Iran-backed Houthis sentence 30 captives to death, drawing govt. condemnation

Newly recruited Houthi militants take part in a gathering in the capital Sanaa to mobilize more militants to battlefronts to fight pro-government forces in several Yemeni cities. (AFP) July 10, 2019 The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen sentenced to death 30 abductees held captive by the terrorist group for three years. Among them [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis raise over $100k for Lebanese Hezbollah

A Yemeni delegation carrying posters of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi in a southern Beirut suburb on October 12, 2016. (AFP) By Caleb Weiss July 9, 2019 After finishing its fundraising campaign this week for Lebanese Hezbollah, Yemen’s Houthi insurgent group has reported that it raised over $100,000 for the terrorist organization. [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Lebanon, Yemen|

Arab coalition thwarts Iran-linked Houthi attack on commercial ship in Red Sea

A Saudi border guard patrols near Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen, along the beach on the Red Sea, near Jizan. (Reuters) July 9, 2019 The Arab military coalition thwarted an attempt by Houthi militants to attack a commercial ship off the coast of Yemen. Naval forces intercepted and destroyed a “booby-trapped boat,” laden [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Yemen|

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|