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By Associated Press
Abdullah Hassan died Friday in UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where his father Ali Hassan brought him in the fall to get treatment for a genetic brain disorder.
By Jane Ferguson
The United Nations calls Yemen the site of the worst humanitarian suffering in the world. Years of war have caused widespread starvation and disease; supply routes are blocked by fighting, and fuel and food prices have spiked. With the economy…
Addressing tens of thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Romans in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis says Tuesday that the universal message of Christmas is that "God is a good Father and we are all brothers and sisters."…
A U.N. team led by a Dutch officer has arrived in Yemen to monitor a cease-fire that went into force in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida, where the country’s civil war rivals have fought for months.
In our Friday news wrap, the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump’s ban on granting asylum to people who enter the U.S. illegally. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the four more liberal justices in the 5 to 4 decision,…
By Ahmed Al-Haj, Samy Magdy, Associated Press
A cease-fire on Tuesday halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen's port city of Hodeida, raising hopes that the latest U.N.-led peace efforts can end the civil war and alleviate the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
By Myriam Renaud, University of Chicago
Yemen is in the midst of an escalating conflict between two religious factions: the country’s Sunni Muslims and its Houthis.
The U.N. has announced a ceasefire in Hodeidah, a port city critical to the flow of humanitarian aid into Yemen. Meanwhile, the Senate passed a resolution directing the Trump administration to withdraw its support of Saudi forces in the ongoing…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a…
For the first time in two and a half years, peace talks are occurring over the conflict in Yemen. Delegations from the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels are meeting with a United Nations envoy in Sweden, where a prisoner swap…
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