Arab Parliament condemns Iranian intervention in Yemen

Weapons and equipment, believed to be from Iran, are displayed aboard the deck of USS Forrest Sherman after they were seized from a smuggling boat on Sept. 27, 2015 off the coast of Yemen. (AP) October 4, 2018 The Arab Parliament condemned the Iranian interference in Yemen, through its support for the Houthis [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|Yemen|

Yemeni army confirms death of top Houthi leader allied to Iran

Saudi soldiers stand on top of armored vehicles, on the border with Yemen at a military point in Najran, Saudi Arabia. (AP) October 2, 2018 The Yemeni army announced the death of Iran-allied Houthi militia leader Hussein Yahya Ksheima and around 40 fighters. The army said that an Arab coalition strike was able [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Yemen|

Hadi appeals to world leaders to leash Iran, Hezbollah interference in Yemen

President Abdrabu Mansur Hadi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in 2017. (Reuters) September 27, 2018 Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi addressed world leaders with details on developments taking place in his country as coupist Houthi militias, backed by Iran and Hezbollah, continue to crack down on legitimacy forces. In his speech [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Yemen|

Kuwait: Houthi militias threaten international borders with Iran missiles

Surface-to-air missiles are paraded past a portrait of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, on April 18. (AFP) September 27, 2018 Kuwait’s Foreign Minister has asked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to take actions to stop Houthi militias from threatening international borders. Kuwait said that the Houthi militias use [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Kuwait, Yemen|

UK expresses concerns over Houthi persecution of Baha’i community in Yemen

Arab Coalition demining task forces in Yemen. (Supplied) September 26, 2018 The UK expressed deep concern over the collective trial of the Baha'i community in Yemen's Houthi-held areas. “The UK is deeply concerned by reports that the Houthi authorities in Sanaa, Yemen, have held a mass trial of members of Yemen’s Baha’i community. [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Europe, Yemen|

Iranian military ship operates under commercial cover off Hodeidah

A ship is docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, March 23, 2017. (REUTERS) September 25, 2018 The Arab coalition fighting in support of the legitimate Yemeni government said on Monday it has spotted Iranian military using spying devices to monitor ships crossing the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb. Spokesman Col. Turki [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Yemen|

Yamani accuses Iran of sticking to ‘expansionist agenda’

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) September 22, 2018 Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled al-Yamani has accused Iran of sticking to its policy of expansion in the region and to its support of Houthi militias [...]

By |September 22nd, 2018|Yemen|

Amnesty decries Iranian-backed Houthi prosecution of Bahais in Yemen

Members of the Baha’i faith protest outside a state security court in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP) September 19, 2018 An international rights group on Tuesday decried the prosecution of 24 Yemeni Bahais, including women and a teenager, by a Houthi rebel court on espionage charges. Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty International’s Middle East director of research, [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Yemen|

UAE urges Security Council to act ‘immediately’, end Iran’s weapons supply to Houthis

A picture taken on June 19, 2018 shows debris of Iranian-made Ababil drones displayed Abu Dhabi, which the Emirati armed forces say were used by Houthi rebels in Yemen in battles against the Arab coalition forces. (AFP) September 17, 2018 The United Arab Emirates told the UN Security Council on Friday that the [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|UAE, Yemen|

Iran, Europe discuss ending conflict in Yemen

Houthi rebel fighters are seen in Sana'a on December 4, 2017. (AFP) September 13, 2018 A senior advisor to Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has confirmed that Iran has been holding "intensive dialogues with the four European states and EU to pave the way for solving the crises in Yemen and Syria." [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Europe, Yemen|