Gardens of Death report reveals terrifying figures for Houthi

Al-Jouf: The Houthi Militia messing with hospitals

An international human rights organization based blâmer the Houthi militia, for the deaths of 580 victims, including 104 children and 60 women, on whom mines have exploded, followed by other armed groups including extremist organizations responsible for killing 105 people, including 30 children, 7 women, and 68 men.

This was stated in a report issued by the Dutch Human Rights Radar, on mine victims in Yemen under the title “Yemen: Gardens of Death”, which included staggering numbers and terrifying stories about the victims who were exposed to the exploding of these mines with their bodies during the current war in Yemen, which completed its fifth year.

“The armed conflict that Yemen has witnessed since 2014 continues, during which the largest single, anti-vehicle explosive device mines were planted in the modern history of Yemen,” the report said. Of the total victims of disability and injury, the number of civilian victims was 428, while the number of military casualties was173, and of course, Al Houthi Group occupies the first place in the responsibility for the largest number of victims of disability and injury with a number of 457 victims, including 288 men, 113 children, and 56 women.

The report included a number of stories and testimonies of the victims of mines and explosives, and it will surely constitute an important reference for jurists, researchers and those interested in this type of humanitarian crime and its victims, according to what was published by the official Yemeni News Agency. In its recommendations, Human Rights Watch requested that the armed Houthi militia hands over maps of all fields and areas it has planted mines in Yemen over the past years to the Yemeni government and to agencies and programs working in the field of demining in Yemen.

It also called on the Houthis to stop planting mines of all shapes and sizes, to stop making explosive devices and various forms of explosives, and to destroy their stockpiles.

It demanded that the United Nations use its powers to exert international pressure on the Houthi group to stop the cultivation of all kinds of mines, and recommended the United Nations team of prominent experts to continue investigating the issue of planting mines and their impact on Yemenis, in order to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice and to compensate the victims and affected. Radar called on Human Rights Watch to arrange the return of the displaced Yemenis, and to secure their areas from the threat of mines, and called on all parties to stop targeting civilians and adhere to the rules of engagement and the law of war, and not to involve civilians in any armed conflict.

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19 Houthis were killed in Al-Jouf and field progress in Taiz

19 Houthis were killed in Al-Jouf and field progress in Taiz

At least 19 Houthi militia members were killed and others wounded, on Tuesday, in battles with the Yemeni National Army in the Sakiya Front in Al-Jouf Governorate, northeastern Yemen.

The Media Center of the Yemeni Armed Forces said in a statement that the National Army soldiers had brought a group of Houthi militia members to a reef in the Sakiya Front, north of the Yam Mountains, in the early morning hours, and had killed 19 members and wounded other members.

A military source said that the clashes coincided with the artillery shelling and raids of the Legitimate Support Alliance targeting militia reinforcements and gatherings, stressing that the raids resulted in the destruction of the BMB vehicle and the death and injury of militia members.

In this context, the sources confirmed that, on Tuesday evening, coalition aircraft launched several raids on Houthi militia groups in the Al-Ghail area of ??Al-Jawf Governorate.

The Yemeni army said in its statement that the militias incurred heavy losses during the battles in al-Jawf fronts during the past days, revealing that the losses exceeded 80 dead and dozens of wounded.

The Yemeni army forces managed, on Tuesday, to make significant progress on the western front of the city of Taiz after heavy fighting against the Houthis.

The Yemeni Armed Forces’ media center said that the National Army forces fought fierce battles against the Houthi coup militia in the Al-Dabab Front, west of Taiz, and they were able to liberate Tabab al-Thiab, al-Mudhaid, al-Qa’s, al-Zuhur, and al-Zahir, amid a major collapse in the militia ranks. It pointed out that controlling these hills represents strategic progress and helps the national army from fiery control over the black hill and the retreat level that is under the control of the Houthi militias.

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Griffiths: Riyadh agreement paves the way for a comprehensive peace process in Yemen

Riyadh agreement paves the way for a comprehensive peace process in Yemen

The United Nations envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Friday thanked Saudi Arabia for its role in reaching a Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni government and the transitional council.

“The Riyadh agreement paves the way for a comprehensive peace process in Yemen,” Griffiths said during a briefing on Yemen at the UN Security Council. He believed that the signing of this agreement “confirms the existence of leaders capable of making changes to ensure the stability of Yemen,” and appreciated the efforts of Saudi Arabia and the UN, which contributed to the success of the agreement.

Griffiths added: “Yemen needed leaders capable of making change. The Riyadh agreement signed between the government and the Southern Transitional Council is a confirmation of the presence of these leaders.
“The pace of war in Yemen has fallen considerably over the past two weeks,” Griffiths said.

Griffiths also pointed to “positive signs of the implementation of the Hodeida agreement” between the legitimacy and the Houthis, after the establishment of UN observation points in the city. He stressed that Hodeidah witnessed a decrease in military and security escalation, stressing that “security incidents in Hodeidah decreased by 40%.”

Griffiths also praised the government’s positive steps that helped bring oil derivatives ships into Hodeidah ports. However, he expressed concern “about Houthi’s restriction of UN team freedom in Hodeidah.”

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Yemeni President discusses with UN envoy the situation in Yemen

Yemeni President discusses with UN envoy the situation in Yemen

Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi discussed with the UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, a number of issues related to Yemeni affairs and prospects for peace.

President Hadi praised the efforts of the UN envoy and his tireless efforts towards peace, breaking the deadlock and achieving what is possible in this direction, especially with regard to the Swedish agreement on the port and the city of Hodeidah and the prisoners file and the siege of the city of Taiz .

He reiterated his keenness to achieve comprehensive peace in accordance with the three references, which ultimately leads to achieving security and sustainable stability in Yemen and the region.

For his part, Griffith praised the Yemeni President’s permanent efforts for peace, including the recent signing of the Riyadh agreement with the Transitional Council, which represents important steps in strengthening the state apparatus and achieving security and stability of the Yemeni citizens and meet their needs.

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Yemen’s Prime Minister: There is no sincere engagement for peace on the Houthi side

Yemen and Saudi flag

Yemen’s legitimate prime minister said that the Houthi coup militia’s continued military escalation and repeated breach of the UN truce in the western province of Hodeidah, despite the deployment of UN observation points is an indication that it is not serious in bowing to peace and defying the local and international will to end the suffering. Caused by the coup against the legitimate authority in late 2014.

He reiterated the government’s keenness to achieve peace, but added, “ At the same time, it will not hesitate and with the support of the brotherhood-led Coalition for the Support of Legitimacy in Saudi Arabia to protect citizens from oppression and militia violations in implementation of the agenda of its supporters in Tehran, ” according to the official Yemeni News Agency.

The Yemeni Prime Minister stressed that the recent targeting of Houthi militias by the MSF International Hospital in Al-Mukha city and the previous targeting of humanitarian missions are war crimes that should not be tolerated by the international community.

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Al-Iryani: Houthi practices can ignite a popular revolution

Al-Iryani: Houthi practices can ignite a popular revolution

Yemeni Information Minister Muammar al-Iryani accused Iranian-backed Houthi militias of practicing “the most heinous forms of exploitation and trading in religion to kill Yemenis’ and achieve malicious political goals.”

He stressed that these practices “will ignite the spark of the popular revolution in the hijacked capital Sanaa and areas of control,”.

Al-Iryani added that “the Houthi militias since their coup against power and national consensus have used the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet of mercy, love and peace, Sayyidina Muhammad peace be upon him to devote the state of division and mobilization of fighters and instill a culture of death, hatred and terrorism among their elements,” according to a statement published by the official Yemeni News Agency .

He criticized the Houthi militias spendingsof tens of billions to commemorate religious occasions, while refusing to pay the salaries of employees in areas under its control for years under the pretext of scarcity of resources.

He pointed out that the lights and banners hung by the militias in the streets of Sana’a cost billions of looted riyals, which he said “will not feed hungry and will not cover naked and will not cover the crimes of militias and beautify its ugly face in front of the world.”

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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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UAE forces returned from Aden after completing the mission of liberating the city

The report of the prominent international experts group of the Human Rights Council confirmed that the Houthi blockade of the city of Taiz

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces (GAF) has announced the return of a joint UAE force operating in the Yemeni province of Aden after completing its military mission of liberating Aden, securing and handing it over to Saudi and Yemeni forces.

“The UAE forces returning from Aden have completed their military tasks with great success. They liberated Aden from the Houthis and terrorist organizations on July 17, 2015, after which the military operations carried out by the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia resulted in The liberation of many areas liberated from Yemeni territories from the Houthi coup and the prevention of Iranian penetration aimed at controlling the Yemeni state.

“After the liberation of Aden, the UAE and Saudi forces secured military stability, pursued the remnants of the terrorists and eliminated all the hotbeds of the security threat, so that they were able to spread and strengthen security throughout Aden Governorate and empower the Yemeni forces by qualifying, training and arming them in a way that they can.” From the fulfillment of its military duties at the handover stage, the empowerment phase has resulted in the presence of highly trained Yemeni forces capable of stabilizing and capturing the land in a professional military manner. “

The leadership pointed out that “the UAE forces will continue its war on terrorist organizations in the southern Yemeni provinces and other areas.”

The General Command of the Armed Forces confirmed that its forces and as part of the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia will continue to support the brothers in Yemen.

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Yemen’s government demands pressure on Houthis to deliver aid

Yemen's government demands pressure on Houthis to deliver aid

Yemen’s legitimate government on Tuesday stressed the importance of the pressure that the international community and the Security should put on Houthi militias to ensure safe passages of aid to all people in areas still under militia control.

Explaining the need to work on the delivery of assistance and aid to beneficiaries and the development of mechanisms to help the United Nations to control this kind of operations in yemen.

This came in the declarations of the Yemeni Foreign Minister, Mohammad Al-Hadrami, during his meeting with the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Liz Grandi, where they discussed the latest humanitarian situation in light of the exploitation of Houthi militias to the suffering of citizens and undermining the efforts to alleviate the human suffering of the Yemenis.

Al-Hadhrami pointed to the Yemeni government’s initiative to approve the entry of 10 ships loaded with oil derivatives, which Houthi militias have stopped fromentering to Hodeidah port by exerting pressure on traders to obstruct the implementation of the government’s decision No. 49 of 2019, which aims to collect tax and customs duties and other legal revenues in order to disburse the salaries of civilians in areas under Houthi control, he said.

For her part, the UN official stressed that the United Nations is doing everything possible to alleviate the suffering of citizens with all available resources.

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