Iranian turns Hodeidah into a Houthi terror center

Iranian turns Hodeidah into a Houthi terror center

The governor of Yemen’s Hodeidah, Dr. Hassan Taher, has revealed that Iranian experts, who run Houthi militia operations, have turned Hodeida into a center for terrorist operations targeting regional waters, as well as smuggling weapons and drugs.

In a press statement the governor of Hodeidah said that “the battle inside Yemen is being managed from Hodeidah, after the mullahs experts moved the center of operations from Saada and Sanaa there since the signing of the Stockholm agreement, which the militias refuse to implement.”

The governor added that the Iranians and Houthis are exploiting the northern coasts of Hodeidah, represented by the coasts of Al-Duha, Al-Beard and Zaidi, in smuggling operations, pointing out that fishing ports have become smuggling centers for weapons and drugs.

He pointed out that the militias used medium naval boats led by Yemeni sailors and flying the flag of an African country to introduce a fertilizer shipment containing 46% of urea used in the manufacture of mines and explosives, it was coming from Iran on its way to the Houthis north of Hodeidah

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UN: Control points have reduced violence in Hodeidah

Control points have reduced violence in Hodeidah

The United Nations said that the moves by the deployment teams headed by Indian General Abhijit Goha contributed significantly to reduce the level of violence in the province of Hodeidah in western Yemen.

The UN mission, said in a statement on Saturday night that the recent inauguration of five checkpoints on the front lines of fighting in Hodeidah has contributed to a marked reduction in the level of violence on the ground.

He commended the commitment of the parties to work through the truce mechanism and the strengthening of the ceasefire, which began last September on the UNSMIL vessel.

However, the statement drew attention to reports over the past few days of incidents involving new fortifications, troop movements and the use of drones “all contrary to the ceasefire agreements between the parties,” in reference to recent attacks by Houthi militias on one of them. By the march of the MSF hospital in Mocha.

General Guha called on both parties in Yemen to continue their engagement “jointly and in a spirit of goodwill” through the truce mechanism and the strengthening of the ceasefire to deal with incidents that may constitute an escalation of violence in Hodeidah.

He also underscored UNAMI’s commitment to support the Hodeidah Agreement in continuing to support the work of the parties through the mechanism. The Head of the UN Mission reiterated his call on the parties to desist from any actions that contradict the Stockholm Agreement.

The Hudaydah and West Coast fronts are witnessing a growing Houthi military escalation, including field and combat developments, attacks and bombardments, according to Yemeni joint forces.

On Saturday, Houthi militias resumed shelling and targeting in al-Duraimi and al-Jajah, following similar operations in the same district, al-Jah, al-Tahita and al-Faza area in al-Hudaydah province, west of Yemen, as part of their ongoing breaches of the UN truce.

The Yemeni joint forces, on the west coast, have warned of a Houthi plot to torpedo the peace process and the UN truce in Hodeidah.

The spokesman for the Joint Forces, Colonel Waddah Al-Dabeish, said that the pro-Iranian Houthi militias continue to practice their treacherous, cowardly and malicious tactics in procrastinating and repudiating any previous agreements, even with regard to the five observation points announced by the Indian General Abhijit Guha during the period 19. October 23, 2019.

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Iran-backed Houthi leader threatens Israel: “Yemeni people will not hesitate to declare jihad to Israel”

Iran-backed Houthi leader threatens Israel: "Yemeni people will not hesitate to declare jihad to Israel"

Houthi leader in Yemen, Abd al-Malek al-Houthi, delivered a speech on Saturday in the media affiliated with the pro-Iranian militia. The speech was broadcast on the occasion of maWeld a-Nabi, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, and Al-Houthi also used it to threaten Israel, mainly in the light of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments on the missile. launched by Iran from Yemen.

Al-Houthi spoke directly to Netanyahu, citing “repeated statements by Zionist war criminals, led by the criminal Jew Netanyahu, who described Yemen as a threat to Israel and is trying to link it to Iran. “.

In this regard, he said: “We stress that our hostile position as an entity is a fundamental position, human and committed, according to religion,” said Al-Houthi, adding that “the Yemeni people will not hesitate not to declare jihad against Israel “. It is in case Israel does a “stupid act” in Yemen.

Al-Houthi said that the Yemeni people would never withdraw from their position on matters relating to the Islamic nation and at the center of the Palestinian question, referring to Israel as the enemy of Islam and opposition to Americans.

Regarding the protests in Iraq and Lebanon, the leader of the Yemeni militia said: “The Arab people must exercise caution and cooperate to resolvetheir problems, so that no enemy like Iraq and Lebanon will declare itself. “

The Houthi leader also said that “the United States and Israel are satisfied with what is happening in Lebanon, which reveals their position and their role in these events”.

Iran has recently learned that it has launched accurate missiles capable of hitting Israel. The missiles would be able to hit targets in Israel with a range of accuracy of 5 to 10 meters.

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Houthis smuggling materials to make explosives

Houthis smuggling materials to make explosives

Yemeni coastguard forces on the west coast on Friday thwarted a major smuggling attempt for explosives-making materials in a qualitative military operation in the Red Sea west of Yemen.

A military source in the joint resistance, said that the Coast Guard forces foiled the introduction of a fertilizer shipment, containing 46% of urea, pointing out that this type of fertilizer enters in themanufacturing of mines and explosives.

He said the seized shipment included 2,000 bags (100 tons) and was on its way to the Houthi militias, through smuggling, using a medium sea boat, led by Yemeni sailors, hoisted on the flag of an African state.

The source pointed out that the operation revealedmultiple smuggling networks used by Houthi militias to smuggle weapons, explosives manufacturing materials and other prohibitions.

He said that the operation to thwart the attemptedsmuggling by the Coast Guard took 15 hours, and began monitoring and follow-up to the seizure of the boat and the cargo and smugglers, and the seizure of the seizures to the port of Mocha.

According to the source, details of the monitoring, control, monitoring and control process have been documented in audio and video.

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Griffiths dicusses ways to end the conflict in yemen with Mohammed bin Salman

Griffiths dicusses ways to end the conflict in yemen with Mohammed bin Salman

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, expressed his gratitude to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his continued support for efforts to reach a comprehensive political solution to the conflict in Yemen.

Griffiths met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, in Riyadh on Thursday and discussed ways to work together to end the conflict in Yemen, according to a statement issued on Friday by the UN envoy’s office.

They also discussed the latest developments in thecountry and the importance of reducing violence to reach a comprehensive political solution in Yemen.

He congratulated the Crown Prince for his leadership in mediating efforts to reach the signingof the Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.

The Special Envoy expressed his gratitude to the Crown Prince for his continued support for efforts to reach a comprehensive political solution to the conflict in Yemen and discussed ways to work together to end the conflict.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman affirmed Saudi Arabia’s keenness on Yemen’s security and stability, the official SPA news agency reported.

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SANAA: A child was killed and two others wounded in a Houthi mine explosion

A child was killed and two others wounded in a Houthi mine explosion

A child was killed and two other members of a family were injured on Friday when a mine exploded in the Yam district of Nuham district, eastof the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

A local source said that Marsh Rabie, 9, was killed and his two brothers Hammam, 7, and Sanaa Rabea, 6, were seriously injured when a landmine was detonated by Houthi militias while grazing sheep in the Yam area.

Local media quoted the source as saying that the two injured children were taken to the General Hospital in Marib city for treatment.

This incident is the sixth in the Yam area, which the Houthis booby-trapped with thousands of mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) after their expulsion a year and a half ago. Mines and IEDs have already exploded, killing many of them.

The Houthi militias resorted to planting thousands of mines in most areas of Niham district in an attempt to hinder the progress of the Yemeni army towards the capital Sanaa. Houthi mines planted in most of the areas where clashes with the Yemeni army have killed and injured hundreds of Yemenis

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Houthis missiles hit a hospital in Mokha

Houthis missiles hit a hospital in Mokha

A hospital in the coastal city of Mokha has been damaged by the Houthi attack on Wednesday night, the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday.

“A hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Mokha, Yemen, was damaged by an attack on buildings nearby,” the organization said in a statement on its Twitter account.

No injuries or fatalities were reported among the crew and patients, while hospital activities have been suspended for the time being.The hospital’s patients were evacuated to other health facilities in the Red Sea city of Mokha.

The patients fled after a huge explosion as a result of rocket attacks on a nearby warehouse that shook the area,” Abdul Rahman Ahmed, a hospital doctor, told The Associated Press.

The hospital opened in August last year and provides free services to war-wounded people.A Yemeni government spokesman said the attacks targeted government-allied forces known as the Giants Brigade.

He said at least three Houthi planes were also involved in the attack, which caused huge explosions and fires that spread to residential areas.Mocha, historically known for coffee exports, is located in the southern province of Hodeidah.

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Aden security secures the entrance to the city

Aden security secures the entrances to the city

The security arrangements in the capital Aden are continuing by the security of Aden and the Saudi-led coalition. It connects Taiz and the west coast, the security staff of Aden is being deployed in the roads that connect its districts.This came after the government spokesman, Rajeh Badi, announced last Tuesday, that the government will return to Aden within a week.Badi said in an intervention that Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi will return to Aden soonafter the formation of the new government.

He added that the new government will take oath before Hadi in Aden.This comes in implementation of the provisions of the Riyadh agreement, which stressed that the police and rescue forces in the province of Aden will be responsible for securing the province with the work to reorganize the government forces and formations of the Transitional Council in accordance with the need and insurance plan, and the selection of elements according to competence and professionalism and training The province shall be numbered as security forces belonging to the Ministry of Interior, within thirty days from the date of signing this agreement.

He also stressed on the transfer of all military forces of the government and formations of the Transitional Council in the governorate of Aden to camps outside the governorate of Aden determined by the leadership of the Coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen, within thirty days from the date of signing this agreement, and directed under approved plans and under the direct supervision of the leadership of the support coalition.

Legitimacy in Yemen, with the exception of the First Presidential Protection Brigade,it is entrusted with the task of protecting presidential palaces and environs and securing the movements of His Excellency the President, and providing security protection to the leaders of the Southern Transitional Council in Aden under the supervision of the leadership of the Alliance to support legitimacy in Yemen.

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The UN Security Council welcomes the Riyadh agreement: a step for a solution in Yemen

The UN Security Council welcomes the Riyadh agreement: a step for a solution in Yemen

The UN Security Council welcomed the Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni government and the transitional council in the Saudi capital on Tuesday.The Council considered the agreement an important and positive step to reach a political and comprehensive solution in Yemen.

The council praised Saudi mediation efforts in reaching the Riyadh agreement on Yemen.The Council stressed its support for the role of the UN envoy to resume dialogue between Yemenis.He also renewed his call on the Yemeni parties to implement the Stockholm Agreement.

The Council affirmed its commitment to the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Yemen.The Riyadh agreement, sponsored by Saudi Arabia between allied parties against Houthi militias, establishes a new phase of cooperation and partnership, and unify efforts to end the coup and resume development and construction, especially in the liberated provinces in the south of the country.

Among its most prominent points is the return of the legitimate government to Aden within 7 days, and the unification of all military formations under the authority of the ministries of interior and defense, and the formation of an efficient government by half between the north and south of Yemen.US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed the signing of the Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni government and the transitional council in Riyadh.In a statement, he described the Riyadh agreement as a pivotal agreement, hoping that all parties will work together to end the conflict and achieve peace and stability that the Yemeni people deserve .

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Yemen :A new phase of unity and joint actions

A new phase of unity and joint actions

Yemen is witnessing a new phase of reconciliation and cooperation for joint action and renunciation of division after the signing of the “Riyadh Agreement” between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council, Tuesday, in Riyadh, in the presence of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

The agreement is seen as a reformulation of a new Yemen, based on unity in its institutions, in its goals supported by the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen for Reconstruction and Unity, to counter the threats faced by Yemen and the countries of the region by Iran and its followers, led by the Houthi militias that fueled by Yemen. With Iranian funds and support.

According to the agreement, the coming days will witness wide arrangements for the Yemeni house from within, which will include all state institutions, especially the military establishment, as well as institutions concerned with the stability of citizens and their lives and the development of the country in various economic and social fields, in order to ensure the rationalization of the resources of the state and the efficiency of its institutions.

During his speech, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman affirmed the Kingdom’s keenness on the unity and stability of Yemen, stressing that the Riyadh agreement will open the horizons to the desired political solution.

“We will continue to strive to achieve the aspirations of the Yemeni people and reach a political solution,” he said. “Our goal is to support the Yemeni people and face foreign interference in their internal affairs.”

For his part, Sheikh Mohammed said: “We appreciate the great efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in unifying the Yemeni rank and its pivotal role in reaching the Riyadh Agreement.” We sincerely wish that peace and prosperity will prevail throughout Yemen and that its people enjoy security, stability and development. .

The UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffith, on Tuesday, welcomed the agreement signed in Riyadh between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.

UN envoy to Yemen welcomes Riyadh agreement
Griffiths said the agreement signed in Saudi Arabia was a step towards a peaceful solution to the crisis.

Commenting on the impact of the Riyadh agreement, Yemeni Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information Najib Ghallab told Sky News Arabia that he will unite the will of the anti-Houthi force within the framework of the state, which will make the legitimacy centers more able to claim the Houthis, thus increasing the losses of the Houthis in the coming period at multiple levels. “

“The agreement will harm the factors that have reestablished the battle, namely opportunistic and selfish interests, corruption networks and the fifth column. This will be a factor of strength and a center of gravity for legitimacy towards the pressure on the Houthis.”

Ghalab says the agreement sends a message to the people that “the people of Yemen with the coalition and its partnership are capable of making peace and injecting blood. It is the Houthis who imposed the war and they are making it continue.”

The Yemeni academic and political researcher Dr. Faris al-Bail told Sky News Arabia that one of the good and profound aspects of this agreement was the system of reforms he presented to many of the imbalances and complaints that were clearly defined in the political scene.

“The legitimate government has been very slow about the process of revitalizing the liberated areas, and there was corruption and monotony.”

He pointed out that the Riyadh agreement is not only political, but includes “a process of reform and revitalization of the performance of the government.”

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