Stories tagged: houthi rebels
UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020
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 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.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
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 …
Tue., May 21, 2019
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
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 …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
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 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.