Tag: Saudi-led coalition

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
At least 40 dead mostly Shiite rebels in battle for Yemen port

At least 40 dead mostly Shiite rebels in battle for Yemen port

Fighting for a key port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast has left at least 40 rebel and pro-government fighters dead, military officials said Tuesday. Loyalist forces said Monday they had captured the port of Mokha, almost three weeks into an offensive to oust Shiite Huthi insurgents and their allies from Yemen’s southwestern coast. But […]

January 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Five killed after air strike hits near northern Yemen school

Five killed after air strike hits near northern Yemen school

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition near a school in rebel-held northern Yemen on Tuesday killed five people including two children, a medical and local official said. “The deputy principal of the school was moving around to call students for attending morning queue but he faced his fate,” resident Mohammed Ali told. A medical […]

January 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least 19 in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least 19 in Yemen

Sep 22, – Fighter jets of an Arab alliance launched missiles on Wednesday at a presidential palace in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah occupied by leaders of the Iran-allied Houthi militia, a resident told Reuters. At least 19 civilians were killed on Wednesday when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a house in […]

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60

IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60

Aug 29, – Aden is the temporary base of Yemen’s internationally recognised government, which has been battling Iran-backed rebels as well as jihadists across the country for more than a year. A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people Monday at an army recruitment centre in Aden, in […]

August 29, 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
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills nine Yemeni civilians

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills nine Yemeni civilians

Aug  16, – The attack outside the capital hit the home of a local leader of Yemen’s armed Houthi group while he was out, killing his father and eight members of the family, residents added. An air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen killed nine civilians east of Sanaa on Tuesday, residents said, […]

August 16, 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
Saudi-led coalition hits food factory, killing 14 civilians

Saudi-led coalition hits food factory, killing 14 civilians

Aug  09, – Five women were among those killed in what effectively was the resumption of heavy bombardment by the Saudi-led alliance targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels and allied forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted president. The resumption comes after U.N. peace talks on Yemen collapsed over the weekend in Kuwait. Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition bombed […]

August 9, 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