• Fighting, suicide bombing kill 48 in Yemen
    A suicide bomber killed eight people at a Yemeni army base Friday as clashes between pro-government forces and the Houthis left 35 dead and five civilians died in shelling, security and local officials said. The bomber blew up his vehicle at the entrance of Najda Camp in Abyan province's capital Z   Details..>>
  • Jordanian pilot who survived plane crash in Saudi territory arrives home
    A Jordanian pilot arrived home one day after he survived the plane crash while on duty on Saudi border with, the Jordanian military said in a statement on Saturday.  F-16 fighter jet crashed in southern Saudi Arabia, reportedly due to a "technical error", according to a Saudi-led   Details..>>
  • Emirati soldier killed in Yemen
    An Emirati soldier has been killed in Yemen, the UAE's official WAM news agency reported Friday. The UAE Armed Forces' General Command declared the death of UAE Army Sergeant Khaled Ali Gharib al-Blushi, who had been participating in a Saudi-led air campaign against the Houthis and their allies   Details..>>
  • Suicide bomber kills eight at Yemen army base
    A suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 11 on Friday when he blew up his vehicle at the gate of a Yemeni army base, security sources said. The bomber struck Najda Camp in the Abyan provincial capital of Zinjibar just 55 kilometres (33 miles) along the coast from second city Aden where the   Details..>>
  • Norwegian Refugee Council staff released in Yemen
    Seven people detained in a Houthi-held Hodeida of Yemen for using recycled boxes originating in Saudi Arabia to distribute aid have been released, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Thursday. "We are greatly relieved by the release of our staff members and the driver," said Mutasim Ha   Details..>>
  • UN says Syria still blocking aid from reaching besieged towns
    A convoy bringing aid to a besieged area in Syria was seized by gunmen who looted the supplies and roughed up the drivers just days before peace talks, a top UN official said on Wednesday. Only three convoys have reached rebel-held towns over the past two months in what UN aid chief Ste   Details..>>
  • Yemen launches polio vaccination drive amid fears disease could reappear
    Yemen has launched a major polio vaccination campaign amid fears the disease could reappear in the war-ravaged nation where the health-care system is on the verge of collapse and aid agencies are warning of famine. The World Health Organisation (Who), which is supporting the drive, said some 40   Details..>>
  • Houthi rocket kills policeman on Saudi border
    Rocket fire by Yemeni Houthis killed a policeman and wounded a civilian on the Saudi side of the border, the civil defence department said late Wednesday. Video footage circulating on social media showed shattered glass and a trail of blood at the entrance to a court building in Dhahran South t   Details..>>
  • President Hadi says Saudi allocates $10 bn for reconstruction in Yemen
    President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia has allotted $10 billion in aid for the reconstruction of provinces retaken from Houthis. Hadi said the Kingdom had allocated $10 billion "for the reconstruction of liberated provinces, including $2 billion as a deposit in t   Details..>>
  • Azerbaijan president picks his wife as his vice president
    Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his wife to the post of vice president. Mehriban is the first to hold this post after it was created in September last year. The appointment will allow Mehriban assume leadership of the country if the president dies or becomes incapacitated.&n   Details..>>
Local News
Fighting, suicide bombing kill 48 in Yemen
A suicide bomber killed eight people at a Yemeni army base Friday as clashes between pro-government forces and the Houthis left 35 dead and five civilians died in shelling, security and local offici Details..>>
Reports &Analyses
Is the UAE trying to split Yemen into two?
Diana Alghoul In a few months' time it will be two years since the Saudi-led coalition began its operation in Yemen. The war continues with the Saudi-led coalition reiterating its aim that Houthi an Details..>>
People &Economy
Oil pushes higher as US Treasury flags sanctions on Iran
Oil prices jumped higher on Friday in response to the prospect of a fresh round of US sanctions against Iran after its test launch of a ballistic missile. Brent crude futures were up 43 cents at Details..>>
International News
UN says Syria still blocking aid from reaching besieged towns
A convoy bringing aid to a besieged area in Syria was seized by gunmen who looted the supplies and roughed up the drivers just days before peace talks, a top UN official said on Wednesday. Details..>>
Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing at Istanbul airport
Doha- A Qatar Airways passenger plane made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Thursday after a suspected bird strike caused a fire in one of its engines, aviation officials and the c Details..>>
Sports
Real stay ahead with win over stragglers Osasuna
Madrid- Real Madrid maintained a one point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo was on target in a hard fought 3-1 win at rock bottom Osasuna on Saturday. Earlier, Barca Details..>>
Varieties
ERC continues supporting education in Aden
Aden- The Aden Education Office, with the support of Emirates Red Crescent, has organised a student carnival on the occasion of the first anniversary of 'Operation Restoring Hope' supporting the Details..>>
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