The battle in Harad erupted days after the Houthi militia drove the government army out of the city, killing more than 60 soldiers and wounding 140 others, according to the military sources.
The Iran-allied Houthis control much of al-Jawf's strategic areas and the government forces are attempting to expel the rebels out of the province.
The operations also destroyed 20 military vehicles and drone control units, reports Xinhua news agency.
The battles raging between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces and the Houthi militia continued to expand elsewhere in the war-ravaged Arab country, despite international calls for de-escalation, according to the official.
Meanwhile, the coalition said it carried on Tuesday 43 operations, killing 134 Houthis.
Yemen's Houthi militia said they attacked the King Khalid Air Base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern city of Khamis Mushait with an explosive-laden drone.
Sanaa: Forty-seven people were killed in the past 24 hours as fighting escalated in Yemen’s oil-rich province of Marib, a government official said. The government forces engaged in violent armed…
Aden: Three massive explosions struck the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, shortly after a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet members of a new power-sharing government from Saudi Arabia landed there, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. According to a statement released by the pro-government Ministry based in the southern port city […]
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply concerned” about the condition of an oil tanker moored off the western coast of Yemen, his spokesperson has said. Built in 1974, the FSO Safer oil tanker reportedly sprang a leak in 2019, after being used as a storage vessel since the late 1980s, and was abandoned […]
New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Sunday evacuated 38 stranded Indians from Socotra island in Yemen where they got stuck after a cyclone hit the area 10 days ago, forcing India to launch an operation to rescue them. All are reported to be safe. The Navy evacuated the Indians as part of operation ‘NISTAR’ carried […]
Aden: Warplanes of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition struck a crowded popular market in Yemen’s southwestern province of Taiz on Tuesday killing over 40 people, the media reported. The airstrikes targeted the market in the district of AlTaiziya injuring scores of others. The Houthi-affiliated Masirah TV channel said that “more than 50 dead civilians were sent […]
Sanaa: At least 40 persons, including civilians, died and dozens were wounded on Saturday here in the fighting between Houthi rebels and their allies, the forces loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Fighting started overnight when the Houthis tried to access the houses of several commanders of the Republican Guard, which is loyal […]
Sanaa: At least 50 people, including civilians, were killed and injured in fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a village in Yemen’s northwest province of Hajjah on Tuesday, a provincial security official and medics said. The airstrikes targeted Harran village, which is located about 30 km south of battlefronts of Medi desert and Haradh border crossing […]
United Nations: The cholera outbreak in the war-torn Yemen is the largest single-year cholera outbreak ever on record and over 2,150 people have died since April, said a UN official. “Over 820,000 suspected cholera cases and over 2,150 associated deaths since April 27 have been reported as of Thursday,” UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric, told reporters […]
United Nations: The UN Security Council has called on all parties in Yemen, particularly the Houthis, to engage in meaningful dialogue to stop fighting and resolve the conflict. The members of the Security Council on Tuesday reiterated their support for a political solution as the only way to end the conflict in Yemen and their […]
Sanaa: Cholera infection has killed 1,400 people and infected 218,798 others in Yemen in just two months, the largest epidemic to hit a single Arab country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced. The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has been “increasing at an average of 5,000 a day”, said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan […]
Sanaa: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday announced that the toll in the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached 605 with suspected cases exceeding 73,700. “Cholera continues to spread in Yemen,” the WHO said in an official statement. The toll has rapidly increased after WHO put the figure at 532 and the number of […]
Airstrikes of the Saudi-led coalition forces killed 44 people and injured more than 100 others here on Sunday, media reported
A week ago, the Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, had a free run of Yemen. In Tikrit, Iraq, the Shia militia, led by Iranian officers, and helped by the largely Shia Iraq army, had cornered the ISIS in Saddam Hussain’s palaces. The fall of Tikrit would add to the halo on the Iranian-led Shia fraternity
An Indian Air Force flight with 190 Indians evacuated from strife-torn Yemen landed here today, while another 169 went to Kochi in Kerala, an official said
New Delhi: With fighting intensifying in Yemen, India on Wednesday evacuated 350 nationals, mostly from Kerala, from the southern Yemeni port of Aden to Djibouti, where IAF Globemaster transport planes were waiting to transport them to India. India has also agreed to assist Bangladesh pull out its citizens. The 350 Indians arrived in Djibouti on […]