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Yemeni rebels say Saudi-led airstrike on prison killed 70

Jan. 21, 2022 23:08 PM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels on Friday, killing at least 70 detainees and wounding dozens, a rebel minister said. The strike was part of a pounding aerial offensive that knocked the Arab world's poorest country off the internet. ...

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen prison hit by airstrike hadn't been reported to UN, Red Cross as a protected site

Jan. 21, 2022 22:28 PM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says Yemen prison hit by airstrike hadn't been reported to UN, Red Cross as a protected site.

Airbus revokes Qatar Airways A321 jet order amid dispute

Jan. 21, 2022 09:51 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — European planemaker Airbus terminated a multibillion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle in-demand A321neo jets. The termination of the contract for the A321neo, confirmed by the planemaker to The Associated Press on Friday,...

International Committee of Red Cross in Yemen says "over 100 detainees killed and injured"' in Saada prison airstrike

Jan. 21, 2022 07:57 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — International Committee of Red Cross in Yemen says "over 100 detainees killed and injured"' in Saada prison airstrike.

Fire erupts at Kuwait petroleum site, week after fatal blaze

Jan. 21, 2022 03:51 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire broke out early Friday at a site belonging to the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, forcing a suspension of export operations there, the company said in a statement. The fire in the Shuaiba Industrial Area in eastern Kuwait did not result...

Emirates to again fly Boeing 777 to US as 5G rollout slowed

Jan. 20, 2022 05:44 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates said Thursday it will resume its Boeing 777 flights to the U.S. after halting its use of the aircraft there over concerns new 5G services in America could interfere with airplane technology that measures altitude. ...

Airlines cancel some flights after reduced 5G rollout in US

Jan. 19, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Some flights to and from the U.S. were canceled on Wednesday even after AT&T and Verizon scaled back the rollout of high-speed wireless service that could interfere with aircraft technology that measures altitude. International carriers that rely heavily on the...

Biden considers restoring terror listing of Yemen's Houthis

Jan. 19, 2022 18:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says the U.S. is considering restoring its designation of Yemen's Houthis as a terrorist group. Biden's comment, made at a White House news conference Wednesday, came after a cross-border strike Monday that killed three people in the United...

UAE envoy: Yemen's Houthis used missiles in Abu Dhabi attack

Jan. 19, 2022 15:12 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels used cruise and ballistic missiles, in addition to drones, in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a fuel depot and an international airport, the Emirati ambassador to the United States said...

UAE envoy to US says Yemen's Houthis used missiles as well as drones in deadly attack that targeted Abu Dhabi this week

Jan. 19, 2022 12:18 PM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UAE envoy to US says Yemen's Houthis used missiles as well as drones in deadly attack that targeted Abu Dhabi this week.