Photo Essays

Born Under Fire: The Dawn of Israel, 1948

[Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died on Sunday, January 11, 2014. He was 85 years old and had been in a coma for eight years. Here, LIFE.com recalls...

Scenes from Yemen

Even before the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, turmoil in Yemen had already begun. TIME photographer Yuri Kozyrev documented its beginnings in December 2010...

Conflict in Yemen

Videos released by insurgents and the Yemeni government give two perspectives on a hidden war

Clashes in Yemen

Government loyalists battle with antigovernment protesters demanding an end to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule

The Alien Beauty of Socotra

An island off the coast of Yemen is home to hundreds of plants found nowhere else on earth Photographs by Tomas van Houtryve — VII Network

16 of History's Most Rebellious Women

In honor of International Women's Day, TIME looks at some unlikely revolutionaries, from Joan of Arc to Harriet Tubman and a modern-day mother of three who...