Category Archives: Yemen

Houthi missile kills senior Yemeni general in Mokha

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi militia on Wednesday killed the deputy chief of staff of the country’s military, officials said. The SABA news agency, which is controlled by the Houthi militia, said their forces struck the vehicle of

Houthi leader killed in an airstrike on Midi

Houthi militia leader Hammoud Latf al-Washli and his bodyguard were killed in coalition-led airstrikes on the south of the Midi district in the Hajjah governorate, of Yemen. The military source said the clashes extended to the outskirts of Jbal an-Nar

Saudi Arabia donates billions to aid Yemen’s reconstruction

Saudi Arabia is to donate $10 billion in aid to Yemen, the country’s president, Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi revealed in a meeting on Wednesday. Of the total, $2 billion will be given to the central bank, while $8 billion will

Almost 1.4 million children face ‘imminent death:’ UN agency

The United Nations children’s agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at “imminent risk of death” as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. The UNICEF announcement comes a day after famine was declared in

Arab coalition forces target weapons depot in west Sanaa

Saudi-led Arab coalition forces targeted a Houthi weapons store in the Aviation and Air Defense academy, located the west of the capital Sanaa on Monday. The coalition jet launched five consecutive raids on the weapons store, which led to its

Yemen requests UN to designate Houthis as ‘terrorists’

The legitimate government of Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has requested the United Nations Security Council to designate Houthi militias as “terrorists”. In a letter read out by Yemen’s envoy to the United Nations Khaled al-Yamani on Saturday, Iranian interferences

UN report exposes Houthi violations in Yemen

A report issued by UN experts on the situation in Yemen revealed that Houthi rebels’ violations range from corruption to torture. The report exposed the militias’ financial corruption and said that they violated the humanitarian international law during the ongoing

KSA provides 12m vaccines for Yemeni children

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) provided health and environmental services to many Yemeni governorates in addition to providing principal medical equipment and 12 million vaccines for children. A report by the KSRelief disclosed its role

Houthi militia killed, field commanders captured in Yemen

Confrontations erupted on Friday between the Popular Resistance and Houthi militia and the deposed president’s forces in Atma in Dhamar, located in the center of Yemen, according to local sources. Sources told al-Arabiya that Resistance members had fired a missile

Two Emirati soldiers die in Yemen

The United Arab Emirates says that two Emirati soldiers who are part of the Arab-coalition fighting for legitimacy in Yemen have died. The state-run WAM news agency reported Private Suleiman Mohamed al-Zohouri was killed in combat, while Sgt. Nader Mubarak

Recordings by Egyptian warships prove Houthi aid block

Recordings by Egyptian warships proved recently how Houthi militias blocked humanitarian aid ships carrying medical and urgent assistance for suffering Yemenis. Voice recordings detected by Egyptian warships in the Red Sea revealed that Houthis have seized “tens of aid ships

Arab coalition to investigate claims related to targeting of civilians in Yemen

The Arab coalition on Thursday said that it will investigate claims that it targeted a gathering of civilians in Sanaa, a statement said. That statement said: “We are aware of media reports that Houthi militias are claiming that Yemeni civilians

Houthi militias kidnap 300 civilians in Yemen, demand ransom

Local sources in Ibb governorate have revealed that the Houthi militias kidnapped 300 civilians, mostly elderly and children, in the town of al-Adeen. Sources said that the kidnapped people were all civilians from the villages of Dbayeh and al-Meydan in

Arab coalition strikes Houthi targets in Mokha and Hejjah

The National Yemeni army launched an attack targeting the rebels in Taiz, through which it managed to restore al-Kadha and neighboring villages. Moreover, 6 insurgents were killed in fierce battles that broke out in al-Zahra and the neighborhoods surrounding the

Houthi militias attack doctors protesting in Sanaa

Houthi militia besieged al-Thawra Hospital in Sanaa and attacked some of the doctors while they were protesting to demand their salaries, which the militia looted five months ago. According to medical sources, dozens of militiamen besieged the hospital, backed by

Assiri: Saleh will be tried under Yemen’s laws

The spokesperson for the Arab coalition, General Ahmed Assiri, said that the ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will be subject to trial on charges of involvement in the Houthi-led coup in Sanaa. Assiri assured, in an exclusive interview with

Yemen keeps counter-terrorism operations with US despite raid

Yemen said on Wednesday it had not suspended counter-terrorism operations with the US government, despite controversy over a US commando raid on al-Qaeda militants in which several civilians were also killed. The raid in al-Bayda province, approved by new US

Unclarity surrounds Sanaa position over US role in Yemen

Khaled Hussein Al-Yemany

While some news agencies reported that Sanaa suspended any counterterrorism operations in Yemen with the US government, subsequent reports suggested that it did not, as evident from a statement issued by Yemen’s UN ambassador. For its part, News Agency tried

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