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Civilians wounded in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

Civilians wounded in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition left at least three civilians wounded in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa late Friday, witnesses said. The strikes hit a residential area near the ministry of defence building, which had been targeted just before. “I was sitting at home and heard the first strike hit the ministry of defence. Everyone […]

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Saudi-led air strike kills 21 people in Yemen

Saudi-led air strike kills 21 people in Yemen

An air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition killed 21 people in Yemen’s northern Saadah province on Wednesday, according to a witness at the scene. The attack struck a market in the Sahar district of the vast territory on the border with the kingdom. Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

November 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

More than 30 people, including civilians, were reported killed Wednesday in air raids on the outskirts of Yemen’s capital, where a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Huthi rebels. The Huthis, who control Sanaa along with forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, blamed the pro-government Arab military alliance for the attack on the […]

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Rocket kills 7 civilians in Saudi as Yemen probe begins

Rocket kills 7 civilians in Saudi as Yemen probe begins

Aug 17, – A rocket fired by rebels in Yemen killed seven civilians in Najran city in the highest reported number of non-combattant casualties in the kingdom’s south since the Arab coalition intervened in Yemen 17 months ago. Saudi Arabia suffered its worst civilian death toll Tuesday in cross-border shelling from Yemen as an anti-rebel […]

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UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

Aug  02, – Ban reported to the Security Council on his controversial decision to temporarily remove the coalition from the UN list of shame pending a review, triggering an outcry from rights groups. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen must do more to address “very serious concerns” about the killing of children, UN Secretary-General Ban […]

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More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

Jul 18, – The IS jihadist group has claimed several deadly attacks in the Sunni-dominated kingdom. Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it has broken up an Islamic State group-linked network and made more than 430 arrests, foiling new attacks on Shiite mosques and a diplomatic mission. Authorities have “managed over the past few weeks to destroy […]

July 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

May 25, AP – A man who had contracted the coronavirus has died in Saudi Arabia, raising the death toll in the Kingdom from the SARS-like virus to 17, the health ministry announced on its website on Wednesday “A male non-Saudi died on Tuesday in a hospital in the Qassim region where he had been […]

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