Yemen

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 36 Yemeni civilians - residents

SANAA - An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah on Sunday, residents said.

Oil extends short-covering frenzy to second day, topping $50

NEW YORK - World oil prices roared back to $50 a barrel in the second day of a frenetic short-covering rally on Friday, with violence in Yemen, a storm in the Gulf and refinery outages helping extend the biggest two-day rally in six years.

29 Aug 2015

U.S. crude jumps 6 percent in second day of short-covering frenzy

NEW YORK - U.S. crude rose 6 percent on Friday, notching its first weekly gain in two months, after a rally in gasoline from refinery outages and concerns about strife in Yemen fed a second frenzied day of short-covering in oil.

Business, 29 Aug 2015

Yemeni government says to mount battle for Sanaa within 8 weeks

CAIRO - Yemeni government forces intend to launch the battle for Sanaa within two months and steps are already under way to break the grip of Houthi fighters who controlled the capital for nearly a year, said the country's exiled foreign minister.

World, 27 Aug 2015

INTERVIEW-Yemeni government says to mount battle for Sanaa within 8 weeks

CAIRO, Aug 27 - Yemeni government forces intend to launch the battle for Sanaa within two months and steps are already under way to break the grip of Houthi fighters who controlled the capital for nearly a year, said the country's exiled foreign minister.

27 Aug 2015

Coalition poised to retake capital, but Yemen risks grow

SANAA/RIYADH - Weeks after seizing Yemen's southern port, Aden, members of a Saudi-led military coalition and the local fighters it supports say they are poised to oust Iranian-allied Houthi forces from the capital Sanaa.

World, 27 Aug 2015

Coalition poised to retake capital, but Yemen risks grow

SANAA/RIYADH, Aug 27 - Weeks after seizing Yemen's southern port, Aden, members of a Saudi-led military coalition and the local fighters it supports say they are poised to oust Iranian-allied Houthi forces from the capital Sanaa.

27 Aug 2015

Saudi military intercepts Scud missile fired by Yemeni forces

SANAA - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory.

World, 26 Aug 2015

UPDATE 1-Saudi military intercepts Scud missile fired by Yemeni forces

SANAA, Aug 26 - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory.

26 Aug 2015

Yemeni forces launch Scud missile at Saudi Arabia - Houthi TV

SANAA - Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the group's TV channel said, as combat between the kingdom and the Iran-allied group has intensified.

World, 26 Aug 2015