At a conference in Sweden, the UN Special Representative for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, proposed a plan to the parties to the Yemeni conflict to bring peace to the country. The UN Special Envoy for Yemen proposes that the rebels abandon the strategic port of Hodeida as part of a ceasefire, to place it under the…

The Sunni coalition led by Saudi Arabia has led an offensive against the airport of the Yemeni capital Sana’a and an adjacent air base from where Shia Houthi rebels are launching missiles and unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, the coalition spokesman said Friday. Air traffic and the delivery of humanitarian aid have not been affected, Turki…

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…

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…

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…

The Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, carried out a series of air attacks on Shiite Houthi rebel missile installations in Sa’ada and Sana’a, destroying launch sites, according to al-Arabiya. The air strikes reportedly killed dozens of rebels, including missile specialists. The report notes that missiles targeting Saudi Arabia have been eliminated. The day before…

Yemeni media affiliated with the Shiite Houthi rebels reported that the Saudi Arabian-led Arab coalition had launched air raids on the capital Sana’a, targeting the interior and defence ministries, hours after the Houthis launched ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia. On Sunday evening, the Houthis announced that four Yemenis had been killed and wounded during an…

An air strike on Yemen’s capital by a Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Houthi rebels including at least two commanders, Saudi television reported on Saturday. Saudi Arabia’s official Al Ekhbariya television said two high-ranking insurgents were among more than 50 Houthi militiamen killed in Sanaa on Friday evening, without giving further details. Saudi-owned…

On March 9, fighters loyal to Saudi-backed Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi resumed their advance in the central province of Saana and captured al-Admagh Mountains in the district of Nihm, according to the UAE-based al-Arabiya TV. Al-Arabiya TV said that Saudi-led coalition backed the attack by pro-Hadi forces in the Nihm district and destroyed several…