Houthi militias kill hospitalized civilians to mask gas crisis

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Houthi militias killed three people and injured several others in the Yemeni province of Ibb on Saturday night. The incident occurred after a quarrel at a gas station, which was the result of a gas crisis brewing for three weeks. Injured civilians were transferred to a local hospital, but were stalked, kidnapped and killed by the militias. Observers say that militias had earlier arrested dozens of people standing in long queues at gas stations in Sanaa in order to mask the gas crisis. ...

Yemeni army advances against Houthi militia in Nahm front, east of Sanaa

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The Yemeni army advanced in the Nahm front, east of Sanaa, and liberated the Rabaeen and Admagh mountain range. Battles killed 26 Houthis and injured dozens others while three vehicles and two armored vehicles were destroyed. The Houthis also fled their posts. The army also shelled the Houthis’ posts across Nahm and targeted 70 Houthi members on the outskirts of Masura and destroyed some of their vehicles.  

Yemeni official pledges to strengthen country’s defense against militias

Monday, 5 March 2018

Yemen’s Acting Minister of Defense Lieutenant General Mohammad al-Maqdashi said on Sunday that the military institution has become stronger and more capable complete its operations and expel militias and terrorists from Yemen and combat any attempts to take the country backwards. During a meeting with officials at the defense ministry, Maqdashi also commended the army’s victories and praised the Arab coalition’s role in helping the Yemeni people restore legitimacy. Meanwhile, ...

Protests against Houthi militia continue for second day in Yemen’s Sanaa

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Protests broke out in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Sunday against the Houthi militia by tens of civilians after the militia closed down gas filling stations for the sixth day in a row. Yemeni media outlets reported that civilians organized demonstrations and burned car tires in front of the capital’s secretariat building. Protesters closed down the main road in front of the building, meanwhile the militia has increased its presence in the streets, especially in areas prone to civilian ...

Yemen army taking major leap in the battlefield to restore Sanaa

Friday, 2 March 2018

The battles of the Yemeni army moved to the north-east gate of the capital Sanaa advancing towads Horan, the first district in Arhab northeast of Sanaa near Nahem. This marks a significant milestone for the Yemeni army, supported by the Arab coalition forces, to restore the capital Sanaa from the control of the Houthi militia, and to end its coup, given the strategic importance of Arhab area. The strategic importance of Arhab Arhab is located northeast of Sanaa, north of Bani al-Harith ...

17 Houthis killed, dozens injured in Sanaa battles with Yemeni army

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Following fierce battles with the Yemeni Army and Arab Coalition, 17 Houthis were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday in Nahm, in Yemen’s capital Sanaa. In a statement, the Yemeni army said, “National army forces fought fierce battles with the Houthi militia in Nahm, east of the capital, and killed 17 militiamen, and wounded dozens.” They added that the militia was trying to sneak into the al-Tabab mountains in the last two days to control this vital location. Among those ...

Yemen foils operation to smuggle weapons from Sanaa

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Security forces in Radfan, on Monday, managed to intercept a shipment of weapons coming from Sanaa en route to Aden. A security checkpoint stopped a small transport bus carrying passengers as camouflage, while small boxes were placed under the passengers’ back seats. When the bus was searched, it turned out that it was full of weapons equipped with magnifying lenses, in addition to many types of pistols and grenade launchers. The detainees were put in jail for interrogation and to take ...

Houthi militia kidnaps 200 officers, soldiers loyal to slain Yemeni ex-president Saleh

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Yemen’s Houthi militia kidnapped 200 police officers and soldiers in Sanaa who supported slain ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.Security sources revealed that those kidnapped had been driven out of their jobs by the militia following the death of Saleh, and were replaced with hundreds of militiamen in Saada.The Houthis also attacked the Dar al-Shifaa private hospital in Dhamar, which is owned by Popular Congress Party parliament member, Ali Shamar, after he did not pay five million Saudi ...

Arab coalition in Yemen foils Houthi attempt to smuggle missiles, weapons

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Arab coalition planes in Yemen have raided various Houthi militia weapon stores and military bases on Wednesday in Sanaa leaving several dead and others injured. The coalition also raided militia meeting points north-west of Taiz. According to sources from security personnel in Sanaa, the raids targeted weapon stores in Mount al-Nahdayn and a military training camp in Amd in the Sanhan district south of the Yemeni capital. READ ALSO: 20 Arab Coalition air raids destroy 17 Houthi targets in ...

Houthis are ‘at their worst,’ commander who defected to Aden says

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Brigadier General Jamil al-Maamari who defected from the Houthis and went to Aden told Al Arabiya News Channel that the Houthis are “at their worst” and many officers in Sanaa await the right moment to get rid of them. He added that the Houthis, who imposed a strict siege on Sanaa, were also restraining officers’ and commanders’ movement as they now suspect everyone. Maamari, who had stayed in Sanaa following Houthi promises to end the Yemeni people’s suffering ...

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