Arab air strikes hit military bases in Yemen


CAIRO - Saudi-led air strikes hit three military bases in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday and the Yemeni government in exile expressed reservations about United Nations-led talks aimed at ending the eight-week war. | Video

Iran's Yemen-bound aid ship docks in Djibouti, WFP to deliver aid cargo 22 May 2015

London - An Iranian aid ship docked on Friday in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the United Nations before being moved to conflict-torn Yemen, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Two Saudis killed in rocket attacks launched from Yemen - SPA 22 May 2015

ADEN - Cross border rocket attacks launched from inside Yemen have killed two people in southern Saudi Arabia over the last 24 hours, Saudi Arabia's state news agency SPA reported on Friday.

Islamic State claims Yemen mosque attack - IS Twitter statement 22 May 2015

CAIRO - A bomb exploded at a Shi'ite Houthi mosque in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, wounding 13 people, a security source said, and the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Twitter.


Saudi-led coalition steps up air strikes on Houthis in Yemen's Sanaa - residents 22 May 2015

CAIRO - Saudi-led warplanes extended air strikes on Iranian-backed Houthi militia in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, residents in the area said.

Yemen struggles with food shortages as shipments stay slow 22 May 2015

LONDON - A trickle of aid, medicine and commercial ‎food cargoes is reaching Yemen yet the process remains slow as more ships await clearance to discharge at ports and logistical chains buckle due to fuel shortages and war.

Saudi citizen killed in rocket attack launched from Yemen - SPA 22 May 2015

DOHA - A cross border rocket attack launched from inside Yemen killed one Saudi citizen and wounded two others on Thursday in the southern province of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia's state news agency (SPA) reported.

Saudi shells hit Yemen aid office, killing five refugees - local official 21 May 2015

CAIRO/DUBAI - Saudi shells hit an international aid office in Yemen on Thursday killing five Ethiopian refugees, a local official said, while violence across the country put United Nations-led peace talks in doubt.

Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti waters, waits to enter port - activist 21 May 2015

LONDON - An Iranian aid ship has reached the outskirts of Djibouti's port and is waiting for a permit to enter after Tehran agreed to an international inspection of the vessel with goods for Yemen, an activist on board said on Thursday.


U.N. announces Yemen talks, Iran to allow ship inspection 20 May 2015

UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday announced talks between warring Yemeni parties in Geneva on May 28 to end over seven weeks of war, as Iran agreed for international inspections of an aid ship sailing to Yemen.