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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

Saudi forces defend Yemen border, stop Houthi advance

Saudi forces defended the border with Yemen from Houthi militias, stopping them from getting closer, Al Arabiya reported. At least four Houthis were killed after attempting to approach the Saudi-Yemen border. The militias, who wore uniforms of the deposed president’s

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

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

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

Mass wedding of Yemenis who lost their limbs in war with Houthis

40 Yemeni amputees married in a mass wedding in Taiz in Yemen on Saturday. The amputees sustained their injuries during battles against Houthi militias and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Hundreds attended this wedding which was organized

How Saudi frigates defend Arabian, Red Seas against Houthi attacks

Iranian and Houthi militias are attempting to take the war from the ground to sea when they recently attempted to attack a Saudi navy warship. A Saudi frigate warship came on Tuesday under attack by three suicide speedboats belonging to

UK ambassador to Yemen: ‘War caused by seizure of power by Houthis, Saleh’

The British Ambassador to Yemen said on Tuesday that the on-going conflict in the country was at the hand of Houthi militias and the ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown made a statement on his official Twitter page

Arab coalition slams Houthi attack on warship

Arab coalition spokesman Ahmed Asiri slammed a Houthi attack on a Saudi warship earlier this week and said it was a dangerous indicator. “Launching attacks from the Hodeida port and targeting a Saudi warship is an act of sabotage and

Houthis target UN building in Saudi Arabia

Houthi militias targeted a United Nations building in the southern province of Asir, near Yemen’s border, News Agency reported. Pictures show the front of the build destroyed and glass shattered on the floor, with the reception area wrecked. A rocket,

Deposed Yemeni president’s son in fraud allegations

A report by the International Committee for sanctions in Yemen has accused the son of ousted president, Ali Abdullah Saleh of being involved in money laundering operations. It also claimed he has provided facilities for his father to gain access

Yemeni vice president inspects troops in Saada

Yemeni vice president General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar inspected military units in the Baqim front in the northwestern province of Saada, Al Arabiya.Net reported on Wednesday. Forces allied to the internationally-recognized Yemeni government seized control of a strategic Red Sea port

Yemen govt objects UN envoy Sanaa meetings

The internationally recognized government of Yemen says it objects to the UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed’s meetings in Sanaa with the Houthi militia and their allies. The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Yemen, Abdul Malik

Houthis deprive 2.5 million Yemeni children of education

Houthi militias deprived more than 2.5 million Yemeni children of education, as a result of wars waged in the various governorates in the country according to educational statistics, Al Arabiya.Net reported. The war in Yemen has caused hundreds of thousands

Yemen’s army takes control of strategic hills between Taiz, Hudaydah

Yemen’s national army has made advances in the western fronts of Taiz, military commander Major General Khaled Fadhel has confirmed even as violent clashes has been reported with Houthi militias. The military commander stated that his troops seized control of

Saudi forces carry out operations against militias on Yemen border

Saudi-led coalition forces carried out an advanced operation on the Saudi-Yemen border early on Tuesday targeting strongholds of Houthi militias and forces loyal to ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh. The operations were carried out in Najran, Jazan and Alab

Arab coalition spokesman: Yemeni army now able to manage operations

Arab coalition spokesman Ahmed Asiri told News Agency on Saturday that the Yemeni army has now become capable of managing operations in the country. “The Yemeni army is still achieving progress on all fronts in Yemen,” Asiri said. “We’ve worked

Tensions between Houthis, Saleh escalate over ministerial positions

Tensions between Yemen’s Houthi militia and their ally, ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have openly escalated, according to a report by the Saudi Press Agency on Sunday. Both parties have attempted to share ministerial positions in what they named the

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