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Saudi Arabia intercept Houthi missiles aimed to target oil facilities

Saudi Arabia intercepted three missiles and three drones fired by Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen. One was destroyed in the eastern city of Dammam, where falling shrapnel injured two children and damaged buildings, the defence ministry said. The Houthis said they had targeted Saudi oil facilities. The other attacks were aimed at oil sites in […]

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Yemen: Armed drones and missiles attack on government airbase leaves at least 30 soldiers dead

At least thirty government fighters were killed in an attack on an airbase in southern Yemen. The spokesperson for Yemeni southern forces said al-Anad airbase was targeted with armed drones and missiles. He blamed the Iran-aligned rebel Houthi movement, which is fighting a war against the Saudi-backed government. The Houthis are yet to comment, but […]

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Saudi-led coalition intercept bomb-laden drone fired by Houthi rebels towards kingdom

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen claimed to have intercepted and destroyed a bomb-laden drone fired by Houthi rebels towards the kingdom on Friday, this is the third such attack within 48 hours. A statement cited by Saudi state news agency SPA said a drone heading towards the southwest Khamis Mushait region was shot down by its […]

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Ballistic missile targeting Yemen’s Marib city leaves at least 17 people dead

At least 17 people, including a five-year-old girl, have been killed after a ballistic missile targeted the Yemeni city of Marib in an attack the government blamed on the Houthi rebels. The missile hit a petrol station in the Rawdha neighbourhood, said Ali al-Ghulisi, the provincial governor’s press secretary. Information Minister Moammar al-Eryani said the […]

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Several killed as Yemen’s Houthi rebels make advances towards Marib city

Yemen’s Houthi rebels made important gains in the battle for the government’s last northern stronghold, advancing close to the centre of Marib city despite heavy casualties, reports said on Sunday. The rebels took full control of the northwest Kassara battlefield and made progress on western front lines despite air attacks by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition […]

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Saudi Arabia: Houthis launch drones targeting oil facility in Riyadh

Drones struck an oil facility in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Friday, igniting a fire, Saudi Arabian authorities said. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted an official in the energy ministry as saying the dawn attack caused no injuries or damage, and did not affect oil supplies. “The Riyadh oil refinery was attacked by […]

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‘Riyadh Lights Up’: Saudi Arabia intercepts missile attack over capital

The skies of Saudi Arabia lit up on Saturday night as multiple explosions were heard as a Saudi-led military coalition announced the thwarting of a missile attack that it blamed on Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Brigadier General Turki al-Malki, a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, said in a statement that the Houthis launched a ballistic missile […]

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Civilian aircraft catches fire after Yemeni group attack Abha airport: Saudi State TV

Saudi allies battling Houthi rebels said the Yemeni group launched an attack on Abha airport, causing a fire in a civilian aircraft that was brought under control. “A cowardly terrorist attack by the Houthi militia on Abha International Airport … A civilian plane within the airport grounds was exposed to a fire which was brought […]

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Explosion rocks tanker that docked at Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea port

An explosion rocked a Greek-operated tanker that docked at Shuqaiq, Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea port. The Saudi-led military coalition blamed Yemen’s Houthi rebels for the attack. The owners of the Maltese-flagged tanker Agrari tanker said on Wednesday it was “attacked by an unknown source” while it was preparing to depart from Shuqaiq. “The Agrari was […]

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More than 80 Yemeni soldiers killed in missile and drone attack

An attack on a military training camp in Yemen’s Marib province has killed at least 80 government soldiers and wounded hundreds of others, according to security sources. The assault late on Saturday “involved at three missiles”.  The targets included a gathering of government forces and a weaponry warehouse. A medical source at a Marib city […]