Several ministers and top intelligence officials touched down in Yemen's war-torn southern city of Aden on Thursday, Yemeni officials said, in the first visit by the exiled government based in Saudi Arabia in more than three months of war.
Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when local militia attacked Shi'ite Houthi rebels in a push to drive them from the district, residents and fighters said.
Saudi-led forces also made four air
The captain of an Iranian cargo ship which Iran says is carrying thousands of tonnes of aid to Yemen expects to enter the Bab al-Mandeb strait linking the Gulf of Aden with the Red Sea on Thursday morning, state news agency Irna reported.
Local fighters battling the rebel Houthi militia in Yemen's port of Aden stormed areas around the airport on Sunday in an operation supervised by the Saudi-led coalition, which also provided air support, the group's spokesman said.
At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said.
Yemen's 150,000 barrels-per-day Aden refinery has shut as the conflict in the country worsens, industry sources said on Friday.
"The refinery is shut down and delivery of cargoes will be difficult unless sellers and buyer
Explosions shook the suburbs of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday as residents reported a foreign warship shelling Houthi positions on the outskirts of the city.
Street fighting and heavy shelling has for several days torn th
Houthi forces pulled back from a central Aden district on Friday and warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition dropped weapons and medical aid to fighters defending the southern Yemeni city, a last symbolic foothold of the country's absent presid
Houthi forces pulled back from a central Aden district on Friday and warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition dropped weapons and medical aid to fighters defending the southern Yemeni city, a last symbolic foothold of the country's absent pres
Yemen's Houthi fighters and their allies seized a central Aden district on Thursday even as the Saudi-led coalition continued air strikes to try to stem advances by the Iran-allied Shi'ite group.
Hours after the Houthis to