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Houthi general tells IRGC-linked website of coming attacks on UAE

Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen. (AFP) February 2, 2022 A Houthi in an interview with the IRGC-linked Tasnim Sunday has threatened the United Arab Emirates with "more effective and powerful strikes" in the future. "Future strikes on the UAE will be more effective and more powerful than before and the UAE may lose [...]

By |February 2nd, 2022|UAE, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis continuing to violate arms embargo in Yemen and recruit children: UN

The experts said they had identified a total of 1,406 children -- aged 10 to 17 -- who had died on the battlefield in 2020 after being recruited by the Houthis. (AFP) January 31, 2022 The Iran-backed Houthi militia is continuing to violate a UN-imposed arms embargo in Yemen and to recruit children [...]

By |January 31st, 2022|Yemen|

Iran’s Friday sermons focus on Yemen, followed by pro-Houthi rallies

Mask-clad Iranians gather in a mosque in the capital, Tehran, to perform the Friday prayers, on Oct. 22, 2021. (AFP) January 29, 2022 In a state-sponsored move in a few large Iranian cities, Friday Prayer attendees held demonstrations against the war in Yemen and Saudi Arabia’s involvement. The Friday Prayer sermons were focused [...]

By |January 29th, 2022|Yemen|

Iran uses Yemen as base for attacking neighbors: Yemen PM

Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed. (AFP) January 26, 2022 Yemen’s prime minister on Tuesday accused the Houthi militia of allowing Iran to use the war-torn country as a base for attacking other countries, the official news agency SABA reported. Maeen Abdul Malik Saeed told British Ambassador to Yemen Richard Oppenheim that the [...]

By |January 26th, 2022|Middle East, Yemen|

To what extent was the Iranian regime involved in the Houthi attacks on the UAE?

Houthis had claimed to have launched several strikes on the UAE which does not share borders with Yemen. (Twitter) By Track Persia January 24, 2022 The deadly drone attacks against the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi that involved launching a drone and missile attack targeting Abu Dhabi airport and a nearby oil company facility [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|UAE, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis launch second missile attack on UAE

Houthi militias launch a ballistic missile aimed at Saudi Arabia on March 25, 2018. (Houthi Media) January 24, 2022 The United Arab Emirates intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles on Monday with no casualties, its defense ministry said, following a deadly attack a week earlier. "The remnants of the intercepted ballistic missiles fell in [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|UAE, Yemen|

Biden weighs up returning Iran-backed Houthis to US terror list

US President Joe Biden. (Reuters) January 20, 2022 US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he is considering re-designating Yemen’s Houthi militia as an international terrorist organization days after the Iran-backed group killed three people in a drone strike in the UAE. Marking his first full year in office with a two-hour [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|North America, UAE, USA, Yemen|

Iraq’s Iran-backed Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia ‘congratulates’ Houthis on UAE attack

Qais al-Khazali (Left), Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq (A.A.H.) commander sitting next to the former Iranian IRGC commander Qassem Soleimani, undated. (INU) January 19, 2022 Iraq’s Iran-backed Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia congratulated Yemen’s Houthi militia for its drone attack on the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi which killed three people, the Shia militia’s leader Qais al-Khazali [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|Iraq, UAE, Yemen|

Iran-backed Houthis say launched attack on UAE; fire, explosion reported in Abu Dhabi

Houthi followers hold mock missiles and their rifles as they shout slogans during a demonstration against the UN in Sanaa. (Reuters) January 17, 2022 Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis said they launched an attack on the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported on Monday, after police in the capital Abu Dhabi reported two fires. An explosion [...]

By |January 17th, 2022|UAE, Yemen|

UN report reveals role of Iran port in smuggling weapons to Yemen

US service members inspect an illicit shipment of weapons while aboard a stateless fishing vessel transiting international waters in the Arabian Sea. (AFP) January 10, 2022 A draft report prepared by a UN Security Council panel of experts on Yemen has revealed the role of the Iranian port of Jask on the Sea [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|Yemen|