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Iran media celebrates Houthi drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

Debris of Iranian-made Ababil drones displayed in Abu Dhabi, which used by Houthi rebels Arab coalition forces. (AFP) July 6, 2019 In a growing and increasingly consistent sign that Iran is linked to the Houthi drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, Iranian media plastered their headlines with a story of drone attacks on Jizan airport in [...]

By |July 6th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Nine injured in Iran-backed Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

A Houthi cruise missile fell on the arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport, injuring 26 civilians, the Arab Coalition said. (Screengrab) July 2, 2019 Nine people were injured following an attack by the Houthi militia targeting Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport on Tuesday, the Arab Coalition said. "The terrorist attack on Abha [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

US sanctions on Iran hit Houthis hard

Houthis rally in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP) July 2, 2019 A Yemeni military official said Sunday that Houthi militias have been struck with heavy military and economic losses since the US administration imposed new sanctions on their Iranian backers last month. Such challenges have limited their capabilities to mobilize and carry out military operations, [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis have smuggled various weapons from Iran: Arab coalition

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) June 25, 2019 The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Monday that the Houthi militia has received various types of weapons [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|Yemen|

US working with Arab Coalition to prevent Iran from arming Houthis: envoy

Brian Hook, left, the US special representative on Iran, listens to a member of the Saudi military forces at an army base in Al Kharj, south of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on June 21, 2019. (AFP) June 22, 2019 Iran’s use of surrogates to attack Saudi Arabia and destabilize the region needs to [...]

By |June 22nd, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Brian Hook: If Iran is not countered in Yemen, conflict risk will increase

Brian Hook, special representative for Iran, leaves the podium after speaking about the creation of the Iran Action Group at the State Department, in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP) June 21, 2019 The United States envoy on Iran, Brian Hook, said on Friday that if Iran was not countered in Yemen, the [...]

By |June 21st, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthi rocket targets desalination plant in Saudi’s Al-Shuqaiq

Debris of Iranian-made Ababil drones displayed Abu Dhabi, which the Emirati armed forces say were used by Houthi rebels in Yemen, June 19, 2018. (AFP) June 20, 2019 A rocket fired by Houthi militia exploded near a desalination plant in Al-Shuqaiq southwest of Saudi Arabia, but did not cause any damage or injuries, [...]

By |June 20th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

US blames Iran for helping Houthis shoot down drone in Yemen

Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle. (AFP) June 17, 2019 The Houthis in Yemen recently shot down a US government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the US military said in a statement on Sunday. Lt. Col. Earl Brown, a spokesman for the US Central Command, said the altitude at [...]

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

Iran-backed Houthi rocket targets Saudi Abha airport, 26 injured

A Houthi cruise missile fell on the arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport, injuring 26 civilians, the Arab Coalition said. (Screengrab) June 12, 2019 A Houthi cruise missile fell on the arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport, injuring 26 civilians, the Arab Coalition said on Wednesday. Eight of those [...]

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

Iran-backed Houthis kill imam, 9 worshippers for following Saudi Eid al-Fitr moon sighting

Houthi fighters hold their weapons as they attend a gathering in Sana’a. (Reuters) June 8, 2019 An imam and nine worshippers were killed following Houthi militia attacks on a number of mosques for celebrating Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday, after Saudi Arabia announced the sighting of the Shawwal crescent, Yemen’s information minister Moammar al-Eryani [...]

By |June 8th, 2019|Yemen|