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Yemen crisis


Blast at Aden airport kills 25, wounds 110: Yemeni officials

December 31, 2020 3:42 pm

The Saudi-led coalition later shot down a bomb-laden drone that attempted to target the palace, according to Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV channel.

UN envoy warns 'dire' military situation risks Yemen peace

February 19, 2020 3:24 pm

The fighting in Yemen has killed thousands of civilians and created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, leaving millions suffering from food and medical care shortages and pushing the country to the brink of famine last year.

UN official says airstrikes kill over 30 civilians in Yemen

February 16, 2020 11:08 am

Yemen conflict has killed over 100,000 people, including fighters and civilians, according to the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project, which tracks violence reports in Yemen. The war also created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, leaving millions suffering from food and medical shortages.

Yemen’s govt-in-exile calls for assistance from India

August 21, 2019 7:08 am

Yemen is the center of what the UN has termed “the worst man-made humanitarian crisis” in the world. After Iran-backed Houthi rebels captured capital Sana'a in 2015, President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi and his ministers fled to Saudi Arabia.

UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels' war

January 19, 2019 3:08 pm

The experts painted grim picture of a "deeply fractured" country sliding toward "humanitarian and economic catastrophe" with no sign of victory by either side in a conflict that many view as a proxy war between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Yemen's President Hadi sees only a military solution to crisis, says Arabiya TV

September 24, 2017 3:50 pm

More than 10,000 people have been killed in war, which began in March 2015 when Houthis advanced on President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's interim headquarters in southern port city of Aden, forcing him to flee the country and seek Saudi military help.

Saudi Arabia intercepts Yemen rebel missile

September 24, 2017 7:37 am

Occasional ballistic missile attacks, as well as more frequent short-range rocket fire over the southern border, have in the past been conducted after coalition air strikes against the rebels in Yemen.

Airstrike by Saudi-led coalition kills 12, say Yemen officials

September 18, 2017 6:30 pm

The Saudi coalition has since 2015 waged a blistering air campaign against the Houthis and their allies, while enforcing an air and sea blockade of Yemen, where the rebels seized the capital, Sanaa, in 2014.

MEA: No Djibouti-like ops to rescue Indians in Yemen

September 15, 2015 2:32 am

Nearly 70 seamen from Kutch and Jamnagar have been stuck for 15 days at Khokha port in Yemen where they had gone to deliver cargo.