A Saudi-led coalition riding high over its successful capture of Hodeidah airport from the Houthis faces a daunting challenge to seize Yemen’s main seaport.
Thousands of civilians have fled “intensified” regime bombardments of rebel-held areas in southern Syria in the past three days.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, was charged on Thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals.
Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave’s dominant Hamas group, raised the heat along the border yesterday.
At least 60 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea when their rubber dinghy sank last week, according to survivor testimonies gathered by a rights group in Sicily.
The airport is disused but housed a major rebel base just inland from the coast road into the city from the south.
Two Hamas security men were lightly hurt in one air strike in the southern Gaza Strip, residents said.