U.N. Food Chief Warns Aid Suspension in Yemen Likely to Start this Week
United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Houthi-controlled areas.
Saudi Air Defence Intercepts Five Houthi Drones
Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday.
No Houthi Military in Three Key Yemen Ports for Past Month: U.N.
A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago.
Yemen's Houthis Strike Saudi Airport, Coalition Vows to Retaliate
The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people.
Republicans in Congress Push Back on Trump Weapons Packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE
U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review.
Saudi Air Defence Intercepts Two Houthi Drones
Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday.
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.
Germany Sells Bahrain €16.2 Million Worth of Arms
The German Federal government approved nearly €400 million arms exports to the coalition countries in war on Yemen, led by Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the German government approved 9 permits for arms sales to Bahrain worth about €16.2 million, according to the German news agency.
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.
Saudi Cabinet Approves Tourism Visa for Foreign Travellers
Saudi Arabia's cabinet has approved electronic visas for foreign visitors to attend sporting events and concerts, local media reported, as the world's top oil exporter tries to diversify its economy and open up its society.
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.
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.