Such as trip would be a departure from previous policies by the United Nations refugee agency, which for months has been taking Somali refugees from Yemen back to Somalia by boat.
Photos that were too graphic to publish showed the bodies of women and men in civilian clothes lying on top of one another in the partially destroyed boat, their belongings splattered with blood.
In Geneva, IOM spokesman Joel Millman told reporters that he was unable to confirm news reports indicating that an Apache helicopter gunship was responsible for the attack.
It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack late Thursday, but a Yemeni coast guard official told the Reuters news agency that a US -made Apache helicopter was involved.
Al-Massirah Yemeni television reported that the Saudi-led warplanes targeted a boat carrying dozens of Somali immigrants off al-Hudaydah in Yemen. The alleged incident triggered retaliatory airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, including a helicopter gunship assault on a fishing vessel that killed a number of fishermen hours before the strike on the migrant boat.
Volunteers help recover bodies from the boat after the attack.
A port official in Hodeida, held by Shia Houthi rebels, confirmed the toll. He says the helicopter then stopped firing but only after more than 30 Somalis had been killed. Mohammed was unharmed in the attack. There were 91 survivors, some of whom were hospitalized, he said.
The government, which is heavily backed by a Saudi-led coalition, is battling the Houthis and military units loyal to a former president.
African migrants often head to Yemen, as it is a transit point to Saudi Arabia, where they seek jobs and a better life.
The Saudi war on Yemen has killed thousands of civilians, and unleashed a humanitarian crisis in the improvised Middle Eastern country.
The coalition is the only party to the conflict with naval and air forces, and rights groups have documented hundreds of airstrikes in which civilians have been killed.
He added, "If tension will increase (between the two countries) because of my visit, then let it increase". Turkish attempts to hold rallies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands have been blocked.
Staples, Inc . ( SPLS ) revealed that results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2017. The company said earnings will be 15 cents to 18 cents a share in the first quarter, excluding some items.
However, that is not enough for the company and it was to delve even deeper into your smartphones that it launched Gboard . As you start typing, the Google Translate technology will instantly output your phrase in a language of your choice.
Of the remaining counties, all but Cape May will be under a winter storm warning from Monday evening through most of Tuesday. The markets affected include New York City , Newark, Boston, Washington D.C, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
The situation is such that in states like UP there are no tall leaders who can revive the party anymore. It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign.
According to ESPN's Chris Haynes , the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a deal with free agent center Larry Sanders . The 6-foot-11, 230-pound center averaged 6.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game during his career.
Officials attend a ceremony held beside the Airbus A330-200 after it touched down at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. IranAir is also in talks to finalise a deal to buy 20 aircraft from European turboprop maker ATR.
Virtually every mock draft has Jones going in the first round, with some forecasters having him off the board in the Top 10. The 6-foot, 180-pound Jones had eight interceptions in three seasons with Washington, including a career-high four in 2015.
Their first seasonally inspired cups arrived over 20 years ago making the colorful cups a bit of a tradition. We bet you can easily conjure that white cup with the green mermaid logo to your mind's eye in an instant.
The stock closed during normal trading hours at $255.73 a share, down $2.27 for the day, then jumped 2.2% to $261.40. Elon Musk must to raise at least US$1.15 billion more to bring his more affordable Model 3 to market.
When the man drives off, a woman can be seen jumping out of the vehicle's boot while it is still moving. According to AL.com , the 25-year-old woman was abducted at gunpoint from her apartment in Avondale.
The university and its football program faced NCAA sanctions in the fallout of Sandusky's charges and conviction. Penn State's overall costs related to the Sandusky scandal are reportedly approaching a quarter-billion dollars.
Michael Orozco is the most experienced right back, and Cameron also is a possibility - even though he plays in midfield for Stoke. Top young talent DeAndre Yedlin and Eric Lichaj would have made the roster if they were not now injured, a U.S.
Theresa May rebuffed Nicola Sturgeon today by saying "now is not the time " for another Scottish independence referendum. Sturgeon said she was not turning back on further discussions should United Kingdom government change its mind.
The revamped travel ban explicitly exempts holders of valid visas or legal permanent residents, as well as citizens of Iraq. Fourteen state attorneys general and 58 technology companies have filed amicus briefs supporting Hawaii's challenge.
Asked about the deal at a news conference the White House spokesman Sean Spicer referred questions back to the Kushner Companies. According to details of a proposed agreement viewed by Bloomberg , Anbang appears ready to step in and save the day.
Jim will also act as an executive producer on " Young Sheldon ", with child actor Iain Armitage nabbing the lead role. As previously reported, 9-year-old Iain Armitage will play the boy genius, and Zoe Perry will play his mother Mary.
After leaving Tokyo , the king is to lead his entourage of more than 1,000 cabinet members and corporate executives on to China. The Saudi monarch arrived in Japan on Sunday after a visit to Malaysia and Indonesia that included a holiday stay in Bali.
He is also chairman of SolarCity (Swiss: SCTY.SW - news ), a solar panel installer recently bought by Tesla . The CEO said if he is not able to complete the project within 100 days, he would not charge a penny.
That was the last time EFL Cup winners United lost in the league, something referenced by the Chelsea website on Friday. We are showing good football, but for sure it will be a really tough game against a good team ".
The Giles County flock was killed and buried, and the farm remains under quarantine, as does the Lincoln County farm. On March 6, routine screening tests at the Giles County location showed the presence of bird flu in the flock.