Yemen

Houthi missiles hit Saudi border town; airforce to retaliate

RIYADH - Yemen's Houthi fighters fired mortar and rockets at a Saudi Arabian border town on Tuesday for the first time since a Saudi-led coalition began a military campaign against them in late March, the coalition's spokesman said.

UPDATE 2-Houthi missiles hit Saudi border town; airforce to retaliate

RIYADH, May 5 - Yemen's Houthi fighters fired mortar and rockets at a Saudi Arabian border town on Tuesday for the first time since a Saudi-led coalition began a military campaign against them in late March, the coalition's spokesman said.

05 May 2015

Yemen talks May 17 could bolster anti-Houthi alliance

ADEN - Yemen's president has called a meeting of political forces on May 17 to discuss his country's war that will include former associates of a powerful ally of the Houthis, a move that could bolster the ranks of opponents of the Iranian-allied force.

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Yemen talks May 17 could bolster anti-Houthi alliance

ADEN, May 5 - Yemen's president has called a meeting of political forces on May 17 to discuss his country's war that will include former associates of a powerful ally of the Houthis, a move that could bolster the ranks of opponents of the Iranian-allied force.

05 May 2015

Saudi king says setting up centre to coordinate Yemen humanitarian work

DUBAI - Saudi King Salman announced on Tuesday the establishment of a centre to coordinate humanitarian assistance for Yemen, and invited the United Nations to join in relief work for the Arab country.

World, 05 May 2015

Saudi-led alliance mulls partial truces in Yemen - statement

RIYADH - A Saudi-led Arab alliance conducting air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen is considering calling truces in specific areas in Yemen to allow humanitarian supplies to reach the country, the Saudi foreign minister said on Monday. | Video

World, 05 May 2015

Saudi-led alliance mulls partial truces in Yemen - statement

RIYADH - A Saudi-led Arab alliance conducting air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen is considering calling truces in specific areas in Yemen to allow humanitarian supplies to reach the country, the Saudi foreign minister said on Monday. | Video

World, 05 May 2015

Oil down after 2015 high; Saudis' Yemen action and dollar weigh

NEW YORK - Brent oil hit a 2015 high before settling down with U.S. crude on Monday as Saudi Arabia's plan to halt bombing in Yemen eased tensions over the security of oil Middle East supplies.

05 May 2015

U.N. urges Saudi-led coalition to stop targeting Yemen airport

GENEVA - Saudi-led coalition should stop targeting Yemen's Sanaa airport, the United Nations said on Monday, as it prepared a plan to set up an air-bridge to bring humanitarian workers into the country from Djibouti and deliver aid around Yemen. | Video

World, 05 May 2015

Oil down after 2015 high; Saudis' Yemen action and dollar weigh

NEW YORK - Brent oil hit a 2015 high before settling down with U.S. crude on Monday as Saudi Arabia's plan to halt bombing in Yemen eased tensions over the security of oil Middle East supplies.

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