Articles about Yemen
11 Feb 2021
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.
31 Dec 2020
Blast at Aden airport kills 25, wounds 110: Yemeni officials
A large explosion struck the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, shortly after a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed there, security officials said.
26 Aug 2020
Kerala nurse on death penalty in Yemen recounts horrid tale
Last week, Nimisha Priya made headlines after she was handed the death sentence for killing her "husband," a Yemeni national, and chopping his body into pieces.
11 Oct 2019
Iranian oil-tanker hit by missiles near Saudi, catches fire: Report
On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.
20 Sep 2019
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.
15 Sep 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
Drones hit Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, major fire follows
Saudi Arabia, the largest exporter of oil, woke up to an unprecedented attack on Saturday.
07 Jan 2019
US confirms death of militant involved in USS Cole bombing
A US military spokesman confirmed that an American airstrike killed an al-Qaeda operative accused of involvement in an attack, nearly two decades ago, on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors.
02 Jan 2019
Netflix pulls down 'Patriot Act' episode criticizing MbS, draws ire
American streaming giant Netflix has pulled down an episode of Patriot Act, hosted by stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj, for viewers in Saudi Arabia as it criticized crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
17 Dec 2018
Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'
Saudi Arabia today slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.
14 Dec 2018
Yemen deal 'will help bring back security': Saudi-envoy to US
Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition partners "strongly support" an agreement reached on Yemen in UN-brokered peace talks yesterday, which includes a ceasefire in the vital port of Hodeida, Riyadh's US ambassador Khalid bin Salman said.
02 Dec 2018
Yemen on brink of 'major catastrophe': UN aid chief Lowcock
UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned yesterday that Yemen was "on the brink of a major catastrophe," as the world body pushes for peace talks in the impoverished and war-wracked country.
13 Nov 2018
British Foreign Minister in Saudi for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen
British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, held talks yesterday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh-based media said, during a visit to press the kingdom over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and the escalating Yemen war.
11 Nov 2018
US welcomes Saudi's 'decision' to independently refuel planes in Yemen-war
The US has welcomed Saudi Arabia's "decision" to cease taking American support and instead use its own military capabilities for refueling aircraft from the Riyadh-led coalition engaged in the Yemen War.
10 Nov 2018
110 Houthi rebels, 22 loyalists killed in Yemen's Hodeida
A total of 110 Houthi rebels, the insurgency of which started in June 2004, have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Hodeida, western Yemen, along with 22 pro-government troops fighting to retake the port city, medical sources said yesterday.
18 Aug 2018
Bomb that killed 40 Yemeni children supplied by US: Report
The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in Yemen was sold by the US under a State Department deal with Saudi Arabia.
14 Aug 2018
New toll shows 40 children killed in Yemen bus attack
Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday, the Red Cross said today.
11 Aug 2018
UN calls for transparent, credible investigation into Yemen bus attack
The UN Security Council yesterday called for a credible and transparent investigation into the death of at least 29 children in a Saudi-led coalition attack on a bus in Yemen on Thursday.
27 Jun 2018
'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban
After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'
20 Dec 2017
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.
09 Nov 2017
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.
06 Nov 2017
Saudi Prince killed in chopper crash
A Saudi prince has been killed in a helicopter crash near its southern border with Yemen.
26 Sep 2017
Hurun India Rich List: Patanjali's Balkrishna ranked 8th richest person
Patanjali Ayurved's Acharya Balkrishna made a surprise entry into the "top 10" of the Hurun India Rich List 2017.
26 Jun 2017
Yemen facing the world's worst cholera outbreak: UNICEF, WHO
Adding to Yemen's woes, more than 200,000 people are now suffering from cholera, with 1300 already having lost their lives.
31 May 2017
As fighting continues, Yemen faces 'total collapse', UN warns
The UN has warned that Yemen is facing "total social, economic and institutional collapse."
28 Jan 2017
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.
24 Oct 2016
UN's call for ceasefire falls on deaf ears in Yemen
Pro-government Arab coalition on Sunday, went a step further with air strikes in Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.
10 Oct 2016
US Navy ship escapes attack by Yemeni rebels
A US Navy-ship came under attack from Yemen's coastal areas controlled by Houthi rebels.
09 Oct 2016
Air strike in Yemen kills more than 140 people
Air Strikes carried out by Saudi-led coalition on a funeral hall in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa killed over 140 people, leaving more than 525 people injured.