Saudi-led coalition

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 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 | 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 | 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

CAIRO | Rights group warns blocking aid in Yemen endangers millions

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s warring parties are obstructing crucial aid to the Red Sea port of Hodeida endangering millions in what is already the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, an international rights group said on Friday, as battles there between Shiite rebels and the Saudi-led coalition fighting them rage on. Amnesty International blamed the Iran-backed rebels, … Continue reading CAIRO | Rights group warns blocking aid in Yemen endangers millions

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Officials in a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents. Iran long has denied arming the rebels, known as Houthis, despite reports by the United Nations, … Continue reading ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

Fire breaks out at World Food Program warehouses in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen  /March 31, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— A massive fire broke out on Saturday and engulfed storage facilities belonging to the World Food Program in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida damaging humanitarian aid inside, Yemen’s official news agency said. Yemen’s minister of local administration, Abdel-Raqeeb Fatah, was quoted by SABA news agency as … Continue reading Fire breaks out at World Food Program warehouses in Yemen