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SANAA, Yemen | Aid groups decry ‘routine’ killing of Yemen’s civilians

SANAA, Yemen — The United Nations and humanitarian workers on Sunday condemned an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels that reportedly killed at least 15 civilians near the port city of Hodeida. Video footage released by the rebels, known as Houthis, showed a mangled minibus littered with groceries and a woman’s hand … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Aid groups decry ‘routine’ killing of Yemen’s civilians

SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemeni rebel official says a suspected airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels hit a local radio station in the Red Sea port province of Hodeida, killing at least four people. The minister of information in the pro-rebel government, Abdel-Salam Gabir, said three security guards and an employee were … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia shot down a missile fired across the border by Yemen’s Houthi rebels but the shrapnel wounded 26 civilians, the kingdom’s official news agency reported. The rebels, known as Houthis, fired the missile into southern Najran province late Wednesday, where it was intercepted, the agency reported. Meanwhile, the rebel-run Al-Masirah TV … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels say they have targeted a Saudi ship off the kingdom’s southern province of Jizan. The rebel-run Al-Masirah TV channel reported on Saturday that the attack on the Saudi “battleship” was in response to an earlier airstrike that killed at least five fishermen off Yemen’s coast, blamed on the Saudi-led … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemen’s Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country’s north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children, in an attack that drew wide international criticism. Senior Yemeni rebel leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said on Twitter that the … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

SANAA, Yemen— An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus driving in a busy market in northern Yemen on Thursday, killing least 50 people including children and wounding 77, Yemen’s rebel-run Al Masirah TV said citing rebel Health Ministry figures. The Saudi-led coalition, meanwhile, said it targeted the rebels, known as … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen elders: Saudi airstrike kills 20, including children

SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus in a market in northern Yemen on Thursday, killing at least 20 people, including children, and wounding as many as 35, Yemeni tribal leaders said. The Saudi-led coalition, meanwhile, said it targeted the rebels, known as Houthis, who had fired … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen elders: Saudi airstrike kills 20, including children

SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni officials Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida

SANAA, Yemen— The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels conducted airstrikes in the rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday killing at least 28 people and wounding at least 70, Yemeni medical officials said, the latest escalation in fighting along the country’s west coast. The airstrikes took place close to the city’s main public hospital, … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni officials Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida