• Iran warns US of clashes in the Gulf
    Iran said it would hold the US responsible for any clashes in the Gulf. It also threatened to impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions.” Separately, Iran’s central bank said it would appeal Luxembourg’s decision to freeze $   Details..>>
  • White House weighs deeper involvement in Yemen war
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S. military support for Persian Gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen, according to senior Trump administration officials. In a memo this month to national   Details..>>
  • More than 1,500 children killed in Yemen's war as it enters third year
      As the war in Yemen enters its third year more than 1,500 children have been killed, while a similar number have been recruited in the fighting. In total more than 10,000 people have been killed in the fighting. The latest figures released by UNICEF also reveal that 2,450 children have   Details..>>
  • Saudi attack on Yemen refugee boat 'likely war crime': HRW
    An attack attributed to the Saudi-led military coalition on a boat carrying Somalian civilians off the coast of Yemen was likely a war crime, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. The attack, which took place on March 16, resulted in the deaths of at least 32 of the 145 Somalian refugees on board   Details..>>
  • Saudi King's war in Yemen "Strategic and brave decision," President Hadi says
    Government troops are now in control of 80 per cent of Yemen’s territory, President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi said in an interview with the Saudi daily Al Riyadh published on Sunday. Hadi said that pro-government forces would press on with the offensive on the Iran-backed Houthis until they   Details..>>
  • Hundreds of thousands Yemeni mark the second anniversary of war on Yemen
    Hundreds of thousands of pro-Houthi protestors on Sunday held a massive rally in Sanaa, commemorating the second anniversary of what they have called the Saudi aggression against the Yemeni people. Protestors flocked to the square after former president Ali Saleh and the Houthis' leader urged   Details..>>
  • Air raids kill 16 Houthis in Hodeida
    Sixteen Houthis have been killed and 24 wounded in 24 hours of air raids by a Saudi-led coalition targeting the Houthi fighters in Yemen, a military official and medics said Saturday. The strikes came on the eve of Sunday's second anniversary of the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, an intervention   Details..>>
  • Aid reaches Yemen's Mocha district where thousands are displaced by war
    Aid has reached the embattled district of Mocha in Yemen, where fighting in a two-year-old civil war has been escalating since January, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. Intensified fighting has led to more than 48,000 people being driven from their homes in Taiz govern   Details..>>
  • Pro-Houthi court sentences Yemen president to death for treason
    A Yemeni court in territory controlled by the armed Houthi movement sentenced the group's enemy in a two-year-old civil war President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and six other top officials in his government to death for "high treason" on Saturday. The decision by a court in the capital Sanaa, repo   Details..>>
  • Bauza relieved to see Argentina back on track
    Buenos Aires- Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza breathed a sigh of relief as Lionel Messi’s penalty secured a 1-0 win over Chile in their World Cup qualifier on Thursday that put them back in the automatic qualifying spots for next year’s finals in Russia. Messi beat Claudio Bravo from   Details..>>
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White House weighs deeper involvement in Yemen war
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S. military support for Persian Gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against Iranian-backed Hout 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
Iran warns US of clashes in the Gulf
Iran said it would hold the US responsible for any clashes in the Gulf. It also threatened to impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions.” 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
Bauza relieved to see Argentina back on track
Buenos Aires- Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza breathed a sigh of relief as Lionel Messi’s penalty secured a 1-0 win over Chile in their World Cup qualifier on Thursday that put them back in th 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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