Two rockets were intercepted on Saturday above the Saudi capital Riyadh and the southern city Jazan, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported, citing its correspondents and sources. Residents in Riyadh reported multiple blasts, followed by sirens in northern districts, Reuters said. AFP reporters said they heard three explosions in the capital.[…]
Thousands of mourners on Monday buried dozens of children killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in northern Yemen, one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in the three-year-old war. At least 40 children were killed in Thursday’s raid which hit the bus as it drove through[…]
Air strikes thought to be conducted by the Saudi-led coalition have hit a hospital’s entrance, fishing port and fish market in the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, killing scores. A source at Hodeidah’s health office told Middle East Eye that 55 people were killed in the strikes, with more than 100[…]
The United Nations Security Council on Monday backed a high-stakes mission by a UN envoy to avert an attack by the Saudi-led coalition on a key port in Yemen that provides a lifeline for humanitarian aid. The council met behind closed doors to hear UN envoy Martin Griffiths report on[…]
The Saudi-led coalition that is fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen is responsible for the deaths of scores of children since last summer, a United Nations report says. Al Jazeera obtained excerpts from the confidential report by the UN Office on Children and Armed Conflict, which was sent to the UN[…]
A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi rebels says it has intercepted a missile fired from the neighbouring country towards the kingdom’s capital, Riyadh. Houthi rebels said on Tuesday they had launched a ballistic missile targeting al-Yamama royal palace to mark 1,000 days since the coalition started its bombing campaign in[…]
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[…]
Yemen is on the verge of collapse as poverty and disease, exacerbated by war and a lack of resources, have ravaged the country. Save the Children warned on Tuesday that tens of thousands of children were dying with the healthcare system crumbling as a result of scarce resources and the[…]
Leading international medical charity MSF has evacuated staff from six hospitals in Yemen due to frequently occurring “indiscriminate shelling” by the Saudi-led coalition. The latest airstrike on a MSF facility killed 19 people and injured 24 this week. As a result of the August 15 aerial bombardment of Abs hospital[…]
Saudi Arabia is considering temporary halts in coalition air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen to allow for aid deliveries, the kingdom’s foreign minister has said. Adel al-Jubeir’s announcement came as clashes raged in southern Yemen between the Houthis and fighters allied with exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, killing at[…]
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