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Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen rebels after pipeline attack

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemeni rebel targets including in the capital on Thursday following insurgent drone strikes on a key oil pipeline that Riyadh said were ordered by its arch-rival Tehran.

Air strikes hit Yemen capital: rebels, witnesses

Sanaa - Warplanes struck in and around the rebel-held Yemeni capital Thursday two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in neighbouring Saudi Arabia, the rebels and witnesses said.

Yemenis divided by war share hope for peace

Sanaa - Divided by war, one thing unites Yemenis in rebel-held Sanaa and state-controlled Aden -- four years into a conflict that has triggered a tragic humanitarian crisis, people just want peace.

Saudi-led strikes pound Yemen capital after rebels kill Saleh

Sanaa - Saudi-led warplanes pounded the rebel-held Yemeni capital before dawn on Tuesday after the rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh as he fled the city following the collapse of their uneasy alliance, residents said.

Children among 14 dead in new air strike on Yemen capital

Sanaa - Children were among at least 14 people killed in an air strike that toppled residential blocks in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Friday, witnesses and medics said.

Air raids on Yemen capital kill dozens

Sanaa - More than 30 people, including civilians, were reported have been killed Wednesday in air raids on Yemen's capital, where a Saudi-lead coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

Air strikes 'kill 22 civilians near Yemen capital'

Sanaa - At least 22 civilians have been killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition near Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa, witnesses and residents said on Sunday.

Russian plane prevented from leaving Sanaa airport in Yemen

Sanaa - Russia claims an Il-76 transport took "23 tonnes of humanitarian aid" to Sanaa, the capital of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels. The aid was said to include food and tents.

15 killed in Yemen as Arab coalition planes pound Sanaa

Sanaa - Air raids by Saudi-led coalition warplanes killed 15 people in Yemen's capital in one of the heaviest nights of bombardment in months, aid workers and witnesses said Saturday.One rescuer told AFP at least 10 civilians were among the dead.

Warplanes bomb Saleh party HQ in Yemen capital

Sanaa - Saudi-led warplanes have bombed the Sanaa headquarters of the Yemeni party headed by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is allied to Shiite Huthi insurgents, the party said on Monday.

Coalition pounds Yemen capital despite UN envoy arrival

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded rebel positions across Sanaa overnight, only hours after the UN envoy to Yemen arrived in the rebel-held capital, residents said Saturday.

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen rebels in three cities

Sanaa - Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels across three Yemeni cities on Friday, as Riyadh reported the death of a Saudi child from cross-border fire.

Blasts shake Yemen capital after coalition hits arms depot

Sanaa - Powerful explosions shook the Yemeni capital on Monday after warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck a rebel arms depot.

Embassies close, chaos and anarchy spread in Yemen

Sanaa - Deteriorating security and political instability in Yemen is forcing closure of foreign embassies. Saudi Arabia, Germany and Italy withdraw embassy staff from Yemen on Friday. France, Britain, the Netherlands have already closed their embassies.

Second ceasefire in Yemen between rebels and Sunni tribes

Sanaa - In Yemen's Ibb province rebel Shia Houthi fighters have signed a second ceasefire agreement Saturday after an earlier agreement was breached.

Houthi rebels sign UN-brokered peace deal in Yemen

Sanaa - The Houthi rebels in Yemen accepted a UN-brokered peace deal after capturing much of the capital Sanaa. The deal will require disarmament and withdrawal from areas they seized recently.

Yemeni fighter explodes and crashes in capital

Sanaa - A Russian-made Sukhoi SU-22 fighter on a routine training exercise apparently exploded in midair over the capital of Yemen, Sanaa, killing the pilot.

Op-Ed: Yemen National Dialogue begins in the capital

Sanaa - After being delayed numerous times, a national dialogue conference has finally begun in Sanaa. The conference began on March 18th the 2nd anniversary of an attack on demonstrators by security forces that left many dead.

Gunmen kidnap three European tourists in Yemen capital

Sanaa - Three foreign tourists were kidnapped in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Friday by gunmen suspected of belonging to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

President Saleh of Yemen injured but survives attack on palace

Sanaa - Reports of pitched battles between troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and tribesman have resulted in the president reportedly injured after an attack on his compound in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
 

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Smoke raises from the Defence Ministry s compound after an attack  in Sanaa December 5  2013
Smoke raises from the Defence Ministry's compound after an attack, in Sanaa December 5, 2013
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Police officers look at a damaged vehicle at the site of three large explosions  near former Preside...
Police officers look at a damaged vehicle at the site of three large explosions, near former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's house which is also within close proximity to the French embassy, in Sanaa. February 3, 2014
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A man looks at a damaged vehicle at the site of an explosion  near former President Ali Abdullah Sal...
A man looks at a damaged vehicle at the site of an explosion, near former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's house which is also within close proximity to the French embassy, in Sanaa February 3, 2014
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Soldiers gesture along a road leading to the Defence Ministry's compound as smoke rises after an attack, in Sanaa, December 5, 2013
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Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide attack at the Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa...
Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide attack at the Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa, December 5, 2013
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Police troopers stand guard at checkpoint in Sanaa December 25  2013
Police troopers stand guard at checkpoint in Sanaa December 25, 2013
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Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide attack at the Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa...
Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide attack at the Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa, December 5, 2013
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WORSHIP: Minarets of several mosques are visible in this view of Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, taken in 2009.
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