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

Two injured as Saudi Arabia intercept Houthi missile and drones fired at oil region

Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile and armed drones fired at its oil-rich Eastern Region by Yemen’s Houthi group on Saturday, and two children were injured by the resulting shrapnel, the ministry of defence said. The Houthi movement, which has been at war against a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen since 2015, claimed responsibility for the… Read More Two injured as Saudi Arabia intercept Houthi missile and drones fired at oil region

At least thirty soldiers killed, dozens injured following Houthi strikes on military base in southwest Yemen

At least 30 soldiers were killed and 60 wounded on Sunday in Houthi strikes on a military base belonging to forces of the Saudi-led coalition in southwest Yemen, a spokesman for the southern forces and medical sources said. The Houthis have carried out several attacks using armed drones and ballistic missiles on the al-Anad military… Read More At least thirty soldiers killed, dozens injured following Houthi strikes on military base in southwest Yemen

Two dead, fifteen injured following clash between separatist brigades in Yemen city of Aden

Clashes between brigades of the main southern separatist movement in Yemen killed two fighters and wounded 15 people, including civilians, in the port city of Aden, security sources said on Thursday. Aden is the interim seat of Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and has seen rising tensions between the government and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) over… Read More Two dead, fifteen injured following clash between separatist brigades in Yemen city of Aden

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