Scores of Houthi militants killed in clashes

The Yemeni army protected areas in Dhale province from Houthi infiltration. (File/AFP)
Updated 10 July 2019

Scores of Houthi militants killed in clashes

  • The Houthi militants attacked areas in Dhale
  • The Yemeni army also clashed with the militants in Saada

DUBAI: The Yemeni army killed 20 Houthi militants during clashes in Dhale province, south of the country, Saudi national news agency SPA reported on Wednesday.

The militia were trying to infiltrate a district in Dhale when the Yemeni troops launched a counter attack, forcing them to flee.

A further 23 militants were killed in clashes with army forces in Saada province on Tuesday.

The army also liberated central roads in Baqam district in Saada.


Kuwait’s emir appoints foreign minister as new PM

Updated 19 November 2019

Kuwait’s emir appoints foreign minister as new PM

  • The announcement came after the caretaker prime minister on Monday declined to be reappointed as premier

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s ruler named Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah as prime minister on Tuesday, elevating him from his role as foreign minister, after a row between ruling family members and parliament in the Gulf state led the last government to resign.

State news agency KUNA said Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah asked Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid to form a new government.

The announcement came after the caretaker prime minister on Monday declined to be reappointed as premier.

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