Gulf Times - Sanaa
Saudi-led strike on Yemen TV station kills four: rebels

Saudi-led strike on Yemen TV station kills four: rebels

A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit Yemen's rebel-controlled state television station in Sanaa overnight, killing four guards, rebel media and the head guard said on Saturday.

Yemen government retakes Red Sea town from rebels

Yemen government retakes Red Sea town from rebels

The war-torn Arabian Peninsula country has been plunged deeper into turmoil by the killing on Monday of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Houthis.

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels cemented their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing their former ally ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Arab League chief condemns Houthis for 'assassinating' Saleh

Arab League chief condemns Houthis for 'assassinating' Saleh

The head of the Arab League warned that Saleh's killing following the collapse of his uneasy alliance with the rebels threatens an "explosion in the security situation" in the war-ravaged country.

UN aid workers return to Yemen on flights to Sanaa: UN

UN aid workers return to Yemen on flights to Sanaa: UN

Humanitarian aid workers arrived in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, after a nearly three week blockade by the Saudi-led military coalition, an official at the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said.

Sanaa airport 'ready to run' after bombing: rebel govt

Sanaa airport 'ready to run' after bombing: rebel govt

Yemen's rebel government on Tuesday announced the country's main international airport was fully functional again, one week after a Saudi-led air strike destroyed the facility's navigation system.

Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa

Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa

Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are locked in a deadly war with the Saudi-supported government, on Sunday said they had downed a drone on the northern outskirts of the country's capital.

Air strike near Yemen capital kills seven people

Air strike near Yemen capital kills seven people

Warplanes attacked a checkpoint outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing five civilians in a taxi and two armed personnel manning the site, witnesses said.

Fighters withdraw after clashes in Yemen capital

Fighters withdraw after clashes in Yemen capital

Gunmen from both groups in a strained civil war alliance withdrew from streets in the Yemeni capital on Sunday after trading fire in unprecedented violence, officials from the two groups said.

Warplanes hit Yemen capital, casualties include children

Warplanes hit Yemen capital, casualties include children

An air strike on Yemen's capital Sanaa killed 12 people including six children on Friday, rescuers said. The attack on the Faj Attan area on the outskirts of the city also severely damaged at least two buildings, reducing much of them to rubble, they said.

Ex-president stages massive rally in war-torn Yemen

Ex-president stages massive rally in war-torn Yemen

The rally marking 35 years since the founding of Saleh's Arab nationalist General People's Congress (GPC) sends out a signal that the strongman remains a force to be reckoned with.

Yemeni man executed for rape, murder of 3-year-old

Yemeni man executed for rape, murder of 3-year-old

Thousands of people gathered in the rebel-held Yemeni capital Monday to witness the public execution of a man convicted of raping and murdering a three-year-old girl.