Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport

World 05/20/19, 21:53

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it.The Houthi's Al-Masirah satellite news channel said early Tuesday they targeted the airport in Najran with a ...

Iran’s supreme leader makes uranium enrichment threat

World 05/15/19, 04:26

Iran's supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that "no one is seeking war," saying it wouldn't be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels amid rising tensions with ...

UN calls for Yemen agreement to be implemented without delay

U.S. 04/17/19, 20:08

The U.N. 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 their implementation "without delay."The council reiterated its endorsement of the Dec. 13 ...

Yemeni officials: Blast in capital kills 13

Asia & Pacific 04/07/19, 12:59

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 than 100, local medical officials said.The Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, who seized control of the capital in 2014, ...

UN warns thousands trapped in Yemen’s northern flashpoint

World 03/12/19, 13:34

A U.N. humanitarian agency warned Tuesday that thousands of Yemeni civilians caught in fierce clashes between warring factions are trapped in an embattled northern governorate, an area that has become another flashpoint in the country's bitter civil war.The number of ...

Yemen rebels deny UN accusations of stealing aid deliveries

Africa 01/01/19, 05:57

Yemen's Houthi rebels are denying accusations by the United Nations food agency that they are stealing "from the mouths of hungry people" and diverting food deliveries.Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, head of the Supreme Revolutionary Council, says in a statement Tuesday the ...

UN threatens to slash Yemen food aid over theft by rebels

World 12/31/18, 11:11

The U.N. food agency on Monday threatened to suspend some aid shipments to Yemen if the Houthi rebels do not investigate and stop theft and fraud in food distribution, warning that the suspension would effect some 3 million people.The World ...

investigation: Children fight on front lines of Yemen war

World 12/19/18, 06:07

The number etched on the bracelet around Mohammed's wrist gave the 13-year-old soldier comfort as missiles fired from enemy warplanes shook the earth beneath him.For two years Mohammed fought with Yemen's Houthi rebels against a military coalition led by Saudi ...

UN envoy: UN monitors needed to observe Yemen cease-fire

U.S. 12/14/18, 12:57

The U.N. envoy for Yemen called Friday for the urgent deployment of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in the strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces — a potential breakthrough in Yemen's ...

British diplomat says Yemen talks on next week in Stockholm

World 11/29/18, 06:33

Britain's ambassador to Yemen said Thursday he has spoken with representatives from the country's warring sides and that he expects them to attend peace talks that are to begin next week in Stockholm.However, overnight fighting cast a cloud on efforts ...

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