At least 85 people, including women and children, were killed and over 300 injured in wartorn Yemen’s deadliest stampede in years after gunfire erupted during a charity event in Sanaa, the capital, officials said Thursday.
As part of an effort to end the devastating civil war in Yemen, a delegation of Saudi Arabian officials on Sunday traveled to the Yemeni capital city of Sanaa to try and negotiate a peace deal with the Iran-backed Houthi rebels who have taken over the city, AFP reports.
The al-Qaeda Islamic terror organization has confirmed that Hamad bin Hamoud al-Tamimi, a senior leader at one of the group’s most dangerous bases, was killed in a US airstrike on Yemen last month, AFP reports.
US-based NGO Genocide Watch has placed Yemen and Ethiopia on a list published on January 1 of the top 10 conflicts to watch in 2023.
The U.S. Navy said Tuesday that it seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman that it believes came from Iran and were meant for the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Explosions rocked a critical Ukrainian port city Saturday, threatening a landmark food that the United Nations chief described as a “Beacon of Hope” for a hungry world.
The United States and Saudi Arabia agreed on the importance of stopping Iran from “acquiring a nuclear weapon,” during a visit by US President Joe Biden, a joint statement carried by the Saudi state news agency (SPA) said.
Progressives are looking to constrain the Biden administration’s ability to send weapons and enter security agreements with Saudi Arabia as President Biden gears up for a controversial visit to strengthen ties with the country.
A British Royal Navy vessel seized a sophisticated shipment of Iranian missiles in the Gulf of Oman earlier this year, officials said Thursday, pointing to the interdiction as proof of Tehran’s support for Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the embattled country.
A U.S. drone strike killed a senior leader of an al Qaeda-aligned terrorist organization in Syria, officials with U.S. Central Command said.
he US Department of State has now published its 2021 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom, setting out the status of religious freedom in each country in the world, International Christian Concern (ICC reports). The USIRF report to Congress found that a number of countries with poor records on religious freedom had made significant improvements: these countries include Morocco, Taiwan and Iraq, ICC said. However, the situation is extremely severe and/or deteriorating in numerous other countries, including Pakistan and Yemen.
The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it will begin a new task force with allied countries to patrol the Red Sea after a series of attacks attributed to Yemen‘s Houthi rebels in a waterway that’s essential to global trade.
The United States on Wednesday announced sanctions against Iranian defense companies after a spate of ballistic missile attacks on targets in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
At their historic summit in the Israeli Negev town of Sde Boker on Monday, the top diplomats of Israel, the US and four Arab nations announced that the conference would be the first iteration of a permanent regional forum, as they reaffirmed the importance of growing ties between Israel and the broader Middle East.
The Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes in Yemen early on Sunday after the country’s Houthi rebels called a three-day truce and offered a permanent ceasefire, Saudi media said.
In a sign of what his critics view as weak leadership, U.S. President Joe Biden could not get key Middle East leaders on the phone to talk about rising oil prices, several sources confirm.
High-ranking whistleblowers warn that the United States is to finalize an earth-shattering deal with Iran that will fuel the Islamic state’s race to build a nuclear weapon and finance terrorism.
he United States will send a warship and fighter jets to help defend the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Wednesday, after a series of missile attacks by Yemeni rebels left three dead in the wealthy Gulf state. The deployment, to “assist the UAE against the current threat,” follows a phone call between Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the U.S. Embassy in the UAE said.
The U.S. military launched interceptor missiles during an attack by Yemen‘s Houthi rebels that targeted the United Arab Emirates during a visit by Israel’s president, the second-such time American troops have opened fire, officials said.
The Israeli Navy will take part in a massive American-led naval exercise, which kicked off on Monday, alongside dozens of other nations, including some with which Israel does not have formal ties.