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Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

The boat packed with dozens of Somali refugees was more than 30 miles off war-torn Yemen’s coast when a military vessel and a helicopter gunship swooped in, opening fire in the dead of night Friday, killing at least 42 people. The attack, which Yemen’s Shiite rebels blamed on a Saudi-led coalition, highlighted the perils of […]

March 18, 2017 | 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
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Sep 19, – The coalition’s airstrikes overnight hit an apartment building in the center of the capital, an area that is a UNESCO world heritage site, killing a family of nine, said the officials, who remain neutral in the conflict that has divided Yemen’s security forces. Airstrikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition against Yemen’s […]

September 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Apr 29, – Security officials in the city said the rebels, known as Houthis, aided by military forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, had moved up the seaside road in the neighborhood of Khormaksar, taking an area stretching from the Russian Consulate to the Crater business district. Yemen’s Shiite rebels and their allies […]

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More