The Saudi-led coalition says it attacked an area in Aden that allegedly poses a "direct threat" to the Saudi-backed government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The separatists began withdrawing shortly after.
The Houthis were formed by Zaidite scholars, a Shia sect who have lived in Yemen for over a thousand years and also ruled the country for several centuries. Their rebellion against the Saudi-backed government began about a decade ago.
Nearly seven years after Yemen's brief encounter with the Arab Spring, we take a look at what happened, and how Yemeni youth lost their future, but not their hope, to civil war and anarchy.
Ali Abdullah Saleh remains one of Yemen's most controversial figures. He once described governing Yemen as 'dancing on the heads of snakes.' What was behind the web of deceit and betrayal that led to his death?
The three-and-a-half-year war in Yemen has left more than 16,000 civilian casualties most of whom were children. Death is not the only threat for children in Yemen. Here are the challenges for Yemeni children.
The burial took place in the capital Sanaa where less than 10 of Saleh's relatives were allowed to attend, according to sources from the former Yemeni president's General People's Congress party.
Houthi militia sources say their fighters stopped Ali Abdullah Saleh's armoured vehicle outside the embattled capital Sanaa and then killed him. The likely impact of Saleh's assassination on the civil war and regional proxy war in Yemen is unclear.
Houthi rebels, some heavily armed, and their supporters said the silence of the international community was exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the country, which has been in a state of war since 2015.
All international efforts so far have failed to make a breakthrough in bringing peace to the country embroiled in civil war since 2014. This is the story of a five-year-old girl who lost her family in an air strike.
When outgoing US President Barack Obama came into office, many believed he would turn the page on the "war on terror." Yet the reality has been different. We score him on how effective his approach to counter-terrorism has been.
An age old rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is fuelling conflict in a country that is divided along sectarian, tribal and military lines.
Yemen's exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi says the UN peace proposal "legitimises the Houthi coup."
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