Tag Archives: Yemen


Aden-separatists

Yemen conflict: Separatists seize military camps, palace in Aden

08 August, 2019 6:27 am 6:27 am

ADEN – Yemeni separatists took effective control of the port city of Aden, militray camps and presidential palace on Saturday night after days of fighting with troops loyal to the internationally backed government. Forces aligned with the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) – which wants an independent south – said they had seized control of … Read More



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Saudi-led-coalition

Saudi-led coalition calls for immediate ceasefire in Aden: SPA

08 August, 2019 2:24 am 2:24 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called for an immediate ceasefire in Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, the state news agency SPA quoted the coalition’s spokesman as saying. “The coalition calls for an immediate ceasefire in the Yemeni temporary capital Aden starting from 1 a.m. on Sunday (2200 GMT on … Read More



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Yemen-fighting

Yemen: At least 30 killed in Aden’s presidential palace security camp...

08 August, 2019 6:05 am 6:05 am

YEMEN (UrduPoint News/Sputnik) – At least 30 people were killed during clashes inside a camp of security forces of the presidential palace in Yemen‘s city of Aden, Al Arabiya reported, citing sources, on Saturday amid fighting between separatist and government forces there. The clashes erupted in the fourth brigade of the security forces, the reports added. The sources … Read More



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Houthi-drone

Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia from Yemen

08 August, 2019 12:58 am 12:58 am

JEDDAH— The Arab coalition intercepted a Houthi drone launched from Yemen towards Jazan in Saudi Arabia on Thursday last. Coalition spokesman, Col. Turki Al-Maliki, said the attempted attack “reflect the Houthis losses on the ground.” Earlier, the coalition said the Houthis fired a ballistic missile late Wednesday from a civilian site located in Yemen’s Al-Hajjah … Read More



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Houthi attack kills more than 30 in Yemen’s Aden, Saudi blames Iran

08 August, 2019 11:03 pm 11:03 pm

ADEN (Reuters) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a stronghold of the Saudi-led military coalition, killing 36 people according to the interior ministry. An explosion hit a military camp belonging to the Yemeni Security Belt forces backed by … Read More



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US army, military allies, gulf, waters

US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters: General Joseph

07 July, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – A senior general has said the US wants to create an international military coalition to safeguard waters around Iran and Yemen. Marine General Joseph Dunford said he wanted to “ensure freedom of navigation” in the region, which provides essential trade routes. Last month the US blamed Iranian-backed fighters for attacks on … Read More



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Trump, vetoes, congressional, resolution, end, US involvement, Yemen, war

Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end US involvement in Yemen war

04 April, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday. “This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and brave service members, both today and in … Read More



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Pope, 'armed power', Yemen, Syria Middle

Pope decries ‘logic of armed power’ in Yemen, Syria and Middle ...

02 February, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Pope Francis denounced the “logic of armed power” in Yemen, Syria and other Middle East wars on Monday on a landmark visit to the Arabian peninsula where Islam emerged, telling Christians and Muslims that conflicts brought nothing but misery and death. Francis, the first pontiff to set foot on the peninsula, … Read More



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Kulbushan, consular, access, Pakistani laws, FO

Pakistan provided intelligence cooperation in nabbing Osama: FO

11 November, 2018 1:57 pm 1:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that Pakistan had provided intelligence cooperation in nabbing Osama Bin Laden. In a weekly briefing on Thursday, he said that Pakistan dismisses the statement of Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh about the Amritsar attack. “India wants to get benefit in election by naming … Read More



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US calls for Yemen ceasefire, urges for peace talks

10 October, 2018 10:47 am 10:47 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States (US) demanded for a ceasefire in Yemen and urged the parties for peace talks within next 30 days. Addressing at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said that the US had been watching the conflict for long enough, saying that Saudi … Read More



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Yemen’s President Hadi sacks premier over economic crisis

10 October, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Yemen’s Western- and Gulf-backed president sacked his prime minister on Monday, blaming him for the economic crisis in a country devastated by war, according to a statement carried by the loyalist SABA state news agency. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appointed Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed to replace Ahmed bin Dagher, who was to be … Read More



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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen rejects UN report

08 August, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

SAUDI ARABIA (92 News) – The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has rejected a UN report which said some of its attacks may amount to war crimes. In a statement the coalition said it has co-operated in an open and transparent manner with the UN group since they began working in December last year. It says … Read More



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WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

08 August, 2018 9:49 am 9:49 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in the north to allow for vaccinations, the World Health Organization said. “We’ve had two major waves of cholera epidemics in recent years … Read More



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Yemen’s Houthis indicate willingness to hand over port to UN: sources

06 June, 2018 10:13 am 10:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis have indicated they would be willing to hand over management of Hodeidah port to the United Nations, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, sources familiar with the efforts said. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged a swift military … Read More



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