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United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
Five civilians were injured when a military projectile launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis hit a village in Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region, state media reported on Saturday.
The Saudi-led military coalition said on Tuesday it intercepted and destroyed drones and missiles launched against the kingdom by Houthi rebels in Yemen, including one fired towards the capital Riyadh.
The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday rejected Yemen separatists' declaration of self-rule over the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions."
A United Nations official has told VOA that the organization is reducing its aid to areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in northern Yemen because of the group’s restrictions on humanitarian operations in a country that is said to have the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
Houthi rebels have gained ground east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in what the defence minister acknowledged as a "tactical withdrawal" by government loyalists.
On the same day the U.S. military killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad, U.S. forces carried out another top-secret mission against a senior Iranian military official in Yemen, according to a new report.
A Saudi-brokered deal to end a standoff between Yemen's internationally recognised government and southern separatists in the port city of Aden is expected to be announced on Thursday, officials said.
China's state oil company has pulled out of a $5bn deal to develop a portion of Iran's massive offshore natural gas field, the Islamic Republic's oil minister said on Sunday, an agreement from which France's Total SA earlier withdrew over US sanctions.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that a war between his country and Iran would destroy the global economy.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have captured many Saudi soldiers and officers in a large operation near the border between the two countries, shortly after the kingdom agreed to a limited ceasefire with the Iranian-backed group.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
Le Monde newspaper on Monday said the French President Emmanuel Macron has urged caution in attributing blame for the recent attack on Saudi oil facilities which shook global oil markets.
The Yemeni Houthi movement on Friday accused the Saudi-led coalition of a dangerous escalation of the situation around Hodeidah after coalition forces attacked targets north of the port city.
Iran warned Thursday that military action by the United States or Saudi Arabia would result in “all-out war,” as the Trump administration weighed its response after blaming Iran for a wave of strikes that crippled the kingdom’s oil infrastructure.g
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday inaugurated the Caretaker Committee for the Ebonyi State chapter of the party.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday appointed Chief Ali Odefa as Chairman of its reconstituted South East Zonal Caretaker Committee.
Sen. Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi), has called on the Federal Government to provide a bailout fund of N50 billion for airlines operators in the country.
A statement on the club’s website said Pardew will “help with his vast experience and contacts in the overall development of the club and attracting players to the representative team. The 59-year-old Briton has already signed his personal contract and started working immediately”.
The Kano State Government on Monday said it had commenced plans to recruit and deploy 2,000 teachers to teach in all girls’ schools across the state.
The City boss said: “Ever since I arrived at Manchester City I have been made to feel so welcome in the club and in the city itself- from the players, the staff, the supporters, the people of Manchester and the chairman and owner.”
Former South African president Jacob Zuma staged a walkout at the commission investigating corruption during his tenure after failing in his legal bid to get the panel’s chairman to step aside.
The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday deployed 1,000 policemen to different parts of the State to control traffic and enforce traffic nuisance.
Senate Vice Committee Chairman on Defence, Senator I. D. Gyang, has urged Nigerians to see their diversity as an asset or a liability depending on how it is managed.
"It's a massive game for us," said Bale at a press conference on Tuesday. "To win the group and get promoted is something we set out to do at the start. It's important for us as a country to get that winning mentality and that feeling going into the Euros in the summer. We want to get better and improve and the only way we'll do that is by playing better teams."