"It's very much to do with moving from what I would call a military-first strategy to a peace-first strategy," according to one UAE official. Diplomats said Abu Dhabi preferred to have its forces on hand should US-Iran tensions escalate further.
Saudi special forces in cooperation with their Yemeni counterparts "conducted a successful operation that resulted in the capture of the leader of the Daesh branch in Yemen," says coalition spokesman Turki al Maliki.
Health centres in Yemen are reporting a spike in cholera cases
27 Jun 2019
Since the outbreak started in 2016, the World Health Organization says more than 1.4 million cases of cholera have been reported. Nearly 3,000 people have died.
Activist crashes Saudi embassy event in Washington DC
27 Jun 2019
An activist from the NGO Code Pink crashed an event at the Saudi embassy in Washington DC to call the kingdom out on ‘its war crimes in Yemen’. #saudiarabia #yemen #khashoggi #codepink
UN food agency starts partial suspension of Yemen food aid
While the court's decision does not mean Britain must immediately halt arms exports, it does mean there is a stay on the granting of next arms export licences to Saudi Arabia, Britain's richest Arab ally.
UN food agency accuses Yemen's Houthis of diverting food aid
Up to 60 percent of beneficiaries at seven centres in Sanaa "confirmed they had not received any assistance" and 33 percent of respondents in the rebels' northern stronghold of Saada received no food in April, says head of the UN food agency.
US Senators move to end support for Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen
US senators are sending a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, voting to move forward with legislation that would end US involvement with a Saudi-led war in Yemen.
The War In Yemen: US may end military support for Saudi in Yemen
10 Dec 2018
US Sec. of State M. Pompeo says there's no direct evidence connecting the Saudi crown prince to the killing of journalist J. Khashoggi. His comments came after the US Senate voted on a measure to withdraw American support for Saudis in Yemen.
Riyadh intercepts five Yemen rebel drones in new airport attack - coalition
Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones which it claims were launched by the Houthi rebels to target the kingdom.
Yemen's complicated war explained
10 Dec 2018
Yemen has been battling a bloody war for the last 3 years, and still there is no end in sight. The UN's most recent figures said that by 2017 at least 10,000 Yemenis had been killed, even as the bitter conflict continues.
Air strikes hit near Yemen's capital - TV, residents
The attack on the Saudi city of Najran comes as Iran announced quadrupling its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US, escalating security concerns in the Middle East.
Ramadan in Yemen: Muslims struggle to fast during holy month
21 May 2019
The conflict in Yemen has resulted in famine-like conditions across the country. Food shortages coupled with price hikes mean most Yemenis have nothing but water at Iftar as the evening meal to break their fast.
Yemen army retakes southern city from Houthi rebels