Tag: Shiite Houthi rebels

10 civilians, including children, killed in Yemen’s Taiz

10 civilians, including children, killed in Yemen’s Taiz

Oct 05, – The officials said on Tuesday that the attack took place a day earlier in a district called Beir al-Basha in Taiz, which has been besieged by the Shiite Houthi rebels for nearly a year. The district has witnessed previous attacks by Houthis. Medical officials say at least 10 civilians have been killed […]

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4 Indian nuns, 12 others killed in Yemen retirement home

4 Indian nuns, 12 others killed in Yemen retirement home

Mar 04, – The killing spree began with two gunmen who first surrounded the home for the elderly in Aden while four others entered the building, the witnesses and officials said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. Gunmen stormed a retirement home run by […]

March 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber targets police chief in Yemen’s Aden, kills 7

Suicide bomber targets police chief in Yemen’s Aden, kills 7

Jan 17, – Police Chief Shallal al-Shayei survived a similar assassination attempt last month, as did the governor of the province, which forces loyal to the internationally recognized government pried away from Shiite Houthi rebels last year. Aden’s previous governor was killed in an attack claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate. A suicide car […]

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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 […]

July 24, 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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