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Saudi Arabia intercepts drone launched by Yemen's Houthis towards Jizan: Reports

Saudi Arabia`s air defence forces intercepted a drone armed with explosives which had been launched by Yemen`s Houthis and aimed at an airport in the south of the kingdom, state news agency SPA said on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 22:43 PM IST

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal

The Houthis said their "unilateral step shows our commitment to implement the Hodeidah agreement and to achieving peace," after four years of fighting in the Arab nation.

May 12, 2019, 00:45 AM IST

Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi air base

The Houthi missile attack was the latest in a series of frequent attacks against various areas in Saudi Arabia, which has led a military coalition to fight the Houti rebels.

Jul 04, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Saudi Arabia air defences destroy ballistic missile fired from Yemen

Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said Saudi Arabia air defence forces destroyed the missile over Jazan and accused the Houthis of targeting residential areas.

May 21, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Houthis killed 200 prisoners, spread across Sanaa

The Houthis ambushed the homes of Saleh`s relatives and killed a few of his supporters and leading figures in his General People`s Congress (GPC) Party, Al Arabiya reported.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Britain expresses regret over ''disturbance'' during Saudi aide's London visit

Britain has expressed regret to Saudi Arabia after what it described as a "disturbance" during a visit by an aide to Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to London last week.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

United Arab Emirates says Emirati soldier killed in Saudi-led war in Yemen

The United Arab Emirates says an Emirati soldier has been killed while taking part in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Feb 17, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Attack hits mourners in Yemen, killing 9 women, 1 child: Residents

Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen`s capital on Wednesday where mourners had gathered to offer condolences after a woman died, residents said, killing nine women and one child and injuring dozens.

Feb 16, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Bomb-laden car explodes near central bank in Yemen's Aden: Sources

A car laden with explosives blew up near the headquarters of Yemen`s central bank in the southern city of Aden on Saturday and five people were injured, local security sources said.

Oct 29, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Yemen truce comes into effect under UN plan

There was heavy fighting in Yemen hours before the truce began.

Oct 20, 2016, 05:04 AM IST

Saudi forces down missile fired by Yemen's Houthis: Report

Saudi air defence forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen`s Houthi militia toward Khamees Mushait city in the kingdom`s southwest on Tuesday night, a Saudi-led coalition said in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA.

Oct 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

Arab coalition says to probe Yemen funeral carnage

The attack could further sour US-Saudi ties already strained over the coalition`s military intervention.

Oct 10, 2016, 08:43 AM IST

Saudi Arabia says Houthis will not be allowed to take over Yemen

Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies accuse the Houthis of being pawns of Iran and have launched a military intervention to restore Hadi to power.

Aug 31, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

US blocks cluster-bomb sales to Saudis: Report

The Obama administration has moved to block sales of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen, amid reports of mounting civilian casualties there, a US media report said on Saturday.

May 29, 2016, 01:39 AM IST

Sporadic fighting mars first day of cease-fire in Yemen

A UN-brokered cease-fire was mostly holding across war-torn Yemen today except in the besieged city of Taiz where shelling killed at least one person and wounded five, according to residents.

Apr 11, 2016, 20:04 PM IST

Clashes erupt in Yemen hours before planned truce

Fighting broke out north of Yemen`s capital and in the centre of the country on Sunday, killing more than 20 people, hours before a planned halt to the fighting aimed at facilitating talks to end the year-long war.

Apr 11, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Suspected US air strikes in Yemen kill 14 militants: Residents, medics

Air raids killed 14 men suspected of belonging to al Qaeda in southern Yemen on Sunday, medics and local residents said, in one of the largest US-led assaults on the group since a civil war broke out a year ago.

Mar 28, 2016, 08:39 AM IST

Two Indians among three killed in missile attack in Saudi Arabia

The shelling last evening killed two Indian workers and one Saudi citizen, a civil defence spokesman was quoted as saying by the state-run SPA news agency.

Dec 20, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2015, 14:47 PM IST