Warfare, disease mark start of Ramadan in Yemen

Jun 19, 2015

Warfare, disease mark start of Ramadan in Yemen

War-torn Yemen began marking the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan Thursday after a wave of Islamic State group bombings, with little hope of a cease-fire and a worsening humanitarian situation. Simultaneous bombings targeted Shiite mosques and offices in the capital late Wednesday, killing at ...

Houthi forces in Yemen seize provincial capital

Jun 14, 2015

Houthi forces in Yemen seize provincial capital

Houthi forces and their army allies in Yemen seized the capital of a large desert province on the border with Saudi Arabia on Sunday, residents said, an important victory for the group ahead of peace talks in Geneva on Monday. The Houthis, the dominant ...

Saudi-led airstrikes claim 45 in Sanaa, including 20 civilians

Jun 8, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes claim 45 in Sanaa, including 20 civilians

Twenty civilians were among at least 45 people killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on the rebel-held armed forces headquarters in the Yemeni capital on Sunday, a medic said. The raids on the army headquarters in central Sanaa came a day after the kingdom’s air defenses ...

36 killed in Saudi-led raids on rebels in Sanaa; U.N. eyes new talks

May 29, 2015

36 killed in Saudi-led raids on rebels in Sanaa; U.N. eyes new talks

Saudi-led coalition warplanes killed 36 soldiers on Wednesday when they targeted a rebel troop headquarters in the Yemeni capital as the United Nations tried to reschedule postponed peace talks. The coalition campaign of airstrikes against Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels and allied forces loyal to ...