Tag: Saudi-led warplanes

U.S. official calls attack on Yemen funeral gathering ‘egregious’

U.S. official calls attack on Yemen funeral gathering ‘egregious’

Oct 15, – The White House said it was reviewing its support for the 18-month-old Arab campaign against Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthis after the attack on Saturday, which killed 140 people according to one U.N. estimate and 82 according to the Houthis. A weekend attack on a funeral gathering in Yemen widely blamed on Saudi-led warplanes […]

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At least 55 killed as Saudi-led warplanes hit Yemen’s Taiz- Saba

At least 55 killed as Saudi-led warplanes hit Yemen’s Taiz- Saba

Jul 25, – A coalition of Arab states, led by Saudi Arabia, has been bombarding Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen since late March in a bid to reinstate President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who has fled to Riyadh. A Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen’s Taiz killed at least 55 people and left tens injured, Houthi-controlled news agency […]

July 25, 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 […]

June 12, 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 […]

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