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Quds Force commander admits Iran supporting Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia

Brigadier General Esmail Qa'ani (Ghaani), IRGC Qods Force commander. (MEHR) March 15, 2021 Tehran supports attacks on Saudi Arabia by the Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ overseas Quds Force has admitted. Ismail Qaani told a conference in the northeastern city of Mashhad that the Houthis [...]

By |March 15th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis accused of setting detention center on fire with Ethiopian migrants inside

Houthi rebels parade in Sanaa on December 19, 2017. (Reuters) March 10, 2021 Yemen’s legitimate government and human rights activists in Sanaa are accusing Houthis of killing dozens of Ethiopian migrants after the Iran-backed militants set a detention center ablaze in the capital on Sunday. Houthis burned down the center after the migrants [...]

By |March 10th, 2021|Africa, Yemen|

Iran supplied weapons used in attack on Aramco’s oil port, facilities: Arab Coalition

Weapons and equipment, believed to be from Iran, are displayed aboard the deck of USS Forrest Sherman after they were seized from a smuggling boat on Sept. 27, 2015. (AP) March 8, 2021 Iran supplied the weapons that were used in the attack on Aramco’s oil port and facilities in Saudi Arabia, the Arab [...]

By |March 8th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Arab coalition launches airstrikes after Iran-backed Houthis cross ‘red line’ with civilian drone attacks in Saudi Arabia

Coalition Spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Maliki. (Reuters) March 8, 2021 The Arab coalition conducted air strikes on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday after it said it had destroyed drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militants, including at least five fired towards Saudi Arabia. The coalition said in a statement quoted by Al Arabiya [...]

By |March 8th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

US blacklists Houthi leaders, blames Iran for intensifying Yemen crisis

A boy walks on a street after a fire and explosions destroyed nearby gas storage in Taiz, Yemen, July 19, 2015. (REUTERS) March 3, 2021 The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two military leaders of the Iran-backed Houthis militias in Yemen, accusing them of procuring weapons from Iran and organizing attacks, [...]

By |March 3rd, 2021|North America, USA, Yemen|

Yemen minister says Iranian media shows Tehran ‘behind Houthi escalation in Marib’

Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle. (AFP) March 2, 2021 Yemeni Minister of Information Muammar Al-Eryani said on Monday that Iranian media close to the Supreme leader have reported that Tehran is “behind Houthi escalation in Marib,’ state news agency SABA reported. He claimed that reports by “Kayhan newspaper” [...]

By |March 2nd, 2021|Yemen|

Arab Coalition intercepts Iran-linked Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia; fourth in less than 24 hours

A photo distributed by the Houthi Military Media Unit shows the launch by Houthi forces of a ballistic missile aimed at Saudi Arabia March 25, 2018. (Reuters) February 27, 2021 The Arab Coalition said on Saturday it intercepted and downed an explosive-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia’s Khamis [...]

By |February 27th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Arab Coalition: Houthis part of Iran’s political game

Colonel Turki al-Malki, the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, last April. (AP) February 17, 2021 Saudi-led Arab coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the Houthi militias in Yemen do not have the power to make independent decisions as they are being controlled [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia will continue to treat Yemen’s Iran-linked Houthis as terrorists

Newly recruited Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle, Jan 3, 2017. (AFP) February 15, 2021 Saudi Arabia will continue to treat Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis as a terrorist organization regardless of whether the United States decided to designate the group as such, the Kingdom's permanent representative to the UN said. “We will [...]

By |February 15th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis recruited more than 10,000 children in Yemen since 2014

The group uses an education system that incites violence and teaches the group’s ideology through special lectures inside the official educational facilities. (AFP) February 13, 2021 The Houthi militia in Yemen have forcibly recruited 10,300 children in Yemen since 2014, according to a latest report that revealed the Iran-backed militant group have used [...]

By |February 13th, 2021|Yemen|