Sanaa

  • Dec- 2017 -
    4 December
    A guard on the border between Yemen and Saudi Arabia

    Yemen rattled by air raids as clashes spread

    A wave of air raids rattled Yemen's crisis-hit capital Monday, witnesses said, as clashes between rebels and supporters of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh also spread beyond Sanaa.

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  • Oct- 2017 -
    2 October
    MQ-9 Reaper drone

    Pentagon confirms US MQ-9 drone shot down in western Yemen

    A US MQ-9 Reaper, an armed, medium-altitude surveillance drone, was shot down in Yemen on Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway told The Defense Post. “We assess that an MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was shot down in western Yemen on Oct. 1, 2017. This incident is under investigation,” Rankine-Galloway said on Monday. Saba News Agency, which is controlled by the Houthi rebels, said the drone was taken down by the militants in Sanaa. “A military source announced that [Houthi] air defences shot down an American MQ-9 surveillance drone in Jader area in the Sanaa province,” the agency said. Footage just recorded after #Yemen-i air defense shot down #US MQ-9 Drone in North of #Sanaapic.twitter.com/wcZy8bc3WV — hONoUR (@Jakoben1789) October 1, 2017      

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