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Why hasn’t Iran instructed the Houthis to implement the Stockholm Agreement?

A soldier walks at Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, May 10, 2017. (Reuters) By Khaled al-Yemany March 19, 2019 Last December, Yemen’s government and Houthi rebels signed a UN deal in Sweden known as the Stockholm Agreement. The deal called for the withdrawal of troops on both sides from the major port [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-linked Houthi militias warn they could target Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

Armed tribesmen, loyal to Houthi insurgency brandish their weapons at a gathering in the capital Sanaa on June 20, 2016. (AFP) March 16, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi militias warned on Saturday they could launch attacks against the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who lead a military coalition against them. The [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen|

Yemen government calls for investigation into alleged acts of genocide by Iran-allied Houthis

Newly recruited Houthi fighters ride on the back or a truck during a parade before heading to the frontline to fight against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen January 3, 2017. (REUTERS) March 15, 2019 Yemen’s government accused the Houthi group on Wednesday of committing acts of genocide against civilians in Hajjah province. Members [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen Baha’i leader faces unjust trial by Iran-backed Houthi rebels

Members of the Baha'i faith demonstrate outside a state security court during a hearing in the case of a fellow Baha'i man charged with seeking to establish a base for the community in Yemen, Sanaa April 3, 2016. (Reuters) March 14, 2019 A prominent Yemeni Baha’i leader is expected to appear in a [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Yemen|

Senior Iranian official: foreign Shiite militias to fight in Iran if Islamic Republic in danger

The head of the Tehran Islamic Revolution Courts Hojjat ol-Eslam Musa Qazanfar-Abadi. (Supplied) By Amir Toumaj March 9, 2019 On March 6, Hojjat ol-Eslam Musa Qazanfar-Abadi, the head of the Tehran Islamic Revolution Courts, said the Islamic Republic would deploy non-Iranian Shiite militias in Iran if the system faces danger of downfall. “If we do not [...]

By |March 9th, 2019|Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis are turning Sanaa airport into a military base

Houthi followers hold mock missiles and their rifles as they shout slogans during a demonstration against the United Nations in Sanaa. (Reuters) March 6, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi rebels are using Sanaa airport as a military base and are storing ballistic missiles in the northern provinces of Saada and Omran, the Arab coalition said [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemeni government calls on Iran to stop supporting of Houthis

Yemeni Shiite Huothi rebels stand at a checkpoint in Saada, north of Sanaa, on February 16, 2010. (AFP) March 2, 2019 Yemen’s Foreign Minister has called on Iran to abide by the principles of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and to stop supporting the Houthi militia, who have been at war with [...]

By |March 2nd, 2019|Yemen|

Saudi Ambassador to Yemen: Iran absent from Geneva conference, continues providing mines for Houthis

Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al Jaber. (Supplied)) March 2, 2019 Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al Jaber condemned Iran's role in Yemen, criticizing its absence from providing any humanitarian aid at the recent Geneva conference on financing the humanitarian response plan in Yemen. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait committed themselves to [...]

By |March 2nd, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen FM calls for increasing pressure on Iran, warns Europe from its missiles

Yemen’s Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani attends a news conference on Yemen talks at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland September 8, 2018. (REUTERS) February 28, 2019 Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani called on European countries to exert pressure on Iran in order to stop its support for the Houthi militias. He explained that [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Yemen|

Iranian-backed Houthis responsible for Yemen woes: UK envoy

Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle. (AFP) February 27, 2019 The Houthi militia’s occupation of parts of Yemen has increased people’s suffering, which has been falsely blamed on a “Saudi blockade,” said the British ambassador to Yemen. “It’s no coincidence that the number of people in need of aid, [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Yemen|