Yemeni official: Houthi propaganda aims to cover up Iran’s crimes

Houthis rally in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP) October 1, 2019 An official at the Yemeni Ministry of Defense accused the Iran-backed Houthi militias of spreading propaganda in order to cover up for Tehran’s crimes. Khaled al-Qarni told Asharq Al-Awsat that the Houthis were attempting to divert the international community’s attention from the major crime [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Yemen|

At UNGA, Yemen says Iran stands in the way of peace

Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdullah al-Hadrami addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP) September 30, 2019 In just a few years, the Houthi militia group has destroyed the dreams of all Yemenis for freedom, Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hadrami said during [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|Yemen|

UN Human Rights Council condemns Iran-backed Houthi abuses in Yemen

Houthi fighters hold their weapons as they attend a gathering in Sana’a. (Reuters) September 28, 2019 The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution condemning the abuses committed by the Houthi militia in its widespread recruitment and use of children, arbitrary arrests and detentions, denial of humanitarian access, and attacks on civilians. [...]

By |September 28th, 2019|Yemen|

Houthi leaders say they covered for Iran for Saudi Aramco attacks

This satellite overview handout image obtained Sept. 16, 2019, courtesy of Planet Labs Inc. shows damage to an oil infrastructure from weekend drone attacks at Abqaig on Sept. 14, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. (AFP) September 23, 2019 Leaders of the Iran-backed Houthi militia have told Saudi Arabian officials that they did not carry [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

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|