Two Saudi Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attack off UAE
Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a "sabotage attack" off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister.
Senate Upholds Veto of Yemen Resolution in Victory for Trump Saudi Policy
The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White House's policy of continued backing for the kingdom.
Trump Vetoes Congressional Resolution to End U.S. Involvement in Yemen War
President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday.
French-Made Tanks and Howitzer Canons Used in Yemeni War: Disclose
French arms including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are being used in the Yemeni war against civilians, leaked intelligence published by investigative website Disclose showed.
Yemen Leader-in-Exile Hadi Returns for Meeting of Divided Parliament
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who lives in Saudi Arabia while rival Houthi forces control the capital Sanaa, made a rare visit to his country on Saturday for a meeting of the divided parliament in a loyalist southern province.
Saudi Arabia Launches Raids on Sanaa
The Saudi-Led coalition in Yemen launched raids on Houthi camps in the capital Sanaa, including the Al-Dailami air base, Al-Arabiya TV reported on Saturday.
Baghdad: Photo Exhibition Held on 8th Anniv. of Peninsula Shield Entry to Bahrain
Activists held a photo exhibition in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, coinciding with the eighth anniversary of the entry of Saudi and Emirati troops (within the framework of the Peninsula Shield forces) to Bahrain to crush pro-democracy protests.
Yemenis Bury Children Killed in Hajjah Air Strikes
Hundreds of mourners in northern Yemen on Thursday buried 17 civilians, including nine children, killed in air strikes last week as Western pressure increased on the warring parties to end the devastating four-year war.
Saudis Shoot Down Drone Aimed at Kingdom, Saudi TV Reports
Saudi Arabia's air defense systems shot down a drone over the kingdom on Friday, the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen said, and it accused the country's Houthi fighters of launching the aircraft and targeting civilians.
Germany Resists Pressure to Ease Saudi Arms Export Halt
Germany is sticking to its weapons exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Wednesday, resisting pressure to soften its stance after criticism from Britain and defense firms, including Airbus, who argue it is hurting commerce.
Bahraini FM Star of Failed Conference, Summit Didn’t Reach any Concrete Conclusions or Joint Statement
Bahrain's Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, boasted at the Warsaw conference that the Palestinian cause was no longer his country's priority.
Yemen's Warring Parties Agree on Initial Redeployment: U.N
Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring armies to leave the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Starving Girl Shows Impact of Yemen War, Economic Collapse
Displaced by war, starving and living under a tree, 12-year-old Fatima Qoba weighed just 10kg when she was carried into a Yemeni malnutrition clinic.
U.S. House Backs Measure to End U.S. Support for Saudis in Yemen War
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution that would end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, as many lawmakers sought to push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy toward the kingdom.
U.S. Senate Proposal would Block Saudi Path to Atomic Weapon in Nuclear Deal
U.S. senators from both parties introduced a resolution on Tuesday requiring that any deal to share U.S. nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia block the kingdom from making a nuclear weapon.
Trump Objects to Measure Ending U.S. Support for Saudis in Yemen War
The Trump administration threatened on Monday to veto an effort in the U.S. Congress to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, continuing a stand-off with lawmakers over policy toward the kingdom.
Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen Launches a Targeting Operation in Sanaa
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched a targeting operation in the Houthi-held capital, Sanaa, Saudi state TV reported on Saturday.
Morocco Stops Taking Part in Military Action with Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen
A Moroccan government official said on Thursday (February 7, 2019) that Morocco has stopped taking part in military action with the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war.
U.N.: Yemen Warring Parties Agree Preliminary Compromise on Hodeidah
Yemen's warring parties have reached a preliminary compromise on how to implement a truce and troop withdrawal accord in the port of Hodeidah, although the deal has not yet been finally agreed, the United Nations said on Thursday.
U.S. Lawmakers Criticize Saudi Arabia, Ask about Weapons Restrictions
The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee said on Wednesday he was troubled by a report that Saudi Arabia transferred weapons to extremist groups in Yemen and questioned whether Congress should consider more restrictions on weapons sales to the Saudi-led coalition.