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World’s worst oil leak in waiting? Deteriorating oil tanker off Yemen threatens food and water supplies for millions, environment catastrophe

An oil spill involving a deteriorating tanker off the coast of Yemen could disrupt food and water supplies for millions of people as well as trigger an environmental catastrophe across the region. Researchers from Stanford University, Harvard University, and UC Berkeley released models on the impact of an oil spill from the FSO Safer in […]

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Saudi Arabia: Projectile fired from drone targets Saudi’s Jazan airport near Yemen border, 10 injured

At least 10 people have been reported injured in an attack on an airport in Saudi Arabia’s city of Jazan, near the border with Yemen. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the attack on Friday evening targeted the King Abdullah Airport. Citing a Saudi-led coalition spokesman, SPA said that the projectile was fired from a […]

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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 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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Protesters angry with living conditions storm into presidential palace in Yemen’s Aden

Protesters stormed the presidential palace in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, the seat of the war-torn country’s internationally-recognised government. Earlier on Tuesday, demonstrators broke into the Maashiq Presidential Palace amid public anger over the lack of services, poor living conditions and depreciation of the local currency. Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed and members of the cabinet […]

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60 killed, 170 injured after Houthi rebels launch ‘projectiles’ at migrant facility in Sanaa

Houthi rebels in Yemen caused a massive blaze killing dozens at a migrant holding facility in the capital Sanaa, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). “Scores of migrants burned to death in Yemen on March 7, 2021, after Houthi security forces launched unidentified projectiles into an immigration detention centre in Sanaa, causing a fire,” HRW […]

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Saudi coalition destroy 10 armed drones targeting ‘civilian sites’

The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen said on Sunday as it destroyed 10 armed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, including at least five fired towards Saudi Arabia, state television channels reported. The coalition did not specify locations in the kingdom but said the drones were aimed at “civilian sites”. On Saturday, the coalition […]

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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 […]