UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

:: The latest attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities resulted in the halt of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of crude oil supplies, or about 50 percent of Saudi Aramco’s production, Saudi More »

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

:: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met in Riyadh with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and conveyed to him the regards of King Salman and the Crown More »

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

:: On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud would take on the role as Minister of Energy, replacing Khalid al-Falih. The appointment was announced by the More »

 

Category Archives: Yemen

Trump calls Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after drones attack Saudi Aramco plants

:: Drone attacks caused fires in two major Saudi Aramco facilities in the kingdom, the Saudi interior ministry said on Saturday. The attacks hit the world’s largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq near Damman in Eastern Province and the country’s

Arab Coalition says it downed Houthi drone heading toward Najran

:: The Arab Coalition said on Wednesday that it downed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia, which was headed toward Saudi Arabia’s city of Najran. In a statement, the coalition said that the drone was targeting civilian areas in

Coalition forces intercept, down Houthi drone in Yemeni air space

Colonel Turki al-Maliki

:: The Arab Coalition said that its forces intercepted and downed an armed drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia from Sanaa towards Saudi Arabia. Colonel Turki al-Maliki, the spokesman for the coalition, said that its forces shot down the

Arab Coalition: Houthis launch missile from Yemen’s Saada

:: The Arab Coalition said on Wednesday that the Iran-backed Houthi militia launched a ballistic missile from Yemen’s Saada, which landed within the governorate. The coalition’s spokesperson Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the Houthis continue to violate international humanitarian law by

Arab Coalition: Saudi-UAE committee working to de-escalate in Yemen

Turki al-Maliki.

:: The Saudi-UAE committee has worked to de-escalate the situation in multiple Yemeni regions, the Arab Coalition’s spokesperson Turki al-Maliki said on Monday. In a press conference, al-Maliki added that Saudi forces have arrived in the Shabwah governorate and are

Gargash: Yemeni govt, STC must engage in Saudi initiative to reduce tension

Anwar Gargash

:: It is important that the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) engage in the Saudi initiative aimed at avoiding escalation and reducing tension, the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday. In

Houthis have smuggled various weapons from Iran: Arab coalition

:: The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Monday that the Houthi militia has received various types of weapons smuggled from Iran. Speaking at a weekly press conference in Riyadh, spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the militia

Coalition jets destroy two Houthi drones in Yemeni air space

:: The fighter jets of the Arab Coalition backing the legitimate government in Yemen on Saturday intercepted and destroyed two drones in the Yemeni air space. The Coalition said the drones were launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from the

Brian Hook: If Iran is not countered in Yemen, conflict risk will increase

Brian Hook

:: The United States envoy on Iran, Brian Hook, said on Friday that if Iran was not countered in Yemen, the risk of a regional conflict in the Middle East will increase. “Iran’s efforts to use surrogates to attack Saudi

Arab coalition highlights humanitarian efforts in Yemen

Col. Turki Al-Maliki

:: The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government conducts humanitarian work as well as military operations, its spokesman said on Monday. Turki Al-Maliki cited the launch of an air bridge from Riyadh to Aden to provide emergency relief for

Saudi air defense forces intercept 2 Houthi drones

:: Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces shot down two weaponized drones launched by Houthis from Yemen toward the city of Khamis Mushayt, a spokesman for the Arab Coalition supporting Yemen’s legitimate government said early Tuesday. In a statement carried by

Yemeni foreign minister quits

Khaled Al-Yemani.

:: Yemen’s Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Yamani has submitted his resignation to President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi. Okaz has learned that Yemen’s ambassador to Washington Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, the leader of the Congress party and former foreign minister Abu Bakr Al-Qirbi

UN says grains stored in Yemen’s Hodeidah ‘at risk of rotting’

:: The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday said the urgency of accessing grain stores trapped in a frontline position in the port city of Hodeidah was increasing as the food was “at risk of rotting”. The World Food

UN: Arab coalition frees, returns seven Houthi prisoners

:: Saudi Arabia released seven prisoners it was holding from Yemen’s Houthi militias, who were flown to Sanaa on Wednesday by the Red Cross, the day after a Saudi prisoner freed by the Houthis arrived in Riyadh. The swap comes

UN Security Council endorses former Danish general as new head of Yemen mission

:: The UN Security Council on Wednesday endorsed the appointment of former Danish general Michael Lollesgaard to head the UN observer mission in Yemen, diplomats said. Lollesgaard will replace Patrick Cammaert, the Dutch general who had been tapped a little

Houthis negotiate with UN’s Griffiths in Sanaa, while attacking Hodeidah

:: As Houthi militiamen on Saturday launched an attack on the UN’s World Food Program warehouses in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, the militia’s leadership was negotiating with UN envoy Martin Griffiths. Griffiths, who brokered the breakthrough last month in

UN accused of silence over Houthi aid theft

:: The Saudi ambassador to Yemen has accused some UN organizations of silence regarding crimes and violations by Houthi militias, including stealing and hindering the distribution of humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people. Many officials in the Arab coalition supporting

Houthi attacks target warehouses storing Yemen food aid

:: Houthi militiamen on Saturday launched an attack on the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) warehouses in the Kilo 7 area in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah. Local residents confirmed that a huge fire broke out in the warehouses as

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