Houthi Rebels

Ring for wife Jithina, Jambia for Akhil, Houthis’ farewell to Malayali captives

Akhil Reghu of Kayamkulam and Sreejith Sajeevan of Kottayam have never been radicals who support the Houthi rebels in the civil war-hit Yemen.

published on : 28th April 2022

Gulf states plan Yemen talks without Houthi rebels present

The United Nations, diplomats and others have been pushing for another potential cease-fire to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, similar to efforts for a truce over the past years. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Gulf states plan Yemen talks without Houthi rebels present

The decision by the Iran-backed Houthis to skip the summit, called by the Saudi-based Gulf Cooperation Council, immediately called into question the effectiveness of such a gathering.

published on : 29th March 2022

Formula One race in Saudi Arabia to go ahead despite nearby attack

F1 and governing body FIA confirmed Saturday that “following discussions with all the teams and drivers,” the Grand Prix “will continue as scheduled.”

published on : 26th March 2022

Saudi airstrikes hit Yemen's Houthis after Jiddah attack

Brig. Gen. Turki al-Malki, a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, said the strikes targeted “sources of threat” to Saudi Arabia.

published on : 26th March 2022

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit oil storage tank again in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah

Satellite photos show the damage on Sunday to the North Jeddah Bulk Plant, which sits just southeast of the city's international airport, a crucial hub for Muslim pilgrims heading to Mecca.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Saudi Arabia says it's not responsible for high oil prices

The unusually stark warning marked a departure from the giant oil producer's typically cautious statements, as Saudi officials remain aware that even their smallest comments can swing oil prices.

published on : 21st March 2022

Saudi Arabia says Yemen rebels target its energy facilities

The attacks did not cause casualties, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said, but damaged civilian vehicles and homes in the area.

published on : 20th March 2022

Saudi oil refinery hit by drone attack

The act of "sabotage and terrorism" follows a series of similar attacks on Saudi facilities by Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who are fighting a Saudi-led coalition.

published on : 11th March 2022

Back from Ukraine, Kerala woman now praying for husband’s release from Yemen's Houthi rebels

After a 12-day ordeal in war-torn and wintry Ukraine, Jithina returned to the safety and warmth of home on Sunday.

published on : 8th March 2022

Saudi Arabia says missile fired at Riyadh was 'Iranian-Huthi'

Saudi Arabia said a ballistic missile intercepted over Riyadh Tuesday was "Iranian-Huthi", days after Washington accused Tehran of manufacturing a missile fired by the Yemeni rebels.

published on : 19th December 2017

Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh: state media

Saudi Arabia intercepted a Yemeni rebel missile over Riyadh today, state media said, as the rebels said the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman.

published on : 19th December 2017