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  • Huge blasts outside Sanaa after air raids by Saudi-led coalition

    SANAA: Huge explosions rocked the outskirts of the Yemeni capital Friday after Saudi-led air strikes against positions held by Houthi rebels and their allies, residents said...

    In north Sanaa, coalition warplanes attacked a stadium and a camp of the Republican Guards loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has sided with the Houthis...

  • Saudi-led alliance bombs Sanaa runway to stop Iran plane landing

    RIYADH: Jets of Saudi Arabian-led coalition bombed the runway of Sanaa airport on Tuesday afternoon to prevent an Iranian plane from landing in the Yemeni capital, the coalition's spokesman said...

    The jets then bombed Sanaa airport as the plane was making an approach to land, forcing it to turn back, IRNA said...

  • Saudi-led coalition denies bombing Sanaa quarter

    RIYADH: The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen denied claims that it carried out a strike on Friday on the historic old quarter of the country’s capital, suggesting a rebel ammunition cache may have exploded...

    “For sure we did not conduct any operation inside (the) city,” Brigadier General Ahmed al-Assiri, the coalition spokesman, said
  • Houthis kill Sanaa’s governor, nephew

    SANAA: Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels killed the capital’s governor in clashes that erupted during an attempt to detain him, his relatives said on Friday...

    Sanaa governor Abdulghani Jamil and his nephew Nasr Jamil died of wounds suffered in clashes late on Thursday between his aides and the Iran-backed militiamen, they said...

  • Coalition planes pound Sanaa; UN calls for ceasefire

    SANAA: Saudi-led coalition warplanes intensified raids on Yemen’s capital on Wednesday, as Washington confirmed a top US diplomat had met representatives of Iran-backed rebels to try to revive proposed Geneva peace talks...

    Dozens of explosions rocked the capital as coalition jets pounded Sanaa for hours from early on Wednesday...

  • Yemen leader orders troops to advance on Sanaa as predecessor killed

    Yemen's exiled president ordered troops to advance on Sanaa hours after his predecessor was killed by Houthi rebels, officials said, as heavy fighting continued in the capital...

    Saleh, who ruled Yemen for three decades, had joined forces with the rebels in 2014 when they took control of large parts of the country, including the capital, Sanaa...

  • Houthis military position targeted in Sanaa

    SANAA: Saudi-led coalition jets bombed a Houthi military position and army bases in the Yemeni capital Sanaa through the night and into Sunday morning in what appeared to be further retaliation for the killing of dozens of coalition soldiers two days ago...

    The air strikes targeted troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of the Houthis, and a Houthi base in what was the al-Imam University, a religious school in...

  • Houthis mulling over pullout from Sanaa, claims paper

    RIYADH: Yemen’s Houthi movement is considering withdrawing from capital Sanaa and handing over government facilities to state authorities, Arabic daily Asharq Al Awsat reported on Friday...

    The Houthis held a meeting in Sanaa last week to discuss the possibility of pulling out of the capital and handing over security checkpoints and government facilities to state authorities, led by the President-in- exile, Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, the...

  • REVIEW: New Islamic Schools by Sanaa Riaz

    EDUCATION in Pakistan has become an international political issue...

    Since at least the 1980s, involvement in schooling and curricula in Pakistan has formed part of a strategy of governments (and not just the Pakistani government) towards achieving their ends — whether for war (as in the 1980s during the Soviet conflict in Afghanistan) or peace (as in the post 9/11 drive towards ‘development’)...

  • Yemeni tribesmen’s loyalty crucial as Saudi-led forces push for Sanaa

    The Houthis, with help from Saleh loyalists in the military, pushed south from their northern stronghold last year to seize the capital Sanaa, before striking quickly this spring towards Aden, the last city held by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi...

    After months of intense air strikes and territorial stalemate, they recaptured Aden and its surrounding area in July and have now pushed from the Saudi border into Marib, east of Sanaa,...

  • Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen's interior ministry in Sanaa

    SANAA: Aircraft from a Saudi-led coalition attacked Yemen's interior ministry in the capital, Sanaa, late on Friday and launched several other raids on sites in the heart of the city, residents and other sources there said...

    The air raids by the coalition have intensified in recent weeks as a Gulf Arab ground force and fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi prepare a campaign to recapture Sanaa, seized by Houthi...

  • 15 killed as Arab coalition planes pound Yemen's capital Sanaa

    SANAA: Air raids by Saudi-led coalition warplanes killed 15 people in Yemen's capital in one of the heaviest nights of bombardment in months, aid workers and witnesses said on Saturday...

    “Ten members of the same family were killed in the Al-Falihi neighbourhood, in Sanaa's old town,” he said...

  • Saudi-led coalition, Yemen deny Iran embassy hit in Sanaa

    DUBAI: The Saudi-led coalition and Yemen's foreign ministry denied Iran's accusation that Saudi warplanes had hit its embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa...

    “The coalition command urged that all diplomatic missions in Sanaa should not provide an opportunity for militias to use diplomatic missions' buildings in any military action...

  • Thousands of Yemenis rally in Sanaa on war’s second anniversary

    SANAA: Thousands of Yemenis packed a square in the capital Sanaa on Sunday on the second anniversary of a war that has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people and pushed the impoverished country to the brink of famine...

    It was the biggest gathering since a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states entered the conflict in 2015 to try to restore President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power after he was ousted from Sanaa by the Iran-aligned...

  • Saudi-led coalition seizes main road linking Hodeidah to Sanaa in Yemen

    ADEN: Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition seized the main road linking the port city of Hodeidah to the capital Sanaa, blocking a supply route for the Houthi group that controls both cities, military sources and residents said on Thursday...

    “The main entrance in Hodeidah leading to Sanaa has been closed after forces backed by the UAE took control of the road,” a pro-coalition military source said...

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