Gulf Times - Taez
85,000 displaced in 10 weeks of raging violence in Yemen: UN

85,000 displaced in 10 weeks of raging violence in Yemen: UN

The UN said Friday that surging violence across Yemen had pushed some 85,000 people from their homes in the past 10 weeks, with hundreds continuing to flee each day.

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen market kills 14 civilians

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen market kills 14 civilians

Saudi-led air strikes killed 14 civilians in a village market near Yemen's battleground third city Taez as a nearly three-year bombing campaign intensified, an official and medics said on Wednesday.

15 Yemeni rebels, 8 soldiers killed in clashes

15 Yemeni rebels, 8 soldiers killed in clashes

At least 15 Yemeni rebels and eight soldiers were killed on Monday as government forces attacked insurgent positions in two areas in the southwest of the country, military officials said.

Suspected Saudi-led raid kills 23 Yemen civilians: rebels

Suspected Saudi-led raid kills 23 Yemen civilians: rebels

A suspected raid by the Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen killed 23 civilians on Wednesday, including women and children, near the southwestern city of Taez, Houthi rebels said.

At least 22 dead in clashes in Yemen's Taez

At least 22 dead in clashes in Yemen's Taez

At least 22 people were killed in clashes between government forces and rebels on the outskirts of the flashpoint city of Taez in southwest Yemen, military sources said on Tuesday.

Yemen calm as 48-hour ceasefire takes hold

Yemen calm as 48-hour ceasefire takes hold

Violence subsided on Sunday in Yemen, a day after the beginning of a 48-hour ceasefire declared by the pro-government Arab coalition battling rebel fighters for almost 20 months.

Yemen clashes rage despite US call for truce

Yemen clashes rage despite US call for truce

Clashes raged in Yemen killing at least 27 people on Thursday, military officials said, despite a truce announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Coalition strikes kill at least 10 Yemen civilians

Coalition strikes kill at least 10 Yemen civilians

Saudi-led coalition air strikes killed at least 10 civilians in a battleground town southeast of Yemen's third city Taez on Saturday, the rebels, a medic and a loyalist official said.

Radicals  blow up 16-century mosque in Yemen

Radicals blow up 16-century mosque in Yemen

Sunni Islamist radicals in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar in the city of Taez, a local official said Sunday.

Helicopters kill 17 as Yemen government moves against Aden militants

Helicopters kill 17 as Yemen government moves against Aden militants

Saudi-led helicopters attacked al Qaeda militants in Aden overnight in an effort to dislodge them from a stronghold in the southern port city, killing at least 18 people, medics and a security official said on Sunday.

Al-Jazeera says news crew kidnapped in Yemen freed

Al-Jazeera says news crew kidnapped in Yemen freed

Al-Jazeera said on Thursday that a three-man news crew for the Qatar-based channel has been freed more than 10 days after being kidnapped in the flashpoint Yemeni city of Taez.