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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 ...

Yemeni forces seize Houthi-controlled posts in Lahij

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The Yemeni army aided by the Arab coalition’s air force seized posts that the Houthi militia had controlled in the Al-Qabbaytah District, north of Lahij. Army forces advanced west of Al-Qabbaytah District following violent clashes with the Houthi militias which were deterred from several posts. A source said the army seized control of most mountainous areas surrounding the areas of Moujar, Soubeih and Wadi al-Khamis, adding that there will still violent battles towards Souq al-Khamees. At ...

20 Arab Coalition air raids destroy 17 Houthi targets in Yemen’s Saada

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The Arab Coalition launched more than 20 air raids on Saada on Monday night targeting Houthi locations, a military source said.The source told Al Arabiya that the raids managed to destroy more than 17 verified Houthi targets, including military vehicles loaded with weapons, militiamen gatherings and transportation vehicles.The raids also targeted the militia’s reinforcements and gatherings on the outskirts of the Sarawah directorate between Marib and Sanaa, causing the death of 12 ...

Arab Coalition intercepts ballistic missile over Yemen coastal city

Sunday, 18 February 2018

A ballistic missile was intercepted over the coastal city of Mokha west of Yemen by Arab Coalition forces on Sunday. Yemeni sources said that the ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias was destroyed by Arab Coalition air defense batteries before reaching its target. Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that coalition aircraft destroyed a missile platform and more than 10 military vehicles carrying Houthi elements, as well as barricades and ammunition used by the militias. The missile launch ...

Arab coalition in Yemen targets Iranian espionage experts in Taiz

Saturday, 17 February 2018

The Arab coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen have targeted a spying center east of Taiz which is said to host Iranian experts working for the Houthi militia, reported the local media center in Taiz. The center said that coalition aircrafts raided the Automatic Release Center in al-Houban on Friday. They also targeted Iranian spy experts who were in the targeted structure, the center added. Meanwhile, Houthi militia leader and Commander of the Armored Corps, Abu Mohammed al-Mortada, and a number ...

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 ...

EXCLUSIVE: Saudi envoy says Yemenis given 40,000 work permits in six months

Thursday, 8 February 2018

As many as 40,000 work visas have been issued to Yemeni citizens over the past six months to work in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed al-Jaber, told Al Arabiya English in an interview on Thursday. Al-Jaber said that the Saudi embassy in Yemen is the only embassy that has granted this many work visas so far. He added that there are nine key ports in Yemen, three of which are controlled by the Houthis and the rest controlled by legitimate army forces. The Houthis ...

Iranian official: Tehran has ballistic missiles to target navigation

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Hossein Salami, the deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, said on Monday night that Iran possesses unique ballistic missiles that target navigation and international shipping, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported. Colonel Turki al-Malki, the Arab Coalition’s spokesperson, said earlier on Monday that Iran has supplied Houthi militias with weapons to target the international shipping route in Bab al-Mandeb strait. “I boldly assert that we have ballistic missiles with high ...

What’s the strategic significance of liberating Yemen’s Hays?

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Yemen’s army forces aided by the Arab coalition liberated all of Hays District which has a strategic position as it links the three governorates Hodeidah, Ibb and Taiz. Liberating Hays marks a significant progress as it paves the way to liberating the rest of districts in Hodeidah, securing navigation in the Red Sea and cutting Iran’s supplies to Houthis, according to military experts. Hays is the second district to be liberated in Hodeidah after al-Khoukhah ever since the launch ...

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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