US accuses Iran of being responsible for the attack on “Aramco”

US accuses Iran of being responsible for the attack on "Aramco"

US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry accused on Monday Iran of involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities, stressing that the attack on Aramco facilities targeted and distabilised the economy and the global energy market.

Perry condemned what he called “Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia” in his address to the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and  he added  : ” This behavior is unacceptable,” adding that Iran “bears responsibility for this act.”

He noted that President Donald Trump has allowed the release of strategic oil reserves in case the United States needs them, and that “his department is ready” to implement this if necessary and he added :”Despite Iran’s malicious endeavors, we are confident in the market’s ability to recover,”.

US envoy Brian Hawk:The world must confront Iran ‘s Greater Strategy in Yemen!

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US Special Envoy to Iran Brian Hawk warned of the dangers of Iranian expansion in the region, noting that Iran is seeking to reproduce the Lebanese experience in Yemen.

Hawk stressed that Iran should be prevented from consolidating its influence in Yemen, in parallel with restricting Iranian expansion in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.

“The world must face Iran’s ambitions, otherwise the Iranian crescent will become a full moon,” Hawk said in an article in the Wall Street Journal.

The US warning comes to warn of the dangers of Iranian cross-border influence extending from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq to Yemen.

Hawk talked about the major game played by Tehran in Yemen, the “Lebanonization” of the country, ie the reproduction of the Lebanese experience.

Hawk proceeded from Iran’s support for the Hezbollah militia in Lebanon to explain his point of view. It began with the support of militant sectarian groups in the early 1980s, the most violent of which was later combined into a single organization called Hezbollah.

Thanks to Iran’s financially and militarily generous support, the party became a state within the state and served as Iran’s gateway to expand its influence in Lebanon.

The same game is played by Tehran today in Yemen, according to the US official: “Here, the Iranians had the upper hand in the outbreak of war they incited  the coup of Houthi militia.

In Hook’s view, Iran is using Yemen today to strengthen its regional standing. What is more dangerous is that it is using its alliance with the Houthis to threaten the arrival of a quarter of the world’s oil supplies by controlling the Straits of Bab al-Mandab and Hormuz.

Hawk, who has criticized his country’s poor media coverage of Iran’s role in prolonging the tragic conflict in Yemen, has come to the obvious conclusion: “Preventing Iran from establishing itself in Yemen is a necessity.”

The oath of loyalty.. Houthi ploy to please Iran

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Yemeni sources revealed the pressure of pro-Iranian Houthi militias on professors and principals  of educational institutions, in order to chant the so-called the oath of loyalty

The sources pointed out that the the oath of loyalty, which the militias want to chant, instead of the national anthem, devotes sectarianism and glorifies the symbols of the pro-Iranian group.

the crimes of the Houthi militias do not stop in their military practices and killings  on the ground, but go beyond them to schools, where they work to turn the classrooms into battlefields of another kind, manipulation future generations and seeding hate intolerance and extremism .

The Yemeni sources pointed out that the Houthi militias have been holding intensive meetings since days in their areas of control, in preparation for the new school year.

The sources stressed that school principals and teachers are under great pressure and threatening from those militias, to oblige students to chant the so-called oath of loyalty  in the morning queues, instead of the national anthem, an oath that  owes allegiance to the leaders of the Houthi militias and devotes sectarianism

This practice has already been launched by those militias in the province of Saada, and they are trying now to generalize it to areas under their control. But the Houthi crimes against Yemeni students did not stop there, as educational sources confirmed that the Houthi militias made more than 200 amendments to the school curriculum, a move approved without reference to the curriculum committee

Yemen’s prime minister : Our battle against the Iranian plan is existential

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Yemen’s internationally-recognized legitimate prime minister, Mu’in Abdul-Malik, on Sunday expressed his country’s appreciation to the leadership, government and people of the Saudi-led Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy for its firm positions and unwavering support for Yemen’s unity and stability.

He stressed the position of the government and the coalition  that the existential and fateful battle, is against the Iranian project in Yemen, and not to allow any rebel militias to launch events of any kind to trap this goal.

This came during a meeting between the Yemeni Prime Minister and the British Ambassador to Yemen, Michael Aaron, where they discussed “unfortunate and unacceptable events in the interim capital Aden, and the efforts of the Coalition to support the legitimacy led by Saudi Arabia to contain the repercussions.”

The meeting praised the efforts exerted by the Saudi-led coalition to overcome what happened in the temporary capital Aden, and return to normal conditions to enable the government to continue its role in normalizing the situation and improve services and alleviate the suffering of citizens, and proceed to complete the restoration of the state and end the Iranian-backed Houthi sectarian insurgency According to the official Yemeni News Agency.

For his part, the British Ambassador reiterated his country’s continued support

for the legitimate Yemeni

government and its firm position to reject any moves to undermine its efforts to impose security and stability and complete efforts to restore the state. He pointed to the unified position of the international community in supporting Yemeni legitimacy and supporting the Saudi-led coalition’s efforts to achieve security and stability and end the suffering of the people The Yemeni.

Hadi: Yemeni-American coordination to counter Iran’s interference and ambitions

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said on Tuesday that there is cooperation and coordination between his country and the United States in various fields, including fighting terrorism and confronting Iranian interference and ambitions in Yemen that destabilizes the security and stability of the region and the world.

Hadi  spoke about the repercussions of this (Iranian intervention) with US Ambassador to Yemen Christopher Hansel.

He also praised the support and efforts of the United States of America to Yemen and peace tracks.

For his part, the US ambassador affirmed his country’s support for Yemen and its legitimate government, unity, security and stability.

On the ground, the Yemeni army, supported by the Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen, liberated Monday New locations east of Haradh in Hajjah province, northwest of the country.

According to the official website of the Yemeni army, its forces liberated the mountain chain “Maboutha”, a strategic mountain  overlooking the market of Al-Mazraq east of Haradh district north of Hajjah, after an attack on the positions of the Iranian-backed rebel Houthi militias.

He confirmed that the fighters of the coalition

supported theYemeni  army forces in the attack, and targeted the positions and reinforcements of militias coming to the area of ??confrontations.

The clashes resulted in deaths and injuries among the Houthi militias, in addition to the destruction of a number of its mechanisms.

the national army forces were able to blow up a weapons store in the mountains of” Jalha “in the Thabit Directorate of Qabatir north of Saada.

The operation carried out by the National Army resulted in the death and injury of dozens of militia elements.

Yemen: Iran is working to cultivate a sectarian entity in the society for more division and destruction

The Yemeni Minister of Human Rights Mohammad Askar said that Iran is working to implant a sectarian and racist element on the culture of Yemeni society to use it to confront its international opponents and expand its illegal influence in the region, thus endangering Arab national security, warning that the abandonment of his country will have serious consequences for stability and regional and international security.

He said that his country’s exit from the cycle of war and the achievement of security and stability and the protection of human rights and dignity, is linked to the implementation of a political solution in Yemen, which is the outcome of the comprehensive national dialogue conference and the Gulf initiative and its executive mechanism and resolutions of international legitimacy,

In a speech to the 3rd Arab Regional Conference on the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights held at the headquarters of the League of Arab States in Cairo, Yemen said that Yemen has faced challenges affecting Arab security for four years.

He pointed out that despite the humanitarian and economic crises, all factions continue to resist the most dangerous rebel gang on the regime and  law, that seized the weapon of the state,  using its elements planted in the army with the Iranian military and intelligence support and guidance 

Askar stressed that the Houthi militia backed by Iran rejects all solutions to implement the Stockholm agreement. The Iranian strategy is to prolong the negotiations to keep the chaos on, and doesn’t care about any humanitarian crises. Iran does not have any intention to stop the war or sign peace, National serving external agendas.

Yemen: Rejects any unilateral measures & stresses the importance of applying the tripartite mechanism

The Yemeni government demands to implement the redeployment process in accordance with the agreed concept of operations, implement the tripartite monitoring mechanism, focus on completing each phase of redeployment before beginning any subsequent stages and confirm the implementation of the second phase of redeployment.

The Yemeni ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah al-Saadi, said in his speech to the Security Council on Thursday that he doesn’t accept any unilateral measures and mock withdrawal by the Huthi militias, which constitute a clear violation of the text and the spirit of the Stockholm Agreement and the relevant Security Council resolutions.

He stressed the importance of opening the crossings and roads to facilitate movement and avoid restricting the movement of United Nations personnel in the city of Hodeidah.

He stressed the importance of correcting the process of redeployment and avoiding the negative aspects that have occurred during the last period regarding the first stage of the redeployment according to agreed concepts and tracks, removing the army, mines, and tunnels in the city of Hodeidah and the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Issa.

He pointed out that the Houthi militias and since the conclusion of the Stockholm agreement didn’t stop their violations and attacks against cities and public facilities and doesn’t respect international humanitarian law and human rights law, Houthis kept on launching aircrafts and ballistic missiles on the people of Yemen and Saudi Arabia and the targeting of international maritime navigation, pointing to the support of the Iranian regime to the Houthi militias to smuggle weapons and military technology what clearly indicate that the Houthis have no intentions to stop the war.

The Yemeni government called on the international community and the Security Council to shoulder its responsibilities to maintain regional and international security and peace, to take measures to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its destructive role in the region and to prolong the war in Yemen by supplying Houthi militias with weapons and missiles that threaten the security and stability of the country and the region.

Yemen: The Mothers of the Yemenis sentenced to death hold the UN RESPONSIBLE for their children safety

The Association of Mothers of the Kidnapped Yemenis in Sanaa, hold the international community and the United Nations responsible for the safety of the 30 Yemenis sentenced to death by the Houthi militias.

Dozens of mothers staged a protest on Thursday in front of the office of the UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, urging them to intervene to save their relatives lives.

“The g abandonment of our children and the unfair trials and treatments lasted for more than three years, it is a major violation that led to illegal trials,” the mothers said in a statement.

The mothers called on all human rights organizations, human rights activists and media channels to support them to stop these violations and release the kidnapped victims.

The association accuses the Houthi militias backed by Iran of brutalizing and torturing the 30 detainees who have been sentenced to death.

The Association of Mothers of Detainees has founded more than two years ago and is a community-based non-governmental organization concerned with alleviating the suffering of the mothers of abductees, those forcibly disappeared and their families, and seeking to maintain their safety and release.

On July 9, the Specialized Criminal Court in the capital Sana’a, under the control of the Huthis, decided to execute 30 detainees, including the leader of the Reform Party, Nasr al-Salami, and the professor of linguistics at Sana’a University, Yusuf al-Boab.

The Houthi court accused them of belonging to an armed and organized gang to carry out bombings, assassinations, communications and “enemy support”, which the detainees strongly deny and accuse the Houthis of using the judiciary power for political revenge.

The verdicts were condemned and denounced by the Yemeni government and political and human rights components.

In recent days, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Amnesty International have condemned the death sentences. The Commission said any politically motivated charges should be rejected, while Amnesty called them “a mockery of justice and an emphasis on the judiciary power becoming a tool of repression rather than justice.

“The Houthis control the capital Sana’a and several Yemeni provinces since the end of 2014, The government accuses them and international and local human rights organizations of carrying out arresting several of their opponents,

Ten soldiers killed and wounded in an al-Qaeda attack south of Yemen

Yemen Human Rights minister accused Houthis of violating ceasefire

A security source said that terrorists belonging to al-Qaeda, launched on Friday, an attack on a security point in the city of Abyan, southern Yemen, killing five soldiers and injuring others.

The source, who asked not to be named, told Presse that the security point was being followed by the security belt forces at Al-Hamr station in Al-Mahfad Directorate.

According to the source, the terrorists managed to escape, after the security forces spread in the region to find them.

Al-Qaeda elements are deployed in several areas of Abyan Governorate again, the province has been cleared of these elements after recent military operations.

In the past, al-Qaeda operatives have carried out numerous armed attacks in Abyan targeted elements of the army, security, and officials, leaving many dead and wounded.

Yemen… The United Nations reached an agreement with the Houthis to resume the distribution of food

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The World Food Program (WFP) chief has reached an initial agreement with Yemen’s Houthi group Ansar Allah to resume the distribution of food aid in the areas it controls.

“The agreement will allow the rapid distribution of food in Sana’a, although the two sides have not formally signed the agreement yet,” said WFP World Program Director David Paisley.”

I can say that we have made great progress,” he said. “There are about 30 million people living in Yemen, more than two-thirds of whom are food insecure, and that means20 million women, men, boys, and girls.

“The ceasefire in the port of Hodeidah may finally allow us to focus on the political process before the end of this summer,” warned UN envoy Martin Griffith of Yemen.

Millions of Yemenis suffer from malnutrition after four years of civil war, but the United Nations suspended food aid distributions in the Houthi control areas last month after accusations of “embezzlement” and failure to deliver aid to its beneficiaries.