Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 36 Yemeni civilians - residents


SANAA - An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah on Sunday, residents said.

Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen - coalition spokesman 30 Aug 2015

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.


Oil extends short-covering frenzy to second day, topping $50 28 Aug 2015

NEW YORK - World oil prices roared back to $50 (32 pounds) a barrel in the second day of a frenetic short-covering rally on Friday, with violence in Yemen, a storm in the Gulf and refinery outages helping extend the biggest two-day rally in six years.

Saudi-led air strikes kill 10 people in central Yemen - officials 28 Aug 2015

SANAA - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition killed 10 people in air raids in central Yemen on Friday, local officials said.


Coalition poised to retake capital, but Yemen risks grow 27 Aug 2015

SANAA/RIYADH - Weeks after seizing Yemen's southern port, Aden, members of a Saudi-led military coalition and the local fighters it supports say they are poised to oust Iranian-allied Houthi forces from the capital Sanaa.

Drone strike kills five in al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen - residents 27 Aug 2015

ADEN - A drone strike killed at least five suspected militants travelling in a car in an al Qaeda stronghold in eastern Yemen overnight, residents said, the latest in a series of attacks by suspected U.S. aircraft.

Yemeni government says to mount battle for Sanaa within 8 weeks 27 Aug 2015

CAIRO - Yemeni government forces intend to launch the battle for Sanaa within two months and steps are already under way to break the grip of Houthi fighters who controlled the capital for nearly a year, said the country's exiled foreign minister.

Saudi military intercepts Scud missile fired by Yemeni forces 26 Aug 2015

SANAA - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory. | Video

Yemen's Al Qaeda denies it held British hostage 26 Aug 2015

DUBAI - The Yemen branch of Al Qaeda denied reports it had been holding a British hostage who the United Arab Emirates said it freed from the group earlier this week.

Red Cross stops work in Yemen's Aden after raid 25 Aug 2015

ADEN, Yemen - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday it had temporarily suspended its activities in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden after its office was raided by unidentified gunmen a day earlier.