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Category Archives: Yemen
:: The Popular Resistance Forces in Yemen have recaptured key areas around the strategic Khalid Ibn al-Walid base near the western coast of the country. Field Commander Abdul Rahman al-Mahrami, commander of west coast front, said that
:: Yemeni pilgrims traveling through the land border with Saudi Arabia have found for the first time this year a number of volunteer services to provide water, toilets, medical clinics and temporary accommodation to facilitate their pilgrimage.
:: Yemeni forces destroyed an explosives-laden boat targeting a United Arab Emirates military vessel at Mokha port on Wednesday. A source at the port said that the foiled terror attack was initiated by Houthi militias. A large
:: Joint Saudi forces, on Monday night, carried out a military operation on Houthi strongholds opposite the border region of Jazan, Saudi Arabia. Saudi units struck Houthi militias as they were preparing to conduct a ground offensive
:: Simon Shercliff, the British Ambassador to Yemen, based in Saudi and criss-crossing the region, said that UK has been playing a vigorous role in trying to help achieve a political solution in Yemen. Shercliff, who took
:: Cholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World Health Organization said Monday. A full 503,484 suspected cases and 1,975 deaths are attributable to the outbreak
:: Yemenis gathered on Monday in the Houthi-held capital to witness execution of a 22-year-old man named Hussein al-Saket, convicted of raping and killing a four-year-old girl. According to the AFP news agency, quoting Rajeh Ezzedine, a
:: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf for the Department of Hajj and Umrah in Yemen, Mukhtar al-Rabash, said that the Houthi militias and militants loyal to ousted president Saleh had seized the passports of over
:: The UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed said in his statements in Tehran that the military option to the Yemeni crisis is not a solution, and that the peaceful solution is the only solution.
:: Military sources in the city of Mokha in west Yemen said that the Arab coalition forces destroyed at dawn on Saturday, a booby-trapped boat of the Houthi militia targeting Al-Mokha port. The source said that the
:: A young man died after being tortured in Houthi prisons on Thursday in the western province of Hodeidah. The family of fisherman Ali Akbar Ali Mohammed Shami, 20, received a report about the death of their
:: Official spokesman of the coalition (the coalition to restore legitimate Yemeni government), Colonel Turki Al-malki, announced that the Joint Forces Command had followed what was published by OCHA in Yemen regarding banning commercial flights from and
:: Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the UN migration agency said Wednesday, calling the incident “shocking and inhumane.” International Organization
:: Four soldiers and six suspected al-Qaeda attackers were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber and gunmen tried to storm an army camp in southern Yemen, a local security official said. “This was a terrorist attack
:: Houthi militias failed to launch a ballistic missile towards Saudi Arabia from Hajjah in Yemen, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported on Tuesday. Sources said the missile most likelt fell in international waters in the Red Sea.