Yemen

Saudi-led coalition frees Yemen rebels in peace gesture

Last week the coalition said it would release 163 prisoners it accused of participating in "hostilities" against Saudi Arabia.

published on : 6th May 2022

Centre to move Yemeni top court to save Malayali nurse Nimisha Priya

Malayali nurse is on death row for allegedly killing a Yemeni national

published on : 6th May 2022

All options open to get pardon for nurse facing death sentence in Yemen: EAM Jaishankar

Nimishapriya went to Yemen in 2012 for employment and was arrested and prosecuted there in August 2017 for allegedly killing one Talal Al Odaini, a Yemeni businessman.

published on : 5th May 2022

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

7 Indian sailors held captive in Yemen rescued, to return soon

The Indians were among 14 foreigners released from the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Sunday.

published on : 25th April 2022

Oman helps release seven Indians from Yemeni captivity

Seven Indians were detained from a Houthi rebel-seized cargo vessel in February this year.

published on : 24th April 2022

Initial talks kindle hopes of Kerala nurse Nimisha Priya’s pardon

Team led by ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph manages to reach out to Yemeni officials to hold talks with family of slain Talal Mehdi

published on : 23rd April 2022

Ten al-Qaeda inmates escape from prison in eastern Yemen

The inmates staged a quarrel among themselves late Thursday at the prison in the city of Seiyun, forcing guards to intervene.

published on : 15th April 2022

Famine-threatened Yemenis fear impact of Ukraine war

Already teetering on the edge of famine, war-ravaged Yemen fears a shortage of the staple food ingredient because of a different war -- in Ukraine.

published on : 10th April 2022

Yemen''s president steps aside amid efforts to end war

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, major players in the conflict appear to have played a role in Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's decision, quickly welcoming it with a pledge of $3 billion in aid.

published on : 7th April 2022

First fuel ship allowed in Yemen’s Hodeida as part of truce

The truce agreement, which took effect Saturday evening, allows for shipments of fuel to arrive in Hodeida and for passenger flights to resume from the airport in the capital of Sanaa.

published on : 3rd 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

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

F1 continues racing despite nearby fire following an attack 

The attack targeted the same fuel depot the Houthis attacked in recent days, the North Jiddah Bulk Plant just southeast of the city's international airport which is a crucial hub for Muslim pilgrims.

published on : 26th March 2022
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