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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says explosive-laden boats destroyed

Al Jazeera

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen has destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, the coalition's spokesperson said. The two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces and were threatening navigation, according to the spokesperson's statement carried on Saudi state news agency SPA. The boats were destroyed 6km (3.7 miles) south of the Yemeni port of Salif. Arabic media cited a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, Turki al-Malki, as saying the Houthis' boats had posed an "imminent threat to sea lines of communication, international trade and regional and international security". "[The boats] were prepared to imminently execute hostile and terrorist actions in the Bab Al Mandab Strait and Southern Red Sea," said al-Maliki.


Yemen strike kills 38 Houthis including two commanders: Saudi TV

Al Jazeera

An air strike on Yemen's capital by a Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Houthi rebels including at least two commanders, Saudi television reported. Saudi state-owned news channel Al-Ekhbariya on Saturday said two high-ranking rebels were killed in the raid in Sanaa on Friday evening. Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television said a total of 38 rebels were killed in the strike on a Houthi interior ministry building. A police building adjacent to the Houthi-controlled ministry was also struck. The Houthis confirmed an air strike on Sanaa but gave no details.


Houthis: Saudi-UAE air raids kill dozens, including 22 children

Al Jazeera

Yemen's Houthi rebels say air raids by the Saudi-UAE military alliance have killed dozens of civilians, most of them children, in a reported incident two weeks after a coalition air attack on a school bus killed 40 boys.


Saudis 'intercept' Houthi missile near Yemen border

Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the country by Yemen's Houthi rebels.


Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Yemen rebels after Houthi missile targets Riyadh; at least 11 civilians believed killed

The Japan Times

SANAA – The Saudi-led coalition carried out a string of air raids Wednesday in Yemen, killing 11 civilians in the Houthi stronghold of Saada a day after the rebels fired a missile at Riyadh, a tribal chief and witnesses said.