Houthi losses worsen… 94 dead in 10 days on the west coast

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Yemeni military and medical sources revealed that dozens of members of the Houthi militia have been killed, as a major operation plan to escalate in the Yemeni west coast front has failed during the past few days.

Medical sources reported the arrival of 94 Houthi militia dead members’ bodies, to hospitals in the cities of Hodeidah and Sanaa, during the last ten days.

The news agency "Yemen" news confirmed the arrival of 32 wounded Houthi fighters, who were injured in recent days in Hodeidah.
 According to the sources, all the dead from Houthi militia were killed in confrontations with the joint forces on the west coast.

In the same context, another medical source confirmed the killing of the first Houthi teams of mine and explosive devices official in the west coast. 
The so-called "Nasrallah Laajji" died in the hospital from his injury earlier in the province of Hodeidah.” Explained the same source. 
“The escalation of Houthi militias with missiles and drones came after suffering great losses after the desperation in the implementation of attacks and the failed attempts to infiltrate and receiving pre-emptive strikes in which there were many human losses.” Said a military source. 
The joint forces in the west coast, described the UN-sponsored truce in Hodeidah since December 2018 under the Stockholm agreement as "sterile", during which increased the suffering of  Hodeidah’s people and could not protect them from the brutality and criminality of Houthi militias.
They also pointed out that the Houthi militia targeted and bombarded cities, residential neighborhoods and houses of citizens in Hodeidah with various artillery shells and medium and heavy weapons, in addition to planting regular and indiscriminate minefields and explosive devices on public and secondary roads and farms.

217 dead and two thousand wounded because of Houthis’ truce breaches in Hodeidah

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Yemeni forces on the west coast reported on Monday that 217 civilians have been killed and 2,152 injured by Houthi militia breaches of the UN truce in Hodeida, west of the country, since it was declared on December 18th, 2018.

“The Houthi militias committed the most heinous crimes and brutal massacres against civilians”. Stated the media center of giant brigades.

 “The Houthi militia targeted and bombarded cities, residential neighborhoods and citizens’ houses in Hodeidah with various artillery shells, medium and heavy weapons, the militias have also directly targeted citizens and planted regular and random minefields and IEDs in public and secondary roads and farms.” Added the same media center.

The statement described the UN truce as “sterile”, during which the suffering of the sons of Hodeidah increased and could not protect them from oppression and criminality of Houthi militias. the number of civilians killed and wounded since the beginning of the UN ceasefire reached 217 dead and the number of wounded (2152) injured, mostly women and children.

According to the statement, among the areas where the Houthi militias committed their crimes against civilians: Tahita, Jabaliya, Al-Haima, Al-Matina, Hays, Al-Khokha, Al-Ghuwairq, Al-Mughras, Al-Jah, Al-Duraimi, Al-Taif, Al-Jariba, Al-Hawk, Muzar, and Al-Masna.

Seven civilians were killed and 88 wounded from the first day of the UN truce on December 18th, 2018, until the end of the same month. The statement also pointed to the continuation of a series of Houthi crimes against civilians in Hodeidah since the beginning of this year, as the frequency of violations increased along areas and directorates south of Hodeidah province on a daily basis.

In January 2019, 25 people were killed and 224 wounded, most of them women and children, as a result of shelling, targeting, and explosion of mines and Houthi bombs.

In February 2019, 23 civilians were killed and 199 wounded, and the following month Houthi militias killed 20 civilians and 166 wounded. In April 2019, 16 civilians were killed and 153 wounded.

The death toll in May 2019 from Houthi abuses rose to 18, 179 wounded, 17 killed and 190 wounded in June of the same year. The militias, according to the statement, increased the frequency of violations against civilians in July 2019, where the number of dead was18 civilians, 200 wounded, and in August k 14 civilians killed and 198 wounded.

The number of civilian casualties in September 2019 as a result of Houthi breaches of the UN truce in Hodeidah, was 23 dead and 197 wounded, in addition to 21 dead and 212 wounded last October. In November 2019, 15 civilians were killed and 146 were injured.

The statement pointed out that the crimes and violations of Houthi militias are increasing day after day against innocent civilians in various directorates and areas of Hodeidah governorate, using the most heinous criminal means. The joint forces accuse the United Nations and the United Nations Observer Mission on the ceasefire in Hodeidah of tolerating and silencing Houthi crimes and violations, and continuing their procrastination in the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement on Hodeidah, which includes the withdrawal of militias from the city and ports of Hodeidah, and the opening of humanitarian corridors for relief.

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Following Tehran’s agenda Houthi militias reject peace

outhern forces stop Houthi attempt to penetrate Dhali

The Yemeni Prime Minister Mu’in Abdul Malik emphasized the necessity of taking a firm stance from the United Nations and the international community towards what he called “the reckless actions of the Houthi militias” and its blatant challenge to all efforts to achieve peace. Ponting to the continued intransigence of the Houthi militias in the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement, and turned on all agreements and step on any opportunity to achieve peace in accordance with the agenda of their supporters in Tehran.

“The continued intransigence and procrastination by the Houthi militias in implementing any commitment under the Stockholm agreement since its signature in last December under the auspices of the United Nations and the silence of the UN about the Houthis’ desperation to try to fragment the implementation of the agreement on Hodeidah is a threat to the proposed peace process.” Said the head of the UN mission in Hodeidah, General Abahigit Goha, Abdul Malik During a meeting in the interim capital Aden.

The Yemeni Prime Minister described the escalation and violations committed by the Houthi militias during the past days, including targeting the headquarters of the government team in the Redeployment Coordination Committee and Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital, as “unjustified and must be condemned openly and clearly.” Al-Hudaydah agreement, especially with regard to security forces and local authority, the withdrawal of Houthi militias from the ports and city of Hodeidah and the opening of humanitarian corridors.

According to the official Yemeni News Agency, the meeting discussed the progress of the UN mission and the Committee for the Coordination of Redeployment and the obstacles facing it, due to the continued intransigence of Houthi militias and non-compliance with the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement, and repeated violations of the UN truce. The Head of the United Nations Mission in Hodeidah expressed appreciation for the Government’s support for the Mission and its keenness to ensure the success of its tasks, outlining efforts to make the Stockholm Agreement a success, including the deployment of five UN ceasefire monitoring points.

Yemeni army free new sites in Dhali

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Yemeni army forces took control of Al-Qaffa site on Friday evening and continued its field advance towards Al-Shamria town west of Qataba district in Al-Dhala governorate in the south of the country after violent clashes with Houthi militias.

“The forces of the 7th Brigade, supported by Hajar resistance, had taken full control of the Qaffa site, after a lightning operation in which clashes with the putschists intensified for nearly two hours, using various types of weapons.” mentioned the media center of the Dali Front, in a statement.

This successful military operation came hours after the security belt forces made extensive progress in the Hajar front south of the strategic town of Oud, located in the northern side of Dali. Added the media center.

The Qaffa site, a mountainous governor of the southern governorate of Shamriya , overlooks the area from the south, connected with the seam lines opposite Battar.

According to field sources, crowds of Houthis reinforcements incur heavy losses under Katyusha and artillery strikes. After 10 pm, the most intense battles are taking place in Battar, al-Hurra and Qaroud, west of Battar, after the Houthi militia mobilization.

Yemeni legitimacy and UN mission discuss the Houthis’ violations

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The Yemeni government team discussed with the head of the UN mission, General Abhijit Goha, on Thursday the serious escalation of Houthi militias and their repeated violations of the truce.

The military media of the joint forces mentioned in a statement that the meeting, which was held in the interim capital of Aden, dealt with the dangerous escalation by the Houthi militias who targeted a few days earlier by drones the headquarters of the government team and before the MSF hospital, as well as its attempt to bomb the city of Mocha with a number of ballistic missiles and flying aircraft, Before the Alliance’s air defenses and the combined forces could intercept and detonate them in the air

The meeting also stopped at the points of the violations of Houthi militias inside the city of Hodeidah since the activation of the truce mechanism and the installation of monitoring points.

According to the statement, the meeting discussed the need to open humanitarian crossings and implementation of the redeployment agreed under the supervision of the Redeployment Coordination Committee while avoiding any unilateral action, pointing out that the first phase of redeployment includes the withdrawal of Houthi militias from the ports and the city of Hodeidah.

Sources said that the UN Redeployment Commission, headed by General Guha, approved the holding of the bilateral meeting with the government team in Aden, because of the Houthi militias bombed the headquarters of the government redeployment team in the city of Mocha using ballistic missiles and drones.

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Joint force stopped new Houthis militias development in Hodeida

military media of the West Coast Front Joint Forces distributed sections of the monitoring and targeting of militia elements

The joint forces foiled an attempt to create a new site by Houthi militias along the seam lines in al-Jah district of Beit al-Faqih district in Hodeida province, west of Yemen, resulting on killing three Houthi elements and wounding 14 others.

According to the military media of the joint forces, the Special Task Force monitored and documented the movements of Houthi militia members who were trying to develop a site near the joint forces’ positions in the al-Jah area of ??Beit al-Faqih district, as well as the movement of a kit carrying a 14.5-caliber machine gun that the militias were attempting to install at the new site.

 The attempted militias had been vigorously confronted and the crew loaded with weapons destined for the area of ??the newly developed site had been destroyed.

The military media of the West Coast Front Joint Forces distributed sections of the monitoring and targeting of militia elements, as well as the crew that was targeted.

Three elements of the armed Houthi militiamen were killed and 14 others injured, during the thwart of the joint forces to try to infiltrate the Houthi in the area of ??al-Jah. Said The Media Center of the Giants Brigades, in a statement.

The statement quoted informed sources, confirming the arrival of the bodies of three dead and 14 wounded militiamen to a hospital in the city of Beit al-Faqih.

The joint forces accuse the Houthi militia of continuing the escalation and continuing violations of the UN truce in Hodeidah, which came into force at the end of last December, criticizing the silence of the United Nations and its envoy to Yemen and the monitoring mission for the continuation of these Houthi breaches, which they said threaten to undermine the peace process.

“The ceasefire agreement in Hodeidah was born handicapped and lived on artificial respiration for a year,” said Wadah al-Debaish, spokesman for the West Coast Joint Forces, referring to the difficulties encountered.

“Al-Houthi militias have leaned on the Swedish agreement and are taking cover from it to carry out their violations and escalate their dangerous and flagrant escalation.” Houthi militias have recently stepped up attacks on military and civilian sites in Hodeidah, despite the deployment of UN ceasefire monitoring points.

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The Alliance releases 200 prisoners from Houthi militias

Alliance's announcement of flights to transport patients from Sanaa and the release of 200 Houthi prisoners

The Alliance for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen announced the release of 200 prisoners from Houthi militias as part of the Alliance’s efforts to advance the Stockholm agreement.

Flights would be conducted in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to transport patients from Sana’a to countries where they could receive appropriate treatment. Said the Alliance

“Out of the keenness of the Alliance leadership to continue to support efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen and push forward the Stockholm agreement, including the agreement on the exchange of prisoners, and create the atmosphere to overcome any controversial points on the issue of prisoner exchange, This is a humanitarian issue in the first place and a continuation of the Alliance’s efforts to improve the humanitarian situation, especially the health of the Yemeni people, and pursuant to the provisions of the relevant international laws and conventions, the leadership of the Allied forces decided on the initiative of releasing 200 prisoners of the Houthi militias.” Said the spokesman for the Allied forces, Colonel Turki al-Maliki.

The Houthi militias welcomed the Alliance’s announcement of flights to transport patients from Sanaa and the release of 200 Houthi prisoners. “We welcome the move announced by the Saudi-led Alliance on Tuesday,” Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, a leader of the Houthi group, wrote on Twitter.

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Yemeni army and the alliance for legitimacy take new areas from houthis militias

Unidentified Yemeni military hold hands at the security checkpoint in Hadramaut valley, Yemen

The Yemeni army forces, backed by the Alliance for Legitimacy Support, seized new areas from the hands of Houthi militias in their main stronghold in the far northern province of Saada on Monday

“the National Army forces supported by the Alliance to support the legitimacy launched a large-scale attack on new areas in the Directorate of Baqam, Saada province, which was able to liberate strategic areas called “el homor Heights”, confirming the death of Houthi leader called “Abu Mohammed Al-Ghouli “and a number of his companions.” Said the commander of the Azal axis, Brigadier Yasser al-Harthy.

He also pointed to the penetration of the national army coup in the areas between the districts of Bagam and Safra and hit their fortifications, killing and wounding many of their elements stationed there, while the rest fled, according to the official Yemeni News Agency.

A number of military vehicles belonging to militias burned after being targeted by alliance fighter jets, and the National Army seized light and medium weapons. Said al-Harthy.

“The National Army will continue its military operations against the Houthis and destroy all their fortifications, until all Yemeni territories are liberated from this terrorist group backed by Iran,” he added. The Yemeni army, supported by the alliance, is engaged in extensive military operations in more than eight combat axes in the Houthi stronghold of Saada districts.

A large houthis attack thwarted on the directorate of Hays

: Yemeni fighters loyal to President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi fight against Al-Houthi rebels in Taiz,Yemen

Yemeni forces thwarted a large-scale offensive by the Houthi coup militia against Hays district, south of Hodeida province, west of Yemen, on Sunday. The armed groups belonging to the militia, loyal to Iran, attacked the joint sites northwest of the Directorate, using heavy and medium weapons and artillery shells, said the military media of the joint forces. the joint forces engaged for hours with militia elements of various types of weapons, and were able to respond to the Houthi attack. The militia suffered heavy losses in the equipment and lives, where a number of militiamen were killed and others were injured, while the rest of the elements escaped, according to a military media statement.

The attack by the Houthi militia on the Directorate of Hays, hours after the launch of missiles and drones on the city of Mokha destroyed by defenses of the Coalition to support legitimacy in the sky of the city.
In the same context, Houthi militias targeted joint forces positions in the mountainous area of ??the Directorate of Tahita south of Hodeidah with various weapons and artillery shells.
A military source in the field reported that the militias targeted the positions of joint forces in the region with heavy mortar shells 120 caliber at different times, on Sunday.
This great Houthi escalation confirms the lack of seriousness of the militia in the commitment to the UN peace process and its attempt to torpedo the Swedish agreement, including a cease-fire in the west coast of Yemen. Those are ongoing violations on which the United Nations is silent about said the military media of the joint forces.
 
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Houthi militia curbs peace in Yemen for Iran

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The Houthi rebels are moving politically and militarily reversing the trend of peace in Yemen that has recently gained unprecedented momentum, a phenomenon that shows the direct reflection of their close association with the Iranian agenda, which is not the best path to solving conflicts peacefully and reducing tensions in the region.

Despite the financial and military fatigue of the rebel group and its definite need for peace, it appears forced to continue the war under pressure from Tehran.

The Houthi militia preceded the visit of UN Secretary-General’s Representative in Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Sunday to the capital Sanaa under its control, with a barrage of rockets and a squadron of drones heading towards the west coast of Yemen.

There were strong signs of a peaceful solution

In Yemen, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman said last week that the kingdom was seeking a political settlement in Yemen and hoped the Riyadh agreement would open the door to broader peace talks, referring to a recent Saudi-sponsored agreement between the Southern Transitional Council and the government of President Abd Rabbo.

Griffith told the UN Security Council last Friday during his briefing on the situation in Yemen that there had been a significant reduction in the intensity of fighting in the country, up to 80 percent compared to what was previously.

In order to perpetuate the tension, they launched a rocket attack on the city of al-Mukha in western Yemen.

On Sunday, the Yemeni government condemned the Houthi group’s targeting of the government team’s residence in the Hudaydah Redeployment Coordination Committee.