UAE: Two pilots killed as a result of plane crash in Yemen

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Two pilots from the United Arab Emirates have died in Yemen after their planes crashed as a result of technical failure. According to state news agency WAM, Ali al-Mesmari and Bader al-Marashdeh “were martyred as a result of the crash of their aircraft following a technical defect while performing their mission in the coalition forces in Yemen”. The UAE is part of the Arab alliance coalition fighting Houthi and Saleh militias in order to restore legitimacy in Yemen after a coup in ...

US strikes kill ‘dozens’ at ISIS training camps in Yemen

Monday, 16 October 2017

The US military said Monday it killed dozens of ISIS fighters at the group’s training camps in central Yemen, in the first such strikes in the country’s conflict. Witnesses said villagers were prevented by tribal leaders from approaching the area and retrieving the dead and wounded for fear of additional strikes. Locals said the camps, both in Bayda province, were named after prominent ISIS figures: Yemen chief Abu Bilal al-Harbi and former global spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, ...

Coalition: Four Houthi field commanders killed opposite Najran

Monday, 16 October 2017

Military sources revealed on Monday the death of four Houthi militia field commanders during air raids by the Arab Alliance coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen.The coalition targeted militia sites opposite the border city of Najran region, Saudi Arabia.The sources said that among the dead militia leaders included Mukhtar Saleh Suwaid, Omar Mohammed al-Khulani, Ahmad Ahmad al-Shaafali and Ghaddan Mutahar al-Zamanani.This comes after Saudi forces also targeted last week Houthi militias ...

Documentary reveals Houthi masterplan to recruit Yemeni prisoners

Monday, 16 October 2017

In an exclusive documentary produced by Al Arabiya, interviews with Yemeni captives in Saudi Arabia have disclosed that Iran and the Hezbollah militia have been training and recruiting the prisoners to join the Houthis. This short documentary sheds light on the status of hundreds of prisoners captured by Saudi forces on Yemeni borders. “Victims of a Partnership” reflects the partnership been former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Houthi militias and Iran. The film is set to air on ...

IN PICTURES: Houthis imprison teachers as strike continues

Saturday, 14 October 2017

The Teachers’ Union in Yemen’s capital Sanaa has reiterated its insistence on the continuation of a strike until their delayed salaries have been paid by Houthi and Saleh militias as pictures emerge of teachers being imprisoned for protesting.High-school teachers and university professors in Houthi-captured areas of Yemen have not been paid their salaries in more than a year, with many accusing the illegitimate coup plotters of looting the wages to fund their activities.“Paying ...

Houthis losing grip in hotspots Midi, Harad as key militia leaders killed

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Zaid bin Ali al-Sharfi, a senior Houthi field commander, was killed in the fierce battles between the militias and the Yemeni armed forces in the north-western frontier of Harad.The statement issued by the Media Center of the fifth military region underlined that the leader of the Houthi militia, Zaid bin Ali Sharfi was killed on Friday evening, in the battles between the forces of the National Army on the one hand and Houthi, Saleh militias on the other near the border frontier of Harad.The ...

Yemen: Iran uses Houthi militias ‘like puppets’ to destabilize region

Saturday, 14 October 2017

The Yemeni government has again accused Iran of using the Houthi militia as"puppets" to destabilize the region. The government also complained about numerous Iranian interferences in the country. In a statement on Saturday, the Yemeni government said that Iran’s alliance with the militia aims to destabilize the region. The government continued saying that Tehran is providing the militia with weapons and it has intentionally supported them both militarily and ...

Saudi-led coalition intervenes to save seriously ill Saleh’s life

Friday, 13 October 2017

Saudi Arabia has intervened to rescue the life of the ousted Yemeni president for the second time. A Yemeni source has confirmed the intervention of the Saudi-led coalition to save the life of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, after his health suddenly deteriorated. The source revealed that the coalition allowed the transfer of a special Russian medical team to Sanaa airport, to oversee and attend to his condition. It may be recalled that Saudi Arabia had saved the former ...

Yemeni government says it did not receive details about UN envoy’s initiative

Friday, 13 October 2017

The Yemeni government said it did not receive any details about the initiative which UN envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said is comprehensive towards finding a solution to the Yemeni crisis. Yemen Foreign Minister Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi told Ash-Sharq al-Awsat daily that the initiative is not clear and slammed the UN saying all it does is voice intentions to cover for international failure. He added that the legitimate government is willing to deal with the UN if it commits to ...

Arab coalition destroy Houthi missile launch site in Yemen's Hudaydah

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The Arab coalition announced on Friday that it had destroyed a Houthi missile launch site in Hudaydah that is used to target Saudi Arabia. A coalition unmanned aircraft documented earlier this month targeted locations of Houthi and Saleh militias in different areas near the Saudi-Yemeni border. Coalition aircraft managed to destroy military vehicles carrying militants towards the Saudi border in an attempt to plant mines and advance towards the border. Arab coalition fighters also targeted ...

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