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India thanks Oman on release of seven Indian sailors in Yemen

April 26, 2022 6:09 am

The Indians were among 14 foreigners released from the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Sunday.

Fire in Saudi city ahead of F1 race; Houthis claim attacks

March 25, 2022 9:32 pm

While Saudi Arabia and its state-run oil behemoth Saudi Aramco did not immediately acknowledge the blaze, it appeared to be centred on the same fuel depot that the Houthis had attacked in recent days.

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit Aramco, other facilities in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2022 8:34 pm

The coalition fighting in Yemen said Houthi hit several economic facilities in Saudi Arabia. This comes days after the rebels rejected a GCC invitation for talks on the conflict.

Gas cylinder explosion in tense Abu Dhabi raises alarm

February 10, 2022 12:27 pm

The UAE, which prizes its reputation as a safe business and tourism hub, has been on edge in recent weeks after several missile and drone strikes were blamed on the Houthi movement in Yemen.

Explained: Why Yemen's war has spilled into the Emirates

January 26, 2022 10:13 am

🔴 The war pits the internationally recognised government, backed by a coalition including Saudi Arabia and the UAE, against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.

UN slaps sanctions on three leading Houthi rebels in Yemen

November 11, 2021 9:57 am

According to the UN listing, Al-Ghamari “plays the leading role in orchestrating the Houthis’ military efforts that are directly threatening the peace, security and stability of Yemen, including in Marib.

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact

June 20, 2021 11:27 am

The Iranian judge and cleric, who is subject to U.S. sanctions, takes office in August, while nuclear talks in Vienna under outgoing President Hassan Rouhani, a more pragmatic cleric, are ongoing.

Saudi air defences intercept 17 Houthi armed drones - report

June 20, 2021 9:54 am

The Houthi military spokesman had said earlier in the day on Twitter that one drone was launched at a military base in Khamis Mushait.

Saudi Arabia says it executed three soldiers for 'high treason'

April 10, 2021 6:00 pm

Saudi Arabia carried out the world's third most executions in 2019, according to figures from Amnesty International. In 2019, the kingdom put to death 184 people.

Iran state TV acknowledges ship attacked in Red Sea

April 07, 2021 1:20 pm

The state TV acknowledgment, citing foreign media, marks the first Iranian comment on the mysterious incident Tuesday involving the MV Saviz, suspected to have been carried out by Israel.