The Saudi-led Arab Coalition has announced that it will soon open safe corridors for Yemeni civilians and humanitarian and relief convoys in the province of Hudaydah. The Coalition, which is fighting against the Yemeni Houthi militia, has confirmed that the opening of the corridors is in agreement with the UN following intensive meetings focusing on…

Marc Wokokok, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs, announced to the UN Security Council on Friday, 21 September 2018, that the UN was losing the “war on famine” in Yemen. For Wokokok, “the situation is very bleak. We are losing the war against famine. The situation has greatly exacerbated our concerns in…

Ansarullah’s leader, Abdul Malek al-Houthi, urged to fight the Saudi and Emirati forces that have been engaged in Yemen for nearly three and a half years. In a speech on the occasion of the “Ashura”, Abdul Malek Al-Houthi called on the Yemenis to go to the fronts, especially on the west coast and on the…

In December 2017, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed by Abu al Karar al Washli, the man in charge of mediating between the clan leading the old regime and the Houthi rebels. He is said to be “well-informed sources” quoted by the portal “al Mashhad al Yemeni”. According to the reconstruction, Saleh was…

Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, has recently voiced his support for the Iranian-backed Houthi insurgency in Yemen. While his statements have angered Gulf countries and embarrassed Lebanon’s Saudi-allied leadership, they have proven popular with his base. His June 29 speech paid a particularly vibrant homage to the Houthis. “I, and…

At least 32 rebels have been killed in fighting and air raids in the past 24 hours around Hodeida, the major port city in western Yemen, according to military and medical sources on Sunday. The new violence coincided with the arrival of UN envoy Martin Griffiths in Sana’a on Sunday 26 September 2018, according to…

Yemen pro-government forces cut major Houthi supply route Yemen’s pro-government Al Amalikah brigades on Wednesday retook the stretch of road between Kilo 16 and Kilo 10 near Hodeidah, cutting off a major Houthi supply route that runs from the port city to other rebel-held areas. The road was also a link to Ibb, Taez and…

Clashes broke out on Friday, September 7, 2018 near the Yemeni port city of Hodeida (west) between Houthi rebels and government forces supported by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, military sources reported. The fate of this strategic city was to be discussed during the peace talks scheduled to begin on Thursday under the…

The Sunni coalition air force led by Saudi Arabia repeatedly struck a Houthi Shiite rebel training camp southeast of Sanaa. The base trained recruits from the Shiite rebel rapid reaction battalion. There are dozens of dead and wounded in the Houthi ranks. Earlier, the Houthis reported launching two “Zilsal-1” ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia. According…

Yemen’s Houthi group fired two Zelzal-1 missiles in the direction of Saudi Arabian provinces alongside the joint border, the Houthis’ Masirah TV said in a tweet on Sunday. The two missiles targeted “gatherings of Saudi soldiers,” one in Jizan and the other in Najran, it said. The Saudi armed forces did not confirm the attacks….