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Yemen raids intensify as UN call to extend truce ignored

Aden - The pro-government Arab coalition Sunday stepped up air strikes on Iran-backed rebels in Yemen and clashes raged on the ground as warring parties ignored a UN call to renew a fragile ceasefire.

UN urges renewal of Yemen truce as fighting rages

Aden - The UN envoy for Yemen called Saturday for the renewal of a 72-hour ceasefire in the country, though fighting has raged on between Shiite rebels and government forces despite the truce.

Fierce fighting rages in Yemen despite ceasefire

Aden - Fierce gun battles erupted overnight between Yemeni rebels and pro-government forces along the border with Saudi Arabia despite a three-day ceasefire due to end late Saturday, military officials said.

Fragile Yemen truce comes into effect under UN plan

Aden - A fragile ceasefire took effect in war-ravaged Yemen just before midnight Wednesday, under a United Nations plan, as combatants face mounting pressure to end more than 18 months of fighting.

Key dates in Yemen's 19-month conflict

Sanaa - A new UN-brokered ceasefire is due to take effect at midnight Wednesday in Yemen, where a 19-month conflict fuelled by rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran has killed almost 6,900 people.

Yemen fighting kills dozens ahead of truce

Aden - Clashes killed dozens of fighters across Yemen before a UN-brokered ceasefire was to begin Wednesday, as warring parties came under mounting pressure to end the two-year conflict.

UN announces truce in new attempt to end Yemen war

Aden - The United Nations has announced a new ceasefire in war-ravaged Yemen from early Thursday, after a week of escalated fighting sparked new international calls to end the conflict.

Yemen president says ready for 72-hour truce

Aden - Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire that could be extended, the war-torn country's foreign minister said Monday, a day after international calls for a truce.

Missiles may have been fired at US warships in Red Sea: official

Hodeida - Three US warships in the Red Sea detected what may have been missiles fired at them on Saturday but none hit, the US military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen's Huthi rebels.

Top military brass among those killed in Yemen funeral strike: official

Sanaa - Leading rebel officers were among those killed in the weekend air strike on a funeral in Yemen's capital, blamed on pro-government Arab coalition warplanes, according to official media reports on Tuesday.

Angry anti-Saudi protest in Sanaa after funeral carnage

Sanaa - Thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in the capital Sanaa on Sunday to vent anger at Riyadh, head of a coalition accused of carrying out air strikes that killed at least 140 people at a funeral.

Arab coalition says to probe Yemen funeral carnage

Sanaa - The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said it will investigate an air raid that killed more than 140 people at a funeral, after the US said it was reviewing support for the alliance.

Yemen rebels say more than 100 killed in Sanaa air strikes

Sanaa - Saudi-led air strikes on a funeral in Sanaa on Saturday killed more than 100 people and wounded more than 500, the rebels in control of the Yemeni capital said.

Yemen rebels say more than 100 killed in Sanaa air strikes

Sanaa - Rebels in control of Yemen's capital accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting them of killing more than 100 people and wounding hundreds more Saturday in air strikes on a funeral in Sanaa.

Yemen rebels form rival government

Sanaa - Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen formed Tuesday a "national salvation" government to rival the internationally recognised administration of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Sanaa - Yemeni rebels claimed they hit a vessel Saturday operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen's government.

Coalition raids kill 8 Yemeni civilians: govt official

Sanaa - The Saudi-led coalition killed eight civilians in two separate air strikes on rebel-controlled areas of northern Yemen on Thursday, a government official said.

Third deadly drone strike in a week hits Yemen Qaeda

Aden - An apparent US drone strike has killed five suspected Al-Qaeda members in Yemen in the third such attack this week, a security official said on Saturday.

Saudi-led raids kill 20 civilians in Yemen rebel port

Hodeida - Saudi-led air strikes killed 20 civilians in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida just hours after the rebels celebrated the second anniversary of their seizure of the capital, a government official said.

15 fighters killed in southwest Yemen: military sources

Aden - At least 12 rebels and three pro-government fighters were killed in fierce battles in southwestern Yemen on Wednesday, military sources said.
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