Yemen's Houthis warn of further attacks against Saudi

A series of missiles were launched into neighbouring Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, killing one and injuring several others. Houthi fighters in northern Yemen have warned they will fire more missiles into Saudi Arabia, if the Saudis do not stop their bombing raids. On Sunday, the Houthis sent several rockets across the border, targeting the capital Riyadh. The incident is […]

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UAE-backed militia deports Yemenis from southern Yemen

‘Northerners’ have been driven from Aden city, videos and documents sent to Al Jazeera show. Nearly two dozen Yemenis have said they were beaten, tortured and arbitrarily held by militias affiliated with the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen, then dumped hundreds of kilometres away in areas rife with violence and warned to never return. In a series of videos […]

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Southern Yemenis warn exclusion from U.N. peace talks could trigger new conflict

GENEVA (Reuters) – A separatist leader from south Yemen said a U.N.-mediated peace deal that fails to address the south’s wish for self-determination would be “dangerous” and could trigger a new conflict. In the war between the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and Yemen’s internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, southern forces form part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis. As […]

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Yemen's Houthis warn of further attacks against Saudi

A series of missiles were launched into neighbouring Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, killing one and injuring several others. Houthi fighters in northern Yemen have warned they will fire more missiles into Saudi Arabia, if the Saudis do not stop their bombing raids. On Sunday, the Houthis sent several rockets across the border, targeting the capital Riyadh. The incident is […]

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Peace deal in Yemen's main port hits snag as U.N. seeks aid pledges

DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – A peace deal in Yemen’s main port city appears to have stalled again despite U.N. efforts to salvage the pact intended to clear the way for wider negotiations to end the devastating four-year war, sources involved in the discussions said. United Nations chief Antonio Guterres admitted at a pledging conference in Geneva on Tuesday — which has […]

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U.N. envoy says Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

AMMAN (Reuters) – A U.N. special envoy told warring Yemenis on Tuesday that rapid implementation of a prisoner swap deal would help advance efforts at a political settlement of a nearly four-year-old war. The envoy, Martin Griffiths, said finalizing a list of the thousands of prisoners should be completed by the end of three days of talks in Amman between […]

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ISIL claims deadly suicide car bombings in Yemen's Aden

Civilian and military casualties reported in suicide car bombings outside counterterrorism camp in southwestern Aden. Dozens of people have been killed or wounded in two suicide car bombings in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, witnesses and local medics say. Saturday’s attack occurred outside the gate of a counterterrorism camp in the city’s southwest, according to the witnesses. The […]

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Germany stops arms exports to Yemen combatants

Germany will halt all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen as coalition talks continue. Germany will stop all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen, a government spokesperson has announced. The decision, announced on Friday by a spokesperson for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, comes as political parties including Merkel’s Christian Democratic […]

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Saudis 'intercept' Houthi missile near Yemen border

State-owned media say defence forces intercepted the missile over Najran before it could hit its intended target. Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the country by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The Saudi statement came just hours after the Yemeni group claimed to have launched the attack. State-owned TV channel Al Ekhbariya reported on Friday that Saudi defence […]

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