Saudi Arabia intercepted on Wednesday 18 July 2018 a new missile fired by rebels from neighbouring Yemen, where a coalition led by Riyadh is fighting insurgents, the Saudi Arabian official news agency SPA reported. The ballistic missile was fired from Saada province in northern Yemen towards the southern Saudi town of Nijran without casualties, according…

Saleh Al-Jubwani, the Yemeni Transport Minister of the internationally recognized government of Abd Rabbo Mansur Hadi, said on Sunday 8 July 2018 that his government did not have control of Aden airport, the temporary capital, in the south of the country. Al-Jubwani, after meeting with airport authorities and officials, said: “We do not control the…

Yemeni government forces, backed by the sunia Arab coalition, have made significant advances in the east of Saada province. The forces have taken full control of key mountain ranges in the Kataf directorate, a military source said, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The coalition, which includes Saudi Arabia and the UAE, intervened…

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…

Seven suspected members of the Al Qaeda jihadist network were killed Friday July 6, 2018 in a drone attack in southern Yemen, told AFP a security official. The United States is the only country operating armed UAVs in Yemen and regularly targets Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which it considers the most dangerous…

The UN on Tuesday denounced the devastating impact of three years of conflict in Yemen on children, of whom 2,200 have been killed and many more suffer from starvation, are forced to fight or die from preventable diseases. “The ongoing conflict in Yemen has pushed a country already on the brink into the depths of…

More than 50 people, including civilians, were killed in two days of bombardments south of Hodeida town in western Yemen, where rebels reinforced their defensive positions. In the city, the target of an offensive by pro-government forces, the Houthi rebels dug dozens of trenches. They also established defensive positions by blocking roads with concrete blocks…

According to Saudi TV channel Al Arabiya, Shia Huthi rebels attempted to attack Yemeni army units in the Hudaydah area. The Shia rebels tried to bypass the government positions on their flank, but they were pushed back. There were dozens of Huthis killed or wounded and some 30 others taken prisoner, according to government troops….

This map provides a general look at the military situation in Yemen on June 28, 2018. The Saudi-UAE-led coalition and its proxies are still attempting to seize the port city of al-Hudaydah in western Yemen from the Houthis. However, their military operation is ongoing not well. The Houthis have carried out a series of successful…

At least 9 people were killed and 11 injured as a result of the Sunni coalition air strike in the Yemeni province of Hodeida. All the victims are civilians. The coalition has not yet commented on this incident. The objective of the attack was a checkpoint established by Shiite Houthi rebels in the vicinity of…