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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|

US warship seizes suspected Iran missile parts set for Yemen

The USS Forrest Sherman was conducting routine maritime operations when sailors noticed a small wooden boat that was not displaying a country flag.. (US Navy) December 5, 2019 A Navy warship has seized a “significant cache” of suspected Iranian guided missile parts headed to the Houthi militia in Yemen, US officials said Wednesday, marking the [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

The Iranian regime is tasting its own medicine

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Iranian leader, met with IRGC generals-- 30 Jun 18. (IRNA) By Track Persia November 25, 2019 Since the end of the Iraq-Iran War in 1988, the Iranian regime has drawn a new security and military strategy to meet its aspirations and goals relying on a wide network of logistics and [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Iraq, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria, Yemen|

Iran hands over Yemen embassy to Houthi militia

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) November 22, 2019 Iran handed over the state’s Yemen embassy to the Houthi militia which have resulted to criticisms, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday. The Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul [...]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Yemen|

Yemen minister on Iran protests: People in Iran-backed Houthi-controlled areas to join soon

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei meets with the spokesman of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia Mohammed Abdul Salam, Aug 13, 2019. (IRNA) November 19, 2019 Yemen will soon join Iran, Iraq and Lebanon in “confront[ing] Iranian policies” that have led to “chaos and terrorism,” and Yemenis living in areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi militia [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthi militants seize South Korean ship in Red Sea

Houthi fighters hold their weapons as they attend a gathering in Sana’a. (Reuters) November 19, 2019 Houthi militants from Yemen have seized a ship in the southern Red Sea, the Arab Coalition said Monday. The Iran-backed militia used two small boats to hijack the vessel as it was towing a South Korean drilling [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|East Asia, Yemen|

Yemeni student arrested in US after FBI probe reveals alleged Iran-backed Houthi ties

Newly recruited Houthi militants take part in a gathering in the capital Sanaa. (AFP) November 16, 2019 A Yemeni student was arrested in the US late last week after a three-year investigation by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force uncovered his alleged ties with the Iran-backed Houthi militia, a court document seen by [...]

By |November 16th, 2019|North America, USA, Yemen|

Twitter closes accounts of Iran-backed Hezbollah TV and Houthi forces

Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah. (AFP) November 4, 2019 Twitter has blocked the account of Al-Manar TV, belonging to Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah, saying it has not followed its rules. Al-Manar has called the blocking a “political” act. Currently, the page is completely blank. Twitter has also blocked an account belonging to [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Lebanon, Yemen|