Hodeidah: Houthi militia is blowing up an international control point

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The Houthi militia, bombed the fifth United Nations-supervised ceasefire in the city of Hodeidah, in western Yemen.

The joint forces’ military media in the Yemeni West Coast, said that the Houthi militia blew up the headquarters of the Fifth Control Point located in City Max east of Al Hudaydah city, considering this bombing a new attack by the Houthi militia on the United Nations mission that oversees the deployment of the link points to monitor the return Proliferation and cease-fire in Hodeidah.

It clarified that the explosion of the point came two days after the liaison officers withdrew from all observation points and the government team announced the suspension of its work in protest against the Houthi militia sniping the liaison officer at the same point.

The UN Monitoring Committee published five points of attachment at the end of October last year in order to monitor the ceasefire in the city, which Houthi militias have not committed to since the entry into force of the UN truce under the Stockholm Agreement in December 2018.

In this context, during the past few hours, the joint forces in the Yemeni western coast responded to two simultaneous infiltration attempts by the Houthi militias south of Hodeidah, west of Yemen, as part of their escalating breaches of the international armistice.

The joint forces military media reported that the remnants of the Houthi militia pockets stationed in remote areas attempted to infiltrate into the outskirts of the city of Hayes from the southeastern side, coinciding with a similar infiltration attempt in the district of Al Tahita towards the mountainous region.

It stressed that the two attempts ended in failure and losses among the infiltrators .. Pointing out that the Houthi militias targeted citizens ’farms in the mountain with artillery shells at the moment of the failed infiltration attempt.

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Taiz: 3 civilians were killed by Houthi shelling, east of the city

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Three civilians were killed and another was wounded, on Friday, by the Houthi militia shelling, targeting a car carrying civilians in a residential neighborhood in the city of Taiz, southwest of Yemen.

Local sources said that the Houthi militia launched a missile targeting a car, carrying civilians in the Al-Zahra neighborhood, east of Taiz.

The sources said that the attack resulted in the death of both Ghamdan Muhammad Jamil, his son Ahmed and Muhammad Shaif, in addition to wounding a woman.

It is noteworthy that the Houthi militia, which imposed a suffocating siege on the city of Taiz for 5 years, repeatedly bombed the densely populated neighborhoods in the city, and committed a number of massacres against people, innocent civilians, most of them women and children.

The Information and Rehabilitation for Human Rights Center in a previous report entitled “Taiz systematic bombing”, reviewed the extensive violations by the Houthi militia against civilians in Taiz Governorate and imposed a siege on the city since 2015, the longest siege in history.

The report documented that Houthi militias committed 73 bloody massacres since March 2015, in which 135 people were killed, including 43 children and 17 women, and 278 civilians, including 101 children and 23 women, were wounded.

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Two schools bombed and teachers kidnapped by the Houthis east of Sanaa

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The Houthi militia blew up two schools in the Majzar district of Ma’rib Governorate, east of Sanaa, and kidnapped teachers, amid warnings of targeting the educational process in the district.

The Yemeni Teachers Syndicates’ media official, Yahya Al-Yanai, stated that the Houthi militia blew up two of the schools in the Majzar district, the Al Salah and Al Muthanna schools, during its attack on the directorate.

In his tweets, Al-Yanai said that the militia kidnapped the teachers, Yahya Qaid and Tariq Al-Jabri, and abandoned and displaced a number of teachers in the district.

The militia has also replaced teachers with Houthi elements that incite students to violence and engage in fighting, in addition to allocating two days per week to cultural mobilization among teachers and students to serve the Houthi agenda and militia ideology, according to Lina`i.

The Houthi revolutionary militia uses education to serve its project, and it imposed on Sana’a public schools to establish sectarian activities, aimed at instilling their sectarian ideas in the students’ and teachers’ minds as part of its endeavors to improve education as the most important institution in the country.

The Yemeni Teachers Syndicate had warned earlier, that the Houthi group should not bulldoze the educational sector in a way that “transforms schools into Iranian nurseries and Husaynis that teach sectarianism and mobilize young people to the frontlines.”

It revealed that more than 1500 male and female teachers have been killed by the Houthi militia since its coup against the legitimate authority, in addition to wounding nearly 2,400 workers in the educational sector.

The union also documented 32 cases teachers kidnapped by the Houthi militia from their homes and schools, and none of them was seen after that, nor did their families receive any response from the Houthis regarding their fate.

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Saada: 9 Houthis, including a field leader, were killed in Baqim

Saada: 9 Houthis, including a field leader, were killed in Baqim

Nine Houthi militia elements, including a field leader, were killed in a failed militia’s infiltration attempt in the Baqim district, northwest of Saada governorate, the main Houthis stronghold.

The Fifth Brigades’ Commander, Border Guard, Brigadier General Mohamed Al-Bahli, confirmed that at least 9 Houthi militias, including the leader called “Abu al-Hussein al-Razami”, were killed and others were wounded while trying to infiltrate a National Army’s site.

Brigadier Al-Bahly confirmed, according to a statement published by the Yemeni army media center, that the infiltration attempt was thwarted and the remaining Houthi elements were forced to flee.

“The National Army’s artillery targeted groups of Houthi militias on the same front, and the shelling resulted in militias deaths and injuries, in addition to other losses in combat equipment.” He added.

It is noteworthy that the Yemeni army, supported by Support Legitimacy Coalition forces, is engaged in extensive military operations in more than 8 combat axes in the Houthi stronghold of the Saada Governorates’ districts.

In addition, a series of airstrikes by the Alliance targeted militia groups, separate locations and combat mechanisms in the Haradh and Estaba districts north of Hajjah Governorate (northwest of Yemen).

The Yemeni army’s media center stated that the raids resulted in the death of a number of militia members, in addition to the destruction of two weapons stores, three armored crews, and a BMP vehicle.

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Al-Hudaydah … Houthi’s breach of the international truce

Al-Hudaydah ... Houthi's breach of the international truce

The Joint Liaison Officers Operations Room of the Coordination Committee for Redeployment in Hodeidah, western Yemen, observed a flagrant breach of the international truce by the Houthi militia during the past hours.

The joint forces’ military media stated that the control point stationed at 16 km east of the city of Hodeidah informed the liaison officers’ operations room in the international ship about the Houthi militias digging a tunnel near the control point.

It pointed out that the Houthi militias are digging the tunnel in light of the UN committee’s silence on its escalating violations of the armistice.

And monitoring points pointed out last weekend, the Houthi militias dug two tunnels; the first behind the Uday building on Sanaa Street and the second near the Yemen Mobile tour.

In the context, the joint forces’ military media revealed 193 violations of the Houthi militia of the United Nations armistice in the Hodeidah governorate during the past 24 hours, most of them in the provincial center and Al-Tahita.

UN monitoring points in Al-Hodeidah monitored 151 violations of Houthi militia with machine guns in the city of Hodeidah during the past hours.

Military media reported to the joint forces that the Houthi militia violations inside the city of Hodeidah in the past hours included the use of rooftops to install rocket launchers.

It said that the Houthi militia used 17 artillery shells as part of its violations in Al-Duraimi for the past hours. A civilian was also injured, on Sunday evening, as a result of artillery shelling by the Houthi militia on residential neighborhoods and citizens’ homes in the district of Hays, south of Hodeidah.

Abdo Ali Yahya, 50, and Salem Abdullah Ammar, 40, were wounded by shrapnel of a B10 shell, which had been fired by militias on their house in the quarter of Hadrami, northeast of Hayes.

The injured were taken to Hayes Rural Hospital to receive first aid, and then they were transferred to Al-Khokha Hospital for treatment.

Houthi militias continue their escalation operations in Al Hudaydah governorate, western Yemen, under the cover of the United Nations truce called by the United Nations and from which the militias benefit in carrying out their criminal operations against civilians, according to the military media of the joint forces.

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Confrontations north of Al-Jouf and Houthis failed attack

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The Yemeni army forces, backed by the Legitimacy Support Alliance, sustained a severe blow to the Houthi coup militia, while trying to infiltrate into army positions in the Khub Al-Sha`f district, north of Al-Jawf Governorate.

In details, the media center of the Yemeni Armed Forces revealed, in a statement, that groups affiliated with the Houthi coup militia attempted to infiltrate into national army sites on the Jawf and Silila fronts in the Al-Yatma area of the Khub Al-Sha`f district, but that the national army forces failed that attempt.

The statement said that the National Army has monitored the militias since the beginning of their movements, whether from the mountains adjacent to Aqaba or from other locations south of the orphan, and clashes took place which lasted for about 14 hours.

Simultaneously, coalition raids targeted two coup militia gatherings in the same area, killing a number of Houthi elements and destroying their crews and vehicles, according to the statement.

On the other hand, the Public Health and Population Office in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Jawf revealed that the Houthi militia had burned the doctors ’residence in the Al-Jouf Hospital Authority, looted the health office and hospital stores, tampered with its contents, closed Al-Hazm hospital, and converted the health buildings into a military barracks.

In a press release, the office condemned these violations committed by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia for the health sector in the province. It held it fully responsible for these violations, noting that the closure of health facilities and their transformation into military barracks threatened the lives of civilians, especially women, children and the elderly.

It also called on international organizations to document these crimes and condemn these practices and work to investigate them in a way that contributes to reducing them and bringing their perpetrators to justice, calling for measures to protect health facilities from violations by Houthi militias.

The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths called for an immediate cessation of military operations Al-Jawf. Griffiths told reporters in the city of Marib: “Last week, I issued an invitation to stop military activities. Today, I repeat that call for an immediate and unconditional halt. Simply, Yemen cannot wait.”

The UN envoy also explained to reporters in the governor’s office in Marib, that Yemen is going through a dangerous turn, either that the guns remain silent and the political process resumes, or that Yemen slides again to the widespread conflict and suffering as we witness today in Marib, as he put it.

In addition, a source in Marib reported that Griffiths met the governor of Marib and discussed the issue of the influx of 7,000 families expelled by the Houthi militias from the districts of Al-Hazm and Al-Gail.

Simultaneously, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced on Saturday that the fighting in Al-Jouf, northern Yemen, had caused the displacement of about 70,000 people, or an estimated ten thousand families, to the neighboring Governorate of Marib.

It is noteworthy that violent battles have restarted in Al-Jawf Governorate since last month, and intensified with the progress of Houthi militias towards Al-Hazm, the province capital.

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Torture Cellars in Sanaa .. Dozens of kidnapped at the mercy of Houthi

Torture Cellars in Sanaa .. Dozens of kidnapped at the mercy of Houthi

The Yemeni Prisoners and Abductees Organization revealed that Houthi militias tortured dozens of their captors in the Central Security Prison in Sana’a.

In a statement it said that the Organization was aware that the Houthi militia tortured dozens of kidnapped prisoners at the Central Security Prison in Sanaa on a daily basis by supervisors.

It also pointed out that the Houthi militia is not satisfied with enforced disappearance and depriving prisoners of their rights, but rather practices the ugliest forms of crimes of physical and psychological torture in a manner that contradicts human rights and in explicit violation of the provisions of international humanitarian law, covenants, international conventions and agreements.

In addition, it called on human rights organizations to carry out their duties, monitor the prisoners’ conditions, and monitor the prisons to eliminate any violation of the prisoners’ rights, calling on the UN envoy Martin Griffiths to quickly decide on the prisoners and the abductees file and hold those involved in the torture of prisoners accountable.

The the High Commissioner for Human Rights Office and the Red Cross International Committee have also called for urgent access to the militia’s revolutionary prisons and for the rescue of dozens of prisoners, as militias deny them medical and health care and practice the most heinous crimes against them.

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Al-Jouf: The Houthi Militia messing with hospitals

Al-Jouf: The Houthi Militia messing with hospitals

The Public Health and Population Office in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Jawf revealed that the Houthi militia had burned the doctors ’residence in the Al-Jouf Hospital, looted the health and hospital office stores, tampered with its contents, closed Al-Hazm hospital, and converted health buildings into military barracks.

In a press release, the office condemned these violations committed by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia against the health sector in the province. It held it fully responsible for these violations, noting that the closure of health facilities and their transformation into military barracks threatened the lives of civilians, especially women, children and the elderly.

It also called on international organizations to document these crimes and condemn these practices and work to investigate them in a way that contributes to reducing them and bringing their perpetrators to justice, calling for measures to protect health facilities from violations by the Houthi militia.

An official source in Al-Jawf Governorate revealed that the Houthi militia executed two doctors in Al-Hazm city, in the context of its crimes against the health sector.

The information office director in Al-Jouf Governorate, Yahya Qama ‘, said that the Houthi militia executed two doctors working in the health office in Al-Hazm district.

In addition, human rights reports spoke about crimes and violations committed by the Houthis, especially in the city of Al-Hazm, the center of Al-Jawf governorate, which included civilian kidnappings, homes bombing, public property theft and people detention as human shields.

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The Yemeni army announced its readiness to launch a military operation in Al-Jouf

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The Yemeni army announced its readiness to launch a massive military operation against the Houthi coup militia in Al-Jawf Governorate, northeast of the country.

“The army forces are working on measures to organize the battle to carry out military operations with high combat readiness and moral readiness to liberate Al-Jawf, and set out towards the capital, Sanaa, and the rest of the regions,” said Yemeni army spokesman, Brigadier Abdo Majali.

He affirmed in statements carried by the official website of the Yemeni army, that “Al-Jouf will remain hard to break and submit and will not accept the rule of the Houthi militia.”

The Yemeni army spokesman vowed the Houthis a “harsh response”, due to their crimes against citizens, their displacement from their homes, the looting of their properties, the burning of shops and the disruption of life in the city.

For his part, the Yemeni governor of Al-Jawf, Major General Amin al-Okimi, affirmed that “Al-Jouf Governorate is fine, and will remain so thanks to the sacrifices of the heroes of the armed forces and all the people of the province.”

The Governor of Al-Jawf called on the citizens in the areas under the control of the Houthi militia, to preserve their children and not to be fooled by the lies of the militia, which seeks to drag their children to their destructive incinerators on the front lines.

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Iranian weapons in the possession of Houthis’ dead in Nahham

Iranian weapons in the possession of Houthis' dead in Nahham

On Monday, Yemeni army forces found Iranian weapons in the possession of the Houthi militia, in the Nahham front, east of the capital, Sanaa.

In detail, the media center of the Yemeni Armed Forces released a video clip of a type of Iranian weapon found in the possession of the Houthi dead in the Naham front.

The Yemeni army spokesman, Brigadier General Abdo Majali, confirmed the Iranian regime’s continued involvement in smuggling weapons and missiles to the Houthi coup militias in Yemen.

He also clarified in a press statement that the smuggling of weapons and missiles that the Iranian regime sends to the Houthi militias takes place through the ports of Hodeidah, Al-Salif and Ras Issa, on the Red Sea coast.

He pointed to the presence of an open area that is smuggled by boat from international waters, and then transports weapons and missiles to the Houthi-controlled areas, and sometimes smuggling is in the form of separate pieces, and then re-installed by Iranian experts, whether in Sana’a or Saada, as he put it.

A Yemeni army spokesman recalled that the US Navy recently seized an arms shipment, which included dozens of modern Iranian missiles that were en route to the Houthis, via a boat in the Arabian Sea.

It is noteworthy that the US Department of Defense spokesman, William Urban, had announced last February that the United States intercepted an arms shipment last November identical to that used in the attack on Aramco.

He explained that the Iranian ship, which was transporting weapons to the Houthis and was being detained, was carrying Iranian Cornet missiles.

After the Pentagon announcement, the legitimate Yemeni government called on the international community and the UN Security Council to impose deterrent sanctions on Tehran and exert sufficient pressure to stop arms smuggling and experts of the Houthi militia.

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