Tag: Houthi rebels

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Hezbollah Chief ‘Proud’ of Sending Missiles to Gaza

Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah boasted in a speech Monday that his organization shipped anti-tank missiles to the Gaza Strip. “I’m proud and honored to say we sent Kornet missiles to the Gaza Strip. We’re using our own weapons in Syria as well,” he said.

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Report: ISIS in Yemen Trying to Steal Al-Qaeda’s Thunder

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has significantly expanded its footprint in Yemen over the last year, posing a challenge to its rival al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), reports Reuters. ISIS’s ranks have been bolstered with new members amid the messy war in Yemen between Iran-allied Shiite Houthis and a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab nations.

Gunmen Kidnap French Woman in Yemen

A French woman in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, has been kidnapped by gunmen amid political crisis and deteriorating security conditions following the takeover of the U.S.-backed Yemeni government by Shiite Houthi rebels, according to various media reports.