By Barry Grey, 21 December 2009
US President Barack Obama personally issued the order for US air strikes in Yemen last Thursday which killed scores of civilians, including women and children.
By Brian Smith, 20 November 2009
Saudi Arabia is now openly bombing Huthi rebel positions on either side of its border with Yemen in support of the Yemeni government’s “Operation Scorched Earth.” Saudi Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khaled bin Sultan said that his forces “are not going to stop the bombing until the Huthis retreat tens of kilometres inside their border.”
By Brian Smith, 29 October 2009
Fierce fighting in the northern Yemen region of Saada between government forces and insurgents has unleashed a humanitarian crisis and threatens the stability of the country and wider region.
By Peter Daniels, 6 July 2009
The June 30 crash of a Yemeni airliner in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa has focused attention on the issue of air safety, especially in poorer sections of the world.