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Arab coalition says foiled Iran-linked Houthi attack in Red Sea off Yemen

A soldier walks at Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, May 10, 2017. (Reuters) September 20, 2019 The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden boat launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement from Yemen's main port of Hodeidah, Al Arabiya TV said on Thursday. It said the Western-backed, Sunni Muslim coalition foiled “an [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis threaten to attack targets in the United Arab Emirates

A mobile short-range ballistic missile used by the Houthis militants in Yemen. (INU) September 19, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi militia, which claims it was behind the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities, said on Wednesday it has dozens of sites located in the United Arab Emirates listed as possible targets for attacks. A military spokesman [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|UAE, Yemen|

Yemeni parties call for eliminating terror of Iran’s proxies

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) September 18, 2019 Yemen's National Alliance of Political Parties has condemned in the strongest terms the attacks on two Aramco oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. "This terrorist attack is a serious escalation [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Yemen|

Rouhani says ‘Yemenis’ attacked Saudi oil facilities as a ‘warning’

Houthi militants ride on the back of a patrol truck as they attend a tribal gathering held to show support to the Houthi movement in Sanaa, Yemen November 10, 2016. (REUTERS) September 18, 2019 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that “Yemenis” attacked Saudi Aramco oil facilities as a “warning,” Iranian news [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Arab ministers condemn Iran’s support of Houthis as militia fire drone at Saudi target

An exhibition held in Saudi Arabia showcased missiles, unarmed aerial vehicles (UAVs), boats and other equipment used by the Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen to target Saudi Arabia. (SPA) September 12, 2019 The Arab ministerial committee has condemned Iran’s support for the Houthis’ targeting Saudi Arabia with ballistic missiles, state news agency SPA [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Disarming Iran begins with its Houthi proxy

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) September 10, 2019 The Houthis’ attacks on civilians and innocent people inside Yemen and their repeated attacks on Saudi Arabia with ballistic missiles and drones prove the importance of confronting, dismantling and [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-linked Houthis may have shot down US drone over Yemen

A model of a military drone is seen in front of an U.S. flag in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 24, 2016. (Reuters) August 22, 2019 A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar region, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

US rules on Houthi actions — and Iran is to blame

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) By Faramarz Davar August 17, 2019 For the first time, a United States court has ruled that the Islamic Republic can be held accountable for the activities of the Houthis, the insurgent religious-political [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis believe Khamenei is continuing the Prophet’s leadership

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures during a meeting with religious poets in Tehran, Iran, March 8, 2018. (REUTERS) August 16, 2019 The Houthis consider Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s leadership to be the continuation of that of the Prophet Muhammad and his son-in-law Ali, said the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Yemen|

UAE says Khamenei meeting proves Houthis are Iran’s proxy

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) August 15, 2019 A meeting between a Houthi official and Iran's Supreme Leader proves “in black and white” that the Yemeni militants are an Iranian proxy, a senior Emirati said Wednesday. State [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|UAE, Yemen|