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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|

Yemen government urges US to list Iran-backed Houthis as foreign terrorist organisation

A 2016 file picture shows a boy holding a poster of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (L) and leader of the Houthi movement Abdul-Malik al-Houthi during a rally in Sana’a. (Reuters) February 23, 2019 Yemen's government has urged the US to designate the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation, citing the Iran-backed rebels' human [...]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Yemen|

Houthis hold pro-Iran rallies in Yemen

Houthis rally in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP) February 18, 2019 The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen staged over the weekend pro-Tehran rallies in Sanaa and other regions under their control in a move that was widely condemned by the legitimate government. The rallies were held in wake of the Warsaw conference last week that [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Yemen|