A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that US officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, a move the Pentagon said helped to ease US concerns.
Saudi Arabia has bombed Yemen for four weeks but may be little closer to imposing influence in its war-torn neighbour.
As the kingdom winds down the campaign it led against Yemen's Houthis, a militia allied to its regional riv
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has approved funding of $800,000 for the International Medical Corps (IMC), a leading global first responder, to deliver emergency relief through the 78 health facilities it supports across Yemen, includin
Oil prices have edged back from 2015-highs reached the session before, but remain on course for weekly gains after renewed air strikes in Yemen stoked concerns on the security of Middle East oil shipments.
Crude prices have surged
A package of measures to help rebuild conflict-hit Yemen is being planned by the Saudi-led coalition, of which Bahrain is a part.
This was revealed yesterday (April 23) by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, who w
Oil prices jumped three per cent on Thursday to their highest levels of this year, after Saudi Arabia and its allies maintained a bombing blitz in Yemen that heightened concerns about the security of Middle East oil supplies.
The United States is concerned a group of Iranian cargo ships may be carrying advanced weapons to Yemen, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday, as he called on Iran to avoid "fanning the flames" of the conflict with arms deliv
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes, while renewed fighting erupted on the ground between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president.
Most major stock markets in the Middle East rose modestly on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region decided to end a campaign of air strikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels.
Riyadh announced late on Tuesday th
Oil prices extended declines on Wednesday as Middle East tension eased after Saudi Arabia ended a military campaign in Yemen, while industry data showed that a larger-than-expected build in US oil inventories.
Saudi Arabia announc