U.S. imposes sanctions on senior Houthi leader Saleh Mesfer Alshaer

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it sanctioned senior Houthi military officer Saleh Mesfer Alshaer, citing what it called “unlawful tactics” deployed by him. The Treasury’s sanctions come a little over a week after the United Nations Security Council had blacklisted three Houthi leaders. “Alshaer has overseen the Houthis’ seizure of property in Yemen… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on senior Houthi leader Saleh Mesfer Alshaer

UN Security Council imposes sanctions on three Houthi leaders

The United Nations Security Council blacklisted three Houthi leaders on Wednesday for threatening the peace, security and stability of Yemen, subjecting them to a global asset freeze and travel ban and a targeted arms embargo. The 15 council members agreed by consensus to impose sanctions on the head of the general staff leading the Houthi’s… Read More UN Security Council imposes sanctions on three Houthi leaders