Saudi-backed fighters capture coastal area in Yemen from Houthis
Thursday, 7 December 2017 DUBAI (Reuters) - A Western-backed Saudi-led coalition scored its first major gains in Yemen since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday when local fighters captured an area on the Red Sea coast from Houthi rebels, residents said on Thursday.
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has welcomed an offer of talks from an historic foe, the war-torn country's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. In a televised speech on Saturday, he said he was ready to 'turn the page' if the coalition stopped attacks on his country and lifted its blockade. His...
On Monday, warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemen’s presidential palace in the center of the Houthi-controled capital Sanaa, killing at least six people. There was no immediate comment.. Source: Wochit -
On Wednesday Saudi Arabia's air defense forces said they have intercepted three ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by Yemen’s Houthis who have stepped up attacks recently. According.. Source: Wochit News -
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on April 3 that Yemen’s food chain, health service, water and sewer systems were all collapsing as the conflict, which began on March 19,.. Source: Storyful Studio -
For three years, the United Nations estimates the War in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 people and brought the country to the brink of collapse. Saudi Arabia leads a coalition of Arab countries in.. Source: Euronews English -
The report by Conflict Armament Research comes as the West and United Nations researchers accuse Iran of supplying arms to Yemen's Shiite rebels known as Houthis, who have held the country's capital.. Source: NYDN tronc -