Yemen’s Huthi rebels celebrate the “September 21 Revolution”, referring to the September 21, 2014 when the rebel group took control of the capital Sanaa, on Tahrir square in the Yemeni capital.
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Yahya Saree, spokesperson for Yemen’s Huthi rebels, claims responsibility for the attacks on vital oil installations carried out with seven drones that temporarily shut down one of Saudi Arabia’s major oil pipelines, and says that they are ready to carry out more of such attacks.
Videographic explaining the background to the acute crisis in Yemen. The war in Yemen has left thousands dead and triggered the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. The conflict, between Huthi rebels and pro-government troops escalated in March 2015, when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened against the rebels.VIDEOGRAPHIC
Updated videographic locating Yemen showing areas of the country controlled by rival forces. The war between Huthi rebels and pro-government troops escalated in March 2015, when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened against the rebels.VIDEOGRAPHICS
Videographic showing areas of Yemen threatened with famine. Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeida was calm on Tuesday following heavy clashes that erupted after a UN-brokered ceasefire began. Impoverished Yemen has been mired in fighting between the Huthi rebels and troops loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi since 2014.VIDEOGRAPHICS
Devastated by hunger and war, civilians on Yemen’s western coast, south of the flashpoint port of Hodeida, are coming face to face with the lingering threat posed by thousands of landmines planted mostly by the Huthi rebels.
Fishermen at a harbour in the battle-scarred Red Sea city of Hodeida struggle to survive as they are forced to fish close to the shore due to the danger of being shot or intercepted at sea, thus limiting their daily catch. Hodeida, home to Yemen’s most vital port, has been the target of a fierce pro-government offensive to reseize it from Huthi rebels who have held it since 2014.
Images distributed by the UN’s World Food Programme show armed men in Hodeida, malnourished children at a hospital in rebel-held Sanna and World Food Programme aid being delivered to the port city of Hodeida. For five months, pro-government alliance led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE has fought intermittently to drive the Huthi rebels from the city, home to a port that is the entry point of nearly 80 percent of Yemen’s imports.
Yemeni pro-government forces advance towards the port area from the eastern outskirts of Hodeida, as they continue to battle for the control of the city controlled by Huthi rebels.
Yemeni pro-government forces advance towards the port city of Hodeida, controlled by Huthi rebels, as they continue to battle for the control of the city. Government troops and rebels clashed again Tuesday near a Yemeni port city crucial for humanitarian aid, where hundreds of thousands of civilians could be trapped as war closes in. IMAGES
Displaced Yemenis take shelter at the al-Waara camp in the Khokha district as millions are caught up in a dragging war in which Huthi rebels have been fighting for more than three years against the Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led military coalition. While the Saudi-led coalition has come under fire for air raids that have killed civilians, including children, in rebel-held areas, the Huthis have been accused of widespread and indiscriminate use of landmines.
Supporters of Yemen’s Shiite Huthi rebels wave flags and shout slogans as they march in the capital, Sanaa, at a rally commemorating the fourth anniversary of their takeover of the capital and the day of Ashura.
Yemeni local officials announce that dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in an air raid on a wedding party in Yemen, with Huthi rebels blaming a Saudi-led military coalition.
Russia vetoed Monday a UN draft resolution presented by Britain and strongly backed by the United States that would have pressured Iran over its failure to block supplies of missiles to Yemen’s Huthi rebels.VIDEOGRAPHIC
Ignoring the rumble of heavy artillery, Yemeni commander Nasr al-Dibani points at Huthi bases from a jagged clifftop, outlining his push to break a grinding stalemate on the frontline outside the capital Sanaa.
Fresh air strikes and clashes in Yemen have killed over 60 fighters as Saudi-backed pro-government forces push an offensive against Huthi rebels, security and medical sources said Monday.VIDEOGRAPHIC
Thousands of Huthi supporters rally in Sanaa as the rebels cemented their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing their former ally ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Yemen’s rebel-controlled interior ministry announces the “killing” of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, as a video emerged showing what appeared to be Saleh’s corpse.
Huthi loyalists in the Yemeni capital Sanaa celebrate the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday while Yemenis loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern port city of Aden mark the 50th anniversary of the independence of southern Yemen from Britain.
After years of war that has seen a Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed Huthi rebels impose a blockade on Yemen, the UN has already warned that seven million people in the country are on the verge of starvation. But now a decision by Riyadh and its allies to tighten the screws on all land, sea and air borders in response to a Huthi missile attack has sent prices spiralling further — and ratcheted up fears of a looming famine.
After years of war that has seen a Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed Huthi rebels impose a blockade on Yemen, the UN has already warned that seven million people in the country are on the verge of starvation. But now a decision by Riyadh and its allies to tighten the screws on all land, sea and air borders in response to a Huthi missile attack has sent prices spiralling further — and ratcheted up fears of a looming famine. AN AFPTV VOICED REPORT
A union strike in Yemen over the suspension of teachers’ salaries has ground education in areas controlled by the Iran-backed Huthi rebels to a halt, three years into a war between the Iran-backed rebel alliance and a government backed by Saudi Arabia.