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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 coalition launch airstrikes against key Houthi military installations in Yemen

The Saudi-led-coalition struck key military targets belonging to the Houthis in the capital, Sanaa, Yemen in the early hours of Sunday, reports claimed. The raids come after the Houthis claimed responsibility for drone attacks on an oil refinery in the Saudi capital, Riyadh which caused a fire that was brought under control. On Saturday, the […]

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UN humanitarian chief warns of ‘unimaginable humanitarian consequences’ as Houthi rebels advance in Yemen’s Marib

The United Nations’ humanitarian chief was ‘very alarmed’ by the Houthi rebels advance on the Yemeni government’s last northern stronghold. Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, tweeted on Tuesday that an assault on Marib would endanger two million civilians and could cause hundreds of thousands to flee the city, which would have “unimaginable […]