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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 15 hours 9 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India. ...
  • News 360: Indians stranded in Yemen will be evacuated via sea route, says MEA 15 hours 47 minutes ago

    Concerned over the safety of Indians in strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held an inter-ministerial meeting during which it was decided to evacuate at least 400 nationals from Aden by sea routes on Monday night. ...
  • Yemen crisis: Stranded Indian's relative says only way to contact is the internet 19 hours 47 minutes ago

    A relative of Indian engineer Ravi Kumar who stranded in the crisis in Yemen said that there is only way to contact him is through the internet. ...
  • Bengaluru engineer stuck in Yemen's capital, appeals for help Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based engineer Ravi Kumar T has been stuck in Yemen for the last 6 days. He had gone to Yemen's capital Sana'a on a business trip and his family says he is stranded in a hotel along with 15 other Indians. According to his family, Ravi had gone to...
  • Lot of violence in Yemen; people waiting to return, says stranded Indian Yesterday

    India has begun evacuating its citizens who are stranded in war-torn Yemen. Air India flew its first flight on Monday to airlift Indian nationals out of Yemen. Two-three Indian nationals have already returned from Yemen. "We were taken to Djibouti from there we were taken to Doha and from there...
  • Two ships leaves Kochi to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians Yesterday

    Kochi: India on Monday sent two passenger ships to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians stranded in conflict-hit Yemen. "Two passenger ships belonging to Lakshadweep administration left for Djibouti Port from Kochi this morning to evacuate Indians stranded in Yemen," Jijo Thomas, Deputy Secretary, Cochin Port Trust,...
  • Pakistan plane brings back over 500 stranded citizens from Yemen Yesterday

    Karachi: A Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 502 passengers from strife-torn Yemen arrived in Karachi, ending days of agonising wait for families. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had ordered authorities to evacuate over 3,000 Pakistanis stranded in Yemen after security situation worsened in the Gulf country. The first Boeing 747 jumbo aircraft was...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from war-torn Yemen Yesterday

    Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. ...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen Yesterday

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft took off from Delhi at 7:45 AM for Yemen's capital...
  • Yemen crisis: Families of Indian nurses in distress, appeal for safe return Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: Yemen has recently become victim to a conflict between the Sunni-Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia which is battling to avoid the rise of a pro-Iran regime in the country. After Iraq, nurses are now stuck in war-torn Yemen. Two ships have already been sent and the government will also...
  • Pakistan sends 747 jumbo jets to evacuate distraught nationals from Yemen Yesterday

    Peshawar: Pakistan, which has yet to decide whether to offer military support to a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, is flying jumbo jets to the Middle Eastern country to evacuate hundreds of nationals, a Defence Ministry official said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the...
  • UN staff flee war-torn Yemen, Russia voices concern 2 days ago

    Sanaa: The United Nations evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran. Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi urged his Arab allies to keep up the bombing raids in his country until the Huthi Shiite rebels...
  • Arab coalition 'has destroyed most of Yemen rebels' missiles' 2 days ago

    Riyadh: Saudi-led airstrikes have destroyed "most" missile capabilities of the Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies, coalition spokesman General Ahmed Assiri said. "We believe that we have destroyed most of these capabilities, but we will continue targeting these missiles wherever" they may be, he told reporters in Riyadh. Before the Huthis seized...
  • Government considering airlifting of Indians stranded in Yemen 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: The central government was considering the possibility of airlifting stranded Indians including Keralites from strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has informed Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Swaraj has informed the state that two ships have been sent to Yemen to rescue the Indians, including Malayalees, who have been stranded...
  • Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather 3 days ago

    Sanaa: Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen on Friday in a second straight day of strikes as embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt for talks with Arab allies. A months-long rebellion by Shiite fighters has escalated into a regional conflict that threatens to tear apart the impoverished...
  • Yemen unrest impacts oil price 4 days ago

    The global oil market is shaky after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter launched airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen. ...
  • Iran calls Saudi airstrikes in Yemen 'dangerous step' 4 days ago

    Sanaa: Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes on Thursday targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who were taking over a key port city in the country's south and had driven the embattled president to flee by sea, security officials said. Some of the strikes hit positions in the country's...
  • Saudi Arabia, allies launch air campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters 5 days ago

    Aden: Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iran-backed forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the US-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. Shortly after the kingdom's ambassador in Washington announced the military action, unidentified warplanes launched an attack on...
  • UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Yemen March 22, 2015

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Saturday said that the 15-nation UN body will meet in an emergency session on Sunday afternoon to discuss the current situation in Yemen, which suffered several terrorist attacks over the past few days. The UN Spokesperson's Office said that the council will hold a...
  • Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks March 21, 2015

    Sanaa/Aden: Suicide bombers killed at least 137 worshippers and wounded hundreds more during Friday prayers at two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in coordinated attacks claimed by Islamic State. The attacks on mosques used by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters who control the city were the deadliest in...
  • Ban Ki-moon condemns 'terrorist attacks' at Yemen mosques March 21, 2015

    United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Friday the "terrorist attacks" on Yemeni mosques that killed at least 142 worshippers. Friday's suicide bombings, claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, were among the deadliest attacks yet in Yemen. In a statement from his spokesman Farhan Haq, Ban called on all...
  • Suicide bombers kill 126 in Yemen mosque attacks March 20, 2015

    Sanaa: Suicide bombers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa blew themselves up during Friday prayers at two mosques used by supporters of Shi'ite rebels, killing 126 people and wounding 260, medical sources said, in the country's deadliest terrorist attack in years. Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that has seized large areas...
  • Yemen: Rebels hold President 'captive' at his house January 21, 2015

    Two Yemeni presidential advisers say the Shiite rebels who are on a power grab campaign in the capital, Sanaa, are holding the president `captive' at his home, a day after seizing the presidential palace. The advisers say President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi "cannot leave his house" after the Houthi rebels removed...
  • Al Qaeda claims credit for attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, derides Paris unity march January 15, 2015

    Paris: Globally banned terror group Al Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist terror group's leadership for insults to the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video posted on YouTube. Gunmen killed 17 people in three...
  • Stop aggression against Muslims or face more attacks: Al-Qaeda in Yemen warns France January 10, 2015

    Washington: A top sharia official from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) threatened France with fresh attacks following those at the Charlie Hebdo magazine and at a Jewish supermarket, SITE monitoring group said on Friday. "It is better for you to stop your aggression against the Muslims, so perhaps you will...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 9, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shootout at Kosher supermarket in southwest Paris, two dead January 9, 2015

    A fresh shooting has been reported inside a Jewsish grocery store in Eastern Paris. At least 2 people are believed to be dead. French media is reporting that several hostages, including women and children are being held inside. Reports say police are in touch with the suspects who claim to...
  • Seven suspects detained for attacking Charlie Hebdo office in Paris January 8, 2015

    Paris: Seven people have been detained in the hunt for brothers suspected of gunning down 12 people in an Islamist assault on satirical weekly - Charlie Hebdo, a judicial source said. Confirming earlier comments by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, the source, who refused to be named, said men and women...
  • Fresh firing in France, two police officers shot in Paris a day after deadly attack on a magazine office January 8, 2015

    Paris: A day after the deadly attack on a newspaper office in Paris, two police officers have been shot in fresh firing in the city's southern edge in France. The shooting of the officer comes a day after masked gunmen killed 12 people - including two police officers - in an...
  • Danish newspaper to print Charlie Hebdo cartoons on Islam January 8, 2015

    Copenhagen: The Danish newspaper Berlingske has republished cartoons on Islamic themes from the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as part of its coverage of the attack which killed 12 people in Paris on Wednesday. The Thursday print edition of Berlingske, available online on Wednesday night, showed several past front pages from...