Gulf states strengthen maritime patrols

Gulf states strengthen maritime patrols

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a regional organization of six Persian Gulf monarchies, began Saturday “enhanced security patrols” in this maritime region, reports the Fifth US Fleet based in Bahrain, Sunday. The GCC countries have “in particular increased their communications and coordination to support regional naval cooperation and maritime security operations in […]

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Yemen: Houthie attack on Saudi facilities

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack on Saudi facilities

Houthi rebels in Yemen have launched attacks with seven drones on vital Saudi facilities, a television channel led by the Iran-backed Shiite group said Tuesday. The Massirah television channel, which quoted a Houthi soldier, said neither the date of the attack nor the target targets. “This important military operation is a response to the persistent […]

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Belgium ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Belgium ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia

While France assumes its military sales to the Saudi kingdom, our Belgian neighbor wonders. Belgium is ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia if they are used in conflicts in other countries, the Belgian authorities said Saturday. Respect for arms embargoes will be one of the topics of the EU foreign ministers’ talks on […]

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Yemen: new Saudi coalition operation reported in Sanaa

Yemen: new Saudi coalition operation reported in Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition has launched an operation in the Yemeni capital Sanaa to destroy the communication networks of Shiite Houthi rebels and facilities to send drones, the Saudi public television reported on Saturday. The operation focuses on a Houthi military base near the presidential palace in Sanaa, which Iranian-backed rebels control, as well as a […]

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Yemen: Emirates Embrace Trump's "Strategic" Veto

Congress Resolution on Yemen: Emirates Embrace Trump’s “Strategic” Veto

The United Arab Emirates, one of the pillars of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Wednesday hailed US President Donald Trump‘s veto of a congressional resolution urging him to stop supporting military operations in the country at war. “The important decision of President Trump is both timely and strategic,” Emirati Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash told reporters […]

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Yemeni government threatens military offensive on Hodeida strategic port

Yemeni government threatens military offensive on Hodeida strategic port

The Yemeni government threatened Friday in Sweden, on the sidelines of rare consultations with the rebels, to launch a military offensive to free the port of Hodeida, the main point of entry for humanitarian aid in Yemen, an ultimatum immediately rejected by the rebels Houthis. The belligerents – the Saudi-backed government and Iran-backed rebels – […]

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Yemen Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

Yemen : Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

The Houthi delegation left the Yemeni capital Sanaa for Sweden on Tuesday afternoon for UN-sponsored peace talks, the first since 2016, amid pressure from Western countries to end the conflict in the country. Yemen. UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, who arrived in Sana’a on Monday, is accompanying the Shiite militia delegation aboard the plane, which […]

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Khashoggi case Macron discussed with Mohammed ben Salman on G20 sidelines

Khashoggi case: Macron discussed with Mohammed ben Salman on G20 sidelines

Emmanuel Macron reportedly spoke of the Khashoggi affair, the oil price trend and Yemen’s political situation with the Saudi Crown Prince. Emmanuel Macron had a short discussion on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to express the wish of Europeans “to involve international experts in the investigation” on the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi […]

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Rohani calls Muslims to unite against United states

Rohani calls Muslims to unite against United states

Iranian President Hassan Rohani on Saturday called on Muslims around the world to unite against the United States, rather than “rolling out red carpets to criminals”. Iranian President Hassan Rohani on Saturday called on Muslims around the world to unite against the United States, instead of “rolling out red carpets to criminals”. Donald Trump disengaged […]

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Yemen Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Yemen : Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Heavy fighting resumed Monday night in Hodeida, Yemen, between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition, which suspended its offensive on the port four days ago. Residents of the city report that coalition planes have shelled rebel positions and that violent clashes are occurring about 4km from the port in the suburbs of the Houthi-controlled city. […]

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