Bedouins perform a traditional fighting dance during the Sanaa summer festival in Sanaa on Tuesday. The two-week festival aims to stimulate domestic tourism and reassure local and international tourists about Yemen’s stability
A Bedouin man takes a leap of faith and jumps over three camels delighting visitors to the summer festival in Sanaa, Yemen, on Tuesday. Read more
A soldier mans a checkpoint in Sana’a. On Monday, Britain and France extended the closure of their embassies in the Yemen capital after a US warning of a possible militant attack in the region. The Arab country has stepped up security at ports and airports. Read more
Two Muslim soldiers from the central security forces sit on a military vehicle as they read the Koran while fasting during the month of Ramadan, near a checkpoint in Sana’a, Yemen on Thursday Read more
A Yemeni child attends a protest wearing a banner with the photo of a relative detained in Guantanamo Bay prison in front of the US embassy, in Sana’a, Yemen on Monday.
A man passes a wall painted with anti-smoking graffiti on World No Tobacco Day in Sanaía, Yemen, on Friday. The World Health Organisation aims to highlight the risks associated with tobacco usage and to deter people from smoking Read more
A woman carries her son as she stands with other women at a camp for internally displaced persons in al-Mazraq, in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajja, on Monday. Thousands of the displaced who have fled fighting between Shia rebels and government forces in northwestern Yemen have yet to return to their villages three years after the fighting ended. Read more
Women collect water from a pond on the outskirts of Sanaa in Yemen
Yemeni al-Qaeda militants listen as a judge sentences them to jail for plotting attacks in Yemen at the Sana’a court. The court handed out jail sentences ranging between four and 10 years, on charges of forming an armed group to carry out attacks against military, government buildings and foreign interests in Yemen. Read more
A Yemeni boy stands amid the rubbish in a slum area on the outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen. Hundreds of countries globally, mark International Earth Day on April 22, to help raise ecological awareness and support environmental protection.