Houthi health ministry accuses UN agencies of procrastination

Sana'a - Yemen - The Houthi-run ministry of health in Sana'a on Wednesday 12-11-2019 criticized the UN and other international organizations, active in Yemeni areas under the group's control, for breaching their agreements. International organizations have provided only US$ 2 million to operate am

Houthi threatens coalition states, refutes US remarks on missile cargo

Sana'a (Yemen ) - Baseless are the US claims about the seizure of an Iranian vessel headed for Houthi group with missile parts onboard, member of the Houthi Supreme Political Council said Saturday 12-7-2019. The Yemeni people has proved that the propaganda conducted for the US weapons is untru

Houthi prisoners released by Saudi arrive in Yemen

SANAA – A group of Houthi prisoners released by Saudi Arabia arrived in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Thursday 11-28-2019, Reuters witnesses said, in a step that may encourage efforts to end a nearly five-year war in the country. The detainees are from the Iran-aligned movement that a Saudi-led

Griffiths: Riyadh pact paves way for comprehensive peace process in Yemen

The United Nations envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Friday 22 November 2019 thanked Saudi Arabia for its role in reaching the Riyadh agreement between Yemenis. “The Riyadh agreement paves the way for a comprehensive peace process in Yemen,” Griffiths said during a briefing on Yemen

7 Yemeni soldiers killed by Houthi missile in Marib military base

RIYADH- Houthi militants fired a missile at the Arab coalition’s headquarters in the city of Marib on Wednesday 11-13-2019 during a visit by the Yemeni defense minister, killing seven Yemeni soldiers and injuring at least 12, local officials said.The base, in Sahn Al-Gin district, is the main

Griffiths discuss with Saudi Crown Prince latest developments of Yemeni crisis

The United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths met in Riyadh on Thursday 11-8-2019 with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. The meeting discussed "the latest developments on the Yemeni arena and the efforts exerted towards them," according to the o

Yemeni parties sign ‘Riyadh Agreement’ in Saudi-sponsored talks

The legitimate government in Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) signed the “Riyadh Agreement” on Tuesday 6-11-2019, under the auspices of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who officially announced the deal. The Saudi Crown Prince sai

Yemeni Parliament to meet in Aden following Riyadh deal

The Yemeni Parliament will hold its second session in the southern port city of Aden, a Yemeni minister said Tuesday, pending to officially signing the Riyadh Agreement between the internationally-recognized government and the Emirati-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC). The Parliament secon

Yemeni government, Southern Transition Council expected to sign deal

Yemen’s government and the Southern Transition Council are expected to sign an agreement ending a standoff in the southern port city of Aden on Thursday in Saudi Arabia, according to documents seen by Al Arabiya’s sister channel Al Hadath. According to sources, the two sides will sign t

UAE Pulls out Hundreds of Troops from Yemen’s Aden

More Emirati troops have been pulled out of Yemen's southern port city of Aden, officials and witnesses claimed on Tuesday, as reports emerged claiming that warring parties were close to reaching a power-sharing agreement. The UAE has deployed hundreds of troops to Yemen since 2015, fighting alongs

Houthi group welcomes European Commission statements on Yemeni president

Sana'a - The Houthi group (Ansar Allah) on Monday 10-7-2019 welcomed remarks by Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, accusing the Yemeni president of causing the expansion of the war in his cou

Houthi spokesman: Our peace initiative is real opportunity to political solution to end war

Muscat - Spokesman for the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in Yemen, Mohammed Abdulsalam, on Wednesday 10-2-2019 evening, stressed the importance of rapid response from Saudi-led Arab coalition countries to the peace initiative announced by his group recently, saying it represents a real opportunity to progre

Yemen's Houthi rebels deny entry to top UN rights official

The Houthi rebels in Yemen have denied entry to the top United Nations human rights official and ordered his plane to take off from the capital, Sanaa, just after landing, officials said on Tuesday.The development followed a damning report by experts commissioned by the Office of the High Commission

UN welcomes Houthi release of hundreds of Yemeni prisoners

Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Monday released hundreds of detained Yemeni nationals in a unilateral move welcomed by the United Nations envoy, who said he hoped that it could spark greater progress on a prisoner exchange deal outlined in peace talks in Stockholm last year. The operation, facilit

Houthis say 3 enemy brigades fell thousands troops captured in KSA

Sana'a - s of enemy troops have been killed or injured in the 'Victory from Allah' operation," Yahiya Sarie added in press release. The alleged operation comes after the Houthi group announced on the 20th of this September halting all their strikes on Saudi Arabia. No immediate comment has been is

al-Houthi confirms that President al-Mashat’s peace initiative is indivisible

SANAA - Member of the Supreme Political Council, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, stressed that the peace offer made by President Mahdi Al-Mashat provides a complete mutual cessation of attacks and does not accept fragmentation, denying the validity of any leaks from the coalition to Western media about an a

Yemen's Houthis Say Ready to Attack Targets in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

DOHA - The rebels from the Ansal Allah movement (Houthis), who seized power in northern Yemen, threatened on Wednesday to attack the largest UAE cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, after a massive drone strike oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. "We are announcing for the first time that there are dozens of s

Trump says looks like Iran was behind Saudi Arabia oil attacks

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Monday 9-16-2019 said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia at the weekend that raised fears of a fresh Middle East conflict, but added that he did not want war with anyone. The attacks damaged the world’s biggest crude