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14-Oct-2018 Sanaa

17 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's Hodeidah

At least 17 passengers fleeing escalating war in Yemen's war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Saturday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit two buses near a security checkpoint, a provincial hospital official said.The airstrike hit the buses...

03-Sep-2018 Sana'a (Yemen)

33 Africans drown in Yemen

At least 33 African migrants drowned off the Yemeni coast of Shabwa after smugglers operating the boat forced the passengers into the sea, the country spokesman of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.The 33 migrants were part of 360...

04-Jan-2018 Sanaa

46 People killed in Arab coalition bombings in Yemen

At least 46 people, including 11 civilians, were killed in the last 24 hours in bombings allegedly by the Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, in western Yemen, medics said on Thursday.Coalition aircraft attacked several positions by Houthi rebels in the...

30-Dec-2017 Sanaa

20 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 20 civilians were killed on Saturday when Saudi-led coalition fighter jets hit Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, witnesses and a medical source told Xinhua.The warplanes struck three taxis full of travellers near a crowded restaurant in the...

26-Dec-2017 Sanaa

32 Killed in Saudi coalition airstrikes in Yemen

At least 32 people, including women and children, were killed Monday in airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led Arab coalition near the Yemeni capital and in the provinces of al-Hudaydah and Damar.Eleven died in the town of Aser, near Sanaa, eyewitnesses...

13-Dec-2017 Sanaa

Airstrikes on rebel prison in Yemen kill 35

At least 35 people were killed and 90 injured in the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition airstrikes on a detention centre in the Yemeni capital, an official said.The bombings, which took place on Tuesday evening, targeted a military barrack used as a prison...

10-Dec-2017 Sanaa

20 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Houthi depot

At least 20 Houthi rebels were killed on Sunday when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a missile depot in the Yemeni northwestern province of Hajjah, a Houthi security official told Xinhua."Nearly 20 fighters were killed and some others wounded in the targeted...

09-Dec-2017 Sanaa

Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's markets left 6 dead

At least six people were killed and dozens of others wounded when Saudi-led coalition warplanes separately hit two popular markets in Yemen on Saturday, residents and medics said.One of the targets, Khalakah market, is located in Nehm district, about 30...

05-Dec-2017 Sanaa

234 killed, 400 injured in Yemen clashes

Death toll from week-long clashes in the Yemeni capital Sanaa has increased to 234 people, while 400 others were wounded, including 383 severely injured, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the Middle East said on Tuesday."Our ICRC teams...

05-Dec-2017 Sanaa

Houthis killed 200 prisoners, spread across Sanaa

The Houthi militia killed 200 people who were taken prisoners during an attack that killed former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Arab media reported on Tuesday.The Houthis ambushed the homes of Saleh's relatives and killed a few of his supporters and...

23-Aug-2017 Sanna

35 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen hotel

At least 35 persons were killed when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a hotel in Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, an official said.Medics and rescuers said they pulled out 35 bodies from under the rubble of the hotel in Bait al-Edhari area of Arhab district,...

18-Jun-2017 Sanaa

25 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

At least 25 people were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike which saw a warplane bomb a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, media reported on Sunday.The airstrike happened on Saturday evening and targeted al-Mashnak popular market...

18-Jun-2017 Sanaa

Yemen cholera toll reaches 1,054 : WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the toll in the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached 1,054, with the total suspected cases reaching 151,000.The outbreak has spread fast in 20 out of 22 Yemeni governorates in just seven weeks, since April...

12-Jun-2017 Sanaa

Yemen cholera toll reaches 859 : WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the toll in the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached 859, with 70 new deaths reported in the last three days.The WHO on Sunday said the number of suspected cases has increased to 116,700, 14,880 more than...

03-Jun-2017 Sanaa

Fighting continues in Yemen, 30 killed

Fighting between the Shiite Houthi group and forces loyal to Yemen's government left about 30 people killed and scores others injured in the southwestern province of Taiz on Saturday.The intense fighting that continued for two consecutive days for the purpose...

17-May-2017 Sanaa

18 civilians killed in Arab coalition bombing in Yemen

At least 18 civilians were killed on Wednesday by an airstrike carried out by the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition in southwestern Yemen, according to officials from the popular resistance militias.The bombing took place in the district of Mawza' in the...

23-Apr-2017 Sanaa

5 soldiers killed in Yemen explosions

Five soldiers were killed and 20 others injured in two explosions at military barracks in Yemen's Aden city, security officials said on Sunday.The explosions in Aden, which is a provisional capital for the government of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour...

19-Apr-2017 Sanaa

US drone strikes kill 7 Al Qaida suspects in Yemen

Two US drone strikes have killed at least seven suspected Al Qaida operatives in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib, a security official said on Wednesday."Two Al Qaida leaders, Saleh al-Awlaki and Saeed Ba-Kadir, were targeted and killed along with...

03-Jan-2017 Sanaa

Air strikes kill 6 in Yemen's Saada

The Saudi-led coalition killed at least six civilians and wounded several others in air strikes on Yemen's northern province of Saada on Monday, residents and rescuers told Xinhua news agency.The strikes targeted the residential quarter of al-Hibal valley...

10-Dec-2016 Sana'a

Suicide bombing kills 33 Yemeni soldiers at military base

At least 33 pro-government soldiers were killed and more than 40 injured when a suicide bomber targeted a military base near the airport in Aden city on Saturday, security officials said."A suicide attacker targeted dozens of pro-government soldiers who...

08-Oct-2016 Sanaa

Over 150 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 155 people were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a funeral home in Yemen's capital of Sanaa, two health ministry officials said late on Saturday.No other details were immediately available.The Saudi-led coalition, involving several Arab...

25-Sep-2016 Sanaa

10 killed in Arab coalition airstrikes in Yemen

At least 10 civilians were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Sunday in Yemen's Ibb province, the media reported.The victims were killed in the neighbourhood of Maffrak Jibla, Xinhua news agency reported.Civilians said the airstrikes targeted residential...

18-Aug-2016 Sanaa

Six women killed in coalition airstrikes in Yemen

At least six women have been killed in airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition, officials said on Thursday.The coalition warplanes fighting Shia Houthi rebels to restore President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's government, conducted 95 air strikes across...

12-May-2016 Sanaa

16 Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide attack

Sixteen soldiers were killed when suspected Al Qaeda militants detonated three suicide car bombs at a military base in Yemen's Hadramout province on Thursday."The suicide attacks targeted a military base controlled by newly recruited Yemeni soldiers and United...

26-Mar-2016 Sanaa

Explosions hit Yemen's Aden, 25 killed

Three explosions rocked Yemen's temporary capital of Aden on Friday evening, leaving 25 people killed and several others injured, a security official told Xinhua.The huge blasts were caused by suicide bombers attempting to attack the main headquarters of the...

15-Feb-2016 Sanaa

Saudi-led airstrike kills 11 civilians in Yemen's capital

A Saudi-led airstrike killed at least 11 people and wounded four others in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday, officials and witnesses said.The rebel-controlled state Saba news agency reported that the airstrike at Sunday dawn hit a sewing workshop...

18-Jan-2016 Sana'a

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 25 in Yemen

At least 25 people were killed and many others wounded when a Saudi-led air strike targeted a police headquarters overnight in Yemen's capital Sanaa, authorities said on Monday.A hospital official said 25 policemen were confirmed dead, while the others,...

18-Jan-2016 Sana'a

Eight killed as car bomb hits security chief's home in Yemen

A booby-trapped car struck the home of the security chief of Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Sunday, killing about eight people, a police official told Xinhua."A four-wheel-drive vehicle loaded with explosives struck the main gate of the residential...

30-Oct-2015 Sanaa

Eight civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least eight civilians were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Thursday, medics and witnesses said."Eight workers were killed and 16 others wounded when their bus was hit by shrapnel and overturned in the airstrike,"...

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