Yemeni coastguard seize 200-ton explosives on Red Sea

Hodeida -Yemen - Yemeni coastguard forces have seized 200 tons of materials used in making explosives off the Red Sea city of Hodeida, coastguard commander said Friday. The coastguard forces on Thursday intercepted a boat carrying some 200 tons of urea fertilizer used in explosives, Abdul Jabar al-


UN to cut back aid to Houthi-controlled Yemeni areas: Reuters

The world’s biggest humanitarian aid operation will be scaled-down next month in Houthi-controlled Yemeni areas, because donors and aid workers say they can no longer ensure that food for millions of people is reaching those who need it. Humanitarian sector sources told Reuters Houthi authori


Deadly fever kills citizens in Hodeidah, as war complicates rescue efforts

HODEIDAH (Yemen )  - Reuters news agency published on Friday a report said that war in Yemen has complicated efforts to fight the world’s fastest-spreading mosquito-borne virus, wrecked Yemen’s health system and public sanitation, and made an impoverished and displaced population mo


UN envoy to Yemen to discuss halting military escalation with Houthi leaders in Sanaa

The United Nations special envoy, Martin Griffiths, arrived in Yemen on Thursday 1-23-2020 to discuss halting the military escalation and ways to hold a round of Yemeni political consultations. A shipping source at Sana'a International Airport said that Griffiths arrived with his assistant, Maeen S


U.N. resumes grain milling in starvation-threatened Yemen

Artillery fire on Dec. 26 damaged WFP grain stores at the Red Sea Mills located on the front line in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. Milling resumed on Dec. 30, the WFP said in a statement. The mill and silos have become a focal point of the conflict in Hodeidah, where the United Nations is tryi


Houthi: Soleimani death won't fail, America targets us all

Sana'a  - The Houthi group stands beside the Nation's freemen in the battle of dignity, dependence and freedom against the American-Israeli arrogance and crime, the group's leader said Friday 1-3-2020. "Muslims should stand in battle array, and realize that the enemy targets them all, without


Yemen's southern separatists pull out of Riyadh agreement committees

Southern separatists in Yemen have pulled out of committees implementing a November agreement to end a power struggle in the south that had opened a new front in the country’s multifaceted war. The pact was reached after more than a month of indirect talks in Saudi Arabia. Under the deal, the


Houthi military spokesman: Our 2019' qualitative military operations hurt coalition, changed war equation to our advantage

The military spokesman of Houthi groupe (Ansar Allah), Yahya Saree, listed on Sunday a detailed report on what he called "developments of the combat situation on the fronts and the outcome of the year 2019." In a press conference held today in Sana'a, Saree said that his group's military goals over


17 civilians killed in third attack on Yemen market

Sanaa - Seventeen civilians were killed in an attack in a market in Yemen's northern Saada governorate, the United Nations said, the third deadly assault on the same location in just over a month. The attacks come despite relative calm in Yemen, where large-scale combat between government troops --


BAE Systems accused of being party to alleged war crimes

A group of human rights organisations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing BAE Systems and other arms manufacturers based in Europe of being party to alleged war crimes in the conflict in Yemen. Their 350-page dossier argues that aircraft, missiles and othe


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


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