Yemen

Biden Admin Refuses to Restore Iran-Backed Houthis’ Terrorist Designation

The Biden Administration rebuffed calls from human rights activists and congressional leaders on Monday by refusing to restore the murderous Iran-backed Houthi insurgents of Yemen to the list of foreign terrorist organizations. President Joe Biden delisted the Houthis as one of his first acts in office. The insurgents have engaged in constant acts of terrorism and escalating violence ever since.

SANA'A, YEMEN - JULY 17: Yemenis who are supporting the Houthi group, participate in a celebration held to mark Eid Al-Ghadir, the event celebrated to commemorate the day which Prophet Mohammed designated Imam Ali, the prophet's son-in-law, as his successor, on July 17, 2022. (Photo by Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images)

Iran-Backed Houthi Rebels March on Yemen’s Oil and Gas Fields

The Iran-backed Houthi insurgents of Yemen, whose classification as terrorists was revoked by President Joe Biden in the early days of his administration, are closing in on the strategically vital city of Marib and its surrounding oil fields, leaving death, disease, and starvation in their wake.

Yemeni supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement take part in a ceremony commemorating the seventh anniversary of the Huthi takeover of the capital Sanaa, on September 21, 2021. - The conflict in Yemen flared in 2014 when the Huthis seized the capital Sanaa, prompting Saudi-led intervention to prop up the …

U.S., U.N., EU Denounce Houthis for Executing Nine In Yemen

In separate statements issued on Sunday and Monday, the United States, United Nations, and European Union denounced the Iran-backed Houthi insurgents of Yemen for brutally executing nine men accused of helping Saudi coalition forces target Houthi leader Saleh al-Samad with an airstrike in 2018.

The Associated Press

U.S. Seizes Dozens of Iranian Websites for ‘Disinformation Campaigns and Malign Influence’

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday evening that it had seized 33 websites employed by Iran’s state-run Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU), plus three websites operated by Iran-supported Iraqi terrorist organization Kataib Hezbollah (KH), for targeting the United States with “disinformation campaigns and malign influence operations.”

Iranian youth read a statement declaring the website of Iran's English-language television station Press TV "has been seized by the United Government", in the capital Tehran on June 23,2021. - US Justice Department said it had seized 33 Iranian government-controlled media websites, as well as three of the Iraqi group …