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4 women, 5 children killed by Saudi-led airstrikes in NW Yemen

At least nine civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike against a residential area in Yemen as the Saudi regime presses ahead with an atrocious military campaign against its...

Saudi-led coalition accuses Yemen rebels of hindering food imports

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting on the side of Yemen’s government on Tuesday accused rebels of delaying vital food and other imports through a major Red Sea port. “Houthi militiamen, who control the port of...

Accused of war crimes, Saudi-led coalition ‘investigated’ and justified own air strikes

A panel set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate civilian casualties found a series of deadly air strikes largely justified, citing the presence of armed militiamen at the homes, schools...

Saudi ‘terror’ on Yemen left 12 people dead

At least 12 people have been killed in Yemen after Saudi jets hit a car in the Ma’rib governorate. The attack happened in the district of Harib al-Qaramish on Saturday evening. Six women and two...

Latest Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen killed 12 civilians, including 6 women and 2 children

A fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed 12 civilians travelling in a bus in Yemen's central province of Marib on Saturday evening, reported Xinhua news agency citing the rescuers and a local officials. The 12-member family,...

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 7 civilians in Yemen’s Ma’rib

The new Saudi Arabia's airstrikes have killed seven civilians, including women and children, and injured five others in Yemen’s central province of Ma'rib. The strikes hit Harib al-Qaramish district, Yemen's al-Masirah television network reported on...

20 Houthi fighters killed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

Yemeni government said in a statement on Saturday, at least 20 Houthi rebel fighters have been killed in a series of airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition over the past 24 hours on Yemen's northwestern border...

4 children killed, more than 10 injured in random shelling in Yemen

Four Yemeni children were killed and more than ten others injured on Friday as houses of civilians in the southwestern province of Taiz shelled by Houthi rebels, a medical official said. Tanks and armored vehicles belonging to...

At least 4 Yemenis killed in Saudi airstrikes in Taiz

At least four Yemenis killed in Saudi airstrikes on Friday in Taiz province, according to reports.

Yemen’s cholera epidemic could impact 850,000 people by the end of 2017, Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that Yemen's cholera epidemic could impact 850,000 people by the end of 2017. The humanitarian organization said the suspected cases of the disease have now risen...
US Drone Strike

3 al-Qaeda militants killed by US drone strike in Yemen

Three militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda offshoot were killed in a U.S. military drone strike while traveling on a motorcycle in the southern province of Abyan on Thursday evening, a security official told Chinese...
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Al-Qaeda ousted from Yemen president’s home district

Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have driven Al-Qaeda militants from a southern district that is the birthplace of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, security sources said Thursday. Wadea is located in Abyan province,...

Cholera outbreak infects more than 650,000 people in Yemen, only in 5 months —...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says over 650,000 Yemenis have contracted cholera since the outbreak began in the country five months ago. The WHO added that it has registered over two-thousand deaths linked to the...

China backs UN call for justice in Yemen, US and Saudis are against

China signaled on Wednesday it was willing to back an international inquiry into atrocities in Yemen, as demanded by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, but Saudi Arabia and the US said they...

Saudi-led coalition ‘investigated’ and justified own air strikes

A panel set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate civilian casualties found a series of deadly air strikes largely justified, citing the presence of armed militiamen at the homes, schools...

Saudi-led airstrikes kill Yemeni children, Rights group

The Saudi-led coalition waging an air campaign against Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the north is killing children in what amounts to war crimes, an international rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch released a detailed...

Yemen cholera epidemic hits 646,000, intensity declining, WHO

The number of cholera cases in Yemen stands at 646,000 people, but the intensity of the epidemic as a whole is declining, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday, citing the World Health Organization. Since the beginning of...

Human Rights Watch accusing Saudi-led of committing war crimes in Yemen

Human Rights Watch accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of war crimes on Tuesday, saying its air strikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months. The rights group said five air...

Millions of Yemenis on the brink of starvation

Millions of Yemenis are on the brink of starvation while the country is in the midst of the world’s fastest-growing cholera epidemic. Civil war, foreign military intervention, and a naval blockade have caused death...

Saudi-led coalition can’t claim ‘clean hands’ over Yemen airstrikes until transparent inquiry, HRW

Saudi-led coalition can’t claim ‘clean hands’ over Yemen airstrikes until transparent inquiry, Human Rights Watch reported. Rights group condemns the Saudi-led coalition for unwilling to probe its “unlawful attacks.” Although the coalition admitted a recent “technical...