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  • Indian sailors rescued from Yemen Houthis thank PM Modi

    Indian sailors rescued from Yemen Houthis thank PM Modi

    The Indians were among 14 foreigners who were taken captive when the Houthi rebels seized the UAE-flagged merchant vessel Rwabee in the Red Sea on January 2

    April 26, 2022
  • Omani delegation arrives in Yemen to mediate peace process

    Omani delegation arrives in Yemen to mediate peace process

    The war has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced 4 million, and pushed the country to the brink of starvation, according to the UN.

    April 23, 2022
  • Prospect of peace

    Prospect of peace

    Tehran now has a foothold on the Arabian Peninsula and while the Houthis don’t follow Iran blindly, their military leadership has established a close relationship with Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The world has the ill-conceived intervention in Yemen by the Saudis to thank for this.

    April 11, 2022
  • Seven-year jinx

    Seven-year jinx

    The impact on the Yemeni population caught between the Saudi forces and Houthi rebels has been devastating. Ordinary Yemenis have no place of refuge in the region to flee to from the incessant violence. Experts peg the number of internally displaced persons in Yemen at close to four million.

    April 1, 2022
  • Saudi Arabia offers $7mn to Unicef education programmes in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia offers $7mn to Unicef education programmes in Yemen

    The project aims to reach 578,000 children, 7,000 teachers and 54,000 community members in Yemen, it added.

    March 29, 2022
  • Famine in Yemen

    Famine in Yemen

    Among 2.2 million children, 538,000 are severely malnourished. An estimated 1.3 million women could be “acutely malnourished” by the end of the year. In a prognosis that is as graphic as it is heart-rending, Catherine Russell, executive director of Unicef, has warned that “more and more children are going to bed hungry in Yemen. This puts them at increased risk of physical and cognitive impairment, and even death.”

    March 18, 2022
  • Landmine blast kills 3 in Yemen: Official

    Landmine blast kills 3 in Yemen: Official

    The Yemeni government believes that landmines are so widespread that it could take multiple decades to remove all of them.

    December 12, 2021
  • 3 Al Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen drone strike

    3 Al Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen drone strike

    The official confirmed that the mountainous areas in Shabwa and other turbulent neighbouring provinces are witnessing an active presence of Al Qaeda.

    November 15, 2021
  • 44 killed in heavy fighting in Yemen’s Marib

    44 killed in heavy fighting in Yemen’s Marib

    "The Houthis succeeded in achieving limited on-ground progress after launching a number of multi-pronged attacks in the fighting with the pro-government forces," a military official said

    September 27, 2021
  • Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen’s Marib kill 35 Houthis

    Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen’s Marib kill 35 Houthis

    Meanwhile, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported 23 Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Sirwah without providing further details.

    September 21, 2021
  • New UN envoy vows to revitalise peace process in Yemen

    New UN envoy vows to revitalise peace process in Yemen

    He pledged to spare no effort in trying to bring together actors across conflict lines, to engage Yemenis from all political perspectives and societal components and from all parts of the country, to discuss under UN auspices how they can find common ground and resolve their differences without resorting to force.

    September 11, 2021
  • 58 killed in large-scale Houthi attacks

    58 killed in large-scale Houthi attacks

    During the past 48 hours, 40 Houthis and 18 soldiers of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces were killed, he confirmed

    September 3, 2021
  • Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill 20 Houthis

    Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill 20 Houthis

    Yemen has been mired in civil war since late 2014 when the Houthi group seized control of much of the country's north and forced the Saudi-backed government of President Abd-Rabbuh Mansour Hadi out of the capital Sanaa.

    August 28, 2021
  • Saudi-led airstrikes pound Houthi positions in Yemen

    Saudi-led airstrikes pound Houthi positions in Yemen

    The Saudi-led coalition intervened in the Yemeni conflict in March 2015 to support Hadi's government

    August 26, 2021
  • Saudi-led airstrikes pound Houthi positions in Yemen

    Saudi-led airstrikes pound Houthi positions in Yemen

    The airstrikes targeted the Houthis in four frontlines in the western districts of Sirwah and Rahabah, killing dozens and destroying several vehicles carrying weapons and combatants, the source told Xinhua news agency.

    August 26, 2021
  • 10 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen’s Marib

    10 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen’s Marib

    Yemen's civil war flared up in late 2014 when the Iran-backed Houthi rebels seized control of much of the country's north

    August 22, 2021
  • 11,350 kids in besieged Yemeni province unvaccinated for three years

    11,350 kids in besieged Yemeni province unvaccinated for three years

    According to the health office in Hayran, an average of 300 patients visit health centres on a daily basis in these areas, mostly children and women.

    August 17, 2021