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…

The Shia Houthi militias are holding up more than 200 fueled tankers in the Yemeni province of al-Bayda, more than a week after arriving from Marib, preventing their arrival in Sana’a and the areas under their control, causing a severe fuel crisis in those areas. According to local sources, the Houthi militias demand the payment…

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…

The Yemeni national army headed by President Abd Rabbo Mansur Hadi has sent reinforcements to the front of Hudaydah, a port city overlooking the Red Sea, with a view to an imminent offensive. The clashes with the Shiite Houthi rebels in the eastern part of the city also continue, despite the heavy bombardments of the…

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…

Yemeni Houthi militiamen fired a ballistic missile at Jizane, an industrial city in southern Saudi Arabia, Al-Massirah, the television channel of the Shia pro-Iranian movement, announced on Saturday. No casualties or damage have been reported so far. The Houthis, who hold Sana’a and much of the country, are firing missiles into Saudi Arabia in retaliation…

Yemeni troops supported by the Arab coalition seized the road linking the port city of Hodeida to the capital Sanaa, blocking an essential supply route for Houthi militiamen who control these two cities, it was reported on Thursday from residents and military sources. The Arab military alliance, under Saudi leadership, resumed its offensive against Hodeida,…

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…

Eleven pro-government fighters and 73 Houthi rebels were killed in Yemen in further fighting around the strategic town of Hudaydah (west), after talks planned in Geneva failed, medical and hospital sources said on Sunday. This report covers the fighting, described as “violent”, over the past 24 hours. In addition to the dead, 17 pro-government fighters…