US to stop aid in Yemen's Houthi areas if rebels don't budge

CAIRO (AP) — USAID said late Monday that it will suspend aid to Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen, where most of the country's people live, if the rebels don’t remove impediments obstructing aid operat...

Yemen's Houthi rebels impeding UN aid flow, demand a cut

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have blocked half of the United Nations’ aid delivery programs in the war-torn country — a strong-arm tactic to force the agency to give them greater control over the massive hum...

UN: Houthi rebels impeding aid flow in Yemen

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have blocked half of the United Nations’ aid delivery programs in the war-torn country — a strong-arm tactic to force the agency to give them greater control over the massive hum...

UN food agency says aid looted in Yemen's Houthi-held area

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency said Tuesday that one of its warehouses in the Houthi-controlled part of Yemen had been looted. The World Food Program statement described the culpr...

Libya to mobilize civilians after news of Turkish deployment

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s forces based in the country’s east say they have called on citizens to take up arms against Turkish troops if they deploy to fight against them in the country’s ongoing civil war....

Refugees fear for lives amid fighting in western Libya

CAIRO (AP) — An Eritrean refugee and an aid worker say that heavy fighting has put a Libyan detention center packed with refugees at risk as militias also use the center as an army barracks. ...

TB, armed guards, lack of food at UN migrant center in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The United Nations center in Libya was opened as an “alternative to detention,” a last, safe stop for migrants before they were resettled in other countries. Now, just a year lat...

TB, armed guards, lack of food at UN migrant center in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The United Nations center in Libya was opened as an “alternative to detention,” a last, safe stop for migrants before they were resettled in other countries. Now, just a year lat...

Libyan officials collect evidence of Russian fighters in war

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials in Libya’s U.N.-supported government say they plan to confront Moscow over the alleged deployment of Russian mercenaries fighting alongside their opponents in the count...

Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Houthi rebels in indirect peace talks

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels are holding indirect, behind-the-scenes talks to end the impoverished Arab country’s devastating five-year war. Offici...

WFP chief vows more 'aggressive' action on sexual harassment

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of the World Food Program is vowing to go after abusers in the wake of an internal survey that detailed multiple allegations of rape and sexual harassment of its female staffer...

For migrants, stopover in Yemen often means rape and torture

RAS AL-ARA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of East African migrants depart for Yemen each year hoping to pass through to Saudi Arabia, where good jobs await. The migrants leave home ...

Yemeni rebels deny entry, turn back top UN rights official

CAIRO (AP) — Officials say Yemen's Houthi rebels have denied entry to the top U.N. human rights official and ordered his plane to take off from the capital, Sanaa, shortly after landing. ...

AP: UN workers accused of fraud, theft in handling Yemen aid

CAIRO (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that more than a dozen United Nations aid workers deployed to deal with the humanitarian crisis caused by five years of civil war in Yemen are ...

AP: UN workers accused of fraud, theft in handling Yemen aid

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations investigators assembled in the departure hall of Sanaa's airport were preparing to leave with precious evidence: laptops and external drives collected from the staff of...