Yemen army kills 167 Houthis in five-day firefight

The Yemeni army injured 100 militants in the clashes. (Shutterstock/File)
Updated 02 April 2019

Yemen army kills 167 Houthis in five-day firefight

  • The army killed a Houthi field commander
  • The militants are recruiting Somalis to their fronts

DUBAI: The Yemeni army killed 167 Houthi militants during the five-day clashes in the north of Al-Dhale province, Saudi news agency SPA reported on Monday.

A Houthi field commander also died during the clashes, and a 100 of the militia were injured.

The militants are abusing the financial and legal situation of Somalis and recruiting them to fight in some of their fronts.


Iran: Misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

Updated 48 min 24 sec ago

Iran: Misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

  • ‘A failure occurred due to a human error in following the procedure’ for aligning the radar

TEHRAN: Iran said that the misalignment of an air defense unit’s radar system was the key “human error” that led to the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January.
“A failure occurred due to a human error in following the procedure” for aligning the radar, causing a “107-degree error” in the system, the Iranian Civil Aviation authority said in a report late Saturday.