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Yemen: Suicide bomber kills 49 in Aden.

(Aden) Soldiers who were queuing to collect salaries near a military base in the Khor Maksar district were targeted by a ISIS suicide bomber this morning resulting in 49 killed, with another 60 injured. This attack comes just 8 days when another suic...
by Eye On The World on Dec 18, 2016

Yemen on verge of famine amid Saudi attacks: UN officials

The United Nations says Yemen is on the brink of famine.The United Nations aid official in Yemen says the country is on the brink of famine, with a Saudi-led war having battered its economy and preventing distribution of food supplies to the hunger-s...

At least 45 pro-Hadi troops killed in Aden bomb blast

A wounded Yemeni man is taken off an ambulance on December 10, 2016 after a bomber killed 45 soldiers and wounded around 50 others at a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Aden. (Photos by AFP)A bomb blast has killed at least 45 soldiers loyal...

Yemen: Suicide bomber murders 45 people waiting to be paid

(Yemen) A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up inside an army base in the southern city of Aden, killing 45 soldiers and wounding another 50.The bomber detonated a belt of explosives he was wearing amid hundreds of soldiers lining up to collect...
by Eye On The World on Dec 10, 2016

60 Yemenis feared drowned after boat goes missing in Arabian Sea

In this file photo, the Djibouti coastguard escorts boats carrying refugees from Yemen into the port of Obock. (Photo by the UNHCR)Dozens of people are feared drowned in the Arabian Sea days after their vessel disappeared off the coast of war-torn Ye...

Saudi warplanes bombard areas across Yemen

Yemenis inspect the damage in an area near a communications tower hit in Saudi airstrikes in the western port city of Hudaydah, November 27, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Saudi warplanes have carried out a series of new aerial attacks against areas across Yeme...

Pro-Hadi militias set to launch new assault on Yemen coastline

Militants loyal to the former Yemeni government are seen in the country’s third-largest city Ta’izz during clashes with army forces and allied Ansarullah fighters, on November 21, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Yemen’s former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour...

Saudi Arabia mulls military base in Djibouti amid Yemen crisis

Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf (Photo by AP)Djibouti says Saudi Arabia is planning to set up a military base in the African country amid the Riyadh regime’s deadly military campaign against neighboring Yemen.In an interview...

Saudi warplanes claim seven civilian lives in Yemeni capital

In this September 22, 2016 photo, a Yemeni man stands amid the rubble of a factory hit by Saudi airstrikes, in Sana’a, Yemen. (Photo by AP)Saudi Arabia continues to launch airstrikes against its impoverished neighbor, Yemen, killing at least seven...

Yemeni snipers kill 4 Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks

Members of the Saudi border guard are stationed at a look-out point on the Saudi-Yemeni border, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, on April 9, 2015. (Photo by AFP)Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have shot dead...

Saudi warplanes kill six civilians in Yemen’s Sa’ada

A Yemeni inspects damaged houses following a Saudi airstrike in the western province of Mahwit on October 27, 2016. (Photo by AFP)At least half a dozen people have been killed and several others have sustained injuries when Saudi Arabia’s fighter j...

US could be complicit in Saudi war crimes: Prominent rights body

Unconfirmed image shows an American-made air-delivered BLU-108 bomblet with four smart submunitions still attached in the Sa’ada Province in northern Yemen on April 17, 2015.Human Rights Watch (HRW) has renewed the call for Washington to “immedia...

Yemeni political parties vow to support new government

Head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammad Ali al-Houthi, speaks during a ceremony in Sana’a on November 30, 2016. (Photo by al-Masirah TV)Political factions in Yemen have expressed full support for the newly-formed "national salva...

Saudi Arabia's warplanes use cluster bombs in airstrikes on Yemen

Yemenis check the destruction following an airstrike by Saudi warplanes in the capital, Sana’a, on September 4, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Saudi Arabia has intensified its airstrikes on Yemen, using internationally-banned cluster bombs in its air assaults...

Lets open the talking shop

Some people would argue that groups of people sitting around a table discussing issues that are happening elsewhere in the world is the very opposite of what will change things for the better. Perhaps what is worse than a talking … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Sep 5, 2016

US providing logistical support and political cover for Saudi Arabia's strikes on Yemen: Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi

The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-HouthiThe leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has censured the United States for providing logistical support and political cover for the Saudi bombardment campaign against...

Yemeni army forces launch new missile against Saudi Arabia

Yemeni army forces have launched a locally designed and manufactured ballistic missile towards an area deep inside Saudi Arabia in response to Riyadh’s atrocious aerial bombardment against the crisis-stricken Arab country.On Friday, the media burea...

Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen consolidates terror groups: UN

UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed ©AFPThe United Nations special envoy for Yemen has warned that the deadly Saudi aggression against Yemen is fueling the spread of the al-Qaeda and Daesh terrorist...

Saudi jets killed 20 in new launch of airstrikes in Yemen

A picture taken on August 9, 2016 shows smoke billowing behind buildings following an airstrike carried out by Saudi Arabia in the Yemeni capital Sana’a. (By AFP)At least 20 people have lost their lives and many others sustained injuries in a numbe...

At least 16 civilians killed in Saudi Arabia’s latest airstrike in Yemen



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