US official accuses Iran of fueling conflict in Yemen

A Houthi supporter holds up his rifle during a rally in the Yemeni capital Sana'a. (Reuters) October 14, 2021 Iran’s role in Yemen remains negative, said a US official while pointing out that Tehran has chosen to fuel the conflict that has been going on in the war-torn country for nearly seven years. [...]

By |October 14th, 2021|North America, USA, Yemen|

Iran says talks with Saudi Arabia on ‘more serious path’, Yemen included

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh. (IRNA) October 11, 2021 Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia are now on a "more serious path", including discussion on resolving Yemen's conflict. Saeed Khatibzadeh who was speaking at his weekly press conference said contacts have continued "uninterruptedly" between the two sides [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi-Iranian talks offer hope for an end to Yemen’s seven-year civil war

Yemen soldiers fire back at Houthi targets in Sana'a (FOX News) October 9, 2021 Recent statements from Iran and Saudi Arabia have provided hope that a pathway might be emerging to an end to the bitter seven-year civil war in Yemen. The conflict has killed an estimated quarter of a million people and [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

‘Suicide drones’ linked to Iran have made their way to Yemen rebels, photos suggest

Iranian drones are seen during a large-scale drone combat exercise in Semnan in January, 2021. (AFP) By Tom O'Connor and Naveed Jamali September 29, 2021 An unmanned aerial vehicle that appeared at a weapons exhibition held earlier this year by the rebels ruling much of Yemen bears a striking resemblance to the kamikaze [...]

By |September 29th, 2021|Yemen|

Iran advised Houthis not to negotiate before taking control of Marib: Yemen’s FM

Yemen's FM Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin, June 30, 2021. (Reuters) September 27, 2021 Iran has advised the Houthis not to negotiate with the legitimate Yemeni government before taking control of Marib, according to Yemen’s Foreign Minister Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak. The Yemeni Foreign Minister [...]

By |September 27th, 2021|Yemen|

UN condemns executions by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis

Defendants are lined up before being executed after being convicted for involvement in the assassination of Huthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad, at a public square in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on Sept 18, 2021. (AFP) September 20, 2021 The UN on Sunday condemned Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militants’ execution of nine people for their [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|Yemen|

Sanaa airport has been closed due to use by Iran, Hezbollah: Yemen’s government

A picture shows the international airport in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Nov 23, 2017. (Supplied) September 13, 2021 Sana’a Airport in Yemen has been closed because of its use as a corridor for smuggling weapons by Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah, said Yemen’s Information Minister. “We hold the Houthi militia responsible for closing [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Lebanon, Yemen|

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis attack Mokha aid port with missiles

People walk past a ship docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen. (Reuters) September 11, 2021 A missile attack blamed by the government on Houthi militia in Yemen on Saturday targeted a key port used to bring humanitarian aid into the war-ravaged country. The Red Sea port of Mokha in southwest [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Yemen|

Houthis dropped the peace option in implementation of Iran’s agenda: Yemen’s PM

Yemen's Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed talks to a port official during a ceremony at Aden port, Yemen, Dec 12, 2018. (Reuters) August 31, 2021 The Houthi coup militia chose to drop the option of peace and insist on trading Yemeni blood in implementation of the agenda and instructions of the Iranian regime, [...]

By |August 31st, 2021|Yemen|

Iran-bakced Houthi militias admit to kidnapping 140 civilians in a week

Houthi rebels parade in Sanaa on December 19, 2017. (Reuters) August 28, 2021 The Iran-backed Houthi militias admitted to kidnapping 140 civilians after accusing them of collaborating with the legitimate government, according to well-informed Yemeni sources. The sourced confirmed that the militias also abducted several women in several areas under their control. Rights [...]

By |August 28th, 2021|Yemen|