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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

SANAA, Yemen | Unidentified assailants kill well-known cleric in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemeni officials say unidentified armed men have killed a Muslim preacher in the southern city of Aden, base of Yemen’s internationally recognized government backed by a Saudi-led coalition. They said on Sunday that the slain Mohammed Ragheb was known to be close to the Islah party, a local affiliate of the Muslim … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Unidentified assailants kill well-known cleric in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen | Officials say fighting along Yemen’s west coast kills 165

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy fighting between the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Shiite rebels along the country’s west coast has killed more than 165 people from both sides, Yemeni officials said on Saturday, amid efforts by the U.N. special envoy to restart peace talks between the warring parties. The security officials said the battles have been … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Officials say fighting along Yemen’s west coast kills 165

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Hadi says cease-fire subject to rebel withdrawals

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s government says the political solution to the country’s civil war begins with the “complete and unconditional” withdrawal of rebels from the port city of Hodeida. The official news agency SABA quoted on Saturday the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi as saying that cease-fire efforts will fail if the Shiite … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Hadi says cease-fire subject to rebel withdrawals

SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni forces claim progress in battle for Hodeida’s airport

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni fighters backed by the United Arab Emirates said they seized the southern runway of the international airport near Yemen’s port city of Hodeida, as fighting raged Wednesday between pro-government forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed rebels. The coalition launched an offensive a week ago to retake the port … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni forces claim progress in battle for Hodeida’s airport