Yemen

Islamic State claims car bomb in Yemen capital, four dead

Photo

DUBAI - A car bomb exploded outside an Ismaili mosque in Yemen's war-damaged capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing four people and wounding six, health authorities and a security source said.

Saudi-led warplanes bomb Houthi bastion in north Yemen

SANAA/ADEN - Saudi-led warplanes bombed targets in Yemen's northerly Saada province, a bastion of Iranian-allied Houthi forces, local officials said on Wednesday, and a U.N. official accused both sides in the conflict of failing to respect international law.

World, 29 Jul 2015

U.N. aid chief says no warring parties observed Yemen truce

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien said on Tuesday none of the warring parties in Yemen had observed a humanitarian pause in fighting announced by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces and accused both sides of failing to respect international law.

World, 29 Jul 2015

Warplanes attack air base near Yemen's Aden

SANAA/ADEN - Warplanes attacked Houthi militia in control of Yemen's largest air base north of Aden on Tuesday, seeking to expand territorial gains made by Saudi-led coalition forces since they captured the southern port city last week.

World, 28 Jul 2015

Houthis, foes fight on as Yemen ceasefire quickly unravels

SANAA/ADEN - Yemen's Houthi group carried on fighting across Yemen on Monday despite a ceasefire announcement by its Saudi-led foes, and media controlled by the Iran-allied movement acknowledged that its forces had shelled targets inside Saudi Arabia. | Video

World, 27 Jul 2015

Yemen truce stumbles, shelling reported in north and south

SANAA/ADEN - Residents and Saudi media said Yemen's Houthi militia had continued fighting across Yemen on Monday despite a ceasefire announcement by Saudi-led forces fighting to restore the elected Gulf-backed president.

World, 27 Jul 2015

Houthis, Saudi-led forces battle for Yemen's biggest air base

ADEN/SANAA - Yemeni forces allied with a Saudi-led coalition fought Houthi militia for control of the country's largest air base north of Aden on Sunday, hours before a humanitarian truce declared by the coalition was meant to start, residents said.

World, 26 Jul 2015

UPDATE 4-Houthis, Saudi-led forces battle for Yemen's biggest air base

* More than 3,500 killed in 4 months of war (Adds Houthi statement on ceasefire)

26 Jul 2015

Yemeni Houthis say have not been informed by U.N. about ceasefire

SANAA - Yemeni Houthis said they had not been formally notified by the United Nations of a ceasefire due to take effect on Sunday evening, the Houthi-allied Saba news agency reported.

World, 26 Jul 2015

Houthi leader rejects Yemen truce - Twitter account

CAIRO - The leader of Yemen's Houthi movement has rejected a ceasefire planned by its Saudi-led Arab coalition adversary, saying such a truce would benefit only Islamic State and al Qaeda, according to a message posted on the group's Twitter account.

World, 26 Jul 2015