Violence in Yemen is surging after a six-week cease-fire prompted by the coronavirus pandemic ended in May. The war-ravaged nation has been facing disease and hunger for six years already, and COVID-19 is now pushing a devastated health infrastructure to…
By Jane Ferguson
The coronavirus is spreading throughout Yemen, a country that has been devastated by five years of civil war.
By Maggie Michael, Associated Press
Already 75 percent of U.N. programs in Yemen, covering essentially every sector, from food to health care and nutrition, have had to shut their doors or reduce operations amid a shortage of funds.
Some 75% of U.N. programs in Yemen have had to shut their doors or reduce operations.
By Associated Press
By Nasser Karimi, Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
By Tom Casciato, Michael D. Regan, Mori Rothman
A Yemeni wildlife photographer specializing in images of bald eagles spent 22 years in the U.S. before he was deported in January to his country in the midst of civil war. Now, as stories like his recede from the news…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
In Yemen, Houthi rebels have been battling a government in exile, backed by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, for years. The fighting has resulted in a catastrophic humanitarian crisis that the coronavirus pandemic is making even more grim. Meanwhile, similar…
By Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press
Yemen's southern separatists on Sunday broke a peace deal with the country's internationally recognized government and claimed sole control of the regional capital of Aden, threatening to resume fighting between the two ostensible allies.
In our news wrap Thursday, Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Trump administration’s request for another $250 billion in pandemic relief for small business -- saying that they support the idea but want a similar sum for hospitals and…
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