Cholera spread adds to Yemen's misery
An outspread of cholera has killed over 180 people in Yemen and is exacerbating one of the worst humanitarian crisis.
Cloaked in dust and rags, Somalis flee a looming famine
Successive seasons of poor rains and failed harvests are forcing Somalis to flee their homes in northern Somalia. The United Nations warns of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia.
African migrants caught up in Yemen’s war
Increasing numbers of migrants from the Horn of Africa are trying to get jobs in Saudi Arabia – by risking being killed by the war in Yemen.
Yemeni refugees in Somalia struggling to survive
Refugees from war-torn Yemen who fled to Somalia say they are struggling to survive, with little access to food, education and healthcare. The International Organization for Migration says at least 6,000 Yemeni refugees have arrived since March 2015.
Yemen: UN announces 72-hour ceasefire
Envoy confirms getting assurances of commitment from all parties to a 72-hour ceasefire, which will go into effect on Wednesday night.
Two Americans held in Yemen released, flown to Oman
Two American prisoners held captive by Yemen Houthi rebels have been released and taken to neighboring Oman after Omani officials mediated their release, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Death toll in Yemen air strike rises to over 140
The death toll rises from airstrikes that hit the Yemeni capital Sanaa where hundreds of mourners had gathered for the wake of a pro-Houthi figure.