Houthi boss dismisses loss of Aden, orders rebels to fight on

World Aug 3, 2015

Houthi boss dismisses loss of Aden, orders rebels to fight on

The leader of Yemen's Houthis urged his militia on Sunday to fight on against Yemen's Gulf Arab-backed government, dismissing its recapture of Aden last month as a "limited" achievement made possible by Ramadan. In a speech live on television apparently aimed at shoring up the ...

Besieged Aden sees worst fighting yet

World May 1, 2015

Besieged Aden sees worst fighting yet

Airstrikes and artillery fire rocked the Yemeni city of Aden overnight as combatants battled for control of the main airport in fighting residents said was the worst in over a month of war. Iran-allied Houthi rebels and local militiamen traded tank and mortar salvos in ...

Yemen fighting escalates as more bombs fall on Sanaa targets

World Apr 27, 2015

Yemen fighting escalates as more bombs fall on Sanaa targets

Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country. There were at least five airstrikes on military ...

Yemen ports under blockade; Saudis say airstrikes to intensify

World Mar 31, 2015

Yemen ports under blockade; Saudis say airstrikes to intensify

The Saudi-led coalition that's fighting against Shiite rebels in Yemen said it completed a blockade of the country's ports and is ready to step up airstrikes. Bombing missions are seeking to stop the Shiite Houthis from moving forces between Yemen's cities, Ahmed Asseri, a Saudi ...