U.S. citizen detained in Yemeni capital Sanaa: colleagues

DUBAI (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi forces have detained a U.S. citizen in the capital Sanaa for reasons that were not immediately clear, two colleagues of the man said on Monday. The Iran-aligned Houthis control much of northern Yemen, including Sanaa, and are battling a Saudi-led coalition that is trying to restore the internationally recognized government. […]

Rebel supporters flood Yemen streets on conflict anniversary

by Jamil Nasser with Mohamed Hasni in Dubai Sanaa (AFP) – Hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated in Yemen’s rebel-held capital on Sunday in a show of support for the insurgents, two years after a Gulf coalition intervened against the rebels. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels staged a show of force over the weekend with the […]

Yemen forces capture key mountain near Sana’a

Attack on Al Hamra mountain in Nehim ousted rebel forces from their strongholds on Wednesday morning Saeed Al Batati Al Mukalla: Yemen government forces backed by massive air support from the Saudi-led Arab coalition drove Iran-backed Al Houthi militants out of a mountain in Nehim district on the outskirts of the capital Sana’a. Other government […]