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Yemeni Leaders Losing Confidence in UN as Negotiations Falter and Saudi Airstrikes Continue

    Yemeni Leaders Losing Confidence in UN as Negotiations Falter and Saudi Airstrikes Continue

SANA’A, YEMEN — Yemeni forces reportedly targeted Apache helicopters as well as a Saudi airbase in Bir Askar in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern region of Najran on Wednesday evening. The attack was carried out with a salvo of high-precision ballistic missiles dubbed the Badr P-1. The short-range ballistic missile uses a solid-propellant, an upgrade from its…

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In Hodeida – A Truce is Called but Saudi Coalition Attacks Continue

    In Hodeida – A Truce is Called but Saudi Coalition Attacks Continue

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Inside Hodeida, the scene is reminiscent of a maximum-security prison as Saudi-led coalition watchtowers colored in the somber gray of an overcast sky are lit by an array of lanterns amid the city’s rolling blackouts. At night, Hodeida becomes a city of ghosts and at sunrise survivors rise from the rubble of…

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Responding to UN Envoy, Yemen’s Houthis Announce End to Attacks on Saudi Forces

    Responding to UN Envoy, Yemen’s Houthis Announce End to Attacks on Saudi Forces

SANA’A, YEMEN — Yemen’s Houthis (Ansar Allah) submitted an initiative Monday they hope will help bring peace to Yemen. The group has also unilaterally suspended ballistic missile and drone attacks against Saudi-led coalition forces as a goodwill measure to “speed up” the peace process. Mohammed Ali al Houthi — head of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee…

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Watch | The Houthis and the War in Yemen

    Watch | The Houthis and the War in Yemen

Watch | The Houthis and War in Yemen 1. History of the movement, structure, and ideology History The movement of Ansar Allah (Supporters of Allah), also known as the Houthis, is a paramilitary group of Zaidi Shi’ites, acting in Yemen. This is one of the moderate streams of Shia Islam, which has more than 10…

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Saudi Arabia and Houthis Delay Vital Aid to Yemen, Says Amnesty

  Saudi Arabia and Houthis Delay Vital Aid to Yemen, Says Amnesty

The Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi armed group in Yemen are hampering the delivery of aid to Yemen, a new briefing released by Amnesty International reveals today. Amnesty International carried out research between December 2017 and June 2018, including interviewing 12 aid workers, eight medics and five local community activists in the capital Sana’a, the strategic port…

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Yemen’s Houthis Strike Back Amid Saudi-led Bombardment of Hodeida

  Yemen’s Houthis Strike Back Amid Saudi-led Bombardment of Hodeida

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Human rights organizations say the ongoing Saudi-led coalition attack on Hodeida threatens to cut the lifeline to millions of Yemenis, putting up to 18 million civilians at risk. Signs of a nascent humanitarian crisis are already clear amid an acute shortage of vital supplies in Hodeida and surrounding provinces as a result…

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The Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

  The Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

Hodeidah (GPA) – Mainstream media outlets have spent the last month or so hyping up the importance of Hodeidah in Yemen. Forces backed by the U.S.-Saudi-U.A.E. coalition have an intense offensive planned to take territory from Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, Ansarullah. But what’s the big deal about Hodeidah? Well, a whole lot actually. So much…

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What Else is Washington Hiding About US Participation in Yemen?

  What Else is Washington Hiding About US Participation in Yemen?

Sana’a  – For the past three years, the United States has attempted to disguise, manipulate, or outright deny its involvement in Yemen. Nonetheless, new facts come to light every so often that indicate Washington’s participation in the Saudi-led war is much more hands-on than officials let on.   The Covert Role of the US in…

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War on Yemen: Where Oil and Geopolitics Mix

  War on Yemen: Where Oil and Geopolitics Mix

Everything about the war on Yemen is a smokescreen. Concealed behind the smoke is a tale of geopolitics and petro-politics

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Yemen: The Saudi Coup That Totally Backfired

  Yemen: The Saudi Coup That Totally Backfired

The media is abuzz with talk of a ‘Houthi coup’ in Yemen, but the real coup was attempted by President

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