White House: Houthis disrupt peace in Yemen

Saturday, 31 March 2018

The White House issued a strongly worded statement, on Saturday, accusing the Houthis of disrupting the peace process in Yemen. The White House said in the statement that the Houthis had responded to UN efforts to restore the political process in Yemen by threatening to launch more rocket attacks. The statement highlighted that the actions of the Houthis refute their commitment to the peace process stressing that the missile attacks confirm that the Iranian's Revolutionary Guard continues to ...

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis on Jazan

Friday, 30 March 2018

Saudi air defense intercepted, late Thursday, a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi Militia on Jazan and managed to destroy the missile before hitting any targets. On Wednesday, the Security Council strongly condemned the launching of the missiles by the militias on Saudi Arabia. The Security Council affirmed that the ballistic missiles launched by the Houthi militias threaten the security of the region and expressed the concern that the militias announced their intention to target Saudi ...

Who is the Egyptian man killed by Houthi missile on Saudi Arabia

Monday, 26 March 2018

An Egyptian man was killed while two others were injured after Iran-backed Houthi militias launched seven ballistic missiles towards several Saudi cities, including the capital Riyadh. The Saudi defenses intercepted and destroyed the missiles on Sunday night. The initial information obtained by Al Arabiya from members of the Egyptian community in Saudi Arabia indicates that the victim’s full name is Abdelmontaleb Ahmed Hussin Ali, from Upper Egypt, who worked as a contractor in Saudi ...

Egyptian killed, two wounded by shrapnel of Houthi missiles targeting Riyadh

Monday, 26 March 2018

The Saudi Civil Defense stated that an Egyptian resident was killed and the two others wounded in Riyadh, following the fall of Houthi missiles’ flying shrapnel. The spokesman of the Civil Defense in Riyadh, Maj. Mohammed Al-Hammadi, that the civil defense teams in the city of Riyadh observed on Sunday evening, the fall of fragments of ballistic missiles on residential neighborhoods in different locations following their destruction. Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on ...

IRGC commander: Iran’s missile production has increased three-fold

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service. The commander did not explain during what time period the production increase had taken place. “In the past we had to do a lot of explaining to various bodies for our actions but it’s not like that anymore,” Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the head of the Guards’ aerospace division said, according to Fars. Need for ...

Pentagon: ‘Fully prepared’ after Putin boasts of hypersonic missiles

Thursday, 1 March 2018

The Pentagon on Thursday brushed off Russian President Vladimir Putin’s boast of developing "invincible" missiles, claiming the United States was fully prepared for anything that might come its way. In his state of the nation address, Putin described several advances in missile technology, including a hypersonic weapon that can fly at many times the speed of sound and evade existing missile defense systems. "We are not surprised by (Putin’s) statement, and the American ...

Challenges of identifying and targeting Iranian-supplied missiles to Houthis

Saturday, 16 December 2017

On Thursday, when the US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called a special press conference at an air force base in Washington, she was calling attention to the Iranian-origin missiles and other equipment being used to target neighbors in the Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia. Among the main weapons was the Qiam (Uprising) missile which was used twice against Saudi Arabia - one on November 4 aimed at King Khalid International Airport north of Riyadh, And the other in last July towards ...

Report: US to prove Iran providing missiles to Houthi militias

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The United States administration is setting up an open show of what it is proof that Iran is supplying Houthi militias in Yemen with missiles, as indicated by four US officials to the BBC. According to the officials, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is preparing to reveal this week components of a short-range ballistic missile that Houthi insurgents fired into Saudi Arabia at Defense Intelligence Agency headquarters at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C.. ...

Turkey signs missile accord with Paris and Rome

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Turkey on Wednesday signed a letter of intent opening the way to Ankara buying ground to air missiles from a French-Italian consortium. The letter signed by the Turkish, French and Italian defense ministers allows the Eurosam consortium to “analyze and define the needs” of the Turkish military, a French source told AFP. Though the deal is at an extremely early stage, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed it as positive cooperation between alliance members, after Ankara ...

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