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…

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…

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…

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…