Tag: Huthi rebels

Somalia wants Saudi probe of refugee boat attack

Somalia wants Saudi probe of refugee boat attack

Somalia has called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate an incident in which dozens of Somali refugees were shot dead on board a boat. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack that killed more than 40 Somali refugees in waters off the coast of war-torn Yemen early on Friday. […]

March 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Coalition strikes ‘kill seven Yemeni civilians’

Coalition strikes ‘kill seven Yemeni civilians’

Aug  28, – The air strikes hit three vehicles belonging to the Huthi rebels late Saturday near the Mafraq Sharab junction outside the southwestern city of Taez, a military official said. Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck a rebel convoy near a taxi stand in central Yemen, killing seven civilians and nine insurgents, officials said […]

August 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Aug  14, – Doctors Without Borders, a Paris-based relief agency also known as MSF, said the children were killed Saturday in coalition raids on a school in Haydan, a town in rebel-held Saada province. The Saudi-led coalition Sunday denied targeting a Yemeni school in air strikes that killed 10 children, instead saying it bombed a […]

August 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Aug  07, – Another seven soldiers were wounded in the attack targeting troops who had been sent from the main southern city of Aden to Lahj province to fight jihadists, the sources said. A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a large group of army reinforcements in south Yemen on Sunday, killing five soldiers, military […]

August 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen

33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen

Jun 24, – Fierce battles erupted in the northern Jawf province when Huthi rebels attacked loyalists in al-Motoon district, triggering a counter attack by government forces backed by warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition, a military official said. Clashes in several areas across Yemen on Friday killed 22 Shiite rebels and 11 members of pro-government forces, […]

June 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Yemen Huthi rebels say they shot down coalition warplane

Yemen Huthi rebels say they shot down coalition warplane

Apr 11, – “The air defence of the tribes shot down a warplane over Wadi Nushur, in Saada,” the rebels’ northern stronghold, Huthi news channel Al-Masirah said, broadcasting images of tribesmen celebrating around the wreckage of a plane. Yemen’s Shiite Huthi rebels said Monday that they shot down a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition, shortly […]

May 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iran ships ‘turn back’ from Yemen as fighting rages

Iran ships ‘turn back’ from Yemen as fighting rages

Apr 24, – The conflict has sent tensions soaring between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, which backs the Huthi rebels, raising fears Yemen could become a new front in a proxy war between Middle East powers. An Iranian ship convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials […]

April 24, 2015 | By | Reply More