Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi cities, Aramco facilities

JEDDAH: Yemen’s Houthi movement said it had fired 14 drones at several Saudi Arabian cities, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. The Saudi-led coalition battling the Houthis in Yemen had on Friday said it destroyed three drones launched towards

UN Human Rights Council ends Yemen war crimes probe

GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Council voted to end to shut down the body’s investigation of war crimes in Yemen in a blow to Western nations who wanted the probe to continue. The 47-member council voted against renewing the mandate

US expands temporary protected status for Yemeni immigrants

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The U.S. government has extended Yemeni eligibility for a humanitarian program that grants deportation relief and works permits to immigrants already in the United States who cannot safely return to their home countries. The renewed designation of Temporary

Pakistan welcomes Saudi initiative for peace in Yemen: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has welcomed the peace initiative announced by Saudi Arabia offering a comprehensive roadmap including ceasefire for a negotiated settlement of the Yemen crisis.  “Pakistan considers this initiative a step in the right direction. We fully support Saudi efforts

Yemen’s Houthi launch missile, drone attack on Aramco’s oil facilities

RIYADH: Houthi rebels in Yemen launched a missile and drone attack targeting the oil facilities of Aramco in Saudi Arabia and raising fears of a new escalation in the six-year conflict. The attack on energy giant Aramco’s facilities came as

US to revoke terrorist designation of Yemen’s Houthis

WASHINGTON: The United States said it intends to revoke the terrorist designation for Yemen’s Houthi movement in response to the country’s humanitarian crisis. The decision confirmed by a State Department official reverses one of the most criticised last-minute decisions of

Pakistan condemns terror attack at Aden airport in Yemen

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terror attack at Aden airport in Yemen targeting the cabinet members of the newly formed government in the country. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri extended Pakistan’s sincere condolences on the

Yemen rebels threaten to strike Dubai and Abu Dhabi

ADEN: Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels on Wednesday threatened to attack multiple targets in the United Arab Emirates “We announce… that we have dozens of targets in the UAE, among them Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and that they can be targeted

Saudi stocks plunge after drone attacks on Aramco

Riyadh: The Saudi stocks fell by 2.3 percent after the recent attacks on ARAMCO facilities in Saudi Arabia. The attacks on the facilities have slashed the Saudi oil supply by almost 50 percent. The Saudi markets opened on Sunday observed