2017

This is part of UN report about Yemen on Children and Armed Conflict. You can read the full report about Yemen and other areas in…

Hodeidah can be Crossroads for the War in Yemen

UAE-backed Yemeni forces led by Tariq Saleh, nephew of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, are making significant advances in western Yemen towards the Houthi-controlled…

Yemen’s Children Have Been Forgotten by the World for Too Long

As we approach the entrance to the school, enthusiastic children flock towards us, excited by a visit from outsiders and a distraction from their usual…

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…