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Saudi soldier killed, 3 civilians hurt by Yemeni shells

Shelling from Yemeni rebels killed a Saudi border guard and wounded three civilians including a Bangladeshi, the interior ministry said on Friday.

Fresh clashes in Yemen kill 44 as UN seeks talks with rebels

Fresh clashes in Yemen kill 44 as UN seeks talks with rebels

Fighting in Yemen killed at least 44 people in a 24-hour period to Wednesday, military officials said, as the UN`s peace envoy arrived in the capital to meet rebels.

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels killed 41 people on several fronts Sunday, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged the rival factions in Kuwait to accept a peace plan.

20 Houthi fighters killed trying to advance in southern Yemen

The resolution orders Houthi militias to withdraw from Sanaa and all other cities, hand back weapons and release political prisoners before forming new sharing transitional government.

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen: Coalition

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen: Coalition

The Huthi rebels are allied with elite troops loyal to Yemen`s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Yemen`s loyalists, rebels vow to respect truce

Yemen`s loyalists, rebels vow to respect truce

Loyalist and rebel forces in Yemen each pledged to honour a truce which began at midnight Sunday (2100 GMT) ahead of new talks aimed at ending more than a year of war.

Over 100 killed in Yemen clashes

More than 100 fighters were killed from both sides, most of them Houthi rebels who were hit by Saudi-led air strikes.

Yemen rebels and Saudis agree border 'calm', swap prisoners

Yemen's Iran-backed rebels have freed a Saudi soldier in return for seven detained Yemenis as part of a tribal-mediated border truce agreed by both sides, the Riyadh-led coalition said today.

Yemen rebels and Saudis agree border `calm`, swap prisoners

Yemen`s Iran-backed rebels have freed a Saudi soldier in return for seven detained Yemenis as part of a tribal-mediated border truce agreed by both sides, the Riyadh-led coalition said Wednesday.

Family of 5 killed in coalition strike on Yemen capital

Five members of the same family were killed when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit their home in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa, rescuers and neighbours said today.

Yemen peace talks likely to be postponed

Yemen's Saudi-backed government announced on Saturday that the next round of peace talks between the warring sides would most probably be postponed to the end of January.

Saudi-led coalition, Yemen deny Iran embassy hit in Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition and Yemen`s foreign ministry denied Iran`s accusation that Saudi warplanes had hit its embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

Clashes in Yemen ahead of planned truce, peace talks

Fighting raged in Yemen on Tuesday before the start of a planned ceasefire called by the Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels, as warring parties prepared for UN-brokered peace talks in Switzerland.

Yemen factions agree to truce during UN-backed peace talks

Yemen factions agree to truce during UN-backed peace talks

 Yemen`s government said Tuesday the country`s warring sides are preparing to observe a week-long truce from December 15 while UN-mediated peace talks take place in Switzerland. 

Saudi-led military ops nearing end in Yemen: British FM

Saudi-led military operations in Yemen are nearing their end as the focus turns to political talks, Britain's foreign minister has said, but heavy fighting continued in the city of Taez.

36 killed in clashes in Yemen's Taez, medical aid blocked

Heavy clashes and air strikes in Yemen's third city Taez left at least 36 fighters dead on Sunday, army sources said, as aid workers struggled to make medical deliveries.

Rocket shelling kills 14 civilians in Yemen's Taiz

 Rocket shelling allegedly by the Shiite Houthi group killed at least 14 civilians in Yemen's southern province of Taiz and wounded 70 others on Wednesday, medics and officials said.

No political propaganda during Haj: Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia will not allow any political propaganda during this year's Haj and those trying to violate the pilgrimage's sanctity will be arrested, the crown prince has said apparently referring to attempts to use Islam's holiest site to highlight the situation in strife-torn Syria and Yemen.

Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight Yemen's rebels

Qatar has deployed ground forces in Yemen for the first time, dispatching 1,000 troops to battle Shiite rebels in an oil-rich central province where both sides are gearing up for what could prove a decisive battle, Yemeni officials said today.

Yemen's rebels ambush pro-government forces, kill scores

Yemeni rebels ambushed pro-government forces in the south on Tuesday, setting off a major battle that killed 65 anti-rebel forces and handed them their first serious setback following a series of recent advances, officials said.