UN official says airstrikes kill over 30 civilians in Yemen
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 8:05 PM
Strikes killed more than 30-civilians in a mountainous northern Yemeni province Saturday, U.N. humanitarian-chief for the country said, calling the attack "shocking." The Yemeni-rebels, known as Houthis, accused the Saudi-led coalition of launching retaliatory airstrikes, after they shot down a warplane for coalition over the province of Jawf. Al-Maliki was quoted as saying the plane was providing air support for Yemeni-government-forces fighting the Houthis.
US Failed To Kill Iranian Military Official In Secret Yemen Operation: Report
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 9:43 AM
The United States carried out a secret operation in Yemen that targeted, but failed to kill, an Iranian military official last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday. The strike was carried out on the same day that the United States killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike in Baghdad, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
40 killed, 260 wounded in clashes in Yemen's Aden: UN
Monday, August 12, 2019, 8:21 AM
Fighting between pro-government forces and separatists in Yemen's second city Aden has killed around 40 people and injured 260 others including civilians, the UN said. "Scores of civilians have been killed and wounded since August 8 when fighting broke out in the city of Aden. Preliminary reports indicate that as many as 40 people have been killed and 260 injured," a UN statement said.