The civil war in Yemen has claimed over 10,000 civilian lives as Saudi-backed forces of the Yemeni government are fighting Shia Houthi rebels, who are allied with forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The Saudi-led coalition said on Wednesday it destroyed six bomb-laden drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels toward Saudi Arabia. Earlier in the day, the US Embassy warned Americans of a potential attack on the Saudi capital.
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi movement has announced the death of its youth and sports minister, who was shot in the capital Sanaa over the weekend, blaming “criminal elements” of the Saudi-led military coalition for his killing.
The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen and the Iran-backed Houthi movement have kicked-off an operation that will see over 1,000 prisoners returning home, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has confirmed.
Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels will exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, a landmark swap in a brutal five-year war. UN officials said that the exchange could pave the way for a ceasefire.
Separatists in Yemen abandoned their declaration of self-rule in the south on Wednesday and pledged to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal, AFP reports. The move could mend a rift between allies in the war against Houthi rebels.
Yemen’s Houthi group said on Monday it attacked and hit a large oil facility in an industrial zone in the southern Saudi city of Jizan. The attack was part of an operation launching drones and missiles into Saudi Arabia overnight, according to...