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President Hadi vows to defeat Iran’s ‘evil designs’ in Yemen

Hadi said that his government would not allow the Houthis and their backers in Tehran to turn Yemen into a launching ground for attacks on neighboring countries. (AFP) April 24, 2020 Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has vowed to foil Iran’s attempts to derail peace and security in Yemen through the Houthi [...]

By |April 24th, 2020|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis slammed for sentencing journalists to death

Shia rebels, known as Houthis, hold a poster of Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah during a rally in support of Hezbollah, in Sana'a, Yemen. (AP) April 14, 2020 A major press freedom watchdog has condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen for its decision to sentence four journalists to death. According to the [...]

By |April 14th, 2020|Yemen|

Militias change names of Yemeni schools to glorify Iran-backed Houthi ideology

A boy stands behind armed Houthi followers attending a rally to celebrate the killing of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Dec 5, 2017. (REUTERS) April 8, 2020 Ever since their coup against the legitimate Yemeni government, the Iran-backed Houthi militias have never ceased their efforts to alter the country’s national and [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Yemen|

US condemns Iran-backed Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Saudi soldiers reveal the remains of Iranian missiles intercepted over the Kingdom. (AFP) March 30, 2020 The US on Sunday condemned the latest attempt by Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen to target Saudi cities with ballistic missiles. “As the world focuses on combating the COVID-19 pandemic and saving lives, the Houthis focused on [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-allied Houthis retract death sentence against Baha’i leader following criticism

Bahais leader in Yemen Hamed Kamal bin Haydara. (Supplied) March 27, 2020 A wave of local and international discontent forced Houthis to retract the order to execute the Baha'is leader in Yemen, Hamed Kamal bin Haydara. This came amid calls by Yemeni human rights activists for the Iran-backed group to release thousands of [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Yemen|

Houthi court upholds execution order of Bahais leader

Hamid bin Haydara (L), a member of the Bahai religious minority in Yemen. (Supplied) March 23, 2020 A Houthi-run appeal court upheld on Sunday a verdict to execute the leader of the Bahai religious minority in the latest move reflecting the Iran-backed group’s exploitation of the judiciary in areas under its control. The [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis increase use of suicide drone boats in recent weeks

Photo released by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Mar. 4 showing the new fishing boat design for the Houthi suicide drone boat program. (Supplied) By Caleb Weiss March 16, 2020 Over the last few weeks, Yemen’s Houthi rebels have increased their usage of explosive-laden drone boats. The geographic scope of this threat has [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Yemen|

Intel shows Iran smuggling weapons to Houthis via Hodeidah port

A ship is seen docked at the Hodeidah seaport in Al Hudaydah, Yemen. (AP) February 22, 2020 Recent intelligence shows that weapons used by Houthi militias to attack Saudi Arabia were smuggled by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps to Yemen via the strategic Hodeidah port, the Arab Coalition’s Spokesperson Colonel Turki al-Maliki said [...]

By |February 22nd, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran attempting further arms deliveries to Houthis, says Pentagon

A missile that the US Department of Defense says is a “Qiam” ballistic missile manufactured in Iran and that the Pentagon says was fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on July 22, 2017. (Reuters) February 20, 2020 Tehran continues to deliver weapons to Yemen's Houthi rebels, the US military said Wednesday, [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Yemen|

Yemen’s Houthis making more lethal drones with Iranian components

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) February 20, 2020 Iran-backed Houthi militias are making more lethal drones in Yemen from Iranian components, according to an independent research report published on Wednesday. Houthis previously relied on [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Yemen|