Fighting rages on in Yemen

2015-05-24 21:03

Fighting rages on in Yemen, with airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hitting rebel targets in multiple cities, while fierce street battles in the city of Taiz have killed several civilians.

ISIS claims Yemen mosque attack

2015-05-22 16:43

A bomb has exploded at a Shi'ite Houthi mosque in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, wounding 13 people in an attack claimed by ISIS.

Dozens killed in South Yemen clashes

2015-05-16 14:27

Dozens have been killed in fierce clashes between rebels and pro-government forces across south Yemen, threatening to derail a humanitarian ceasefire.

Saudi-led airstrikes don't slow in Yemen ahead of cease-fire

2015-05-12 18:14

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition have kept up their airstrikes in Yemen, targeting the positions of Shi'ite rebels and their allies just hours ahead of the scheduled cease-fire.

Moroccan warplane apparently downed

2015-05-11 16:21

Shi'ite rebels in Yemen have claimed to have shot down a Moroccan F-16 fighter jet taking part in a Saudi-led coalition targeting them and their allies in the Arabian Peninsula nation.

Saudi-led coalition issues ultimatum over Yemen rebel stronghold

2015-05-08 18:37

A Saudi-led coalition, mounting an air campaign for the past six weeks in Yemen, has called on residents of the northern province of Saada to leave - signalling further attacks.

Yemen civilian death toll reaches 646 - UN

2015-05-05 14:51

The conflict in Yemen has cost the lives of at least 646 civilians since a Saudi-led coalition began air raids against Houthi rebels who control much of the country, the UN say.

US defends cluster bomb transfers

2015-05-04 08:42

The United States has defended its supplies of cluster munitions, pointing to restrictions on the transfers, after Human Rights Watch says the bombs had been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

Dozens of rebels dead in Yemen border battle

2015-05-01 08:04

Saudi Arabia says its forces have killed dozens of rebels from Yemen who launched their first major attack on the kingdom since Saudi-led air strikes began last month.

At least 27 killed in south Yemen fighting

2015-04-25 14:46

At least 27 people have been killed in Yemen as fighting raged in two southern towns between rebels and loyalists of exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, local officials say.


Yemen-bound aid ship docks in Djibouti

2015-05-23 08:42

An Iranian aid ship has docked in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the UN before being moved to conflict-torn Yemen.

Saudi-led alliance resumes air strikes on Yemen

2015-05-18 12:53

A Saudi Arabian-led coalition has resumed air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia in Aden, hours after the expiry of a truce meant to facilitate badly needed humanitarian aid, a Reuters eyewitness says.

Aid flows in Yemen as coalition alleges truce violations

2015-05-14 09:16

Aid agencies have begun delivering help to desperate civilians in Yemen as a five-day ceasefire took hold after nearly seven weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Iran-backed rebels.

Qaeda commander killed in Yemen drone strike

2015-05-12 13:50

An al-Qaeda provincial commander was among four militants killed in an apparent US drone strike on the jihadist-held Yemeni city of Mukalla, an official says.

Saudi-led warplanes bomb Yemen capital airport

2015-05-09 16:45

Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition has struck Sana’a's international airport, shortly after authorities in the rebel-controlled Yemeni capital said it would reopen to receive humanitarian aid.

Yemen rebels committed possible war crimes - HRW

2015-05-07 14:27

Human Rights Watch has accused Yemen rebels of committing “possible war crimes” and urged all parties in the conflict to protect civilians.

Senegal pledges 2 100 soldiers for coalition against Yemen rebels

2015-05-05 10:22

Senegal says it would send 2 100 soldiers to Saudi Arabia to join Riyadh's military coalition battling rebels in Yemen, at the request of Saudi King Salman.

1 244 dead, 5 044 injured in Yemen violence -WHO

2015-05-01 22:23

Just over a month of fighting in Yemen has left nearly 1 250 people dead, in a conflict affecting 7.5 million people, the World Health Organisation says.

Besieged Yemeni city sees worst fighting yet

2015-04-30 22:04

Air strikes and artillery fire rocked the Yemeni city of Aden as combatants battled for control of the main airport in fighting residents said was the worst in over a month of war.

Kerry backs Saudi strikes in Yemen as long as Houthis fight

2015-04-25 11:14

Secretary of State John Kerry is backing Saudi Arabian airstrikes against Houthi rebels as long as the rebels persist in attacking Yemeni government forces.

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