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07-Sep-2020 Sanaa

28 killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen

At least 28 people were killed as fighting intensified between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi group in the country's al-Jawf province, a military official said on Monday.The official told Xinhua news agency that "armed confrontations that began...

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,"...

12-Oct-2015 Sanaa

20 prisoners killed in Yemen air strikes

At least 20 prisoners were killed when warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition bombed a prison in Yemen's al-Bayda province on Sunday, medical sources and witnesses said.The prison which held more than 100 prisoners was controlled by the Shia Houthi group,...

08-Oct-2015 Sanaa

Airstrike kills 26 at Yemen wedding

At least 26 people, including seven children, were killed and scores wounded when warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding celebration taking place in a Yemen town, a media report said on Thursday.The airstrike on Wednesday night hit the house...

29-Sep-2015 Sanaa

Yemen wedding party attack toll rise to 131

The death toll from a suspected air strike on a wedding party in Yemen's Taiz province has risen to at least 131, the United Nations said on Tuesday.Missiles on Monday reportedly hit two tents in a Wahga village near the Red Sea port of Mocha, where a man...

24-Sep-2015 Sanaa

30 killed in Yemen mosque bombings

At least 30 people were killed on Thursday when two suicide blasts rocked a mosque during Eid al-Adha prayers in Yemen's capital Sanaa."Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside the al-Blaili mosque, killing about 30 people and injuring scores of others...

24-Sep-2015 Sanaa

29 killed in Yemen mosque explosion

At least 29 people were killed on Thursday when a blast rocked a mosque near the Yemeni capital, a media report said."At least 29 killed in Sanaa Mosque explosion. Dozens of the injured in critical condition," Yemen Post Newspaper tweeted....

22-Sep-2015 Sanaa

20 civilians killed in Yemen airstrikes

Twenty civilians were killed and dozens of others injured when warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition hit houses in Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Tuesday."Two missiles fired from the Saudi-led fighter jets destroyed four houses in al-Sabeen area, killing 20 civilians,...

19-Sep-2015 Sanaa

Saudi-led airstrikes killed 30 in Yemen

At least 30 people were killed in airstrikes by Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday and overnight, the media report said on Saturday.At least two residential neighbourhoods in Sanaa, a World Heritage site, were hit by several air...

12-Sep-2015 Sanaa

25 civilians killed in rocket shelling in Yemen

At least 25 civilians were killed in rockets shelling in Yemen's Marib province late Friday as ground battles intensified between the Shiite Houthi group and pro-government troops, the media reported.Medical sources told Xinhua news agency that 25 civilians...

21-Aug-2015 Sanaa

43 civilians killed in Yemen bombing

At least 43 civilians, among them women and children, were killed on Friday amid airstrikes in southwestern Yemen launched by the Saudi-led Arab coalition.SABA Yemeni news agency, controlled by the Houthi Shiite rebels, said that dozens of civilians were...

21-Jul-2015 Sanaa

Eight killed in car bomb attack in Yemen

At least eight people were killed here late Monday after a car bomb went off near the house of a Shiite Houthi leader, sources told Xinhua news agency.The car bomb placed near the house of Houthi leader Abdul Karim al-Kuhlani in al-Jeraf quarter in Sanaa...

13-Jul-2015 Sanaa

Saudi-led air strikes kill 21 in Yemen

At least 21 civilians were killed and 45 others injured on Monday when Saudi-led airstrikes struck a residential neighbourhood in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa.According to sources, the warplanes destroyed nine houses in Sawan area, Xinhua news agency reported.Medics...

12-Jul-2015 Sanaa

15 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

Despite a UN-brokered truce, Saudi-led coalition forces bombed Houthi targets in several provinces of Yemen on Sunday killing at least 15 people, sources said.The fresh airstrikes against Houthi fighters in the capital Sanaa killed at least 12 people on Sunday...

07-Jul-2015 Sanaa

Over 100 die in coalition airstrikes in Yemen

Over 100 people, mostly civilians, died and dozens were wounded in airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition against two areas controlled by Houthi rebels in northern and southern Yemen.According to state news agency Saba, controlled by the Houthis, and witnesses,...

20-Jun-2015 Sanaa

Three killed as car bomb hits mosque in Yemen

A mosque controlled by the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen's capital Sanaa was hit by a car bomb on Saturday afternoon, killing at least three people, a security official said."At least three people were confirmed killed and seven others wounded in the car...

07-Jun-2015 Sanaa

44 dead in Yemen airstrikes

Airstrikes of the Saudi-led coalition forces killed 44 people and injured more than 100 others here on Sunday, media reported.The fighter jets bombed the headquarters of Yemen's armed forces in central Sanaa, a densely populated area, killed 44 people and injured...

28-May-2015 Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 40 in barracks in Sanaa

At least 40 people died and hundreds were injured in six airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition against Special Security Forces barracks, controlled by Houthi rebels, in the center of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.Houthi sources told Efe on Wednesday that coalition...

27-May-2015 Sanaa

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 40 in Yemen's capital

The Saudi-led coalition bombed military camps in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 100 others, Yemen's official Saba news agency reported.The report said the air raids were targeted against the military bases on...

27-May-2015 Gaza

Israel, Hamas warn each other after fresh attacks

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon on Wednesday warned the Islamic Hamas movement to refrain from any attempt to fire rockets at Israel, after a Tuesday night rocket attack in the south even as Hamas held Tel Aviv responsible for the escalation of tensions...

19-May-2015 Sanaa

Airstrikes continue on military sites in Yemen

Fighter jets of a Saudi-led coalition bombed military sites controlled by Yemen's Shia Houthi group and former Republican Guards in capital Sanaa on Tuesday, one day after a five-day truce expired.Witnesses said the warplanes hit missile depots on Faj Attan...

17-May-2015 Sanaa

Fresh fighting kills 20 in Yemen

Intense fighting in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed at least 20 people on Sunday, the last day of humanitarian ceasefire announced by the Saudi-led coalition forces that aimed to deliver aid to Yemeni people.Tribal militia loyal to Yemen's exiled President...

12-May-2015 Sanaa

Four Al Qaeda leaders killed in Yemen drone strike

Four leading members of Yemen's Al Qaeda branch have been killed in a suspected US drone strike in the east of the country, security officials and news outlets close to the Islamic State militant group said on Tuesday.The suspected US drone fired rockets...

01-May-2015 Sana'a

Saudi-led air raids kill 14 in Yemen

Fighter jets of the Saudi-led coalition forces launched several rounds of airstrikes on military sites and two hotels controlled by the Shiia Houthi group in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, a government official said."A...

28-Apr-2015 Sanaa

18 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

At least 18 civilians were killed and 47 others wounded when warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition forces mistakenly hit a populated neighbourhood in Yemen' s southern port city of Aden on Monday, a government official said."A number of missiles fired by...

26-Apr-2015 Sana'a

15 civilians killed in Yemen clashes

At least 15 civilians were killed and more than 25 others wounded when clashes erupted between two groups in Yemen's third largest city of Taiz on Sunday morning, a government official said."Intense clashes erupted between Houthi gunmen and tribal militia...

21-Apr-2015 Sana

24 killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 24 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Saudi Arabia-led warplanes destroyed a military camp in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, a media report said.Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition forces destroyed a military camp used by the Shia Houthi...

16-Apr-2015 Sanaa

Al Qaeda captures main airport in southern Yemen

Al Qaeda militants have captured the main airport in the south of Yemen after fierce clashes with army personnel, and later seized a sea port and oil terminal, military sources said.The Al Qaeda militants seized Riyan airport in the city of Mukalla, in...

11-Apr-2015 Sana'a

25 killed in booby-trapped car attack in Yemen

At least 25 fighters of the Shia Houthi group were killed and scores of others wounded when a booby-trapped car struck a security post in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Friday, a government official said.A suspected Al Qaida attacker detonated...

10-Apr-2015 Sanaa

20 Houthi fighters killed in Yemen airstrikes

At least 20 Shiite Houthi fighters were killed and dozens of others wounded in Saudi-led airstrikes on a military base in Yemen's northern province of Amran, military officials and medics said."Saudi-led warplanes pounded 310th armored camp for over seven...

09-Apr-2015 Sanaa

1,000 dead in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen: Houthis

At least 1,000 people have been killed in Yemen and over 15,000 others wounded since the beginning of the Saudi-led Arab coalition air offensive on March 26, according to Ashraf Luqman, a Yemeni army spokesman loyal to the Shia Houthi rebel movement.Luqman...

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