The Houthis have shown scant respect for global calls to end hostilities and used the six-month truce to strengthen itself. The war in Yemen could go from bad to worse.
It is the first time Iraq hosts the regional competition since 1979, the same year Saddam Hussein seized power in Baghdad.
"We will continue to contribute on every platform for the unity and peace of Yemen. Innocent people are the most affected by the war," says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Two former German soldiers attempted to set up a paramilitary unit of 100 to 150 people in order to take control of an area held by the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Attack was carried out by two drones but did not lead to casualties or damage, government says, warning "all options" are on the table in response to the raid.
The war-torn country, with around 30 million people, had just 59 psychiatrists in 2020 which means one for every half a million people, according to health ministry figures.
The initial two-month truce was agreed in April and renewed twice despite grievances by both sides over its implementation.
UN special Yemeni envoy said warring sides failed to agree on an extension to a ceasefire in the Middle Eastern country.
UN health agency expert warns that extreme climate events and conflicts can fuel ideal climate for cholera to thrive.
Israel's defence minister said that Iran was also working on building missile and weapons industries in Lebanon and Yemen.
Attack on government-aligned Security Belt Forces in southern Abyan province leaves 21 soldiers dead and seven wounded, says Interior Ministry.
In a video message, Akam Sofyol Anam, believed to be from Bangladesh, urges the global community "to please come forward...and meet the demands of my captors", without outlining the demands.
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