Yemen

The Trump administration is preparing to designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi insurgents a terrorist organization before leaving office in January, fueling fears the move will disrupt international aid efforts and upend United Nations-brokered peace efforts between the Shiite movement and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, according to several diplomatic sources, reported The Daily Beast.

 

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November 17, 2020

Trump White House planning to designate Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists

The Trump administration is preparing to designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi insurgents a terrorist organization before leaving office in January, fueling fears the move will disrupt international […]
February 1, 2020

US allegedly killed a top al-Qaeda leader in Yemen

The leader of al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch is believed to have been killed in a U.S. airstrike earlier this year. The New York Times said three current […]
January 18, 2019

Houthi militants are torturing female detainees, activists say

Yemen: Yemen’s Houthi militants are holding dozens of women without bringing them to trial or charging them with a crime, often torturing the detainees and blackmailing their […]
January 10, 2019

Houthi drone bombs Yemeni military parade, killing at least 6

Yemen: A bomb-laden drone flown by Yemen’s Houthi rebels flew into a military parade on Thursday outside of the southern port city of Aden, killing at […]
December 19, 2018

Houthis using thousands of child soldiers in Yemen fight, new AP report reveals

A new AP report reveals that Iran-supported Houthis have been using thousands of child soldiers on the front lines in the Yemen war, raising concerns for […]
September 30, 2018

Houthis claim naval attack on Saudi port and a drone strike on Dubai airport

Yemen: On Sunday Houthi militants in Yemen claimed a twin attack targeting Saudi Arabia and UAE. In a statement Houthi spokesperson said that they killed several […]

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