Yemen’s warring parties have completed the largest prisoner-swap in the country’s five-year war, with rebels releasing fighters affiliated with influential pro-government armed groups. More than 1,000 people were released and transported to their homes over the two-day exchange – completed on Friday – between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and the[…]
Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report today highlighting abuses by Saudi Arabia and the forces it supports in the ongoing conflict in Yemen, specifically in the eastern province of Al-Mahrah, which shares a border with Oman. The report, released a day before the fifth-anniversary of the Saudi-led military intervention[…]
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has announced the release of seven Houthis prisoners, according to Saudi Arabia’s state-run television network, after a Saudi prisoner freed by the Yemeni rebel group arrived in Riyadh. Saudi prisoner Mousa Awaji returned to the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday on a Red Cross plane from[…]
At least eight women and two girls heading home from a wedding have been killed in an air attack in central-west Yemen, a health official has told Al Jazeera. Saba news agency, aligned with Yemen’s Houthi group, cited a security source as saying that the women’s vehicle was struck by[…]
Three fighters from forces loyal to the former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed in a second day of clashes with their allies from the Houthi movement in the capital Sanaa, Saleh’s party said on Thursday. The two groups are fighting a Saudi-led coalition that has intervened in a[…]
At least 15 people have died in parts of central and southern Yemen after heavy summer rains triggered flash flooding, sweeping away dozens of cars and wrecking homes in the crisis-hit country, according to local officials and residents. Torrential rains destroyed several homes in Jibla, some 6km from the central[…]
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen asked the UN to take control of the country’s main airport in the capital Sanaa, which is held by their Houthi-rebel enemies, state news agency SPA reported. In a Thursday statement titled “Official Coalition Spokesman Asks UN to run Sanaa International Airport,” Spokesman Colonel[…]
More than 200 cholera cases have been reported in Yemen’s capital Sanaa as contaminated water and poor sanitation lead to a sharp rise in the transmission of the deadly disease. Cholera is one of several risks to civilians, but a rapid advance of the disease would add a new dimension[…]
Dozens of air strikes hit the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Thursday, in what residents described as the heaviest aerial attacks there in nine months of war, days after a Saudi-led coalition trying to restore a Saudi-backed government ended a fragile ceasefire. The strikes pounded the presidential palace and a mountain[…]
A car bomb exploded outside an Ismaili mosque in an eastern district of the Yemen’s war-damaged capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing nin people and wounding seven, a security source said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Al Faydh Alhatemy mosque in the Nuqum district, describing[…]
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