On August 21, 2016, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh urged Yemen's Houthi government to give the Russian military access to all of Yemen's bases, ports and airports. To justify this bold policy suggestion, Saleh praised Russian President Vladimir Putin's "positive attitude" in the UN Security Council, and described Russia as Yemen's "closest kin" in the international community.
ADEN (Reuters) - A bombardment in Aden by the Houthi militia and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed 43 people and injured 173 on Sunday, the health ministry of Yemen's exiled government said two days after de...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - A Saudi citizen was killed and another injured near the Yemen border on Friday by shelling from forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi rebels, Saudi civil defense forces said.
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi soldier was killed and another wounded by shelling from forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi rebels near the Yemen border, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen on Sunday rejected a call for peace talks issued by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and said a Saudi-led military operation against Houthi militia had not ended.