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UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020

Seawater seeping into decaying oil tanker off Yemen coast

The United Nations said an abandoned oil tanker moored off the coast of Yemen loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil is at risk of rupture or …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Houthi rebels in indirect peace talks

Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels are holding indirect, behind-the-scenes talks to end the devastating five-year war in Yemen, officials from both sides have told The Associated Press.


Rebel missile, suicide attack kill dozens in Yemen’s port

Yemen’s main southern city of Aden was shaken by double attacks Thursday, as a missile fired by rebels hit a military parade and suicide bombers blasted a police station. At …


Bomb-laden drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport

Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone Tuesday, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Middle East tensions remained high between Tehran …


UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018

Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen’s Hodeida airport

Preparations are underway by the Saudi-led coalition, UAE forces and thousands of Yemeni fighters to seize control of the airport of the vital rebel-held Yemeni city of Hodeida from Iranian-backed …


U.N., aid groups warn of ‘starvation and death’ in Yemen

The United Nations and more than 20 aid groups said Thursday that the Saudi-led coalition’s tightening of a blockade on war-torn Yemen could bring millions of people closer to “starvation …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport

Saudi Arabia said its forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired Saturday from Yemen toward one of the kingdom’s major international airports on the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh.