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Yemeni Army advances toward Sanaa as Iran-allied Houthis suffer losses

Yemen soldiers fire back at Houthi targets in Sana'a (FOX News) January 22, 2020 The commander of joint operations at the Yemeni Ministry of Defense, Major General Sagheer Bin Aziz, called on the National Army to advance towards the capital, Sanaa, to recover it from the Houthi militia. This came during his briefing [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Yemen|

Member of IRGC’s Quds Force killed in Yemen

Iran-backed militias Houthis rally in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP) January 8, 2020 A member of Iran’s Quds Force, the overseas arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was killed in Yemen on Friday, according to a report. Mostafa Mohammad Mirzaei, 38, was killed on Friday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, without providing [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Yemen|

Iran-allied Houthis unsurprisingly angered by Soleimani assassination, vow revenge

Official Houthi said that head of the militias Abdul Malek al-Houthi sent a cable to the Iranian leadership and its militias in Iraq to offer his condolences over the death of Soleimani. (AFP) January 4, 2020 The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen were unsurprisingly angered by the assassination of commander of Iran’s Quds [...]

By |January 4th, 2020|Yemen|

Iran FM meets Houthi spokesman in Oman

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif arrives in Muscat, Oman, Monday, October 2, 2017. (AP) December 26, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Omani officials in Muscat and met with Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul Salam, according to Iranian media. The semi-official ISNA news agency reported Wednesday that Zarif held [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|Oman, Yemen|

Houthis officially admit ‘military cooperation’ with Iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) December 24, 2019 A Houthi-appointed ambassador in Tehran uncovered for the first time the presence of a military relationship between Iran and the rebel group. Despite being considered by the legitimate government [...]

By |December 24th, 2019|Yemen|

How Iran supplies militant bomb factories in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

A Bahraini forensic police officer inspects the site of a bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama in 2017. (AFP) December 18, 2019 Bomb parts seized by security forces in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain match explosives supplied by Iran to Houthi militias in Yemen, a new report reveals. The electrical [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis abduct more Yemeni women, girls

Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle. (AFP) December 17, 2019 Yemeni and international human rights organizations have accused Houthi militias of ramping up their campaign of violence against women in an unprecedented manner. In its latest report, the Netherlands-based Human Rights Radar says the phenomenon of the abduction of [...]

By |December 17th, 2019|Yemen|

Seized weapons show Iran’s deep involvement in Yemen’s war

The US State Department released photos of the seized Iranian missiles seized by the US Navy in the Arabian Sea before its arrival to Houthi militias in Yemen, Dec 5, 2019. (Supplied) By Sirwan Kajjo, Mehdi Jedinia and Katherine Ahn December 13, 2019 The recent U.S. seizure of suspected Iranian guided missile parts [...]

By |December 13th, 2019|Yemen|

U.S. offers $15 million reward for information on Iranian commander in Yemen

Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook addresses reporters at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on December 5, 2019. (US State Department) December 7, 2019 On Thursday the U.S. Special Representative on Iran said the State Department was offering $15 million for information on Yemen-based Iranian Guards senior Commander Abdul-Reza Shahlai's [...]

By |December 7th, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

US State Department publishes photos of seized Iranian missiles

The US State Department released photos of the Iranian missiles seized by the US Navy in the Arabian Sea before its arrival to Houthi militias in Yemen, Dec 5, 2019. (Supplied) December 6, 2019 The US State Department has released photos of the shipment of Iranian weapons and missile parts seized by the [...]

By |December 6th, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|