Yemen


18 dead, 300 hurt as Sana'a raids spark blasts

2015-04-20 19:57

Saudi-led air strikes on a missile depot in Yemen's rebel-held capital have sparked explosions that left at least 18 people dead and 300 wounded.

Large explosions rock Yemeni capital

2015-04-20 12:26

Powerful explosions have rocked the Yemeni capital, shattering windows and walking residents up, as Saudi led airstrikes target suspected weapon caches and missiles held by Shiite rebels.

At least 27 die in Yemeni fighting

2015-04-18 10:58

Sources say at least 27 people have been killed in the Yemeni city of Taez in clashes between loyalist forces and rebels as well as Saudi-led coalition air raids.

Yemen war is good - Saudis

2015-04-17 18:48

From newspapers to students to phone companies, Saudis are behind the war in Yemen.

UN special envoy to Yemen stepping down

2015-04-16 08:03

The UN has announced that its special envoy to Yemen is stepping down after four years of efforts at a peaceful transition in the Arab world’s poorest country.

Diplomats: UN to vote on Yemen resolution

2015-04-14 08:57

The UN diplomats say the Security Council will vote on a draft UN resolution that would impose an arms embargo on leaders of Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels and their key supporters, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.

Air strikes kill eight civilians in Yemen

2015-04-12 13:50

Saudi-led air strikes targeting a military camp have killed eight civilians in the central Yemeni city of Taiz.

Planes with medical aid land in Yemeni capital

2015-04-10 15:22

Planes with medical aid land in Yemeni capital, first such deliveries since airstrikes started.

Russia and Venezuela object to proposed resolution on Yemen

2015-04-09 09:39

Russia and Venezuela have objected to a draft UN's resolution that would ban arms shipments to leaders of Yemen's Houthi Shi’ite rebels.

Iran's foreign minister due in Pakistan to discuss Yemen

2015-04-08 09:08

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is due in Pakistan and is likely to urge it to reject a request to join a Saudi-led campaign against Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen.

 

Yemeni troops pledge support for exiled president

2015-04-20 18:47

The commanders of a vast military district in Yemen have backed the exiled president as the leader of Huthi rebels vowed to never submit in the face of a Saudi-led air war.

Saudi soldier killed in Yemen border clash

2015-04-18 22:02

Fighting along Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen has killed a soldier from the kingdom, the Saudi-led coalition spokesman said on Saturday.

Qaeda takes key Yemen army camp

2015-04-17 21:09

Al-Qaeda militants in southeast Yemen have seized heavy weapons as they overran a key camp in Hadramawt provincial capital Mukalla, consolidating their grip on the city.

Embattled Yemen leader names new vice president

2015-04-17 11:42

Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the country in the face of a rebel advance, has tapped his former Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to be vice president in a move aimed at strengthening the embattled executive branch.

IEA cuts non-Opec supply forecast, citing Yemen

2015-04-15 12:45

The International Energy Agency has cut its supply forecast for non-Opec countries, citing downturns in North America and the "worsening conflict" in Yemen.

Humanitarian fears grow as clashes rock Yemen

2015-04-13 21:06

Aid agencies have warned of a growing humanitarian crisis including food shortages in Yemen as Saudi-led warplanes hit rebel positions for a third week and rival forces clashed.

Saudi-led air strikes, ground combat shake Yemen

2015-04-11 13:25

Heavy Saudi-led air strikes and ground combat between armed factions have battered southern Yemen, killing around 20 Iran-allied Houthi fighters and two rival militiamen.

Pakistan adopts resolution urging neutrality in Yemen crisis

2015-04-10 14:10

Pakistan's parliament has adopted a resolution on Yemen urging Pakistan to stay neutral in the conflict, as expected, expressing support for Saudi Arabia and calling on all factions to resolve their differences peacefully.

Yemeni refugee influx in Horn expected

2015-04-08 16:31

Refugees from war-torn Yemen fleeing intense airstrikes are arriving in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, aid agencies say, warning of a possible large influx ahead.

560 dead amid fears of humanitarian collapse in Yemen

2015-04-08 08:02

As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warn of an unfolding humanitarian crisis, saying at least 560 people, including dozens of children, have been killed.

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