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UN blacklists Saudi Arabia-led coalition over child deaths in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly responsible for 60 percent of the total 785 children who were killed and 1,168 wounded last year in Yemen.

Jun 03, 2016, 06:45 AM IST

Cross-border Yemeni shelling kills two in Saudi

A Saudi soldier and a civilian have been killed in cross-border shelling from rebel-controlled northern Yemen, authorities said.

Feb 07, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Saudi-led coalition airdrops arms for Yemen loyalists

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has dropped arms and ammunition to pro-government fighters in Taez, the central city besieged by Shiite Huthi rebels, military sources said today.

Oct 29, 2015, 00:59 AM IST

US `deeply concerned` over air raid on Yemen port

The US said it is very concerned over recent Saudi-led air strikes on the city of Hodeida in Yemen, noting the port`s important role as a "lifeline" for humanitarian relief.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Yemen shelling kills 4 on Saudi border: Ministry

Rocket fire from war-wracked Yemen on Friday killed three Saudi soldiers and a member of a paramilitary force, in the deadliest border incident for several weeks, the interior ministry said.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

Air strikes and clashes shatter Yemen truce

A humanitarian truce in Yemen has failed to take hold after Saudi-led warplanes resumed raids Tuesday on rebels, who clashed with loyalists, military sources said.

Jul 28, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Loyalists battle rebel holdouts in Yemen`s Aden

Yemeni loyalist forces said they advanced Monday into the last district of the southern port city of Aden still held by Iran-backed rebels, seeking to flush out the remaining insurgents.

Jul 20, 2015, 15:12 PM IST

Fire rages at bombed Yemeni oil refinery

A blaze that erupted at an oil refinery in the Yemeni port of Aden after being hit by rockets was raging Tuesday, as clashes intensified between rebels and pro-government fighters, officials said.

Jul 14, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by IS

At least 28 people, including eight women, were killed in an attack against the residence of two leaders of the Shiite Huthi rebels in Sanaa on Monday night, a Yemeni medical source said.

Jun 30, 2015, 08:02 AM IST

UN sets Yemen talks for June 14 in Geneva

The United Nations announced Saturday that peace talks between Yemeni rebels and the government will begin in Geneva on June 14.

Jun 07, 2015, 03:29 AM IST

South Yemen clashes kill dozens as ceasefire nears end

Fierce clashes between rebels and pro-government forces killed dozens across south Yemen on Saturday, threatening to derail a humanitarian ceasefire drawn up to bring vital aid to the war-wracked country.

May 16, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

First Saudi National Guards reach Yemen border zone

The first troops from Saudi Arabia`s National Guard have been deployed on the border with Yemen, official media said late on Sunday.

Apr 27, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

UN says 519 dead in two weeks of Yemen fighting

Some 519 people have been killed and nearly 1,700 injured in two weeks of fighting in Yemen, the UN aid chief said Thursday, raising alarm over the fate of civilians.

Apr 03, 2015, 06:57 AM IST

Egypt confirms will participate in Yemen coalition

 Egypon Thursday confirmed it will join a Saudi-led coalition to defend Yemen`s President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi against advancing Shiite Huthi rebels who are threatening his stronghold in Aden.

Mar 26, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Yemen president says suicide blasts aim to sow 'chaos'

Yemen's embattled president said suicide bombings that killed at least 142 people at Shiite Huthi mosques in the capital aimed to drag the country into "chaos, violence and internal fighting".

Mar 21, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Four killed in south Yemen clashes: Medics

Four people were killed when pro-president paramilitaries in Yemen's main southern city of Aden seized the state broadcaster from police allegedly controlled by Shiite Huthi militiamen, medics said on Monday.

Feb 16, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Gulf states demand Yemen Shiite rebels quit Sanaa

Yemen`s Gulf Arab neighbours urged Shiite Huthi rebels to withdraw from Sanaa and other towns they have overrun since September, in a final statement after a summit in Doha.

Dec 10, 2014, 01:22 AM IST

12 killed as Yemen rebels clash with tribes, army

At least 12 people were killed in fierce overnight clashes between army-backed Yemeni tribes and Shiite Huthi rebels pressing a protest campaign against the government, tribal sources said on Saturday.

Sep 06, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Restive Yemen hit by coup fears, clashes

Yemeni troops were surrounding a mosque controlled by ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh Sunday amid fears he is plotting a coup, days after the ex-strongman`s media outlets were silenced.

Jun 15, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Seven troops among several dead as Yemen army, Shiites clash

Seven soldiers and several other people were killed Monday in clashes between the Yemeni army and Shiite Huthi rebels close to the capital, tribal and medical sources said.

Jun 02, 2014, 21:47 PM IST