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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 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.

Houthis 'could target Saudi oil tankers if Hodeidah attacked'

Houthis 'could target Saudi oil tankers if Hodeidah attacked'

In a televised speech, Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said his group's ballistic missiles were capable of reaching the United Arab Emirates' capital of Abu Dhabi and anywhere inside Saudi Arabia.

30 dead as air strike hits hotel in Yemen: Houthis

30 dead as air strike hits hotel in Yemen: Houthis

At least 30 people were killed in an air strike that hit a small hotel north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, the armed Houthi movement said.

Al-Qaeda ousted from oil-rich Yemen province: army

Al-Qaeda ousted from oil-rich Yemen province: army

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), seen by the United States as the global network's most dangerous franchise, has exploited Yemen's war to expand its presence in the country's south.

Kuwait denies its waters used for Iran supplies to Houthis

Kuwait denies its waters used for Iran supplies to Houthis

Kuwait on Wednesday denied a Reuters report that Iran was using the Gulf Arab state's waters to smuggle weapons and equipment to Houthi forces in Yemen.

600,000 cholera cases feared in Yemen by year-end

600,000 cholera cases feared in Yemen by year-end

Cholera cases in Yemen are expected to at least double by the end of 2017 to more than 600,000, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Sunday, as the charity's president visited the war-ravaged country.

Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid staff flight to Yemen

Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid staff flight to Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a UN flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa on Tuesday because three international journalists were also aboard.

UN wants probe into attack on Yemen envoy's convoy

UN wants probe into attack on Yemen envoy's convoy

The United Nations urged authorities in Houthi-controlled Sanaa on Thursday to investigate a "grave attack" on the convoy of its envoy to Yemen during his visit to the capital.

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen, a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces said on Wednesday.

Yemenis rally in Sanaa on war's second anniversary

Yemenis rally in Sanaa on war's second anniversary

Thousands of Yemenis packed a square in the capital Sanaa on Sunday on the second anniversary of a war that has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people and pushed the impoverished country to the brink of famine.

UAE says two soldiers died in Yemen

UAE says two soldiers died in Yemen

A soldier from the United Arab Emirates died while taking part in a Saudi-led military operation in Yemen, state news agency WAM reported on Friday, without clarifying the circumstances of his death.