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Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Jul 27, – The U.S.-backed coalition of mainly Gulf Arab countries has been waging an air campaign since March against the Iran-supported Shiite rebels, who control most of northern Yemen and the capital, Sanaa. The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at […]

July 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Jul 24, – Nine rebels and seven anti-Houthi tribesmen were killed in clashes in Marib, medical officials said. Houthi shelling killed four civilians in the city of Taiz, according to medical and security officials. Fierce battles between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen’s Marib province and the city of Taiz Friday killed 20 […]

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Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce. The United Nations has been pushing for a halt to the air strikes and fighting that have killed […]

July 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Jun 12, – The pre-dawn strike Friday reduced at least four historic houses in Sanaa’s old city to rubble, drawing condemnation from the UN’s cultural agency. Rescue workers said at least six bodies had been pulled from the debris. Saudi-led airstrikes have killed at least six people and destroyed part of the heritage-listed old quarter […]

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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
New drone strike kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

New drone strike kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Apr 22, – The overnight strike hit a vehicle parked near the presidential palace in Mukalla, capital of Hadramawt province, witnesses said. Seven suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed in an apparent US drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla which the jihadists overran earlier this month, a local official said Wednesday. The United […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi soldier killed in Yemen border clash

Saudi soldier killed in Yemen border clash

Apr 18, – The soldier is the seventh to die since coalition aircraft on March 26 began air strikes in Yemen to stop a southern advance by Iran-backed Huthi rebels. Fighting along Saudi Arabia’s border with Yemen has killed a soldier from the kingdom, the Saudi-led coalition spokesman said on Saturday. Brigadier General Ahmed al-Assiri […]

April 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases

Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases

Mar 29, – Saudi Brig. Gen. Ahmed bin Hasan Asiri said the airstrike campaign, now entering its fourth day Sunday, continued to target Scud missiles in Yemen, leaving most of their launching pads “devastated,” according to remarks carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much of […]

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