Gulf Times - Yemen
Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missile launched at Jizan

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missile launched at Jizan

Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a missile launched towards the kingdom's southwestern Jizan region by Yemen's armed Houthi movement, state media said on Tuesday.

Assault on Yemen's Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

Assault on Yemen's Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

The United Arab Amirates on Sunday announced it had halted the offensive it is backing against Houthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeida to give a chance to UN diplomatic efforts.

Yemen president demands full rebel withdrawal from Hodeida

Yemen president demands full rebel withdrawal from Hodeida

Yemen's embattled president has demanded a full rebel withdrawal from conflict-hit Hodeida, a government source said, after talks with the UN's top envoy on Wednesday in Aden.

UN envoy due in Yemen as strains escalate with Houthi missile launch

UN envoy due in Yemen as strains escalate with Houthi missile launch

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired missiles at the Saudi capital Riyadh late on Sunday, escalating tensions ahead of a visit by the UN envoy to Yemen this week to try to avert a military assault on the country's main port city.

Saudi-led coalition says Hezbollah fighters killed in Yemen battles

Saudi-led coalition says Hezbollah fighters killed in Yemen battles

Forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition have killed eight members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group in Yemen in battles with the Iran-aligned Houthis, the coalition said on Monday.

Fighting moves closer to centre of Yemen's main port city

Fighting moves closer to centre of Yemen's main port city

Yemen's Houthis deployed additional forces in the main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as a Saudi-led military coalition moved closer to the city centre in the largest offensive of the war, raising UN fears of a humanitarian catastrophe.

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

The airport is disused but housed a major rebel base just inland from the coast road into the city from the south.

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, state media reported, as a Riyadh-led military coalition intensifies an offensive to capture a strategic port.

Saudi-led coalition captures large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Saudi-led coalition captures large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said.

Arab coalition bombs Houthis in Hodeidah, urges them to withdraw

Arab coalition bombs Houthis in Hodeidah, urges them to withdraw

Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters holed up at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped UN diplomacy could coax the Iran-aligned movement to cede the city to "save the population".

Fears in Yemen after UN ceasefire efforts fizzle

Fears in Yemen after UN ceasefire efforts fizzle

Houthi rebels said the talks had failed, and the head of their unofficial government rejected a ceasefire under current conditions.

Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida

Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida

More than 70% of Yemeni imports pass through the docks of Hodeida port, controlled by the country's Houthi rebels.