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 ...

May 25, 2015

Civilians killed as coalition airstrikes rage on in Yemen

Fighting raged on in Yemen on Sunday, with airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hitting rebel targets in multiple cities, including the capital, while fierce street battles in the city of Taiz killed several civilians, including four members of the same family. Security officials said ...

War-ravaged Aden receives boatload of Emirati aid

May 25, 2015

War-ravaged Aden receives boatload of Emirati aid

A ship carrying 460 tons of Emirati humanitarian aid docked Sunday in Yemen’s restive port city of Aden, as a Saudi-led coalition bombarded Shiite rebels across the country. The United Nations, which is hoping to host a conference on Yemen in Geneva next week, ...

Saudi-led airstrikes on Sanaa heaviest since cease-fire ended

May 20, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes on Sanaa heaviest since cease-fire ended

The Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday carried out the heaviest airstrikes on the Yemeni capital since a five-day truce with Yemen’s Shiite rebels expired earlier this week, hitting weapons depots in the mountains surrounding Sanaa and sending dozens of families fleeing their homes in panic. ...

Yemen humanitarian truce ends; Saudi-led airstrikes resume on Aden

May 18, 2015

Yemen humanitarian truce ends; Saudi-led airstrikes resume on Aden

Coalition airstrikes resumed against rebel positions in Yemen’s main southern city of Aden after a five-day cease-fire expired late Sunday, army officials said. Air raids hit the rebel-held presidential palace in Aden as well as a base of the pro-rebel special forces in Yemen’s ...