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68 killed in battles near Yemen's strategic strait

68 killed in battles near Yemen's strategic strait

Government forces launched on Saturday an assault to recapture the coastal Dhubab district, just 30 kms north of Bab al-Mandab which links the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.

Saudi-led coalition kills six civilians, wounds several in Yemen's Saada

The Saudi-led coalition killed at least six civilians and wounded several others in air strikes on Yemen`s northern province of Saada on Monday, residents and rescuers told Xinhua news agency.

Drone strike kills local Al-Qaeda chief in Yemen' Al-Bayda province

A drone strike in Yemen likely carried out by US forces on Thursday killed a local Al-Qaeda chief and his guard, a security official said.

40 killed in Yemen anti-rebel offensive: Army

At least 28 Huthi insurgents and 12 Yemeni soldiers were killed Tuesday in the southern province of Shabwa as government forces pushed to capture a rebel enclave, military officials said.

Pope, India must help release Priest from Islamic State: Relative

Catholic Priest Thomas Uzhunnallil has been in captivity for nine months since the Islamic State terrorist group in Yemen abducted him.

'Will spare no efforts', says Sushma Swaraj after Keralite priest kidnapped in Yemen calls for help in video

'Will spare no efforts', says Sushma Swaraj after Keralite priest kidnapped in Yemen calls for help in video

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that India will spare no effort to secure release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Keralite priest abducted nearly nine months ago by a terror group in war-torn Yemen.

Indian priest kidnapped by ISIS in Yemen seeks help, government says efforts continue

ith Father Thomas Uzhunnallil, the Indian priest who was kidnapped by Islamic State terrorists in Yemen earlier this year, appealing for help from the Indian government and Pope Francis, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday that efforts continue to secure his release.

Regular touch with authorities for release of Father Uzhunnalil: India

 India today said it was in regular touch with Yemeni authorities and Saudi Arabia regarding the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted nearly nine months ago from war-torn Yemen, after a video of the priest pleading for help became viral.

At least 40 soldiers dead in Yemen suicide blast

A suicide bomber killed at least 40 Yemeni soldiers in Aden Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly bomb attacks against recruits in the war-torn country`s second city. 

Thirty Yemeni soldiers killed, several wounded in suicide bombing attack in Aden

Thirty Yemeni soldiers killed, several wounded in suicide bombing attack in Aden

The attack comes a week after an attack by Islamic State group killed 50 troops in the city.

Saudi king defends Yemen intervention in televised address

Saudi Arabia views Iran as its main regional rival, and the two support opposite sides in the wars in Yemen and Syria.

Suicide bombing kills 33 Yemeni soldiers in Aden

At least 33 soldiers were killed and more than 40 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a military base near Aden`s airport on Saturday.

Horn of Africa migrants flocking to Yemen despite conflict: UN

More than 100,000 migrants from the Horn of Africa have flocked to Yemen this year despite a raging conflict in the country, the UN said Tuesday. 

12 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

12 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

The victims were hit in the Akawah area, saying "it was the latest in a series of barbaric airstrikes targeting civilians by the US-backed Saudi air aggression."

More than 40 killed in renewed Yemen clashes

More than 40 killed in renewed Yemen clashes

The attack began late Monday, targeted the Al-Dhabab area, which provides pro-Hadi forces with their only access to the flashpoint city of 300,000 people that is surrounded by insurgents.

Yemen ceasefire ends without extension

Yemen ceasefire ends without extension

The coalition had said, the truce could be renewed if the rebels abided by the deal and allowed aid deliveries to besieged cities.

Arab coalition declares 48-hour Yemen truce from Saturday

A Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen`s government against Iran-backed rebels declared a renewable 48-hour ceasefire to begin Saturday in Yemen, it said in a statement on the kingdom`s SPA news agency website.

More than 30 dead in heavy clashes in Yemen

More than 30 people have been killed in intense fighting between rebels and loyalists on the outskirts of Yemen's third city Taez, military and medical sources said on Friday.

Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen

Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen

Saudi air defence forces on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the kingdom, the Riyadh-led anti-rebel coalition said.

Over 120 Somalis evacuated from Yemen

The International Organisation for Migration have evacuated 127 Somalis fleeing the conflict in Yemen, including women and children, the IOM said on Friday.