The sources added that the Houthi shelling targeted residential areas east and west of Taez. The same sources said the shelling on Taez came as relative calm was registered on other battlefronts. Meanwhile, more breaches were registered in two other Yemeni governorates, the sources added.
SANAA, Yemen - A temporary U.N.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect in Yemen late Wednesday night was breached by the Houthi rebels, army sources and local residents said. The army sources said Houthi rebels and their allies, militants loyal to Yemen's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, breached the truce since it started, by heavily shelling areas in Taez, about 170 miles south of Sanaa.
SANAA, YEMEN-More than 140 people have been killed in an airstrike on a funeral in Yemen, the UN said Saturday citing local health officials. "Initial reports from health officials in Sanaa indicate that over 140 people were killed and over 525 injured," said the statement from the UN humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick.