Gulf Times - Yemen
Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

The stark warning from World Health Organisation, Unicef and World Food Programme came 10 days after the Saudi-led military coalition shut down Yemen's sea and air ports.

UN warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

UN warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

The United Nations warned Wednesday that fuel supplies needed to run Yemen's hospital generators and pump clean water will run out in less than three weeks unless the Saudi-led coalition lifts its blockade.

Saudi-led coalition air raid shuts down Yemen's Sanaa airport

Saudi-led coalition air raid shuts down Yemen's Sanaa airport

An air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen shut down the airport in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, further isolating the country where millions are on the brink of famine, the state news agency SABA reported.

Suicide bombers kill at least six in attack in Yemeni city: witnesses

Suicide bombers kill at least six in attack in Yemeni city: witnesses

Two suicide bombers detonated a car packed with explosives in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Tuesday, killing at least six people, witnesses said.

Thousands protest in Yemen against Saudi-led blockade

Thousands protest in Yemen against Saudi-led blockade

Young and old, desk clerks and activists, Yemenis from all walks of life took to the streets Monday to protest a Saudi-led blockade that has left thousands struggling to survive.

Houthis threaten to attack warships, oil tankers if ports stay closed

Houthis threaten to attack warships, oil tankers if ports stay closed

Saudi Arabia has blamed the Iran-allied Houthis for firing a ballistic missile towards Riyadh airport on November 4. Two days later, the Saudi-led coalition responded by closing access to Yemeni ports.

Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: EU, UN

Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: EU, UN

The Saudi-led coalition's easing of its blockade on famine-threatened Yemen is "a step in the right direction" but does not go far enough, the European Union and United Nations said.

Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'

Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'

"The United States and their allies have mobilised all their capabilities against us and achieved nothing," said the Iranian president.

UN, Red Cross urge Saudi-led coalition to re-open aid lifeline to Yemen

UN, Red Cross urge Saudi-led coalition to re-open aid lifeline to Yemen

The United Nations and Red Cross on Tuesday urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to re-open an aid lifeline to bring imported food and medicine into the country.

UN urges Saudi coalition to end Yemen aid blockade

UN urges Saudi coalition to end Yemen aid blockade

Relief supplies into Yemen have been blocked since the coalition sealed off the country's borders following a missile attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels that was intercepted near Riyadh airport.

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct aggression'

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct aggression'

This "could be considered as an act of war," Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

The move follows the interception of a missile fired towards Riyadh on Saturday which the coalition has described as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia which controls large parts of Yemen.