The Houthis, who control Sanaa
and most of Yemen's other populous areas, have stepped up attacks against targets in Saudi Arabia in recent months.
The coalition has announced earlier that it is planning to attack specific targets in Sanaa
, Sputnik reported.
Speaking at a press conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Al-Maliki said a coalition military operation that was conducted in Sanaa
on Saturday night "targeted a Houthi manufacturing and assembly area for drone aircraft."
Apparently, Love & Basketball star Sanaa
had been talking to Jay-Z at a party in Los Angeles last December.
Residents said southern Yemeni fighters and allied local forces took Al-Khoukha district, some 350 kilometers southwest of Sanaa
, after heavy fighting over Wednesday night that also involved coalition forces.
The leader of Yemen's Houthi group has marked with a defiant speech the eve of the third anniversary of the day his fighters stormed into the capital Sanaa
, Al Jazeera reported yesterday.
The United Nations operates two humanitarian flights into Sanaa
from Amman and Djibouti, but there is no jet fuel available in the Yemeni capital for the plane to make the return trip.
The Saudi-led coalition is backing Yemeni forces loyal to the exiled government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who are trying to oust Iran-allied Houthi forces from Sanaa
MUSCAT: In response to the Royal Directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for responding to the request of the German government for the release of its citizen in Yemen on humanitarian grounds, the departments concerned in Oman coordinated with the Yemeni authorities in Sanaa
for the release of German captive, the Sultanate foreign ministry said yesterday.
Thirty more people were also wounded in the airstrikes on Nehm district in Sanaa
Bombs away: The "government" of Yemen has officially severed relations with Iran and ordered all Iranian diplomats to leave the capital of Sanaa
. Now, the "government" of Yemen abandoned Sanaa
to the Houthi rebels many months ago and the Iranian embassy in Sanaa
is the Houthi link to Iran.
ADEN (CyHAN)- Airstrikes by the Saudi-led Arab coalition killed about 30 people and injured scores of others in Yemen's capital Sanaa
early on Saturday and overnight, the Houthi-controlled Saba News Agency and residents said.