US drone kills 5 al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 16:36

Aden (Yemen), Nov 26, A US drone killed five operatives of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda offshoot in an overnight strike as they were travelling on a mountainous road in the southeastern province of Shabwa, media reports said on Sunday.


Sushma seeks whereabouts of missing Indian priest in Yemen

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 22:10

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday asked her visiting Yemeni Abdulmalik Abduljalil Al-Mekhlafi to secure the safe and early release of abducted Indian priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil after being told he was still alive.


Saudi-led warships shell Houthi positions in Yemen

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 20:50

Aden (Yemen), July 9, Warships of the Saudi-led Arab coalition launched intensified bombing on a number of positions held by fighters of the Shiite Houthi group in war-torn Yemeni province of Taiz on Sunday, a military official told Xinhua.


25 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:06

Sanaa, June 18 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike which saw a warplane bomb a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, media reported on Sunday.


US drone strikes al-Qaida vehicle in Yemen, kills 3

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 07:32

Sana'a, June 17, At least three militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed after an unmanned US plane fired a missile at a running vehicle in Shabwa province, a military official said.


20 mn Africans on brink of famine: UN agencies

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 08:00

Rome, May 19, Twenty million people in four African countries are on the brink of famine, senior staffers at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) said.


US drone strikes kill 7 Al Qaida suspects in Yemen

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:14

Sanaa, April 19, Two US drone strikes have killed at least seven suspected Al Qaida operatives in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib, a security official said on Wednesday.


Indian national killed in projectile attack from Yemen

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 22:54

Riyadh, April 7, Saudi civil defence said on Friday that an Indian national was killed and three others were injured in the border city of Najran when they were hit by projectiles fired from Yemen.


US raid in Yemen missed key Al Qaeda leader: Report

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 08:44

Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) A US raid in Yemen last week missed its primary target -- an Al Qaeda leader considered the third most dangerous terrorist in the world -- who survived and is now taunting President Donald Trump in an audio message, according to a news report.


40 prisoners, Houthi rebels killed in Yemen attack

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 10:56

Sanaa, Oct 30 (IANS) At least 40 people, including prisoners and Houthi rebels, were killed in an airstrike by the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition on a Yemeni prison on Sunday.


'Five Houthi commanders killed in Yemen'

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:26

Sanaa, Oct 21 (IANS/AKI) Five senior commanders from Yemens Shia Houthi rebel movement have been killed in clashes in its northern heartland of Saada province and in western Marib province, the Al-Arabyia TV channel reported on Thursday.


Yemen president agrees to 72-hour ceasefire

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 03:34

Sanaa, Oct 18 (IANS) Yemen's President Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has officially agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire between the warring parties in the country, as proposed by the United Nations.