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Iran’s Khamenei meets with Houthi spokesman Abdul Salam

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) August 14, 2019 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei met with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, Mohammed Abdul Salam, in Tehran on Tuesday, Khamenei’s official website reported. Earlier on Sunday, Fars [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|Yemen|

Simultaneous attacks in Aden reveal coordination between Iran-backed Houthis and jihadist groups

Soldiers carry the injured following a missile attack on a military parade during a graduation ceremony for newly recruited troopers in Aden, Yemen August 1, 2019. (REUTERS) August 6, 2019 Observers said there was strong coordination between the Iran-backed Houthis and the jihadist groups of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in carrying out [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthi militia drones target Saudi airports

Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, last April. (AP) August 5, 2019 Saudi air defenses intercepted Iran-backed Houthi militia’s drones targeting civilian airports on Monday, the Arab Coalition said, as the Houthis ramp up cross-border attacks. The coalition, in a [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi envoy to Yemen blames Iran for attacks in Aden

Soldiers carry the injured following a missile attack on a military parade during a graduation ceremony for newly recruited troopers in Aden, Yemen August 1, 2019. (REUTERS) August 1, 2019 Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Yemen accused Iran of being behind an attack on a military parade in Aden on Thursday that the Houthi [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen raise nearly $300,000 for Hezbollah

The director-general of Houthi-affiliated radio station Sam FM, Hamoud Mohammad Sharaf, (L) is seen leading a chant, praising a fundraising campaign for the Iran-backed Lebanese militia group, Hezbollah. (Screen grab) July 23, 2019 Houthi rebels in Yemen have announced that they have raised nearly $300,000 in the latest stage of their campaign for [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Lebanon, Yemen|

Iranian vessel disrupts activity of 30,000 Yemeni fishermen in Red Sea

The Iranian military vessel “Savez” which disguises as a commercial ship supplies the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen with landmines and naval mines. (Supplied) July 18, 2019 Yemeni fishermen accused an Iranian vessel in the Red Sea of disrupting the activity of about 30,000 fishermen. They held on Tuesday their second protest, rejecting the [...]

By |July 18th, 2019|Yemen|

Trump says ‘a lot of progress’ made with Iran, wants it ‘out of Yemen’

US President Donald Trump. (Reuters) July 17, 2019 US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday “a lot of progress” had been made toward ending a volatile stand-off with Iran, adding that he wants it “out of Yemen.” The surprising disclosures came hours after Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in the brewing confrontation [...]

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

Iran-backed Houthis sentence 30 captives to death, drawing govt. condemnation

Newly recruited Houthi militants take part in a gathering in the capital Sanaa to mobilize more militants to battlefronts to fight pro-government forces in several Yemeni cities. (AFP) July 10, 2019 The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen sentenced to death 30 abductees held captive by the terrorist group for three years. Among them [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis raise over $100k for Lebanese Hezbollah

A Yemeni delegation carrying posters of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi in a southern Beirut suburb on October 12, 2016. (AFP) By Caleb Weiss July 9, 2019 After finishing its fundraising campaign this week for Lebanese Hezbollah, Yemen’s Houthi insurgent group has reported that it raised over $100,000 for the terrorist organization. [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Lebanon, Yemen|

Arab coalition thwarts Iran-linked Houthi attack on commercial ship in Red Sea

A Saudi border guard patrols near Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen, along the beach on the Red Sea, near Jizan. (Reuters) July 9, 2019 The Arab military coalition thwarted an attempt by Houthi militants to attack a commercial ship off the coast of Yemen. Naval forces intercepted and destroyed a “booby-trapped boat,” laden [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Yemen|