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US slams Iran for prolonging Yemen war and blocking peace

Brian Hook, the US State Department’s special representative for Iran, speaks about the creation of the Iran Action Group at the State Department, in Washington, Thursday, August 16, 2018. (AP) February 15, 2019 The US on Thursday accused Iran of prolonging the war in Yemen with its support for the Houthis and called [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen: triple terrorist threat under Iranian cover

A man stands amid the rubble in Yemen's capital Sana’s. (Reuters) February 4, 2019 The developments in Yemen in recent days have revealed that the terrorist Iran-backed Houthi militias are providing cover for the al-Qaeda and ISIS groups in the war-torn country through Tehran’s direct backing. The Yemeni Interior Ministry had revealed the [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Yemen|

Iranian-made Houthi drone intercepted over Saudi Arabia

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) January 31, 2019 Arab coalition forces on Wednesday intercepted and destroyed an Iranian-made drone used by Houthis over Abha in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Royal Air Force's defense system caught the drone, which was heading for [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Pressure Iran to abide by UN resolutions

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah al-Mouallimi. (Supplied) January 26, 2019 Saudi Arabia called on the Security Council to pressure Iran to abide by UN resolutions for a comprehensive political solution in Yemen. Addressing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to UN Ambassador [...]

By |January 26th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Yemen’s Houthi militia using Iranian-made drone aircraft

Ababil 3 put on display in the seventh International Aviation Industry Exhibition being held in the southern island of Kish on November 18. (Press TV) January 21, 2019 The Arab coalition fighting to support the legitimate Yemeni government said on Sunday that the Houthi militia are in possession of Iranian-made drones -- named [...]

By |January 21st, 2019|Yemen|

UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Houthis in Yemen war

Houthi fighters hold their weapons as they attend a gathering in Sana’a. (Reuters) January 19, 2019 Fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi militia in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals, UN experts [...]

By |January 19th, 2019|Yemen|

Pro-government Yemeni forces destroy six Iran-made drones in 10 days

Yemen soldiers fire back at Houthi targets in Sana'a. (Supplied) January 15, 2019 As battles intensify on both north and south Yemeni fronts, namely in Saada and Taiz, the Yemeni army air forces said it managed to successfully down another Iran-made drone operated by Houthis. The Yemeni army’s official website published a statement [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen government denounces Iran’s disobeying of UN resolutions

Picture of the Houthi attack on al-Anad Air base in Lahij governorate. (Supplied) January 11, 2019 The Yemeni Council of Ministers denounced Iran’s disobeying of UN resolutions on Thursday, saying that “it won’t stop until it is  strongly deterred by the International Community.” The Yemeni legitimate government said that Houthi militias are challenging [...]

By |January 11th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemeni army forces take down Iran-built Houthi military aircraft

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, June 19, 2018. (AFP) January 8, 2018 Yemen’s army shot down a Houthi military aircraft west of Al-Jouf province on Tuesday, Saudi state news channel [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen President orders fortification of battlefronts to confront Iranian agenda

Houthi fighters riding on back of trucks in Yemen. (Reuters) January 7, 2019 Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi ordered on Sunday the fortification of battlefronts to achieve victories and defeat the Iran-backed Houthi agenda, reported the Saudi Press Agency. He made his remarks during a meeting with Minister of Defense General Lieutenant Mohammad [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|Yemen|