The movement reportedly chose the Palestinian detainees over Houthi militants as they are expected to be released in a separate prisoner swap. In a statement on al-Masirah TV, the Houthi leader declared the release of members of the persecuted religious minority group. Today, I am reiterating that call for an immediate and unconditional freeze Yemen simply cannot wait," Griffiths said. The tanker was sailing 90 nautical miles south of Yemen's Nishtun port towards the Gulf of Aden when it was targeted by four boats, with one of the remotely controlled vessels "trying to explode it".
Even as Iranians were lining up to buy masks to help stop the coronavirus from spreading, the regime was urging the Houthis in Yemen to attack Saudi Arabia amid the G20 gathering.
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Houthi fire ballistic missile hours after SA coalition announce ceasefire. Houthis offer Saudi Arabia POW swap for jailed Palestinians The movement reportedly chose the Palestinian detainees over Houthi militants as they are expected to be released in a separate prisoner swap. Pro-Iranian regime Houthi leader releases persecuted Baha'is in Yemen In a statement on al-Masirah TV, the Houthi leader declared the release of members of the persecuted religious minority group.
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UN calls for immediate freeze of military operations in Yemen "Last week I issued a public call for a freeze on military activities. Saudi-led coalition says attack foiled against oil tankers off Yemen coast The tanker was sailing 90 nautical miles south of Yemen's Nishtun port towards the Gulf of Aden when it was targeted by four boats, with one of the remotely controlled vessels "trying to explode it" By REUTERS.
After years of conflict, shoots of peace emerging in Yemen Arguably, Yemen is now at its calmest since the civil war began. Yemen's airstrikes 'kill 31 civilians' after Saudi jet crash The United Nations office in Yemen said preliminary field reports indicated that "as many as 31 civilians were killed and 12 others injured in strikes that hit Al-Hayjah area" in Al-Jawf province.Yemen: Houthis capture hundreds of Saudi forces near border following offensive - spokesperson
Yemen's Houthis say targeted Saudi Aramco in response to tensions If confirmed it would be the first such Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia since late September. Subscribe for our daily newsletter. Most Read.Yemeni rebels on Sunday said they carried out a major assault on forces of a Saudi Arabian-led coalition near the two nations' border, releasing footage they say shows hundreds of captured troops, including Saudi officers, and destroyed Saudi military vehicles.
The rebels also said they killed or wounded coalition soldiers. World News Reuters Monday September 16, An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to hit back.
A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation. Saudi Oil Attack: China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was irresponsible to blame anyone for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities without conclusive facts.
Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants were still a target and could be attacked at "any moment", warning foreigners to leave the area. Saudi Arabia drone attack: Explosions and towering fireballs struck the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil empire on Saturday in an apparent wave of drone attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels.
The blows knocked out more than half the kingdom's oil output for days or more and threatened to drive up already high tensions between Iran and its foes in the World News Reuters Sunday September 1, A Saudi-led military coalition said on Sunday it had launched air strikes on Houthi military targets in southwest Yemen that Houthi-run media said had hit a prison, killing dozens of people.
World News Reuters Monday August 5, US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south.
World News Reuters Sunday May 26, Amal Hussein, a malnourished 7-year-old girl from war-torn Yemen, whose photograph sparked shock and anger across the globe, died on Thursday. Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Yemen's Houthi militia over Riyadh on Sunday, state-run al-Ikhbariya television said on Sunday.
World News Reuters Wednesday June 20, The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has seized control of Hodeidah airport and continues to attack pockets of Houthi resistance nearby, a coalition spokesman said on Wednesday. A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition and its local allies launched a long-anticipated offensive on the Yemeni port city of Hodeida early Wednesday, opening a new front in the country's intractable civil conflict and raising fears for millions of civilians.
Home Topic Houthi. All News. World News Zainab Fattah, Bloomberg Monday September 16, A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation. Your search did not match any documents. All rights reserved. Listen to the latest songsonly on JioSaavn.SANAA, Yemen AP — Yemeni security officials say forces loyal to the internationally recognized government have recaptured a key district in the southern Dhale province.
CAIRO AP — A prominent international rights group says Yemen's Houthi rebels had stored explosives in a warehouse in a residential area in the capital that caught fire last month, killing at CAIRO AP — An international rights group says the widespread use of land mines by Yemen's Houthi rebels not only kill civilians but block aid to the most needy, exacerbating the humanitarian Security Council expressed "grave concern" Wednesday that agreements reached four months ago by the warring parties in Yemen have not been carried out and called for CAIRO, Egypt AP — Residents of the Yemeni capital recounted on Monday the horror of a large explosion a day earlier that killed 13 civilians, including seven children, and wounded more than SANAA, Yemen AP — A large explosion at a warehouse in Yemen's rebel-held capital on Sunday killed at least 13 people, including seven children, and wounded more thanlocal medical officials Senate vote to end America's support for the Saudi-led war in the impoverished country, with the Yemeni government CAIRO AP — Yemen's government and the Houthi rebels have agreed on the first stage of a mutual pullout of forces from the port city of Hodeida, a key entry point for humanitarian aid, the United Nations said.
The warring parties agreed to a cease-fire in the city and a prisoner exchange during talks held in Sweden in December, but the implementation of both has been stalled. The Houthi rebels say their leader, Abdul-Malek al-Houthi, met with Griffiths on Sunday to discuss the implementation of peace deals from December talks with Yemen's internationally recognized government.
The U. He stressed that a breakthrough in the prisoners' deal would give momentum to the rocky talks over Yemen's crucial port of Hodeida, where a U. Dominik Stillhart, operations director of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said a key issue is that each side submitted a list with 8, names, but the other side says they are holding a "significantly lower" number. It's the first small prisoner exchange between the two sides, after the rebels released a Saudi a day earlier.
The rebels were transferred by the International Red Cross late on Wednesday, and the aid group had also arranged for the transfer of the Saudi prisoner. The Houthis had said they were releasing him because he's sick. It said a British national was wounded. A Saudi demining group says five of its international experts have been killed by an accidental explosion in Yemen while transporting mines and explosives to be destroyed.
The House of Representatives convened Saturday in Sayoun for the Yemenis recount horror of mysterious blast in capital April 8, GMT. Abdel-Majeed Sabra, a Yemeni lawyer representing one Connect with the definitive source for global and local news.
The Associated Press. All rights reserved.It also throws a spotlight on a conflict that has dragged on for almost two years and threatens to play into a wider regional schism between Sunni and Shiite Islam. Their name comes from Hussein Badr al-Din al-Houthi, who led an uprising in aimed at winning greater autonomy for provinces and protecting them from the perceived encroachment of Sunni Islam.
Houthi was killed in but his family and supporters led further rebellions and their influence has continued to expand following the ouster of strongman President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Houthis now control much of northern Yemen, having taken over the capital Sanaa in September and pushed the government into exile in November Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and its allies, including the U. Iran denies this, although the U. Navy says it has intercepted several shipping boats since the war began carrying Iranian weaponry suspected to be on the way to Yemen.
Iran is a regional foe of Saudi Arabia and continues to be a critic of the government in Riyadh and its bombing campaign in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt fear the civil war threatens the globally-important Gulf of Aden and the Suez Canal because Yemen sits on the narrow Bab el-Mandeb strait through which much of the world's oil shipments pass. Recent missile attacks have underscored those fears.
An Emirati-leased Swift boat came under rocket fire from Houthis in the area last week, suffering serious damage. The United Arab Emirates described the vessel as carrying humanitarian aid and having a crew of civilians, but Houthis said it was being used as a warship. Houthis also fire missiles or mortars almost daily into southern Saudi border areas. In Junethey fired a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia but it was intercepted. The Houthis on Thursday reiterated a denial that they carried out the failed missile attacks on the U.
They said the missiles did not come from areas under its control, said the Saba news agency, citing what it called a military source. The U. The conflict has also led to the death of an American who was being held by Houthis in Yemen. John Hamen, a contractor for a company maintaining a building being used by the U. A shaky cease-fire between the government and the Houthis began in April but collapsed in August after peace talks broke down.
Hadi had previously proposed a plan under which Yemen would become a federation of six regions, but Houthis rejected it. Gerry Northwood, chief operations officer with British maritime security firm MAST, suggested the Houthis would find it difficult to stage similar strikes now that the U. Instability and large-scale displacement, as well as weak governance, corruption, resource depletion and poor infrastructure, have hindered development in the poorest country in the Middle East.
Unemployment, high food prices and limited social services mean more than 10 million Yemenis are believed to be food insecure. With food ships finding it hard to get into Yemen's ports due to a virtual blockade by Saudi Arabia, over half the country's 28 million people already do not have enough to eat, according to the United Nations.
The World Food Programme says half Yemen's children under five are stunted, meaning they are too short for their age because of chronic malnutrition. News Business World Sports Podcasts. Follow NBC News. Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. US launches strikes in Yemen after American ships are targeted Oct. Let our news meet your inbox.
The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings. Alastair Jamieson. The Associated Press contributed.A series of drone and missile attacks on oil facilities of Saudi Aramco knocked out half of its daily oil production.
The rebels, known as Houthis, earlier in the day claimed they had launched a missile toward the plant in Abu Dhabi in the first such strike toward the country. Saudi Arabia said the missile was fired from Yemen by Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who announced that the target was the official residence of King Salman.
An Indian has been killed and three others were injured in fresh mortar attacks in Saudi Arabia's Jizan region by Houthi rebels, the second Indian to die in three days. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service. Have you read these stories?
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The missile attacks at such a time showed the real threat posed by the Houthis and the Iranian regime supporting them, Saudi-led coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Malki said. The GCC supported all measures the Kingdom would take to defend its land and protect its citizens, Al-Hajraf said, and he called on the international community to shoulder its responsibility in countering such acts.
The UAE also condemned the attacks, and said it stood with the Kingdom against every threat to its security and stability. They were received by officials of the ministries of foreign affairs, tourism, health and the General Authority of Civil Aviation at the airports in Jeddah and Riyadh.
Passengers have to undergo 12 preventive checkups in three stages — before boarding the plane, inside the cabin and then finally upon arrival. The Ministry of Health has allocated a checkpoint through which passengers pass thermal cameras upon arrival. Suspicious cases are transferred safely to a designated area further away. Passengers are also required to sanitize their hands before starting procedures at the passport and customs control area, where a distance of 1.
They are then escorted to their designated guesthouses. The Ministry of Tourism has allocated over 11, rooms so far across the Kingdom to accommodate the number of repatriations for the day isolation period, which is supervised by the Ministry of Health. Buses transporting the arriving passengers have been provided by the Ministry of Education and are equipped with safety measures and services.
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