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According to eye witnesses the helicopter came right over the boat and started firing, at which point the migrants held up flash lights and yelled we are “Somali” then the shooting stopped, however damage was already done. (AP Photo/Abdel-Karim Muhammed)

42 Somali killed by military helicopter attack

Published on 21 March 2017 by Yasser Rayes

A military attack helicopter opened fire on boat carrying Somali migrants on Friday March 17 heading for Sudan just off the cost of Hodeida province.

According to sources, drones and helicopters conducted air strikes in various areas inside Al-Baida Province.

20 US forces airstrikes against AQAP militants and infrastructure in 24 hours

Published on 3 March 2017 by Yasser Rayes

The total death toll of the strikes is currently unknown but according to Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Yemen Yasser Hassan, three AQAP members were killed in Al-Saeed City in Shabwa Province. 

Dr. Nevio Zagaria, WHO Acting Representative in Yemen, administers polio vaccination to an infant. (Photo: WHO/Khaled Duaed)

Yemen launches national immunization campaign to ward off polio

Published on 23 February 2017 by Yemen Times

A nationwide polio immunization campaign was launched Monday by the national health authorities with support from WHO and UNICEF, aiming to immunize five million children under the age of five. High-risk groups, such as internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees are also targeted.

The attack was preceded by multiple drone strikes, then came the air landing which was performed with the help of three Apaches according to local sources.

First operation against AQAP during Trump’s presidency leaves 57 dead

Published on 29 January 2017 by Yasser Rayes

The attack was preceded by multiple drone strikes, then came the air landing which was performed with the help of three Apaches according to local sources.

The blockade imposed on Sana'a International Airport has caused a lot of suffering to most of the Yemenis

Twitter campaign to lift blockade on Sana'a International Airport

Published on 25 January 2017 by Yasser Rayes

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 a Twitter camping was launched at 8:00 PM local time featuring the Hashtag #End_Yemen_Siege and demanding an end to the coalition’s blockade on Sana’a International Airport.

Alabsi was renowned for pursuing information and tips regarding purported corruption which has always been a major issue in Yemen.

After close to month of residing in morgue, journalist Mohammed Alabsi finally laid to rest

Published on 14 January 2017 by Yasser Rayes

Alabsi was renowned for pursuing information and tips regarding purported corruption which has always been a major issue in Yemen.

A snapshot from a video showing the first moments of firing a missile targeting King Abdul Aziz Airport in Jeddah (Source: Ansarullah Youtube Channel)

UK warns its citizens not to go within 80 km of the Yemeni borders

Published on 31 October 2016 by Yemen Times Staff

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised British nationals against “all travel to within 10km of the border with Yemen and against all but essential travel between 10km and 80km of this border”

The Arab Coalition said on Thursday it has intercepted a ballistic missile 65 km from the holy city of Makkah, it did not specify from which direction.

Houthis fire missile into Saudi Depth

Published on 30 October 2016 by Yemen Times Staff

Mohammed Abdulsalam, the Houthis spokesperson denied on Friday that the Houthis have targeted the Holy city of Makka confirming that the target was King Abdul Aziz Airport in Jeddah city adding that the aim of such propaganda is to turn the Islamic world against Yemenis.

Hassan Zaid: the JMP is a bridge on which political forces can meet

Published on 21 October 2016 by Yemen Times Staff

JMP leaders currently in Yemen issued a press release commenting on a recent report issued by the joint committee tasked with investigating the coalition airstrike on Sanaa’s Great Hall that killed 140 on Oct. 8. And other topics.

Photo by: AFP Mohammed Huwais

At Least 6 killed in the Old City of Sana’a on Friday

Published on 12 June 2015 by Yemen Times Staff

Saudi-led coalition launched several strikes targeting the Ministry of Defense in Bab Al Yemen, the Spinning and Weaving Factory which has been used as a weapon storage in Shuoob area,  and other military locations on Friday.



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