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Arab ministers condemn Iran’s support of Houthis as militia fire drone at Saudi target

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) September 12, 2019 The Arab ministerial committee has condemned Iran’s support for the Houthis’ targeting Saudi Arabia with ballistic missiles, state news agency SPA [...]

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

Disarming Iran begins with its Houthi proxy

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) September 10, 2019 The Houthis’ attacks on civilians and innocent people inside Yemen and their repeated attacks on Saudi Arabia with ballistic missiles and drones prove the importance of confronting, dismantling and [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-linked Houthis may have shot down US drone over Yemen

A model of a military drone is seen in front of an U.S. flag in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 24, 2016. (Reuters) August 22, 2019 A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar region, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

US rules on Houthi actions — and Iran is to blame

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) By Faramarz Davar August 17, 2019 For the first time, a United States court has ruled that the Islamic Republic can be held accountable for the activities of the Houthis, the insurgent religious-political [...]

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

Iran-backed Houthis believe Khamenei is continuing the Prophet’s leadership

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures during a meeting with religious poets in Tehran, Iran, March 8, 2018. (REUTERS) August 16, 2019 The Houthis consider Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s leadership to be the continuation of that of the Prophet Muhammad and his son-in-law Ali, said the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Yemen|

UAE says Khamenei meeting proves Houthis are Iran’s proxy

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) August 15, 2019 A meeting between a Houthi official and Iran's Supreme Leader proves “in black and white” that the Yemeni militants are an Iranian proxy, a senior Emirati said Wednesday. State [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|UAE, Yemen|

Iran’s Khamenei meets with Houthi spokesman Abdul Salam

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) August 14, 2019 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei met with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, Mohammed Abdul Salam, in Tehran on Tuesday, Khamenei’s official website reported. Earlier on Sunday, Fars [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|Yemen|

Simultaneous attacks in Aden reveal coordination between Iran-backed Houthis and jihadist groups

Soldiers carry the injured following a missile attack on a military parade during a graduation ceremony for newly recruited troopers in Aden, Yemen August 1, 2019. (REUTERS) August 6, 2019 Observers said there was strong coordination between the Iran-backed Houthis and the jihadist groups of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in carrying out [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthi militia drones target Saudi airports

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) August 5, 2019 Saudi air defenses intercepted Iran-backed Houthi militia’s drones targeting civilian airports on Monday, the Arab Coalition said, as the Houthis ramp up cross-border attacks. The coalition, in a [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi envoy to Yemen blames Iran for attacks in Aden

Soldiers carry the injured following a missile attack on a military parade during a graduation ceremony for newly recruited troopers in Aden, Yemen August 1, 2019. (REUTERS) August 1, 2019 Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Yemen accused Iran of being behind an attack on a military parade in Aden on Thursday that the Houthi [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|