Yemen

United Nations warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

The United Nations warned Wednesday that fuel supplies needed to run Yemen`s hospital generators and pump clean water will run out in less than three weeks unless the Saudi-led coalition lifts its blockade.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Yemen faces world's biggest famine, millions victimised: UN

Yemen faces world's biggest famine, millions victimised: UN

Earlier this week, the UN and the Red Cross warned that a "catastrophic" situation threatened millions of Yemenis who relied on life-saving aid deliveries.
 

Nov 09, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

50 killed, injured in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Hajjah

At least 50 people, including civilians, were killed and injured in fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a village in Yemen`s northwest province of Hajjah on Tuesday, a provincial security official and medics said.

Nov 08, 2017, 08:44 AM IST
UN urges Saudi coalition to end `catastrophic` Yemen aid blockade

UN urges Saudi coalition to end `catastrophic` Yemen aid blockade

The UN on Tuesday urged the Saudi-led coalition to end a blockade which has halted the flow of humanitarian supplies into Yemen.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Yemen hostage crisis claimed by IS ends with 35 dead

Yemen hostage crisis claimed by IS ends with 35 dead

Assailants had on Sunday stormed the criminal investigations unit in Aden.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Qaeda suspects hit Yemen government bastion in multiple attacks

Al-Qaeda suspects carried out twin suicide bombings and took hostages on Sunday, officials said, as they struck at the heart of the Yemeni government after suffering a string of setbacks.

Nov 05, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over Riyadh after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, with debris landing inside the capital's international airport, officials said.

Nov 05, 2017, 07:15 AM IST

Yemeni journalist denied entry to US to receive press award

A Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the US where she is set to receive a press award, said the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists.

Oct 23, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

US airstrike kills five Al Qaeda militants in Yemen

At least five militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda branch were killed when a US drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua.

Oct 20, 2017, 08:19 AM IST
White House terms court order on travel ban 'dangerously flawed'

White House terms court order on travel ban 'dangerously flawed'

The White House on Tuesday termed as "dangerously flawed" a federal court decision to block President Donald Trump`s latest travel ban.

Oct 18, 2017, 05:20 AM IST
ISIS gave me food, didn't harm me physically: Father Tom Uzhunnalil

ISIS gave me food, didn't harm me physically: Father Tom Uzhunnalil

 Father Tom Uzhunnalil was recently rescued from captivity in Yemen.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Rescued Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil reaches Delhi; meets PM Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj

Rescued Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil reaches Delhi; meets PM Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj

Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnalil, who was rescued earlier this month from an undisclosed location in Yemen, arrived in India on Thursday.

Sep 28, 2017, 06:09 AM IST
North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States.

 

Sep 25, 2017, 06:17 AM IST
Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

After the Sept 15 bombing attack on a London train, Trump wrote on Twitter that the new ban "should be far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct."

Sep 25, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

President Donald Trump`s contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America`s door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Saudi pilot killed in Yemen operation against Al-Qaeda

The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, when Hadi fled into exile as the rebels threatened to overrun his last stronghold.

Sep 14, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Al Qaeda ousted from Yemen president`s home district

Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have driven al Qaeda militants from a southern district that is the birthplace of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, security sources said on Thursday.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, rescued from ISIS captivity, reaches Vatican

Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, rescued from ISIS captivity, reaches Vatican

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Kerala priest who was abducted from Yemen in 2016, has reached the Vatcian city hours after he was rescued from the captivity of the Islamic State, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had confirmed this late on Tuesday.

Sep 13, 2017, 06:15 AM IST
Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing': UN rights chief

Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing': UN rights chief

Syria and Iraq, two countries that have been longtime staples of concern from UN human rights chiefs, received only passing mention in his address - a testament to the broad concerns about today's world.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Flooding kills 18 people in southern Yemen: Officials

Monsoon rains on Tuesday night flooded the al-Maqatra Wadi in Lahij province, south-west of the city of Taiz, sweeping away dozens of cars and vehicles.

Aug 30, 2017, 15:33 PM IST