The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
Riyadh-led military alliance says its air strikes hit "legitimate" Houthi military sites in densely populated capital.
Houthis' territorial gains in Marib province come despite air strikes and fierce battles that the coalition claims has taken over 2,000 lives among the Iran-backed rebels in three weeks.
Saudi resentment against the UAE, its main ally, grows further from the Yemen war to OPEC differences. Abu Dhabi, however, continues to pursue a foreign policy that conflicts with Riyadh's.
At least 17 Yemenis were killed after a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi rebels hit a gas station in the Rawdha neighbourhood in the central city of Marib.
UN humanitarian agency says the risk of large-scale famine in the Arab world’s poorest country “has never been more acute."
Saudi-led military coalition says Iran-allied Houthis launched a ballistic missile toward Riyadh and three booby-trapped drones toward the province of Jizan, with a number of other drones being monitored.
UN agencies say 2.3 million small children in war-torn Yemen are estimated to starve this year.
Dozens of people have been killed as fighting escalates in the oil-rich and strategic region east of capital Sanaa, government sources say.
Yemen’s internationally recognised government has welcomed US President Biden’s renewed efforts to end the region’s conflict, sentiments echoed by Iran-backed Houthis as grinding six-year war perpetuates world’s “worst humanitarian disaster”.
Blamed on the Houthi rebels, Wednesday’s attack on Aden airport killed at least 26 people and occurred just as members of the president’s new cabinet arrived from Saudi Arabia.
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