News and updates about Aden

Houthis claim:

'We targeted a US-owned oil tanker'

US Central Command says it shot down one anti-ship ballistic missile launched into the Gulf of Aden from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen that was likely targeting the tanker.

'We targeted a US-owned oil tanker'

The attacks continue:

Houthis fire six anti-ship ballistic missiles

Houthi leader warns that the group will further escalate if the Israeli attack on Gaza does not stop.

Houthis fire six anti-ship ballistic missiles

Houthis claim:

'We attacked a US vessel in the Gulf of Aden'

Houthis claim responsibility for attack on American vessel. CENTCOM: The ship in question sustained minor damage.

'We attacked a US vessel in the Gulf of Aden'

US Navy ensures tanker seized near Yemen is safe

US Navy vessel responds to distress call from chemical tanker Central Park, which was seized off the coast of Aden.

US Navy ensures tanker seized near Yemen is safe

US Navy tests high-energy laster weapon in Gulf of Aden

A US Navy ship has tested a high-energy laser weapon in the Gulf of Aden, successfully hitting a static target.

US Navy tests high-energy laster weapon in Gulf of Aden

British Hostage Freed from Al Qaeda by UAE Forces

Briton held year-and-a-half released in military operation in southern Yemen port city of Aden, just before Al Qaeda conquers the city.

British Hostage Freed from Al Qaeda by UAE Forces

Saudi Airstrikes Hit Edge of Yemeni Capital Sana'a

Saudi-led strikes on Houthi arsenal send shrapnel flying into neighborhood, while Houthis shell UN aid ship seeking entry to Aden.

Saudi Airstrikes Hit Edge of Yemeni Capital Sana'a

Start of a Ground Op? Saudi Troops Reportedly Land in Yemen

Yemeni government officials claim a small contingent of Arab coalition troops arrived in Aden to help fight Houthis; Saudis deny.

Start of a Ground Op? Saudi Troops Reportedly Land in Yemen

Yemen: Houthis Storm Presidential Palace, Seize Strategic Port

Houthis seize Aden presidential palace and central neighborhood, as city controlling entry to Red Sea and Eilat starts to fall.

Yemen: Houthis Storm Presidential Palace, Seize Strategic Port

Iran-Backed Houthi Conquest Escalates at Strategic Port of Aden

Fierce clashes at southern port controlling entrance to Red Sea and Eilat; Houthis get help from ex-president as Saudi coalition strikes.

Iran-Backed Houthi Conquest Escalates at Strategic Port of Aden

Yemen's President Reportedly Flees Aden as Houthis Advance

Yemen's President, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, flees his palace in Aden. No details known about his location.

Yemen's President Reportedly Flees Aden as Houthis Advance

Saudis Prepare to Deploy in Yemen for Iran Showdown

Saudi Arabia dispatches heavy military equipment on Yemen border, ready to strike as Iran-backed Houthis edge towards key port of Aden.

Saudis Prepare to Deploy in Yemen for Iran Showdown

Yemenite Popular Army Founded Against Iran-Backed Houthis

Houthis continue to set sights on Aden to control access to Red Sea and Eilat, but tribes in south, Al-Qaeda preparing for bitter battle.

Yemenite Popular Army Founded Against Iran-Backed Houthis

Iran's Houthis Start Battle to Control Red Sea Entry

Shi'ite Houthi militia, after replacing Yemen's government, launches conquest of strategic port city of Aden controlling Eilat access.

Iran's Houthis Start Battle to Control Red Sea Entry

Saudi Consul to Yemen Kidnapped – Again

The Saudi consul in Yemen has been kidnapped for the second time in recent months in the unrest-ridden port city of Aden.

Saudi Consul to Yemen Kidnapped – Again