Egyptian, Jordanian and Iraqi leaders meet in Baghdad
Jun. 27, 2021 11:25 AM EDT
Officials: Migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, some 200 missing
By Ahmed Al-Haj Jun. 14, 2021 11:13 AM EDT
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.N. and Yemeni officials said Monday a boat capsized off the coast of war-torn Yemen a day earlier and some 200 migrants, mostly from the...
UN official: Conflicts make controlling COVID more difficult
By Edith M. Lederer May. 25, 2021 09:02 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Despite last year’s U.N. call for global cease-fires to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, many conflicts never stopped including in Syria,...
Yemen national soccer team coach dies from COVID-19
May. 16, 2021 09:16 AM EDT
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s soccer association said Sunday that the country's national team coach Sami al-Naash has died from COVID-19. The...
The Latest: Fauci says pandemic highlights racism's impact
By The Associated Press May. 16, 2021 05:45 AM EDT
UN Security Council urges immediate cease-fire in Yemen
By Edith M. Lederer May. 12, 2021 09:26 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen on Wednesday, saying that only a lasting cease-fire and...
UN says 155 million people faced severe hunger last year
By Edith M. Lederer May. 05, 2021 10:36 PM EDT
Saudi crown prince defends austerity steps, social loosening
By Aya Batrawy Apr. 27, 2021 08:32 PM EDT
Biden's first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises
By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani And Kevin Vineys Apr. 26, 2021 12:35 AM EDT
Yemen launches coronavirus vaccination campaign
By Samy Magdy Apr. 20, 2021 04:04 PM EDT
CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s internationally recognized government began a coronavirus vaccination campaign Tuesday as the U.N. warned the pandemic was “roaring back”...
UN warns COVID-19 is `roaring back' as Yemen faces famine
By Edith M. Lederer Apr. 15, 2021 02:43 PM EDT
Saudi university catches fire near Yemen border in attack
Apr. 15, 2021 04:17 AM EDT
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi university near the country's border with Yemen caught fire early Thursday after the kingdom's air defenses intercepted a...
Death toll up to 42 after migrant boat capsizes off Djibouti
Apr. 13, 2021 03:52 AM EDT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says the death toll has risen to 42 after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Horn of...
Aid group reports spike in COVID-19 patients in Yemen
Mar. 25, 2021 12:24 PM EDT
CAIRO (AP) — The international aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Thursday it is witnessing “a dramatic influx” of critically ill COVID-19 patients in...
Saudi Arabia offers cease-fire plan to Yemen rebels
By Jon Gambrell And Isabel Debre Mar. 22, 2021 10:34 AM EDT
Biden meets UN Security Council, pledges global engagement
By Edith M. Lederer Mar. 18, 2021 10:05 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden met virtually Thursday with the U.N. Security Council and reaffirmed his determination to restore America’s global...
Migrants demand international probe into deadly Yemen fire
By Samy Magdy Mar. 13, 2021 03:36 PM EST
CAIRO (AP) — A leader of the migrant community in the Yemeni capital on Saturday called for an international probe into a fire that tore through a detention...
UN appeals for $5.5 billion to avert famine for 34 million
By Edith M. Lederer Mar. 11, 2021 11:55 AM EST
Migrant community: Fire at Yemen hangar on Sunday killed 44
By Ahmed Al-Haj And Samy Magdy Mar. 10, 2021 02:15 PM EST
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A fire that earlier this week tore through an overcrowded detention center for migrants in Yemen’s rebel-held capital has killed at least...
'This is hell': UN food aid chief visits Yemen, fears famine
By Maggie Hyde Mar. 10, 2021 06:58 AM EST