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Is Pakistan trying to get rid of Islamic military alliance?

US bombers fly off N Korea coast, Pyongyang calls war 'inevitable'

Saudis exporting ‘extremely radical' Wahhabism worldwide, Sanders says

South Korea Unexpectedly Approves Aid to North Korea

Tragic story of infant drowned as his family fleeing Myanmar Regime’s Genocide

Why is the Sharif family being allowed to skip accountability proceedings?

The secret behind Tunisians and Moroccans eating donkey meat

Syrian activist and daughter ‘assassinated’ in Turkey

Is Ch.Nisar still cosying up banned terrorist outfits ?

How Kim has Cornered the US

Taking the bull by horns: Pakistan refuses to fight so-called US war on terror

Uniting the adversaries : What if Saudia and Iran join CPEC?

German company bans gun sales to ‘corrupt’ Israel

Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Not so Sovereign

Britain to stop military cooperation with Burma army

From terrorism to politics: Can Tehreek-e-Labaik and Milli Muslim league become a political threat for Political parties?

US Might Not Even be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Rockets

Muharram Security Challenge: How to foil Takfiri’s nefarious designs?

Pakistan-Turkey-Iran against military solution to Afghanistan

Is Abbas ready to end his punishment of Gaza?

Kuwait ready to commence Yemen peace talks

Donald Trump : A president or a goon?

Abbasi shakes UN by bold address: Pakistan won't be a 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

Show of poor diplomacy: A wrong message to US

Collapse of Iran deal would send a 'terrible signal': Germany

Egypt’s Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israelis

UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

Dodging accountability courts: Did establishment give a safe passage to Nawaz Sharif?

Netanyahu Says Trump Promised to ‘Fix’ Iran Deal

Free Balochistan: An insider to heavily funded Indian campaign against Pakistan

95,000 patients waiting for unknown fate from the continued closure of Sanaa airport

Brutal lynching: Can Pakistan courts provide Justice to Mashal Khan?

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to al Qaeda?

Why has a UK team genetically edited human embryos?

How Russia came to Pakistan’s help?

Defying Courts: What is next for Nawaz Sharif?

Such TV | Rouhani censures Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric

President Trump calls for a holocaust on the floor of the United Nations

Iran infiltrated US military, obtained proof of ISIS collusion

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

United States supplying weapons worth $2.2B to Syrian terrorists organization

LUBP | How dishonest “Social Justice Warriors” work to curb the religious freedoms of targeted groups

“Go Nawaz Go” Makes it to Speed Test Server!

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Free Balochistan: A joint venture of RAW and CIA to burry CPEC

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

UAE’s ambassador to the U.S considers Saudi Arabia responsible for the ruining of the UAE’s good name

Rabbani seeks official response on anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland

Nawaz Sharif must not appear before NAB court: Maryam

Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

EXCLUSIVE – Interview with Dr. S.M. Kazem Mesbah Mousavi, Imam Ali Centre Canada

More than 800 Shia pilgrims have to stay at Taftan border for a week

Five eminent Shia scholars banned from entering Gilgit under unjust policy of balance

57 accused charge-sheeted in Mashal Khan lynching case

Nisar lashes out at Khaqan Abbasi, Asif for statements on ‘internal matters’

Pakistan team kicks off training, ahead of Sri Lanka series in UAE

Bank of China permitted to start operations in Pakistan

Pakistan protests with Switzerland over ‘Free Balochistan’ posters

Nawaz Sharif, children fail to appear in court; summons reissued

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

Was NA-120 election rigged?

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

US’ Black Hawk Down in Yemen

Outrage in Egypt over Israeli Flag in educational book

Russo-Saudi closeness: What are two sides’ goals?

Arrest warrants: Should Imran Khan present himself before ECP?

Is Establishment pulling NAB’s strings?

How CIA and Raw are funding Pakistani separatists: An Inside story

An old desire: Is Gov trying to place ISI under civilian control?

Certain Western states still back terror groups in Syria: Assad

Iran, Pakistan army chiefs urge Muslim world action to end Rohingya plight

Iraq vice president: Baghdad won't tolerate creation of ‘second Israel’

Myanmar says US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone

Iraq’s Nujaba Movement condemns terrorist attacks in Nasiriyah

Unofficial results show PML-N’s Kulsoom set to win NA-120 by-election

Is China using North Korea to break US's Super power's myth?

US Plan for New Afghan Force Poses Threat to Civilians

UK arms sales benefiting most from Middle East wars

UAE: Saudi Arabia was going to launch military attack on Qatar

US policy shift: Would Pakistan turn into another Iran for US?

Has Trump become a leader of Arab nationalism?

Is Gwadar a toll plaza?

Would a defeat in NA-120 would end PML-N's politics from Punjab?

Rohingyas of Karachi struggle to deal with identity crisis

Guilt of war crimes: Suicide among US war veterans highest in west

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Off Visit to Paris for Fear of Popular Uprising

Iqna | Georgian Muslim Cleric Urges Boycotting Myanmar to End Massacre of Rohingya

Mehr News | ‘Saudi Arabia, Taliban like brothers’

Such TV | JUIF rejects hiring educated imams in KP mosques

Why US is not happy with Deir Ez-Zor’s recapture from ISIS?

The United States and Russia rejected the request of Israel to keep Iran far from the Syrian border

Netanyahu is the Israeli Trump

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Facts hidden by the UAE about its military aircraft crashed in Yemen and the fate of its crew

1396/6/24 | 13:50
  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said, on Monday, its plane had crashed and killed the pilot after a technical fault caused the plane to crash while carrying out operations in the coalition operations in Yemen.     The second deputy pilot of Sultan Mohammed Ali al-Naqbi died after his plane crashed as a result of a technical defect while performing his mission in the process of “restoring hope” in the operations of the Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen.   The statement did not specify the area in which the plane ...

Ansarullah missiles can reach anywhere in UAE: Houthi

1396/6/24 | 13:50
  The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no more a safe country as missiles manufactured by the Yemeni group can now hit anywhere in the Arab country. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech from the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Thursday evening, Houthi said that Ansarullah missiles were capable of reaching Abu Dhabi and elsewhere in the UAE. He added that Ansarullah also had several domestically-manufactured drones in its inventory that would become ...

Disappointed Saudis seek face-saving Yemen war exit

1396/6/21 | 13:50
  The Saudis cannot win the war they launched against the neighboring Yemen two-and-a-half-Year ago due to the resistant nation's strong inclination to maintain its dignity.     Saudi Arabia’s decision to launch a bloody aggression on Yemen was a disastrous mistake, and its expenses are increasingly dragging the Arab kingdom into a dormant economic crisis and forcing the wealthy princes and the investors out of the country. The outcome is a set of consequences causing popular discontent at home.   The country witnesses ...

Yemen President: Military option to end conflict is ‘firmly on the table’

1396/6/21 | 13:50
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi said that the military solution is “firmly on the table” to end the crisis in his country, adding this is “due to the rejection of the Houthis to peaceful solutions”.   “The US administration wants to strike Iranian interests in Yemen by supporting a military solution, but Europe wants a political solution, not a military one,” Hadi said in an interview published in Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper today.     “We and Saudi King Salman and his crown prince, want a solution that ...

Saudi jets kill Hadi loyalists by mistake

1396/6/1 | 13:50
Saudi Arabian warplanes have mistakenly killed three troops loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed former president and injured eight more. The friendly fie incident took place on Tuesday as the Saudi jets mistook a group of troops loyal to the former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi for members of the country’s Houthi Ansarullah movement in the central province of Ma'rib.   The Saudi-led war is aimed at reinstating Hadi -- a staunch ally of Riyadh -- and undermining the Ansarullah movement. The Houthi movement has been running state affairs ...

Ex-Yemeni president stresses unity with Houthis against Saudi-led war

1396/5/31 | 13:50
  Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will continue to cooperate with the Houthi Ansarullah movement in the country to counter the Saudi-led war on Yemen. Saleh also said on Monday that Saudi Arabia had been targeting Yemen’s sovereignty and independence with the military campaign, the Lebanon-based Al Mayadeen TV channel reported. He also emphasized that the Yemeni nation would not surrender or accept any parties’ dictates. Saleh and the Houthis have been in alliance almost since the Saudi-led war began on ...

Cholera bomb: Who would save Yemen from mass annihilation?

1396/5/27 | 13:50
  The Yemeni people — amongst the poorest in the Arab world — have to face bombings as well as starvation as the infrastructure in their country lies in a state of shambles.    While a power struggle had long been brewing between the Houthi forces — who captured the capital Sana’a in late 2014 — and their local opponents, the situation was exacerbated when Saudi Arabia intervened in the Yemeni conflict in March 2015.      Since then, Yemen’s condition has gone from bad to worse, with none of the belligerents ...

Kuwait Denies Its Waters Being Used for Iran Arms Smuggling

1396/5/12 | 13:50
Yesterday claim emerged from Reuters that Iran is using Kuwaiti waters as a route through which to smuggle arms to Yemen, That didn’t sit particularly well with Kuwait, who was quick to issue a statement denying the claim today.   The allegations were that Iran was smuggling weapons into Kuwaiti waters and then just sticking them on random smaller boats, figuring those boats wouldn’t get searched, mostly because Kuwait is literally nowhere near Yemen. Kuwait, however, noted that they have a navy and a coast guard, and not a lot ...

Houthis call for truce with Saudi for Hajj

1396/5/10 | 13:50
  The Houthi armed group yesterday called for a truce to stop fighting during the holy pilgrimage of Hajj, Al Alam News reported.   Chair of the Supreme Yemeni Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi, called for fighting in all areas in Yemen to stop during the holy months in Islam, including Dhul Hijjah.    He went on to say the Yemeni people should not be banned from performing Hajj for any reason and called upon Saudi Arabia to initiate a truce. The religious pilgrimage of Hajj begins on 30 August and ends in ...

Houthi forces kill 3 soldiers inside Saudi Arabia

1396/4/29 | 13:50
Yemen’s Houthi group killed three soldiers inside Saudi Arabia yesterday, reported Al Masdar. The Houthi fighters used sniper bullets to kill Saudi Arabian soldiers at Al-Talaa Base in Najran region. In a second incident, Houthi fighters killed Saudi soldiers in the Jazan region, inside Saudi Arabia. The number of Saudi casualties has not been reported by the Houthi group or by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Defence. The killings were reported on Houthi social media, including Twitter and Telegram. Saudi Arabia is frequently subject to attack ...

Iran’s Zarif hopes Yemen war does not lead to Iran, Saudi conflict

1396/4/27 | 13:50
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that he hopes Yemen’s war will not spark direct confrontation between Iran and Saudi Arabia and that they can work together to end the conflict in the country and Syria. A Saudi Arabia-led coalition intervened in Yemen’s civil war in 2015, backing government forces fighting Iran-allied Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for influence in the Middle East, also supporting rival groups in Syria’s civil war. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in May ...

Saudi Arabia recognized death of 155 of its soldiers and commanders in Yemen

1396/4/26 | 13:50
Special sources of the news observations revealed names of some of the dead Saudi soldiers and paid troops in Yemen by Yemeni army.     Special sources of the news observations revealed names of some of the dead Saudi soldiers and paid troops in Yemen by Yemeni army and popular committee forces in the ongoing fighting and confrontations on border fronts, where the Saudi army suffered heavy casualties and material losses. The News Agency obtained a statistic of some of the names of the dead Saudi army officers and troops in various units ...

Why the International community takes no responsibility toward Yemen?!!

1396/4/23 | 13:50
  If we conduct a simple study on the tasks and objectives of the international community, we can almost summarize all under the headings of: dealing with or confronting what is happening in Yemen.     If we conduct a simple study on the tasks and objectives of the international community, we can almost summarize all under the headings of: dealing with or confronting what is happening in Yemen, in terms of preserving the sovereignty and borders of states and protecting them against foreign aggression, the implementation of ...

Campaign of terror: Saudi war crimes in Yemen cross the red line

1396/4/11 | 13:50
  Let us be clear. The cholera outbreak in Yemen is tantamount to a war crime. Since Saudi Arabia and its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council allies started bombing this impoverished nation -Yemen has found itself home to the world’s largest cholera epidemic, affecting some 200,00 and claiming the lives of around 1,300.     Riyadh has been leading the campaign of terror. Indeed, the bombs and bullets that have been raining down on Yemen since 2015 are responsible for destroying the country’s water supplies. The rest, as they say, ...

Houthis attack targets inside Saudi Arabia

1396/4/4 | 13:50
Yemen’s Houthi militias announced on Thursday that they attacked targets inside Saudi Arabia during clashes that took place with Saudi forces on the border, Saba news agency has reported. The agency is controlled by the Houthi forces. The attack targeted Saudi forces deployed near Al-Khadraa border crossing and the heights of Rajla, in the south of the city of Najran. A Civil Defence spokesman in Najran, Abdel Khaliq Al-Kahtani, told the official Saudi news agency WAS that a projectile launched from Yemen landed in a residential area in the ...

Stop 800 days of war, sanctions and killing

1396/3/11 | 13:50
    As 800 days passed since the start of military attacks on Yemen in March 25, 2015, the "stop the war on Yemen" campaign will be started all over the world from 5 to 15 June.     Anti-war movements from several countries such as the United States, Australia, India, Pakistan, Palestine, Lebanon, Turkey and … announced that they are ready to hold conferences on condemning the military attacks on Yemen, the continued killing of women, children and civilians, the silence of human rights bodies and westerns’ political ...

Saudi Arabia after splitting Muslim people: Yemen’s Houthi

1396/3/6 | 13:50
  [caption id="attachment_45083" align="alignnone" width="650"] Yemen’s Ansarullah Leader al-Houthi: “Yemeni Revolution Continues”[/caption] The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says Saudi Arabia seeks to split the Muslim Ummah — the Muslim people as a whole —  and to turn them into indecisive people who can be exploited. Abdul Malik Badreddin al-Houthi made the remarks in a Saturday message to the Yemeni public, in which he also felicitated them on the occasion of the start of the Muslim fasting month of ...

Saudi drone downed; troops, mercs killed in Yemen

1396/2/24 | 13:50
Saudi Arabia suffers new losses in its ongoing war on neighboring Yemen, with a spy drone shot down and more troops and mercenaries killed by Houthi fighters.  A military source said Yemeni army soldiers and allied Houthi fighters downed a Saudi drone in Midi Desert in the northwestern Hajjah Province on Sunday. Yemeni fighters also foiled an attempt by Saudi mercenaries to infiltrate into a military base in Dhale Province, the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. Separately, Sudan’s army spokesperson Ahmed ...

Saudi-led coalition warned against assault on Yemen’s lifeline port

1396/2/6 | 13:50
United Nations and Russian officials warned against any attack by Saudi-led coalition forces on the Houthi-held Yemeni port of Hodeidah, the aid lifeline for a country where millions of people are in desperate need of food. The warring factions must ensure deliveries of food and medical aid to starving people, senior UN officials said at a donor conference in Geneva. Nearly $1.1 billion has now been pledged towards a United Nations appeal of $2.1 billion for Yemen this year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced, calling it a “remarkable ...

The cate is out of bag: Military alliance may be used against Houthis, says Saudi defence adviser

1396/1/30 | 13:50
The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday quoted an adviser to Saudi Arabia’s minister of defence, who is involved in assembling the new alliance, as saying that the coalition could take action against rebel groups and militias that pose a threat to member countries — a possible hint at Houthi rebels in Yemen, who are backed by Iran. Major General Ahmed Asiri, the adviser to the Saudi minister of defence, was further quoted by the Wall Street Journal as saying that the alliance is not specific in its objectives to confronting international terror ...

Yemen popular forces shot down Saudi helicopter,12 Saudi officers killed

1396/1/30 | 13:50
The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said one of its helicopters crashed in eastern Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 Saudi officers in one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom's troops since the war began more than two years ago.   The Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the eastern province of Marib, the coalition said, adding that it is investigating the circumstances. The incident happened as US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, to discuss the Yemen war with Saudi leaders. The coalition of ...

Military of Mercenaries: Pakistan sends combat troops to Saudi southern border

1395/12/25 | 13:50
  The Pakistan army will send a brigade of combat troops to shore up Saudi Arabia’s vulnerable southern border from reprisal attacks mounted by the Houthis in Yemen, according to senior security sources.   The brigade will be based in the south of the Kingdom, but will only be deployed inside its border, the sources told Middle East Eye. "It will not be used beyond Saudi borders," one said.     Saudia  has been accused of war crimes and starving civilians trapped in the carnage. Not only has this but amnesty international ...

Al-Qaeda on the run: Al Qaeda appeals for help to repel Houthis in central Yemen

1395/12/21 | 13:50
Yemen's local al Qaeda wing appealed for help on Thursday to fend off an offensive by the armed Houthi movement in central Yemen, and accused the United States of coordinating attacks with theIran-aligned group, according to an online statement.   Residents say tribesmen in Ansar al-Sharia, the local wing of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and other Islamists known as salafists are the main force holding back the Houthis in Qifa in al-Bayda province, where President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi'sinternationally-recognized government ...

Yemeni Forces Destroy Another Saudi Warship

1395/12/8 | 13:50
    Yemen's army and popular forces targeted and destroyed a Saudi warship in al-Hudayda coastal waters with a guided missile, the 12th Saudi vessel sinking offshore Yemen. The Saudi warship was precisely targeted by the Yemeni missile in al-Hudayda province as the vessel was trying to get close to al-Khokheh coastal waters.       The sunken ship had repeatedly fired rockets at residential areas in Ta'iz province, inflicting casualties and destruction there.This is the 12th time that a Saudi warship is sent deep ...

The brutal face of Saudia: Killing innocent people with impunity

1395/11/30 | 13:50
    [caption id="attachment_41704" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen's capital on Wednesday where mourners had gathered to offer condolences after a woman died, residents said, killing eight women and one child and injuring ten others.[/caption]     The air strike hit the house of a local tribal leader in the Arhab district north of Sanaa on Wednesday night, a resident told Reuters.   A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen could not ...

Yemen's Houthis eject pres. Hadi who UK, US, Israel back

1395/11/25 | 13:50
  300 Saudi soldiers and an artillery commander have joined the Yemeni forces, a senior Yemeni politician announced on Friday. "The latest blow at the Al Saud came as Hashem al-Ahmar, artillery commander of the Saudi army in al-Wadia border crossing and 300 soldiers joined the Yemeni army and the revolutionary forces," the Middle East Panorama website quoted Head of Yemen's Free Army Nasser bin Yahya al-Orujli as saying on Friday. He noted that the Saudi regime is still in a difficult situation and the Saudi officials know it ...

Saudi Regime Besieges Yemenis after Military Failure

1395/11/22 | 13:50
    The Saudi regime is running out of options as it sinks further into the Yemeni quagmire two years after starting an illegal aggression on its impoverished neighbor.       The Saudi regime has failed dismally and is unable to achieve the military and security objectives it set during the start of its brutal aggression on Yemen in March 2015.     In a face-saving bid, the Saudi regime has launched an operation dubbed “Golden Spear” which basically aims at imposing an all-encompassing siege on the ...

Saudia’s whit lies about taking over Mokha Port unveiled

1395/11/7 | 13:50
  Saudia Gazette reported that Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition liberated the strategic Red Sea port city of Mokha from the Houthis on Monday afternoon.   However a reporter of an Arabic channl Al-Alam, rebuffed the Saudi claims and said Saudi claims to take over Mokha port are baseless. Though there is intense fighting but coalition forces are still miles away from the Mokha port.   The reported also said that Yemeni forces and Houthi fighters have repelled the coalition forces and Mokha is still under control ...

Saudi war crimes: UK daily demands Govt to halt arms supply to Saudia

1395/9/19 | 13:50
  A UK daily has demanded its Govt to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia which are being used against killing of Yemenis.   Riyadh is carrying out extensive air strikes to drive back Houthis as leader of the US- and UK-backed coalition supporting president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.   The cost to Yemen has been immense. After 16 months of civil war, more than 6,500 people have died, according to the UN; 2.5 million have been displaced; over half the population faces severe food insecurity. Save the Children says one in three ...

Saudi-Zionism alliance: Israel interests in Yemen war

1395/9/17 | 13:50
There is a complete black out on Yemen war because of vested interests of the international world and specially the Zionist regime. Hadi with the backing of the Saudis long persecuted the Houthis and worked against the interests of the Yemeni people. When the rebellion broke out he was forced to Aden.   The Houthis stand against America, Saudi Arabia and Israel, hence the military support from the three countries against the movement.   Indeed, this isn’t the first time Israel has militarily intervened in Yemen’s internal affairs. ...

Shafaqna Exclusive: Saudia’s new political gimmick

1395/8/11 | 13:50
  Yemen's Houthi rebels have been accused of targeting Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca by launching a long-range ballistic missile from 500km over the border. The rebels and their ally Iran vehemently denied the allegation on Friday.  The Saudi-led military coalition - which is backing Yemen's pro-government forces in the conflict with the Shia fighters - said the missile was "intercepted and destroyed" before it could do any damage - about 65km from Mecca, home to some of Islam's most sacred sites. It would be the deepest strike yet ...

Shafaqna Special: Saudi barbarism in Yemen and world’s criminal silence

1395/7/21 | 13:50
More than 200 people have been killed and over 500 injured in air strikes on a funeral gathering in Yemen's capital Sanaa, a senior UN official says.Jamie McGoldrick, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Yemen, condemned "the horrific attack". The rebel Houthi-run government said a Saudi-led coalition was responsible - a claim Saudi Arabia denied. The US said it had launched an "immediate review" of its already reduced support for the coalition.  The Saudi military insists it chooses its targets carefully, and that it goes to great lengths to ...

A forgotten war: The unchecked Saudi atrocities in Yemen

1395/6/2 | 13:50
The US military is distancing itself from the Saudi-led coalition's war in Yemen following airstrikes against civilian targets, including hospitals.The United States has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia a planning team that was coordinating with the coalition air campaign and moved it to Bahrain. The move is intended to better coordinate with naval commandes in Bahrain, Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said.The United States stepped up military assistance to the Saudi-led coalition in April, using tankers to refuel coalition jets bombing targets in Houthi ...

The forgotten Yemen: Saudi atrocities cross the limit

1394/12/13 | 13:50
  Condemning an apparent airstrike in Yemen that reportedly killed at least 32 civilians in a market northeast of Sana'a on Saturday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a prompt and impartial investigation into the incident, which saw a death toll that was among the highest from a single bombing in recent months.According to a statement issued by his spokesperson, the Secretary-General is concerned about the continuing intense airstrikes and ground fighting in Yemen despite his repeated calls for a cessation ...

25 killed, dozens wounded in suicide bomb blasts at Houthis mosque in Sanaa

1394/7/2 | 13:50
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a mosque run by Houthis in Sanaa during Eidul Azha prayers leaving 25 dead while injuring multiple others, witnesses said. Suicide bombers have struck a mosque in Yemen's capital in an attack targeting Shia worshippers that killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens, medics and witnesses said. Witnesses reported that after a first blast inside the mosque, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives belt at the entrance as worshippers rushed outside.There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Sanaa ...

Yemen Separation: A destructive and imprudent idea

1394/5/19 | 13:50
   When the Houthis from the northern highlands laid siege on Yemen's capital, in the south thousands took to the streets to announce their opposition to the new order in Sanaa. Separatist sentiments remain high here, and memories of an independent south Yemen, the Arab world's only Marxist state, are not such a distant memory. Yet with the resignation of Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a southerner, a nerve had been twisted. When the news was announced, the streets of the south erupted in anger and calls for solidarity ...

Suffering from Iranophobia: Saudia paving way for civil war in Yemen

1394/4/17 | 13:50
Air strikes by Saudi-led forces killed 30 civilians in an attack on a market in northern Yemen on Sunday, the Houthi-run news agency Saba said, as U.N. mediators pushed for a humanitarian pause in fighting that has killed nearly 3,000 since March.This recent incident took place amid UN efforts to broker a humanitarian pause in the fighting that has claimed 3,000 lives since March. The pause, intended to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid, is planned to last until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on July 17.Ould Cheikh Ahmed was due ...

Saudi- Israel alliance in the offing

1394/3/7 | 13:50
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-Arabic-language newspaper Rai al-Youm reported on Saturday that Israel has offered Saudi Arabia to use its Iron Dome anti-rocket technology. According to the report, the offer was made last week during meetings in Amman between the Saudis and the US ambassador to Jordan. At the point when Saudia has waged a war against Yemen Houthis, the alliance could be a possible outcome. Apart from the Saudis war against Yemen Houthis, Saudia and Israel are deeply jolted by the US-Iran deal. Both the countries have made ...

Seize the opportunity: Turn Yemen Ceasefire to a permanent solution

1394/2/23 | 13:50
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-Saudia government has announced a humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen after a series of deadly attacks leading to multiple deaths. Saudi Arabia and the Houthis are have realised that it’s time to silence the guns, and initiate a process that could lead to peace and tranquility. This is a welcome development. Riyadh took the first step by announcing a unilateral five-day ceasefire to enable humanitarian supplies to the strife-torn country. The houthis, however, have picked up the right threads and announced they ...

Yemen: A drama of humanitarian Ceasefire

1394/2/21 | 13:50
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that it would halt its bombing campaign in Yemen for five days beginning on Tuesday, in a sign that it was bowing to international pressure to ease a worsening humanitarian crisis in a country battered by weeks of war. Saudi Arabia, which is leading a military coalition of Arab states, had faced intensifying international criticism over airstrikes that have killed scores of civilians across Yemen. It had also faced mounting pressure from the Obama administration to pursue ...

Houthis retaliation: Saudia should be ready for spillover

1394/2/19 | 13:50
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)Saudi Arabia announced on Friday a humani­tarian ceasefire in Yemen starting on May 12, even as it stepped up retaliatory air strikes on Houthi rebels in the north of the country. It is since last six months Saudi war planes have been bombing Yemen but Air strikes have failed to halt the Houthis and allied fighters loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, amid mounting concern over civilian casualties. The United Nations has renewed its plea for a ceasefire, where weeks of war have now killed more than ...

Strengthening the enemy: Daesh expanding in Yemen war

1394/2/15 | 13:50
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-One of the biggest existential threats to the Middle East and beyond is Daesh. The Gulf Cooperation Council and Western powers cannot afford to be complacent, as the dreaded terror organisation regroups and takes control of new areas while regional military efforts are focused on Yemen.  IS branch in Yemen took control of a major airport and an oil export terminal in the southern part of the country on Thursday, expanding the resurgent militant group’s reach just two weeks after it seized the nearby city ...