Saudi air defences intercept 17 Houthi armed drones - state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) -Saudi Arabian air defences late on Saturday destroyed six armed drones launched by Yemen's Houthi movement towards the kingdom, bringing the total it intercepted during the day to 17, state TV cited the Saudi-led coalition as saying.

Outgoing U.N. Yemen envoy hopes Oman peace efforts 'bear fruit'

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Outgoing U.N. Yemen mediator Martin Griffiths told the Security Council on Tuesday that after three years of trying to broker an end to the conflict in the Arabian Peninsula country, "the parties have yet to overcome their differences."