Articles about Houthis

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi airport sets plane on fire

11 Feb 2021

World
Yemen rebel attack on Saudi airport sets plane on fire

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Wednesday targeted an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia with bomb-laden drones, causing a civilian plane on the tarmac to catch fire, the kingdom's state television reported. The attack threatened to escalate Yemen's grinding war.

Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

20 Sep 2019

Business
Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

15 Sep 2019

World
Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

20 Dec 2017

World
Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition forces fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen have reportedly intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the latter above Saudi Arabia's capital city, Riyadh.

UN official: War-torn Yemen might face world's biggest famine

09 Nov 2017

World
UN official: War-torn Yemen might face world's biggest famine

The war in Yemen has left the country in tatters and has rendered life a living hell for common citizens.

UN warns of famine in Yemen in 2017

28 Jan 2017

World
UN warns of famine in Yemen in 2017

The UN has warned that Yemen could face a famine in 2017 if humanitarian aid is not delivered to people in the war torn country.