Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


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Saudi US envoy ‘optimistic’ on Yemeni peace talks

Saudi’s ambassador to the United States has said that he is optimistic that UN-brokered negotiations between Yemen’s warring parties would “result in a breakthrough.” In an opinion published in the Wall Street Journal on the conflict’s first anniversary, Abdullah bin

Houthis violate truce on Saudi border

Iran-backed Houthi militias group has violated a truce on the Saudi border after rockets fired from Yemen fell into the kingdom’s southern province of al-Tawal province, Al Arabiya News Channel reported on Thursday. The rockets, which were fired Wednesday, killed

Yemeni official: Houthis recruiting African fighters

A top military Yemeni official said the Iran-backed Houthi militias and their ally’s forces have started recruiting “mercenaries,” coming mostly from African countries, Al Arabiya News Channel reported Monday. Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Nasir al-Tahiri said the move by

Yemeni army seeking to tighten control of Hajjah and Hodeidah

The army of Yemen’s internationally recognized government and Popular Resistance units are planning to tighten their grip over the northwestern province of Hajjah and advance south to the coastal Hodeidah province after making gains, the army said. Brigadier General Omar

Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill over 30 Houthis

Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Houthi militias have killed at least 30 people in a district outside the capital, Sanaa. The Saturday raid hit a popular market area in the Nihm district. The Saudi-led alliance is fighting the Houthis and forces loyal

Yemeni army recaptures key base near capital

Yemen’s army and forces from the Popular Resistance were able to recapture a strategic military camp near the capital Sanaa, exclusive photos obtained by Al Arabiya News Channel show. The photos of Fardhat Nahm camp near Sanaa showed destruction of

Yemen appoints top general in bid to rally tribes

Yemen’s president has appointed a veteran general as armed forces deputy commander in a bid to rally support from tribes and troops in the rebel-held Sanaa region, military sources said. President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi’s decision to appoint Saudi-based General Ali

Yemen army commander shot dead in Aden

A gunman killed a senior Yemeni army officer in Aden on Monday, as violence in the southern port city which is the headquarters of the Saudi-backed government showed no let-up, military sources said. The gunman, who was on the back

Yemen loyalists advance towards rebel-held capital

Yemeni pro-government forces have advanced to within 40 kilometers (25 miles) of Sanaa in a push towards the rebel-held capital from the northeast, loyalist military sources said on Friday. Loyalist forces took the town of Nihm after overrunning the headquarters

WHO delivers medical aid to Yemen’s Taez

The World Health Organisation said Wednesday it has managed to deliver desperately needed medical supplies to Yemen’s Taez city which has been besieged for months by Shiite Huthi rebels. The WHO has “successfully delivered more than 20 tonnes of life-saving

Amnesty: Houthis blocking vital hospital supplies in Taez

Amnesty International warned on Tuesday that the Iran-backed Houthi militia group and its allied forces are endangering “the lives of thousands of civilians” in the southern Yemeni city of Taez after its stopping entry of necessary medical and food supplies

Hadi vows to push until Houthis defeated in Sanaa

Yemeni President Abdrabu Mansur Hadi said Tuesday that military operations against Houthi militias would not stop until the Yemeni capital was liberated. Backed by airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition, popular resistance and Yemeni armed forces loyal to Hadi are fighting

Yemen’s Houthis detain activists, journalist in Sanaa

Yemeni security officials say Houthi rebels have detained a number of activists and critics including a local journalist in the capital, Sanaa. Saturday’s detentions come shortly after the Houthis released three Al-Jazeera journalists they kidnapped in the western city of

Daesh targets Yemen leaders

The Daesh affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Thursday that killed seven people and targeted the presidential palace in Aden, where the internationally recognized president and his Cabinet are based. In an online statement posted

Blast hits outside residence of Yemeni president

A car bombing has rocked the external entrance of Al-Ma’asheeq residence where the internationally recognized Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Hadi is living in the seaside port city of Aden on Thursday, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. The channel said the blast

Yemen PM returns to Aden to reestablish govt

Khaled Bahah

The Yemeni prime minister and his Cabinet returned on Monday to the southern port city of Aden, months after he was targeted in a suicide bombing that forced them to leave the country. Khaled Bahah’s return is aimed at establishing

U.N. urges regular aid access to Yemen’s Taez

The U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Yemen called Saturday for regular humanitarian access to parts of the battleground city of Taez that are besieged by Iran-backed militias. Jamie McGoldrick said he saw some food, cooking gas and other commodities being brought

Houthis accused of arbitrary detentions: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Sunday accused Yemen’s Houthi militias of arbitrarily detaining dozens of opponents in the capital Sanaa, where they have ruled for more than 15 months. The Iran-backed militias detained 35 people between August 2014 and October 2015,

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