Casualties reported as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Sanaa

World May 17, 2019

Casualties reported as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Sanaa

The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several airstrikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations. The Sanaa strikes targeted nine military sites in and around the city, residents said, with ...

World Nov 20, 2018

Yemen peace push gathers pace ahead of U.N. envoy's visit

Efforts to end Yemen's devastating war picked up pace on Monday as the government and rebels edged closer to peace talks and Britain led a push at the U.N. Security Council for an immediate truce. The moves come ahead of a visit in the next ...

Falling out between Houthis, allies threatens all-out war in Sanaa

World Aug 28, 2017

Falling out between Houthis, allies threatens all-out war in Sanaa

A Yemeni colonel loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and two Houthi rebels have been killed in Sanaa, in an unprecedented escalation of violence between the allies with Saleh's party warning it could push the capital into all-out war. An anti-government alliance between Saleh ...

Saudis resume Sanaa airstrikes as three-day Yemen truce expires

World Oct 24, 2016

Saudis resume Sanaa airstrikes as three-day Yemen truce expires

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said. The cease-fire, agreed to allow for an increased flow of humanitarian aid, ended without renewal after a day ...

World Oct 4, 2016

ICRC worker abducted in Sanaa in December freed, taken to Oman

A Red Cross worker kidnapped 10 months ago in Yemen was freed on Monday and taken to neighbouring Oman, Omani state news agency ONA and the ICRC said. French-Tunisian Nourane Houas, a staff member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in ...