Yemen’s Defense Minister Mohammed Nasser al-Atifi says the country has made great strides in the defense sector and will “surprise” Saudi Arabia and those of its allies that are waging a war on the impoverished nation.
At least four civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike on Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed former government have commenced fresh talks in Jordan, two days after Houthi forces unilaterally began withdrawing from three key ports in the western province of Hudaydah in line with a UN-brokered agreement the warring sides reached last year.
Yemen's Houthis began on Saturday a long-delayed pullout of forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the Ansarallah movement said, following the terms of a cease-fire. The UN-brokered agreement is aimed at alleviating the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
The US Senate has failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution demanding an end to American military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, a country plagued by more than four years of a devastating conflict.