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Yemeni military forces supported by Popular Resistance Forces and the Arab Coalition aircrafts were able to liberate the strategic camp of Taiba from the grip Houthi militias in the district of Bart al-Anan, north of Al-Jawf governorate. The Taiba military camp is considered strategic as Houthis used as ... military

SANAA, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Yemen's Houthi rebels said they hit a warplane belonging to the Saudi-led coalition while flying over the Yemeni northern province of Saada on Wednesday. "Our air defense forces fired a missile and hit an F-15 plane over Saada," the dominant group said in a ...
Earlier in the day, Saudi fighter jets targeted a vehicle as it was travelling along a road in the Nihm district of Yemen's west-central province of Sana'a. Separately, a civilian sustained injuries when a cluster bomb went off in the Maran area of Ḥaydan district in Sa'ada Province. Cluster munitions, which ... F-15
Al Mukalla: Yemeni government forces, backed by massive air and military logistics support from the Saudi-led coalition, have made a new, successful incursion into the northern province of Saada, Al Houthis' main bastion, local media reports said. Al Masdar Online, an independent news site, reported ... government
"The army liberated the areas of Azhour and Al-Hajjla and the village of Bani Meen and Hanaka other areas on outskirts of the Razih directorate, located to the north-west of Saada," commander of the seventh brigade border guards, Col. Hamoud Hisham, said in a statement on the national army's ...

A Yemeni tribesman from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, holds a ... DUBAI: Fifteen Iran-backed Houthi militants were killed by Arab coalition airstrikes on the Razih front, north-west of Saada province, on ... army
A boy looks at dust raising from the site of air strikes in Saada, Yemen February 27, 2018. ... Dubai: Air strikes killed nine civilians and wounded at least 6 on Wednesday in two separate attacks in north and west Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition fighting against the Houthi movement, residents told Reuters. army
DUBAI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Air strikes killed nine civilians and wounded at least 6 on Wednesday in two separate attacks in north and west Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition ... Residents said four civilians had been killed in an airstrike in the suburbs of the northern city of Saada, the main Houthi stronghold. army
Two children were killed and eight wounded in an airstrike on the northern Yemeni rebel stronghold of Saada, a UN agency said on Wednesday. A Saudi-led ... The United Nations Children's Fund tweeted that two children died and eight were wounded in an air raid on Saada governorate on Tuesday. army
The Arab Coalition launched more than 20 air raids on Saada on Monday night targeting Houthi locations, a military source said. ... Statistics published by the Yemeni army on Monday said that more than 100 militiamen, including field commanders, were killed over the last 48 hours by air raids and battles ...
The engineering division of the Yemeni army announced the extraction of around 3,000 mines and explosive devices in several areas in the Saada governorate planted by the Houthi militia. The head of the division, First Lieutenant Sultan Shamsan, said the militia had planted this large amount of mines in ...
A Yemeni military official confirmed on Tuesday that the Houthi militias were threatened in their stronghold of Saada province in the north of the country ... army and the popular resistance deeper in Saada and towards the area of Burt in Al-Jouf province, and close towards Harf Sufyan in Amran governorate.
In this February 1, 2018 photograph, a young boy talks to an armed Yemeni soldier at a camp for those displaced by Yemen's war in Marib, Yemen. ... Control of the district will enable government forces to cut off the rebels' supply route from Hodeidah to the neighbouring province of Taez, where ...
The Yemeni national army has gained full control over a number of strategic sites surrounding Baqim directorate north of Saada on Friday. Houthi militia suffered great losses in the fight including several men and equipment. Commander of the Fifth Brigade, Brigader Saleh Qaroush, said that this progress ...
The official spokesperson for the Arab coalition in Yemen, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, said that a recent raid targeted a Houthi militia military checkpoint, not civilians, unlike what some media outlets have reported. The media agencies claimed that the coalition targeted two civilian cars and a truck on one of the ...

Yemenis inspect the damage after an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Ansar Allah stronghold of Saada, Yemen, February 22, 2018. ... Ansar Allah fighters took over Sanaa, Yemen's constitutional capital, in early 2015, taking advantage of popular discontent toward Yemeni President Abed Rabbo ...
The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the northern-based rebels, who are from the Zaidi sect of Shiite Islam, since March 2015 to reinstate the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The rebels control Sanaa as well as their northern stronghold, Saada, and are nominally backed by ...
Yemeni rebels say an air raid by the Saudi-led coalition fighting them struck a police building in the rebel-controlled capital, Sanaa, killing eight people. In a statement by their ... Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The rebels control Sanaa as well as their northern stronghold, Saada, and are nominally backed by Iran.
The Arab coalition in Yemen has launched 50 air raids on Houthi militia sites across four Yemeni provinces on Saturday. The strikes killed several militia members and destroyed Houthi weapon stores. According to military sources, more than 12 raids targeted Houthi militia sites in Saada. Similarly ...
SANA'A, Jan. 28 (Saba) – President of the Supreme Political Council Saleh al-Sammad on Sunday met sheikhs and notables of the border districts of Baqem, Qutaber and Majaz of Saada province. The meeting discussed the situations in the province and the suffering of people in the districts due to the ...
Last week, Yemen's Defence Ministry said government forces reached the edges of Hays town in the province of Hodeida after liberating large swathes of ... In northern province of Saada, Al Houthis' main bastion, Saba reported that government forces advanced into Bouqa region after taking control of a ...
On the West Coast, the army completed liberating a number of areas under the control of Houthi's militias in the district of Hays south of Hodeidah (west of Yemen). The army liberated villages and areas of Qurniyah, Hussei Ahmad, Mahwa al-Subeai, al-Kharaba, and many others. The forces are now only 4 ...
The Houthi armed group control a large swath of territory inside Saudi Arabia, The New Khalij has reported, however the kingdom has not mentioned this publically. “The real story is about a cover-up of Saudi military embarrassment and the imminent risk of wider conflict from which Iran, at little cost to itself, ...
Engineers from the Yemeni army have dismantled scores of land mines, improvised explosive devices and guided missiles that were found in sites liberated last week in Saada province. (Reuters). Related Articles. Officials say UN migration agency employee abducted in Yemen · Yemeni expats in Saudi ...
Al Mukalla: Yemen's Defence Ministry has announced killing as many as 100 Al Houthis in a week of raging fighting in the northern province of Saada, the rebels' main bastion. Fighting intensified inside Al Houthis' heavily fortified province last month when government troops resumed attacks, taking ...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday ordered the transfer of US$2 billion (Dh7.3bn) to Yemen after the Yemeni prime minister urged the ... came as government troops, backed by Saudi-led coalition warplanes, continued their advance in the northern province of Saada, the Houthis' main stronghold.
Al Mukalla: Troops loyal to the internationally-recognised president of Yemen, backed by tense air strikes by Saudi-led coalition fighter jets, stormed a new district in the ... bastion, government forces seized control of Bouqa market, parts of Al Ouleb mountain and large lands in Bouqa district north of Saada.
Since the war began, at least ten thousand Yemeni civilians have been killed, though the number is potentially much higher, because few ... The Houthi movement takes its name from the Houthi family, whose home province, Saada, in the north of Yemen, has always enjoyed a degree of autonomy.
A Yemeni government soldier fires at Al Houthi militants in the northern province of Hajja. ... number of Al Houthi commanders and dozens low-ranking militants have been killed in fierce clashes with government forces and by Saudi-led coalition fighter jets in Hajja, Baydha, Saada and Hodeida provinces.
Plans to open a Salafi missionary centre in the Yemeni province of Al Mahrah on the border with Oman and Saudi Arabia raise questions about Saudi ... the creation of an anti-Shiite Salafi mission near the Houthi stronghold of Saada that sparked a military confrontation in 2011 with the Yemeni government, ...
It is a new year but the same old story in Yemen. Nearly three years on since a Saudi Arabia-led coalition began its military campaign, Yemenis continue to die. At least 11 people were killed in a Saudi air strike on Wednesday that targeted a market in northern Saada province. That region is a stronghold of ...
Al Mukalla: Yemeni government forces and allied tribesmen are pushing Al Houthis further and further out of the northern province of Jawf amid heavy air ... By the end of last year, Yemen's army managed to send military supplies to government forces in Saada's Bouqa and Baqoum districts for the first time ...
SANAA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Yemen's Houthi rebels warned of cutting off the Red Sea shipping line if the Saudi-led coalition forces keep advancing towards the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported on Wednesday. "We will block the Red Sea international shipping line ...
The Yemeni Air Force and Air Defense introduced a new locally developed surface-to-air missile system, the country's official Saba News Agency reported. The new missile system has already shut down the Saudi-led coalition's Tornado military aircraft while it was flying over Saada province and in the ...
A provincial health official says an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has struck a market in northern Yemen, killing 11 people, including an 11-year-old boy. Hassab al-Azay, the health director in Saada province, a stronghold of the country's Shiite Houthi rebels, told The Associated Press that Wednesday's ...
Yemenis inspect the damage at the site of air strikes in the Houthi-held city of Saada, north-west Yemen. AFP ... Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air power also captured strategic sites in Khab Al Sha'af in Al Jouf province, north-east of the capital, Sanaa, observer Ramazi Mokhtar told The National.
Two pilots from the Arab Coalition fighting in Yemen have been evacuated from an operations area following a joint search and rescue operation after their fighter jet crashed due to a technical failure in Yemen's Saada province. In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Colonel Turki Al-Malki, ...
Yemeni government forces have secured control of a vital rebel supply route into Saada province as they close in on the stronghold of the Houthi insurgents. The highway runs from ... The Houthis launched two Iran-supplied missiles at Saudi Arabia from the north of Yemen last month. Government troops ...
A Yemeni fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi fires from a tank during clashes with Shiite Houthi rebels in the country's third ... Yemenis carry a wounded man past a burning vehicle following a reported suicide car bombing in Huta, the capital of the southern province of Lahj, ...
Indeed, the Houthis ultimately executed Saleh to avenge his 2004 killing of their founder, Hussein Badr al-Dein al-Houthi, in his cave hideout in their northern Yemen stronghold of Saada. The tension between Saleh and the Houthis had been mounting over the past year as the Houthis consolidated their ...
A Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed 11 civilians and wounded eight others in the Houthi rebel stronghold of Saada in northern Yemen on Wednesday, a tribal ... On Tuesday, the UN human rights office said it verified the killings of 115 Yemeni civilians and other non-combatants in airstrikes carried out by a ...
22 (Xinhua) -- A Saudi-led airstrike killed a family of seven members in the Yemeni northern province of Saada on Monday, a provincial security ... The Saudi-led coalition has intervened in the Yemeni conflict since March 2015 to roll back the Houthi militants and support the internationally-recognized ...
Clashes in the Yemeni rebel heartland of Saada province have killed 40 rebel fighters, Saudi media said on Wednesday, while the rebels reported nine civilians among 22 dead in Saudi-led air strikes. The rebels were killed in clashes over the past 24 hours with a pro-government alliance backed by Saudi ...
Government forces are battling Al Houthis in Saada's Bouqa and Baqoum regions in the east and north. Meanwhile, on the Red Sea front, the Defence Ministry said a ballistic missile fired by Al Houthis on Friday destroyed a school in Al Khokha in the western province of Hodeida. The missile would have ...
The jet was shot down in the northern province of Saada on Sunday, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported. ... coalition has been conducting regular surveillance operations and airstrikes on Yemeni territories controlled by the Houthi rebels as part of its war on Yemen that began in 2015.
An air strike attributed to the Saudi-led coalition killed five rebels on Saturday as they met with allied tribal leaders outside Yemen's capital, a tribal source ... The coalition regularly targets Houthi positions in areas they control, including around the rebel-held capital and in their northern stronghold of Saada.
The Saudi-led coalition, which includes the UAE, has been fighting the Houthi militias in Yemen's more than two-year-old civil war, in which more than 10,000 people have been killed, to restore the legitimate government of Mr Hadi. The statement added that the Yemeni forces killed 28 Houthi rebels and ...
A small number of fighters, according to those returning to Yemen, were Salafis exiled by the Houthis from Saada in 2014, who often preached to their fellow fighters by way of encouragement. The majority, however, were fighting for money. But then, according to Ali, the fighting died down during the late ...


 

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