Al-Shuhada Brigades, part of the Hashd al-Shaabi, the coalition of Iraqi Shiite militias, most of them pro-Iranian, volunteered to fight alongside Yemeni Shiite rebel leader Abdul Malik al-Huthi. Brigades has posted a video clip on social media. The video shows a volunteer claiming to be at Abdul-Malik al-Houthi’s disposal. He says, “Tell me, sir, where…

The coalition that intervenes against the rebels in Yemen under the leadership of Saudi Arabia said on Monday 25 June 2018 that it killed eight members of the Lebanese Hezbollah during an operation, including a commander. “41 terrorist elements were killed in Marrane, Sadaa province (northern Yemen). Their vehicles were destroyed and eight members of…

The internationally recognized government units of Yemen and the Sunni coalition that supports it have taken control of the airport of the port city of Hodeida, the main stronghold of Houthi Shiites on the Red Sea coast. Government troops are reported to have lost hundreds of personnel, mainly due to landmines disguised as stones. Such…

Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on March 25, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. One Egyptian national was killed and two others were wounded from falling shrapnel in Riyadh, authorities said, with residents reporting loud explosions…

Apparently, Saudi Arabia seems to be no longer respected by the various Emirates of the Arabian Peninsula. It is a sign, no doubt, that this regional power is undermined from within, despite the loud arrival on the national and regional scenes of Prince Mohammad Bin Salmane, the new strong man in Saudi Arabia. Qatar had…