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Houthi prisoner confesses: We received cultural courses, including Iranian films

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Television Channel Yemen Today broadcasted a videotape of the confessions of a captured Houthi militia commander, in which he said that militants had received military courses for less than a week as well as cultural courses which included Iranian films.The Houthi commanders was captured by military formations, led by Brigadier General Tariq Saleh, on the west coast front.The channel said that the Houthi militiant, identified as Abdullah Jarmuzi, confessed that the militias “instilled the ...

Yemeni mothers say Houthis ‘not providing Ramadan meals’ for abducted children

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

The Mothers of Abductees Association in Hodeidah, west of Yemen, held a protest on Monday to demand the release of their abducted and forcibly disappeared children in Houthi prisons. In a statement issued during the protest, the mothers of the abductees accused the Houthis of not providing their children with food and water for the Iftar and Suhoor meals of Ramadan and of “physical elimination” and of violating their dignities. “Our sons tolerate pain in this scorching heat ...

Arab coalition says more than 85 percent of Yemen has been liberated

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

The spokesperson of the Arab coalition forces in Yemen, Col. Turki Al-Malki said on Monday that more than 85% of Yemen has been liberated as legitimate forces have advanced on all battle fronts, while confusion has hit Houthi ranks. Malki said during a press conference that a Turkish ship was recently attacked by missiles in front of the Hodeidah Port and held the Houthis responsible for the attack. He added that the ship which was targeted from Hodeideh was carrying a load of wheat. ...

Saudi air defenses destroy ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthis

Monday, 21 May 2018

Saudi air defenses intercepted and destroyed fired by Yemen's Houthi militia over the southern city of Jazan, the Arab coalition said on Monday. Earlier, the Houthis said the group had fired a Badr-1 ballistic missile at Jazan's airport, without giving any further details, according to Reuters news agency. It resulted in the scattering of the missile's fragments over residential areas without causing any injuries. Coalition spokesman Turki al-Malki said Saudi air defense forces destroyed the ...

Houthis say first day of Ramadan is ‘not Wednesday, but fast anyway!’

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The Houthis’ Dar al-Ifta said in a statement on Tuesday that the first day of the holy month of Ramadan will be Thursday but asked people to fast anyway on Wednesday “just in case.” “Many scholars confirm that Wednesday is (in fact) the first day of Ramadan and that the crescent would have been sighted if it hadn’t been for the clouds,” the statement said, and advised people “to fast on Wednesday just in case.” According to some observers, the ...

Arab Coalition forces target Houthi missile depots in Saada

Monday, 14 May 2018

Spokesman for the Arab Coalition forces in Yemen, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, has said that six ballistic missiles were launched from Houthi areas into Saudi Arabia within the last week. Addressing a press conference on Monday he said that the Houthi militias not only put children on the front lines they even pushed Yemeni women into military confrontation. Maliki confirmed that the Yemeni forces have made significant progress in Saada with the support of the coalition forces, and that the Houthi ...

Leaked video purports to show Houthis torturing Yemeni activist

Monday, 14 May 2018

A video leaked by a member of the Houthi militia and circulated by Yemeni activists on Sunday showed Houthis torturing a man in a basement. According to activists, the Houthi member leaked the video for money. The leaked video shows the torture of political activist Jamal al-Maamari who was held by the Houthis for three years before he was recently arrested in a prisoner exchange deal. Maamari is now paralyzed. The video showing Maamari’s torture was shot in the basement of Vice ...

Houthis mobilize in Sanaa after Arab coalition targets presidential office

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

The Houthis have mobilized their fighters in Sanaa after the Arab coalition targeted the office of the presidency on Monday.Local sources said the Houthis set several security checkpoints in the capital and deployed their members in several important and vital streets.They also tightened security on hospitals where those killed and wounded by the air strike were transferred and kept completely silent about their identities. Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki had said the airstrikes ...

Saudi FM: Iran-planned Houthi attacks do not affect kingdom’s stability

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Monday that Houthi attacks planned by Iran do not affect the kingdom’s stability. "The Iranian-planned Houthi attacks, which are strongly denounced by the international community, reveal their terrorism and never affects our stability and development," Jubeir said on Twitter. The spokesman of the Arab coalition forces in Yemen, Col. Turki Al-Malki, said earlier on Monday that the Houthi militia was violating international and ...

Arab coalition strike hits presidential office in Yemen’s Houthi-held capital

Monday, 7 May 2018

An air strike targeted the office of the presidency in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Monday.The strike came hours after Saudi Arabia's air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles launched by the Houthis that targeted the south of the kingdom, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said.He said the rockets were launched from northern Yemen toward "populated areas" of Saudi Arabia, but were intercepted overnight without any casualties or damage."This hostile act... ...

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