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April 28, 2018 11:27 AM IS 'emir' killed in southern Yemen: Police

ADEN: A top Islamic State group leader was killed and three others arrested in a government raid on Saturday in southern Yemen, police said. Saleh Nasr Fadl al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed "emir" of the radical group's branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed in the raid on an IS hideout in government-held territory, a senior officer with Aden's 26

March 13, 2018 8:12 AM Suicide bombing hits UAE-backed force in Yemen's Aden

ADEN: A suicide bombing hit Yemeni troops trained by the United Arab Emirates in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, a security source said, with at least five people dead or wounded. The attack in the north of the port city hit an army mess hall serving the so-called Security Belt brigade, supported by government ally the UAE. An AFP journalist 17

January 27, 2018 10:54 AM Drone strike kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

ADEN: A drone strike early Saturday killed seven suspected Al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen, a security official said. The US military is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen. The official said the strike happened after midnight and targeted a car in Shabwa province. "All seven passengers, who were Al-Qaeda members, were killed 13

November 29, 2017 5:46 AM Two guards killed in car bomb attack in Yemen

ADEN: A car bombing hit the finance ministry building in Yemen's government bastion of Aden on Wednesday, killing two guards and wounding four, a security source said. It was not immediately known if the car was driven by a suicide bomber or not, the security source said, requesting anonymity. No group has claimed responsibility for the dawn attack that partially 13

November 8, 2017 5:50 PM Saudi coalition lets Yemen's Aden port reopen

ADEN: The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen has allowed work to resume at the southern port of Aden, two days after ordering a nationwide stoppage, an official there said on Wednesday. The coalition said on Monday it would close all air, land and sea ports in Yemen to stem the flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran. "We were officially 16

October 23, 2017 10:36 AM 9 killed in Qaeda attack on south Yemen military base

ADEN: Four Yemeni soldiers and five assailants were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a military base in the southern province of Abyan on Monday, a security source said. A car rigged with explosives carrying five Al-Qaeda militants pulled up to a military base in the district of Mudiya in Abyan, the source told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity 15

April 9, 2017 4:59 PM Indian, Chinese navies rescue ship hijacked by Somali pirates

NEW DELHI: The navies of India and China carried out a joint operation Sunday to rescue a merchant ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian defence ministry said. After receiving a distress call on Saturday night, the Indian warships established contact with the captain of the merchant vessel who had locked himself in a strong 10

April 9, 2017 12:27 PM India, Chinese navies rescue ship hijacked by Somali pirates

New Delhi (AFP) - The navies of India and China carried out a joint operation Sunday to rescue a merchant ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian defence ministry said. After receiving a distress call on Saturday night, the Indian warships established contact with the captain of the merchant vessel who had locked himself in a strong 9

April 9, 2017 9:34 AM Fire near sabotaged Yemen oil pipeline kills 13

ADEN: Thirteen people were killed in a fire on Saturday that broke out near an oil pipeline damaged by sabotage in the west of war-torn Yemen, a government official said. "Dozens of people had gathered at the site of the pipeline with bowls and other containers to fill with petrol spilling from the pipeline" in Hodeida on the Red Sea, the official in Yemen's 13

April 8, 2017 12:05 PM Somalia's Puntland executes al Shabaab militants for killing officials

BOSSASO, Somalia: Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Saturday executed five people it said were Islamist militants responsible for killing three senior government officials last year, a military court official said. Abdifatah Haji Aden, chairman of Puntland's military court, said the five were behind the killings of a director at Puntland's 12