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Yemen warring parties reach prisoner swap deal: Huthis

DUBAI: Yemen's Huthi rebels and the internationally recognised government have reached a prisoner swap deal during negotiations in Switzerland, the militants said Monday. "An agreement...

Saudi Arabia says oil facility attacks target world supplies

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its tankers and a major pipeline targeted the security of global oil supplies

Saudi Arabia says 5 wounded as Huthi drones intercepted

Saudi air defences intercepted two drones launched by Huthis from neighbouring Yemen but debris wounded five civilians, including a child

Spain cancels sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia

MADRID: Spain said Tuesday it has cancelled a 2015 deal to sell 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition fighting...

Two ‘Saudi spies’ among three sentenced to death in Yemen

SANAA: A court in Yemen's rebel-held capital sentenced three people to death on Saturday, including two for spying for Saudi Arabia, a news agency...

UN announces 72-hour truce for Yemen

ADEN, YEMEN: A 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen will go into effect starting Thursday, the United Nations announced on Monday. A cessation of hostilities that first...

Missiles may have been fired at US warships near Yemen: official

WASHINGTON: Three US warships in the Red Sea detected what may have been missiles fired at them on Saturday but none hit, the US...

United States prepares for possible new strikes in Yemen

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon was preparing for possible new strikes in Yemen on Thursday after US missiles hit Huthi targets, but officials stressed America wants...

Clashes around key city of southwest Yemen leave 40 dead: military

ADEN: Forty people were killed in fighting between Huthi rebels and pro-government forces around southwest Yemen's main city of Taez, military sources said Thursday.

Saudi coalition, Huthis violate human rights in Yemen: UN report

UNITED NATIONS: A confidential UN report has concluded that the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen deliberately bombed a house, killing four children, and that Huthi rebels used civilians as shields to avoid attacks.

Three Al-Qaeda suspects ‘killed in Yemen drone strike’

ADEN: A drone attack believed to have been carried out by US forces killed three suspected Al-Qaeda members travelling in a car in southeast Yemen, security and tribal sources said Saturday.

Arab coalition bombs Yemen rebels for fifth night

SANAA: Arab coalition warplanes carried out a fifth straight night of air strikes against Shiite rebels near the Yemeni capital and elsewhere in the violence-wracked country, residents said on Monday.

Gunmen seize Yemen president's chief of staff: official

SANAA: Gunmen on Saturday seized Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's chief of staff, whose nomination as prime minister last year was rejected by Shiite militiamen controlling the capital, an official said.