Yemen

Is Iran Giving The Houthis Plane-killer Missiles?

Peter Brookes Security, Middle East More menacing munitions. Key Point: The war in Yemen isn't over just yet... Add surface-to-air missiles to the growing list of advanced weapons—such as cruise missiles, ballistic missiles, and armed...
Related topics: Iran, Drones

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Un Security Council Approves Resolution On Yemen Sanctions

The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending targeted sanctions in Yemen following contentious negotiations

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Mullahs Moving More Menacing Munitions To Yemen

Add surface-to-air missiles to the growing list of advanced weapons—such as cruise missiles, ballistic missiles, and armed drones—that Iran is smuggling to its proxy, the Houthi rebels, in Yemen. Clearly, Iran has no interest in ending the...
Related topics: Drones, Iran

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As Yemen’s War Intensifies, An Opening For Al-qaeda To Resurrect Its Fortunes

The death of its leader Qasim al-Rimi in a U.S. drone strike further weakened the group's Yemen branch, but it has bounced back before.
Related topics: Al-qaeda, Drones

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Saudi Air Defence Intercepts Several Ballistic Missiles Fired From Yemen's Sanaa - Reports

The missiles were launched towards the city of Yanbu on the Red Sea coast, where the state-owned Saudi Aramco oil refinery is located, although it is not clear whether it was the intended target.

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Landmine Blast Kills 6 In Yemeni Defense Minister’s Convoy

Military officials in Yemen say an explosion killed six guards of the defense minister and wounded eight others, the latest casualties of unmarked landmines that litter the war-torn country
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Yemeni Defence Minister Targeted In Assassination Attempt As His Car Trips Landmine

Yemen has been embroiled in an armed conflict between the Houthis and Saudi-led forces seeking to return ousted Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi to power for nearly half a decade.

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Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia To Talk Iran, Other Key Issues

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh on Wednesday at a time of heightened tensions in the Middle East. Some issues on the agenda include tensions with Iran, the Trump administration's Mideast peace plan, the ongoing war in Yemen and...
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Us Could Cut Funding To Northern Yemen Aid Groups

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations warned Tuesday that Washington could halt its support to humanitarian agencies operating in Houthi-controlled northern Yemen as early as March, if the Iranian-backed rebels do not stop undermining relief...

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Yemen: Recent Uptick In Fighting Contradicts Desire For Peace

A recent escalation in fighting between warring parties in Yemen contradicts their stated desire to peacefully end nearly five years of conflict, UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths said in a briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday. 

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Understanding The Prisoner Swap In Yemen's Civil War

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Peter Salisbury, senior Yemen analyst for the International Crisis Group, about the announcement of a prisoner exchange in the country's civil war.

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Saudi-led Coalition Airstrikes Kill More Than 30 Yemeni Civilians, U.n. Says

The airstrikes targeting Yemen’s northern Al-Jawf province came a day after the country’s rebel Houthi movement claimed it had shot down a coalition warplane in the same area. Saturday’s attacks were the latest signs of the war getting worse...

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U.n. Official Says 'unjustified' Killings In Yemen Conflict Represent 'shocking' Failure To...

Yemen's Houthi rebels said air raids conducted by the Western-backed Saudi-UAE-led military coalition killed more than 30 civilians Saturday just one day after the rebels said they shot down a Saudi jet fighter with a surface-to-air missile. The...
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Un: Airstrikes Kill More Than 30 Civilians In Yemen

Airstrikes killed more than 30 civilians in a mountainous northern Yemeni province Saturday, the U.N. humanitarian chief for the country said, calling the attack shocking.The Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, accused the Saudi-led coalition of...

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Houthis Claim Downing 'tornado' Warplane Carrying Out 'hostile Missions'

Houthis' military spokesperson Brigadier General Yahya Saria claimed that the rebel movement had allegedly hit an "enemy jet" over the northern part of Yemen, adding that the newly-developed technology has enabled downing of the target.
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Irgc Commander Boasts Of 3,000 Km-wide ‘axis Of Resistance’ Stretching From Yemen To Lebanon

Iran has rarely commented on the extent of its cooperation with Yemen’s Houthi militia, which maintains de-facto control over a wide area of the war-torn country and has been fighting a Saudi-led military coalition attempting to restore its ousted...
Related topics: Lebanon, Iran, Military

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Saudi-led Coalition Says Its Warplane Was Downed Over Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said Saturday one of its warplanes was shot down over a mountainous northern province while providing air support to government forces fighting the country's rebels.Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency...
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Amidst Protection Challenges, Eastern Route Outpaces Mediterranean For People Leaving Africa

A monthly average of 11,500 people traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year made the so-called Eastern Route the busiest maritime migration path on earth, the UN migration agency said on Friday. 

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Us Navy Intercepts advanced Iranian Weapons Bound For Yemen In Arabian Sea

US Navy Intercepts Advanced Iranian Weapons Bound For Yemen In Arabian Sea On Thursday the US Navy announced it has seized a vessel in the Arabian Sea bound for Yemen that was transporting advanced weaponry to Shia Houthi...

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Amid Soaring Tensions, Leaders Prepare For Key Global Security Summit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon chief Mark Esper will join hundreds of global leaders in Germany Friday for the three-day Munich Security Conference.Numerous security flashpoints around the world, from Syria, Yemen and Iran to Hong...
Related topics: Mike Pompeo, Pentagon, Germany, Syria, Iran, Hong Kong

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