Pakistan struggles with Yemen coalition dilemma

Pakistan faces an unenviable dilemma -- whether to join a Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen or stay out and risk angering its old ally which provides it with huge financial support.

'You are safe', MoS VK Singh tells Indians evacuated from Yemen
'You are safe', MoS VK Singh tells Indians evacuated from Yemen

INS Sumitra on Wednesday reached Djibouti with first batch of Indians evacuated from war-torn Yemen.

Iran nuclear deal would need Arab cooperation: Saudi

Iran will not be able to reap the benefits of any nuclear deal with world powers without the cooperation of its Gulf neighbours, Saudi Arabia`s foreign minister said on Tuesday.

At least 36 dead as Yemen's Houthis shell Aden, warplanes bomb airport

Yemen`s Houthi militiamen and allied army units shelled Aden overnight while Saudi-led coalition jets bombed their positions near the airport, killing at least 36 people, officials and witnesses said on Tuesday.

Fear and anger in Sanaa over Saudi-led strikes

Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition have stepped up raids on Houthi targets around the Yemeni capital Sanaa, residents say, forcing many to flee their homes and spreading fear and anger among a population already wearied by years of unrest.

Saudi `attack` on Yemen endangers whole region: Iran

Iran warned on Tuesday that the Saudi "attack" on Yemen endangered the whole region, calling for an immediate halt to the military operation against Shiite rebels.

Pak sends delegation to Saudi over military support on Yemen

Pakistan today dispatched a high- level delegation to Riyadh to hold talks with Saudi leadership that requested military help to a coalition of mainly Gulf states fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, officials said.

PM Modi discusses safety of Yemen-based Indian citizens with Saudi monarch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul aziz Al Saud late last evening at 9.30 p.m.

Iran sends aid to Yemen's rebels amid Saudi-led air strikes

Iran's official news agency says Tehran has sent aid to Yemen, its first such shipment since a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab states launched air strikes last week to halt the advance of the country's Shia rebels known as the Houthis.

Saudi assures help in safe pullout of Indians from Yemen

Saudi Arabia has assured India full assistance in safe evacuation of Indians stranded in strife-hit Yemen as Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh flew to Djibouti on Tuesday to oversee evacuation efforts.

VK Singh heading to Djibouti to oversee evacuation of Indians from Yemen

Amid intense efforts to evacuate stranded Indians from strife-torn Yemen, the government is sending Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh to Djibouti on Tuesday to supervise the operations.

PM Modi seeks help from Saudi Arabia for evacuation of Indians from Yemen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought the help of Saudi Arabia regarding the safety of 4,000 Indians in strife-torn Yemen.

Pakistan troops will join Saudi coalition against Yemeni rebels: Official

Pakistan will send troops to Saudi Arabia to join the coalition against Yemeni rebels, a senior government official said on Monday.

Pak delegation to discuss Yemen military support in S Arabia

Pakistan is poised to send a high-level delegation to Saudi Arabia to discuss the situation in strife-torn Yemen before deciding whether to send troops.

India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen

Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife- torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country.

Yemen strikes will continue until Hadi can rule: Saudi spokesman
Yemen strikes will continue until Hadi can rule: Saudi spokesman

 Air strikes in Yemen led by Saudi Arabia will continue until Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who left the country on Thursday, is able to rule, a Saudi military spokesman said on Sunday. 

Saudi Arabia-led​ airstrikes cripple Yemen's main airport
Saudi Arabia-led​ airstrikes cripple Yemen's main airport

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital, as Arab leaders vowed today to pummel Iranian -backed rebels until they surrender.

Vladimir Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen kill 35: Houthi-controlled health ministry

Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen killed 35 people and wounded 88 overnight, an official in the Houthi-controlled health ministry told the official military news service 26september.

Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises
Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises

Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars.