NEWS ALERT | Yemen’s Houthis Say Targeted Saudi Airport, Air Base With Drones

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Iran-aligned Houthi forces in Yemen said on Friday they targeted Khamis Mushait and Najran in Saudi Arabia with drones, Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saria said on Twitter. The Saudi – led coalition said earlier on Friday it intercepted and destroyed four explosive – laden drones launched by the group in … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Yemen’s Houthis Say Targeted Saudi Airport, Air Base With Drones

BREAKING NEWS | Yemen’s Houthi Say They Launched Missile, Drone Attack On Riyadh

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Yemen’s Iran – aligned Houthi movement said it launched a large missile and drone attack deep in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday that struck the defense ministry and a military base in Riyadh, but the kingdom said it blocked the assault. The Saudi-led coalition that has been battling the group for … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Yemen’s Houthi Say They Launched Missile, Drone Attack On Riyadh

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Coalition Intercepts Drones Laden With Explosives Launched By Houthis

RIYAHD | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen said on Monday it has intercepted several drones laden with explosives launched by the Iranian – aligned group towards the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported, citing the coalition spokesman. Colonel Turki al-Malki said the drones were targeting civilians, without elaborating. He said … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Coalition Intercepts Drones Laden With Explosives Launched By Houthis

NEWS ALERT | Saudi-Led Coalition Says Shot Down Two Drones Launched By Yemen’s Houthis: Agency

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen shot down two drones launched in the direction of Saudi Arabia by the Houthi group, Saudi States News Agency SPA reported, citing a coalition spokesman. The two drones were launched the border town of Khamis Mushait, SPA said, accusing Houthi forces of targeting civilian … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi-Led Coalition Says Shot Down Two Drones Launched By Yemen’s Houthis: Agency

NEWS | Saudi Arabia Confirms Virtual Donors Conference For Yemen With U.N.

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia confirmed it will host a virtual donors conference next week for Yemen together with the United Nations which said the conflict – riven nation risked being overwhelmed by the coronavirus. Millions need aid in Yemen, whose government was ousted from the capital Sanaa by the Iran – allied … Continue reading NEWS | Saudi Arabia Confirms Virtual Donors Conference For Yemen With U.N.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Suspends Staff Activity In Yemen’s Houthi – Held Areas, Operations Continue

GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended staff activity at its hubs in Heouthi-held areas of Yemen, a directive seen by Reuters showed, in a move sources said aimed to pressure the group to be more transparent about suspected coronavirus cases. War-ravaged Yemen, one of the countries most vulnerable to disease, is divided … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Suspends Staff Activity In Yemen’s Houthi – Held Areas, Operations Continue

NEWS | Companies Give Yemen Tens Of Thousands Of Coronavirus Test Kits To Ease Shortage

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – A group of multinational companies said on Wednesday it was donating tens of thousands of coronavirus testing kits and medical equipment to Yemen, where a five-year was has destroyed system and left millions vulnerable to disease. Yemen, which has very limited testing capabilities, has reported only one laboratory-confirmed case of the … Continue reading NEWS | Companies Give Yemen Tens Of Thousands Of Coronavirus Test Kits To Ease Shortage

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi – Led Coalition To Announce Yemen Ceasefire At Midnight: sources

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi – led coalition fighting Yemen’s Iran – aligned Houthi movement will announce at midnight on Wednesday it is halting military operations nationwide to support a U.N. ceasefire initiative, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The suspension in fighting, expected to go into effect on Thursday, was … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi – Led Coalition To Announce Yemen Ceasefire At Midnight: sources

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi – Led Coalition To Begin Yemen Ceasefire on Thursday: Saudi Officials

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen will begin a two-week ceasefire on Thursday, senior Saudi officials said on Wednesday. The ceasefire will start at noon Saudi Arabia time on Thursday, they said. The officials, briefing reporters by telephone, said the ceasefire was aimed at giving the Iran  … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi – Led Coalition To Begin Yemen Ceasefire on Thursday: Saudi Officials

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi –Led Coalition Says It Foiled Attack On Oil Tanker Off Yemen

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi – led coalition fighting in Yemen said it had foiled an attack on an oil tanker off the country’s coast, the Saudi State News Agency SPA reported on Wednesday. The tanker was sailing towards the Gulf of Aden when it was targeted by four boats, with one of … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi –Led Coalition Says It Foiled Attack On Oil Tanker Off Yemen