Google News Alert - The volcano that erupted on a small island off the coast of Yemen has again begun spewing lava and ash into the air, Yemen's navy said on Wednesday.
Hussein Abdul-Rahman, head of command and control centre at the Naval Operation Room, told state news agency Saba that the volcano has restarted eruptions, without giving any further details.
The volcano lies on the island of Jazirt Al-Tair in the Red Sea, about 130 kilometres from Yemen.
Inactive for over a century, the volcano first erupted on Sunday after several earthquakes were felt on the island.
The volcano has so far produced one kilometre long lava flows and blackened the water within 10 kilometres of the island.
Six Yemeni soldiers, part of a garrison of 50 stationed on the island, were killed in the eruption, while another 15 were injured.
On Monday Yemen’s coastguard said shipping had been unaffected by the eruption.
Shipments of around three million barrels of oil per day pass through the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
The national delegation confirmed on Sunday its keenness on the success of the Yemeni consultations in Kuwait under the auspices of the United Nations.
This came during a joint session between the national delegation and Riyadh’s delegation in the presence of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.
At the session, the UN Secretary-General asserted that the position of the international community is clear, which is that the conflict should stop and Yemen should return to the path of political transition.
Ban Ki-moon expressed his optimism for the recent release of prisoners and detainees, urging the parties to release all prisoners as a goodwill initiative before the Eid al-Fitr.
The Saudi aggression and its mercenaries continued to breach the ceasefire during the past hours in several provinces, a military official said Saturday.
The Saudi warplanes flew on the skies of the Capital, Amran, Sana'a, Mareb, Jawf, Sa'ada, Dhalea and Taiz provinces. At the same time, the Riyadh's hirelings pounded al-Ghail district in Jawf with artillery shells.
The Saudi-led war jets waged on Thursday four raids on scattered areas in al-Qabitah district of Lahj province, killing a citizen from the district, a military official said.
The official pointed out that the aggression’s warplanes and its mercenaries continued to breach the ceasefire during the past 24 hours in a number of provinces in the country.
The hostile war jets waged two raids on Maswara area and Nehm district in Sana’a province, two others on Serwah district of Mareb province and another one on al-Saqiyah area in al-Masloub district in Jawf province, he said.