Iran’s arm shipment to Houthis, example of state-sponsored terrorism: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US special representative on Iran Brian Hook (background) arrive to al-Bateen Air Base in Abu Dhabi on September 19, 2019. (AFP) February 15, 2020 The seizing of Iranian missiles headed for the Iran-backed Houthi militia is “another example of the world’s largest state sponsor of terror [...]

By |February 15th, 2020|North America, USA, Yemen|

US Navy seizes Iranian-manufactured missiles in Arabian Sea

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) February 14, 2020 A US navy ship seized 150 Iranian-manufactured anti-tank guided missiles after boarding a vessel while conducting maritime security [...]

By |February 14th, 2020|North America, USA, Yemen|

Four Hezbollah experts killed in Yemen by coalition strikes

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) February 13, 2020 Four experts from the Lebanese Hezbollah group were killed in Arab Coalition airstrikes last week in separate locations east of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, [...]

By |February 13th, 2020|Lebanon, Yemen|

Yemen’s army downs Iranian-made drone launched by Houthis

Several drones have been shot down in recent weeks in different Yemeni fronts. (Supplied) February 8, 2020 The Yemeni National Army said its forces have shot down a drone launched by the Iranian-allied Houthi militia over As Safra district of Saada governorate. According to an army official, the ground defenses shot down the [...]

By |February 8th, 2020|Yemen|

UN to cut back aid to Iran-backed Houthi-controlled Yemeni areas

Houthi followers in Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters) February 07, 2020 The world’s biggest humanitarian aid operation will be scaled-down next month in Houthi-controlled Yemeni areas, because donors and aid workers say they can no longer ensure that food for millions of people is reaching those who need it. Humanitarian sector sources told Reuters Houthi [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Yemen|

The IRGC’s mysterious $15 million man

Abdolreza Shahlai, a mysterious and dangerous IRGC commander. Photo made public by the U.S. State Department. December 2019. (Supplied) By Morad Veisi February 5, 2020 There are no pictures of him in the Iranian media. The United States has published a blurry image of him. None of Iran's many media outlets have ever had [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Yemen|

UN report says Yemen’s Houthis in possession of weapons similar to Iran

The US State Department released photos of Iranian missiles seized by the US Navy in the Arabian Sea before its arrival to Houthi militias in Yemen, Dec 5, 2019. (Supplied) February 01, 2020 Yemen's Houthi rebels are in possession of new weapons similar to those produced in Iran, according to a UN report [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis say have targeted Saudi Aramco facilities in Jizan

Houthi ballistic missiles aimed at Saudi targets have been a cause of concern. (Reuters) January 30, 2020 Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia has targeted facilities belonging to Saudi Aramco in Jizan on the Red Sea, its military spokesman said on Wednesday in comments reported by the group’s Al Masirah TV. Aramco declined to comment [...]

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

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|