A life less sweet for Yemen’s honey trade as war drags on | AFP

Mohammed Manea has tended honey bees northeast of Sanaa for years, but despairs that the production of “Yemen’s gold” is under threat as the war engulfing the country drags on. The conflict has blighted millions of lives and brought the economy to the brink of collapse. Cottage industries such as beekeeping, coffee growing and artisan manufacturing have been hit particularly hard.

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Residents of Huthis-held Sanaa react to Riyadh agreement | AFP

Residents of Huthis-held Sanaa react to a power-sharing deal signed by Yemen’s internationally recognised government with southern separatists Tuesday, in a Saudi-brokered initiative to end a conflict simmering within the country’s civil war.

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WFP delivers aid as war-torn Yemen is on brink of starvation | AFP

The World Food Program (WFP) distributes footage showing children suffering from malnutrition being treated at Sanaa’s al-Sabaeen hospital, while people receive food aid from the organisation in Aden, Lahj and at a school in Sanaa. Yemen, long the Arab world’s poorest country, plunged into war after rebels seized the capital Sanaa in late 2014. The fighting has since killed tens of thousands of people and pushed the country to the brink of famine. ATTN CLIENTS: IMAGES OF MALNOURISHED CHILDREN

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Yemen’s Huthi rebels celebrate ‘September 21 Revolution’ in Sanaa | AFP

Yemen’s Huthi rebels celebrate the “September 21 Revolution”, referring to the September 21, 2014 when the rebel group took control of the capital Sanaa, on Tahrir square in the Yemeni capital.

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Blind Yemeni anchor: “I was born with a mic” | AFP

Blind Yemeni radio anchor Alaa al-Hamdani works at a studio in Sanaa despite his disabilities and the conflict riddling the country.

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Yemeni children enjoy carnival rides in celebration of Eid al-Adha | AFP

Yemeni children enjoy carnival rides in a public park as people celebrate the Eid Al-Adha in Sanaa. Known as the “big” festival, Eid Al-Adha is celebrated each year by Muslims sacrificing various animals according to religious traditions, including cows, camels, goats and sheep. The festival marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.

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Who controls what in Yemen | AFP Animé

Updated videographic locating Yemen showing areas of the country controlled by rival forces. Impoverished Yemen has been mired in a devastating conflict since Iran-backed rebels seized the capital Sanaa five years ago.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Risk of famine in Yemen | AFP Animé

Videographic showing areas of Yemen threatened with famine. Impoverished Yemen has been mired in a devastating conflict since Iran-backed rebels seized the capital Sanaa five years ago.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Yemenis apply traditional ‘kohl’ during holy month of Ramadan | AFP

Yemeni men and children line up outside the Great Mosque in Sanaa to have traditional ‘kohl’ applied to their eyes from the ‘Makhala’, an ornate pot made of wood or copper. Applying ‘kohl’ to the eyes is believed to have therapeutic qualities and is one of the Yemeni customs of Ramadan.

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Young girl’s tragic story makes her symbol of Yemen war

Buthaina Mansur al-Rimi’s life has changed drastically since last year — orphaned in Sanaa, the little girl controversially ended up in Saudi Arabia for medical care and has just returned to Yemen’s capital. Her entire immediate family was wiped out in an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition that backs Yemen’s government, using an explosive device Amnesty International says was made in the US.

Displaced residents from Yemen’s Hodeida find shelter in Sanaa

Mohammed and Salama Rashed explain their difficult living conditions in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa, where they found shelter after fleeing the Red Sea port city of Hodeida with their children following fierce clashes and bombings. They fear their dire conditions will worsen with winter, as their makeshift tent barely protects them from the cold and rain.

Conflict in Hodeida impacting life of Yemenis in Sanaa

Yemenis express the impact that the ongoing conflict in the port city of Hodeida between pro-government forces and Huthi-rebels is having on their daily lives in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa. After nearly four years of conflict in Yemen, home to what the UN calls the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe, the United States and Britain are now pressing Saudi Arabia and its allies to end the war against the Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

Yemen exhibition highlights human cost of war

People visit an art exhibition displaying art work by Yemeni painters to show the suffering of the Yemeni people due to the ongoing conflict at the People’s Development Foundation in Sanaa. About 24 Yemeni artists participated with more than 100 pieces of art work in an exhibition in Sanaa to attract attention to the ongoing war in Yemen which has killed nearly 10,000 people since 2015, most of them civilians, and triggered what the United Nations has described as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Yemenis struggle with fuel shortages, skyrocketing prices

Hundreds of Yemenis queue up at petrol stations every day in the rebel-held city of Sanaa, with residents increasingly frustrated by deteriorating living conditions after more than three years of war. The conflict, deepened by a Saudi-led blockade, has triggered crippling shortages, which in turn has caused prices to skyrocket.

UN Special Envoy To Yemen To Broker A Ceasefire

United Nations special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived in Sanaa on Saturday in an effort to broker a ceasefire as part of a peace plan to end the three-year Yemen conflict. (June 16)

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Yemeni riders compete in rare equestrian competition in Sanaa

Yemeni riders compete in an equestrian competition at the Al-Wahda Club in the capital Sanaa in a rare respite from the country’s grim reality. Some 180 equestrians don their riding breeches and walk their horses out onto a plot of land in the heart of a city controlled by the Huthis, the Iranian-backed rebels locked in war with the government and its Saudi-led allies.

Yemenis fall deeper into poverty on eve of Ramadan

A Yemeni war widow displaced by the conflict in the country feeds her family in Sanaa ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, as marketplaces the rebel-held capital are stacked with produce. The country’s largest port has been reduced to a wasteland under de facto blockade because the conflict that has been raging since 2015.