Houthis

Yemeni Minister: Iran-Allied Houthis Recruit 50K Child Soldiers in 3 Months

Iranian-backed Houthis in hunger-stricken Yemen recruited an estimated 50,000 children in the past three months, including orphans and girls, to fight in the country’s bloody conflict, the information minister for the country’s internationally-recognized government reportedly declared this week.

Kahlan, a 12-year-old former child soldier, demonstrates how to use a weapon, at a camp for displaced persons where he took shelter with his family, in Marib, Yemen in this July 27, 2018 photo. Houthi rebels took Kahlan and his classmates, promising to give them new school bags, but instead …

Yemen’s Houthis Launch Fundraising Campaign for Hezbollah

Iranian-backed Shiite Houthis in Yemen recently launched a fundraising campaign for Hezbollah after an unprecedented wave of U.S. sanctions reportedly limited Tehran’s ability to continue funding it, the Long War Journal (LWJ) reported this week.

Huthi rebels stand at attention at the Saleef port on May 11, 2019, in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, ahead of their withdrawal. - A senior pro-government official in Yemen accused Huthi rebels of faking an announced pullout Saturday from three Red Sea ports, as a UN source said …

Yemen: Houthis Vow to Launch Missiles at Saudi Arabia, UAE if Truce Falls Apart

Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen will not hesitate to fire missiles that can reach Riyadh, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi if the fragile ceasefire now in place in the country’s main port city of Hodeidah fails to prevent violence from escalating further, the leader of the Shiite rebels warned on Monday.

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Iran-Allied Houthis in Yemen: ‘We Are Ready to Freeze and Stop Military Operations’

A senior leader of the Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen on Monday said the Shiite terrorists would stop bombing targets inside Saudi Arabia for the sake of United Nations-backed peace efforts that have failed in the past, marking the first sign of hope for the latest push to end the war that has been raging for more than three years.

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U.S. to Halt Refueling Saudi Warplanes in Yemen

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is expected to stop refueling Saudi Arabian warplanes bombing Iran-allied Shiite Houthi terrorists in Yemen, the Pentagon and Sunni kingdom declared this weekend.

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

U.N.: 70% of Yemeni Women Forced to Marry Before 18 to Cope with War

About 70 percent of girls in Yemen are forced to marry before they reach the age of 18 as “a coping strategy” against the “worsening” humanitarian crisis in the country driven by hunger and disease, a United Nations official declared on Monday.

Yemeni women and children wait during food distribution in the province of Hodeida on May 30, 2018. - Hodeida port, Yemen's largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments. The …

Houthi Summer Camp in Yemen: ‘Death to America! Curse the Jews!’

The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) on Wednesday published some educational materials distributed by the Iran-supported Houthi insurgents in Yemen. The level of vicious anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism fed to children by the Houthis may come as a surprise to American news consumers who think of them as merely a political or tribal insurgency.

The Associated Press