Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


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UN: Arab coalition frees, returns seven Houthi prisoners

:: Saudi Arabia released seven prisoners it was holding from Yemen’s Houthi militias, who were flown to Sanaa on Wednesday by the Red Cross, the day after a Saudi prisoner freed by the Houthis arrived in Riyadh. The swap comes

Houthis negotiate with UN’s Griffiths in Sanaa, while attacking Hodeidah

:: As Houthi militiamen on Saturday launched an attack on the UN’s World Food Program warehouses in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, the militia’s leadership was negotiating with UN envoy Martin Griffiths. Griffiths, who brokered the breakthrough last month in

Coalition announces opening of humanitarian corridors in Yemen

:: Arab Coalition spokesperson, Turki al-Maliki, has announced the opening of humanitarian corridors between the Yemeni capital Sanaa and the port of Hodeidah to secure humanitarian passage via al-Mahwit, Hajjah, and Bajil. Al-Maliki said that the Yemenis are still suffering

Yemeni army liberates 12 km of vital areas between Sanaa, Hodeidah

:: Yemen’s national army, backed by coalition forces, continue to advance in Hodeidah by reaching the Kilo 16 district as Houthi militias experience heavy losses in the strategic province. A military source from the Amalqa (Giants) Brigades said that the

Arab Coalition: Recent UN report on Yemen based on inaccurate information

:: The spokesman for the Arab Coalition fighting to support legitimacy in Yemen has said that a recent United Nations report had relied on misinformation. Turki al-Malki said during a press conference in Riyadh on Monday that it was common

Houthi militiamen storm mixed-gender hotel café in Yemen’s Sanaa

:: Houthi militiamen raided a coffee shop in the Burj al-Salam Hotel in the Old City of Sanaa and arrested two of its employees because the cafe allows for men and women customers; a mixed-gender environment. This is not the

Yemen’s Houthis kidnap several republican guards in Sanaa

:: Yemen’s Houthi militias carried out a series of kidnappings of republican guards in Sanaa following the guards’ refusal to join Houthi frontlines, according to a Yemeni brigadier general. The general added that armed Houthis raided republican guards’ homes and

17 Houthis killed, dozens injured in Sanaa battles with Yemeni army

:: Following fierce battles with the Yemeni Army and Arab Coalition, 17 Houthis were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday in Nahm, in Yemen’s capital Sanaa. In a statement, the Yemeni army said, “National army forces fought fierce battles with

Yemen foils operation to smuggle weapons from Sanaa

:: Security forces in Radfan, on Monday, managed to intercept a shipment of weapons coming from Sanaa en route to Aden. A security checkpoint stopped a small transport bus carrying passengers as camouflage, while small boxes were placed under the

Arab coalition in Yemen foils Houthi attempt to smuggle missiles, weapons

:: Arab coalition planes in Yemen have raided various Houthi militia weapon stores and military bases on Wednesday in Sanaa leaving several dead and others injured. The coalition also raided militia meeting points north-west of Taiz. According to sources from

Houthis are ‘at their worst,’ commander who defected to Aden says

:: Brigadier General Jamil al-Maamari who defected from the Houthis and went to Aden told Al Arabiya News Channel that the Houthis are “at their worst” and many officers in Sanaa await the right moment to get rid of them.

New graveyards created by Houthis in Yemen expose their great losses

:: The Houthi Movement celebrated their killed members by inaugurating new graveyards, decorating their tombs and holding a photo exhibition in Sanaa and other strongholds thus revealing their great losses. The exhibitions actually showed that the Houthis lost thousands of

Yemeni army liberates areas in al-Jawf governorate

:: Yemeni army forces have liberated several areas in the Bart al-Anan District, northwest of al-Jawf governorate, which is adjacent to Saada, the major stronghold of Houthi militias on the Jawf front. Commander of the First Brigade Brigadier Haykal Hantaf

Houthi militia commander, fighters surrender to Yemeni army

:: Military sources in Hays district, south of al-Hodeidah governorate, said Houthi commander Ibrahim Aathabo, who is stationed at the western coast, and 50 other fighters surrendered to the National Army and Popular Resistance forces on Saturday. Aathabo and the

Yemen’s Aden set to receive diplomatic missions and news agencies

:: Yemeni Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maysari revealed plans to reorganize the security situation in Yemen in cooperation with the countries backing up the coalition forces to support the restoration of legitimate rule in the country. Hayat newspaper quoted the minister

How a Yemeni leader close to Saleh escaped Houthis’ grasp in Sanaa

:: A high-ranking leader in the General People’s Congress party (GPC), Yasser al-Awadi, succeeded in escaping from the Houthi militia in Sanaa to his hometown in the al-Baida governorate, local and media sources said on Wednesday. The sources added that

Slain Yemeni ex-president Saleh’s half-brother escapes Houthi controlled Sanaa

:: Slain Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s half-brother, Brigadier Ali Saleh al-Ahmar, has escaped from Houthi controlled Sanaa and reached the Marib governorate, according to local Yemeni sources. A government source told local newspapers that Brigadier al-Ahmar was able to

Houthis seize and detain bank accounts of 1,223 Yemeni officials and citizens

:: Houthis have sent an order to seize and detain the banks accounts and properties of more than 1,000 Yemeni officials including ministers in the legitimate government, political activists, those against the coup, and upper and middle party leaders. Based

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