Yemeni Houthi leader Mohamed Ali al-Houthi dismisses U.S. sanctions, threatens more attacks

A leader of Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Sunday dismissed U.S. sanctions on military officials and threatened possible expanded attacks on “aggressor countries” after Washington urged the group to engage seriously in peace efforts. The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Houthi military officials leading an offensive to seize Yemen’s Marib region as… Read More Yemeni Houthi leader Mohamed Ali al-Houthi dismisses U.S. sanctions, threatens more attacks

U.S. imposes sanctions on two Houthi military leaders

The United States is imposing sanctions on two Houthi military officials leading the Iran-aligned movement’s offensive to seize Yemen’s gas-rich Marib region, U.S. Special Envoy on Yemen said on Thursday. Tim Lenderking, who has been pushing for a ceasefire between the Houthis and a Saudi-led military coalition, also told a virtual media briefing that all… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on two Houthi military leaders

U.S. imposes sanctions on two military leaders of Yemen’s Houthi movement

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two military leaders of the Iran-backed Houthi movement in Yemen, accusing them of prolonging the country’s civil war and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis. The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it blacklisted Mansur Al-Sa’adi, the Houthi naval forces chief of staff, and Ahmad ‘Ali Ahsan al-Hamzi,… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on two military leaders of Yemen’s Houthi movement