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Yemen: Saudi-Led Funeral Attack Apparent War Crime - Human Rights Watch

(Beirut) – A Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on a crowded funeral ceremony in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on October 8, 2016, is an apparent war crime. The attack killed at least 100 people and wounded more than 500, including children. While military ...and more »

Saudi-led coalition admits to bombing Yemen funeral - The Guardian

'Incorrect information' meant hall in Sana'a was mistaken for military target, leading to 140 deaths, says US-backed mission. Staff and agencies. Sat 15 Oct 2016 11.06 EDT Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 14.32 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Stop the Saudi war in Yemen - The Hindu

Saudi Arabia's 18-month-long military operation in Yemen has been replete with attacks on civilian centres and mass casualties. But even by recent standards, the horrific strike on a mourning hall in Sana'a on October 8 that left at least 140 people ...and more »

Yemen conflict: The UK's delicate balancing act - BBC News

Appalled by the carnage of last Saturday's double bombing of a Yemeni funeral, Britain is sending its Minister for the Middle East on a sensitive mission to Riyadh. The explosions killed at least 140 people, mostly civilians, and injured over 500. More ...and more »

US Ship Off Yemen Fires Missiles at Houthi Rebel Sites - New York Times

WASHINGTON — An American warship stationed off the coast of Yemen fired cruise missiles on Thursday at radar installations that the Pentagon said had been used by Yemeni insurgents to target another American warship in two missile attacks in the last ...and more »

US enters Yemen war, bombing Houthis who launched missiles at navy ship - The Guardian

Pentagon says radar sites were attacked after the destroyer USS Mason came under attack and notes 'we will respond to any further threat'. Spencer Ackerman in New York. @attackerman. Thu 13 Oct 2016 01.58 EDT First published on Thu 13 Oct 2016 ...and more »

The US just bombed Yemen, and no one's talking about it - The Guardian

We need answers from the candidates on how they would deal with a deadly conflict in one of the Middle East's poorest countries. We're not getting them. Contact author. @BayoumiMoustafa. Sat 15 Oct 2016 11.57 EDT Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 14.31 ...and more »

USS Mason Fired on Again Off Coast of Yemen: Officials -

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mason was fired on again in international waters off the coast of Yemen, but the ship deployed countermeasures and the vessel was not struck, two U.S. officials said. The incident occurred late Saturday or early Sunday local ...and more »

US warship targeted in failed missile attack from Yemen: official - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer was targeted on Saturday in a failed missile attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, the third such incident in the past week, U.S. officials said. FILE PHOTO - The U.S. Navy ...and more »

US-backed, Saudi-led coalition found responsible for Yemen funeral attack that killed more than 100 - Washington Post

CAIRO — A Saudi Arabia-led investigation into an airstrike last week on a Yemeni funeral has concluded that Saudi-led coalition jets “wrongly” bombed the ceremony, killing more than 100 people, after receiving faulty information and not following ...and more »