Yemeni minister tells Al Arabiya: 22 million in need of relief

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Houthi militias have cut off all aid sources in Yemen and prevented necessary medicine and food to reach the civilians, one minister in Yemen’s internationally recognized government told Al Arabiya. Minister of Local Administration and Chairman of the Higher Relief Committee, Abdel-Raqib Fath, talked to Al Arabiya about the humanitarian situation and relief needs inside Yemen and said: “UN reports, not only the legitimate government reports, speak and summarize that 82% of the Yemeni ...

Major fire at Yemen’s Hodeidah port destroys aid supplies

Saturday, 31 March 2018

A fire broke out at the Houthi-controlled Yemeni port of Hodeidah early on Saturday, destroying warehouses filled with cooking fuel and foodstuffs, port workers said. According to eyewitnesses, the fire engulfed five warehouses belonging to the World Food Program, in the area of Kilo 7 in the Houthi-controlled city of Hodeidah, stressing that the stores contained various aid and food items, including cooking oils and other materials. There has been no explanation from the WFP yet on the causes ...

UN Security Council: Houthi attacks threaten regional security

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Members of the United Nations Security Council issued a statement on Wednesday condemning in the strongest possible terms the multiple Houthi missile attacks on several Saudi cities.“The members of the Security Council underlined that such attacks pose a serious national security threat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as a wider threat to regional security. The members of the Council also expressed alarm at the stated intention of the Houthis to continue these attacks against Saudi ...

Houthi shelling damages historical mosque in Taiz

Monday, 26 February 2018

Houthi militias have shelled the Ashrafiya Mosque in Taiz on Sunday using a Howitzer artillery further damaging the historical relic which they shelled twice before.Locals said Houthis were targeting a house near the mosque when they seriously damaged the latter’s minaret. Citizens have called for saving this mosque and accused the Houthis of intentionally damaging the country’s historical ruins and of not respecting the mosque’s sanctity. The Ashrafiya Mosque, which was built ...

As Yemen falls apart, Marib rises and becomes ‘untouchable’

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The clang of jackhammers and excavators fills the streets of Marib, an oil-rich Yemeni boomtown once accustomed to the sounds of war, now a rare oasis of stability in a country torn by strife. Yemen is convulsed by the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with rampant disease, famine and a ruinous conflict pitting the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi against Iran-aligned Houthi militias. But the fall of Yemen has coincided with the rise of Marib, once seen as an al-Qaeda ...

Saudi forces repel Houthi border incursion, kills 25 militants

Thursday, 15 February 2018

The Saudi military repelled a cross border attack by Houthi militias on the southern border town of Nahran late on Wednesday,The operations carried out by the Saudi forces killed 25 Houthis and wounded others with a targeted bombardment by Saudi artillery guns.Saudi Apache helicopters furthermore destroyed 3 military vehicles belonging to the Houthi militias.Last Sunday, Saudi forces dealt with a similar attack by the militias, killing 17 members..Houthi militias have been attempting to ...

Senior Houthi commander killed in Taiz, advances to liberate city continue

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

A senior Houthi field commander in Taiz was killed on Tuesday, along with four others the Yemen military media center stated.Abu Taha al-Ghalisi was killed in an artillery shelling assault by the Yemeni army on Houthi positions.Abu Taha, according to field sources, is responsible for leading the Houthi fronts north of the city of Taiz.The Yemeni army supported by Arab coalition troops launched an attack on Tuesday.Successive advances have been reported by Yemeni military officials in the ...

Coalition: Houthis fired 95 missiles toward Saudi Arabia so far

Monday, 12 February 2018

The spokesman for the Arab coalition forces in Yemen said that the Houthi militias targeted Saudi Arabia with 95 ballistic missiles since the beginning of the war.Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said at a press conference on Monday also that the militias were burning fuel trucks which belongs to the Yemeni citizens and accused the Houthis of targeting public property in Yemen.Maliki presented on a screen in the conference hall, pictures and videos of operations against the Houthis at ...

Houthi militias suspend schools in Sanaa for one month

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Houthi militias have suspended the educational system in Sanaa to conduct sectarian education campaigns for students for one month. The sectarian mobilization and education campaigns carried out by the Houthis have systematically continued to reach all students. Schools in Sanaa have been suspended and sectarian education and mobilization activities along with the extremist Houthi militias’ ideology aims to target young students. The Ministry of Education in the government of the ...

Coalition: Iran supplied Houthis with weapons to target Bab el-Mandeb

Monday, 5 February 2018

The spokesman for the Arab Coalition in Yemen confirmed at a press conference in Riyadh on Monday that humanitarian aid is still entering Yemen through all entry ports, also revealing that Iran has supplied Houthi militias with weapons to target the international shipping in Bab al-Mandeb strait. Colonel Turki al-Malki said that Houthi militias target the Hodeidah port with boat filled with bombs, which is a serious threat to shipping and world trade, stressing that there is an international ...

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