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Saudi Arabia boosts troop levels in south Yemen as tensions rise

But the separatists, who seek to restore the former South Yemen republic, turned on the government in early August and seized control of Aden, interim seat of Hadi's government.

Sep 03, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State

The leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajer, as well as other members of the organisation including its chief financial officer, were captured on June 3 in a raid on a house carried out by Saudi and Yemeni forces

Jun 25, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

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

US senators unconvinced by Saudi briefing, see Yemen war vote next week

In Saudi Arabia, 11 suspects have been indicted in the murder, and officials have rejected accusations that the crown prince ordered the killing.

Feb 26, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government agreed in talks in December to withdraw troops by January 7 from Hodeidah

Feb 18, 2019, 23:15 PM IST

US House backs measure to end support for Saudis in Yemen war

The United States has supported the Saudi-led air campaign against Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen with mid-air refuelling support, intelligence and targeting assistance.

Feb 14, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Hitchhiking with a wheelchair in war-torn Yemen

Eissa lost the use of his legs in an accident as a toddler and said the war means the number of disabled people is growing.

Jan 24, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemeni capital

Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said coalition warplanes attacked several military targets, including al-Dulaimi Air Base, a drones operations network and military training camps.

Jan 20, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Al Qaeda terrorist Jamal al-Badawi involved in USS Cole bombing killed in Yemen strike: US

The man targeted, Jamal al-Badawi, was wanted for his role in the attack on Oct 12, 2000.

Jan 07, 2019, 06:43 AM IST

Big stage no problem for Asian Cup debutants Yemen, says assistant coach

Assistant coach Milos Brozek says Yemen, the tournament`s lowest-ranked national team at No. 135, will have nothing to lose when they face the highly fancied Iranians in Abu Dhabi.

Jan 06, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

US ends refuelling support in Yemen war as pressure builds on Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia and the United States have agreed to end US refuelling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi insurgents in Yemen, halting a divisive aspect of US support to a war that has pushed Yemen to the brink of famine.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls for end to fighting in Yemen

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Tuesday for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and said UN-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month.

Oct 31, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 150 Houthi rebels

An airstrike, conducted by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces has led to the death of at least 150 Houthi rebels in Yemen`s coastal city of Hodeidah.

Oct 31, 2018, 06:38 AM IST

3 paedophiles shot, publicly hanged for raping 10-year-old in Yemen’s Sana’a

Three men on Wednesday were publicly shot and hanged here for raping a 10-year-old boy in October last year.

Aug 10, 2018, 11:45 AM IST

Saudi Arabian mother who was caught on camera beating her twins for money arrested

The woman was arrested after a video clip of the incident went viral triggering an outcry in the Islamic country.

Jul 21, 2018, 23:32 PM 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-led coalition airstrike kills 11 at Yemen wedding party

If confirmed, the Tuesday`s attack was the latest in a series of airstrikes that resulted in the deaths of civilians in Yemen. 

Jul 04, 2018, 06:24 AM IST

For a brief moment, goalscorers forget poverty and war

The eyes of the world will turn to Russia this week for the World Cup but it is far away you must look to find the sport`s beating heart -- on war-ravaged streets and in poverty-stricken slums where the simple act of

Jun 11, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Powerful cyclone Mekunu strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

In Oman, Mohammed Omer Baomer warned his neighbours about a torn-away chunk of road just down the street from his home after earlier getting his SUV stuck over it. "It was a scary feeling, as if it was the end of world," he said.

May 27, 2018, 08:59 AM IST