Tag: Iran-backed rebels

15 Yemen soldiers killed in rebel attacks

15 Yemen soldiers killed in rebel attacks

Sep 04, – Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies launched twin attacks to try to retake the port of Midi in the northern province of Hajja, after loyalists had captured it, military sources said. At least 15 pro-government Yemeni soldiers were killed in rebel attacks in the north and in a suspected jihadist bombing in […]

September 4, 2016 | 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
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
South Yemen clashes kill 48- military

South Yemen clashes kill 48- military

May 29, – “A total of 28 Huthis (Shiite rebels) and 20 of our men were killed in the fighting, which continued into the evening,” General Misfer al-Harithi, who commands the army’s 19th Infantry Battalion, told AFP. Fierce fighting between government forces and Shiite rebels in south Yemen on Sunday claimed the lives of 48 […]

May 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
41 civilians dead in coalition raids on Yemen market- medics

41 civilians dead in coalition raids on Yemen market- medics

Mar 15, – An official at a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said the facility had received the bodies of 41 people killed in the raids, along with 35 people who were wounded. At least 41 Yemeni civilians were killed when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a market Tuesday in the rebel-held northern Hajja […]

March 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
14 dead in Aden suicide bombing claimed by IS

14 dead in Aden suicide bombing claimed by IS

Feb 17, – The southern port city has been the headquarters of forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and his backers in a Saudi-led military coalition but has seen growing violence by IS and its jihadist rival Al-Qaeda. A suicide bomber killed at least 14 soldiers in Aden on Wednesday, in the latest attack […]

February 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rebel rockets kill 14 civilians in Yemen city- medics

Rebel rockets kill 14 civilians in Yemen city- medics

Aug 24, – The bodies of those killed, including seven women and four children, were taken overnight to the morgue at a public hospital in Taez, said the medical officials. Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired rockets into a residential district of Taez, killing 14 civilians, mostly women and children, officials said Monday, as battles raged […]

August 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
UN Yemen envoy quits as Saudi-led air war enters fourth week

UN Yemen envoy quits as Saudi-led air war enters fourth week

Apr 16, – The announcement from the United Nations came as a Saudi-led coalition pressed its air war against the Iran-backed rebels into a fourth week, promising “no half measures” in its campaign to restore President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. The UN envoy to Yemen has resigned after failing to avert large-scale violence, dealing a blow […]

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