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Biden administration supports cause of Yemenite Jewish prisoner

Biden administration supports cause of Yemenite Jewish prisoner

State Department spokesman Ned Price says US seeks freedom of young Jewish man held by Houthis in Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 15:25
Secret air base near Yemen may be used to monitor Iranian proxies

Secret air base near Yemen may be used to monitor Iranian proxies

Air strip is rumored to be a monitoring spot to keep tabs on "non-state actors close to Iran."Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 18:53
Yemen: COVID disaster looming as conspiracy theories abound?

Yemen: COVID disaster looming as conspiracy theories abound?

With a 7-year civil war ravaging the poverty-stricken state, fears of virus spread increases as disease spreads.i24NEWS, 09/05/2021 13:14
US couple who planned to join ISIS in Yemen arrested

US couple who planned to join ISIS in Yemen arrested

Police arrest US couple planning to join ISIS just before they boarded a cargo ship bound for Yemen.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/04/2021 23:21
Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire to Houthis in Yemen

Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire to Houthis in Yemen

Saudi Arabia takes step to end war in Yemen which has caused a major humanitarian crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 16:58
Iranian-backed group turns down US-brokered Yemen ceasefire as violence spirals

Iranian-backed group turns down US-brokered Yemen ceasefire as violence spirals

Houthi rebels in Yemen have stated that they will not support a US plan to broker a ceasefireDan Verbin, 14/03/2021 18:13
What will Biden offer the Houthis to end civil war?

What will Biden offer the Houthis to end civil war?

With the civil war in Yemen in its 7th year and civilians dying of hunger & disease, Biden admin. interested in ending the conflict.i24NEWS, 10/03/2021 11:02
Saudis down two Houthi drones

Saudis down two Houthi drones

The Saudi-led coalition says it has downed two attack drones launched by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.i24NEWS, 07/03/2021 17:24
US to remove terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels

US to remove terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels

Secretary of State Blinken announces reversal of decision made by Trump administration in its final days in office.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/02/2021 21:01
Biden: America is back

Biden: America is back

US President delivers foreign policy address announcing end to support of Saudi military actions in Yemen, troop redeployments from Germany.Gary Willig, 04/02/2021 22:39
Biden to end US support for military operations in Yemen

Biden to end US support for military operations in Yemen

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan says President Biden to end support for Saudi operation in Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 19:10
Report: Iran has 'suicide drones,' capable of hitting Israeli targets, in Yemen

Report: Iran has 'suicide drones,' capable of hitting Israeli targets, in Yemen

Iranian UAVs positioned in northern Yemen assessed to have effective range of 2,000 to 2,200 kilometers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 10:16
Two Jewish families brought together after years of seperation

Two Jewish families brought together after years of seperation

UAE officials facilitated the reunification of two Yemenite Jewish families separated by decades of war and financial woes.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 15:46
US to designate Houthis as a terrorist organization

US to designate Houthis as a terrorist organization

Sources tell Reuters US plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization as soon as Monday.Elad Benari, 11/01/2021 02:03
IDF prepares for possible missile, drone strikes from Yemen

IDF prepares for possible missile, drone strikes from Yemen

IDF discusses missile and drone attacks from Houthis and Iran-backed militias in Iraq, Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2021 17:49
Watch: Explosions and gunfire in Aden airport

Watch: Explosions and gunfire in Aden airport

Yemeni government officials under attack at Aden airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 12:54
IDF downplays Syria threat, warns of attack from Yemen or Iraq

IDF downplays Syria threat, warns of attack from Yemen or Iraq

IDF Brigadier General says that while Israel has focused on Iranian militants in Syria, an attack from Iraq or Yemen is far more likely.ILTV, 28/12/2020 13:01
Watch: Israeli artist performs alongside Yemenite, Tunisian

Watch: Israeli artist performs alongside Yemenite, Tunisian

Israeli, Tunisian, & Yemenite singers teamed up for a joint performance in a new hit piece - 'A Song for Peace.'ILTV, 20/12/2020 22:55
Yemen condemns Houthi attacks on Yemenite Jews

Yemen condemns Houthi attacks on Yemenite Jews

Yemen's embassy in US condemns attacks by pro-Iranian militias on Yemenite Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2020 16:59
Report: Houthis arrest Yemenite Jews

Report: Houthis arrest Yemenite Jews

Arab media report pro-Iranian militia is stepping up its attempts to ethnically cleanse Yemen of its last remaining Jews.Gary Willig, 13/07/2020 15:43
Houthi Public Health Minister: 'America could be behind COVID-19 pandemic'

Houthi Public Health Minister: 'America could be behind COVID-19 pandemic'

Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakkil says 'America is country capable of massacring whole world, as well as own citizens.'Mordechai Sones, 26/03/2020 14:59
US eliminates leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

US eliminates leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Trump confirms the US killed Qassim al-Raymi in an operation in Yemen.Elad Benari, 07/02/2020 01:36
Yemeni officials: More than 100 killed in Houthi attack

Yemeni officials: More than 100 killed in Houthi attack

Officials say more than 100 people were killed and dozens wounded in Saturday’s missile and drone attack in Marib.Elad Benari, 20/01/2020 04:04
At least 90 dead in Houthi attack on Yemeni base

At least 90 dead in Houthi attack on Yemeni base

Iran-aligned Houthi rebels attack military training camp in Marib with ballistic missiles and drones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2020 03:54
'Israel is enemy Number One, but...'

'Israel is enemy Number One, but...'

Yemeni Info Ministry advisor: 'At least Israel doesn’t aim to convert people to Judaism like Iran tries to convert people to Shia Islam.'Mordechai Sones, 16/01/2020 08:37
Report: US also tried to eliminate another Iranian official

Report: US also tried to eliminate another Iranian official

Sources say US forces also carried out mission against Iranian official in Yemen on the same day Soleimani was eliminated.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/01/2020 21:15
Yemen: Where Middle Eastern powers clash

Yemen: Where Middle Eastern powers clash

Is this just another Saudi-Iran proxy war? What Western powers are playing a role and what role are they playing? Is there any end in sight?Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein, 09/01/2020 03:19
US Navy seizes Iranian missiles en route to Yemen

US Navy seizes Iranian missiles en route to Yemen

Naval Destroyer seizes vessel carrying precision missile parts to Houthi rebels in Yemen in first seizure of its kind.Gary Willig, 04/12/2019 22:34
Iran: Attack on Saudi oil facilities was 'a warning'

Iran: Attack on Saudi oil facilities was 'a warning'

President Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should understand attack by on oil facility as 'warning', but says Iran doesn't want regional conflictDavid Rosenberg, 18/09/2019 11:13
Israel to deport Jewish convict to Yemen

Israel to deport Jewish convict to Yemen

Israeli court orders ex-yeshiva student and illegal immigrant to be deported to Yemen - first time Israel has deported Jew to Arab countryCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/09/2019 19:55
Saudi Arabia captures ISIS leader in Yemen

Saudi Arabia captures ISIS leader in Yemen

Saudi Arabia announces capture of head of ISIS Yemen branch and other key figures in the group.Ben Ariel, 26/06/2019 03:03
Senate votes to end support for Saudis in Yemen

Senate votes to end support for Saudis in Yemen

Despite Trump's objection, Senate votes to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led war effort in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 14/03/2019 03:03
The next 9/11

The next 9/11

The Houthis - or Ansar Allah - motto, displayed on their flag, says it all: “God is great! Death to the U.S.! Death to Israel! Curse the Jews and victory to Islam!”Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 28/02/2019 00:39
Yemen's FM says 'error' caused him to sit next to Netanyahu

Yemen's FM says 'error' caused him to sit next to Netanyahu

Yemen’s Foreign Minister says "protocol error" landed him next to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu at Warsaw conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/02/2019 22:20
Report: Iran making progress in UAV development

Report: Iran making progress in UAV development

Western intelligence agencies have reportedly discovered that Iranian UAVs are being tested by rebels in Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2018 05:34
Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are prepared for ceasefire

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are prepared for ceasefire

Iranian-backed rebels halt drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, say they are prepared for broader ceasefire if Saudis agree.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2018 02:06
Report: Bomb that killed dozens of children was provided by US

Report: Bomb that killed dozens of children was provided by US

Bomb that killed 51 and left 79 injured was provided to Saudi Arabia by the US, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2018 22:39
Security Council calls for probe of Saudi attack in Yemen

Security Council calls for probe of Saudi attack in Yemen

UN Security Council calls for "credible" probe after air strike by Saudi-led coalition that killed at least 29 children in Yemen.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/08/2018 23:29
UN chief: Investigate Saudi air strike in Yemen

UN chief: Investigate Saudi air strike in Yemen

UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls for independent probe of Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of people.Ben Ariel, 10/08/2018 04:44
ANALYSIS: Major escalation in Yemen could trigger war

ANALYSIS: Major escalation in Yemen could trigger war

Iranian proxies launch missiles at a Saudi tanker, threaten to bomb Arab-coalition ports.Yochanan Visser, 30/07/2018 06:45
Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles fired by Houthis

Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles fired by Houthis

Saudi air defenses intercept two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in neighboring Yemen.Ben Ariel, 25/06/2018 04:15
In wartime Yemen, artisans keep up the shine on gemstones

In wartime Yemen, artisans keep up the shine on gemstones

Yemen's civil war is devastating the country, endangering its artisans. Will millennia of history disappear?AFP, 18/05/2018 12:16
Yemen: Houthis sentence Jewish man for rescuing Torah scroll

Yemen: Houthis sentence Jewish man for rescuing Torah scroll

Man accused of helping Jews fleeing to Israel from Yemen's civil war bring 500-year-old Torah scroll imprisoned by Houthi rebels.Gary Willig, 27/04/2018 11:31
France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis

France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis

France rejects Iran's denial that it is supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 30/03/2018 05:38
MIDEAST ANALYSIS: Iran escalates conflict with Saudis in Yemen

MIDEAST ANALYSIS: Iran escalates conflict with Saudis in Yemen

On Sunday, the Iranian-backed Houthis lobbed seven ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabian cities from Yemenite soil. There's more.Yochanan Visser, 29/03/2018 21:50
Iran denies providing Houthi rebels with ballistic missiles

Iran denies providing Houthi rebels with ballistic missiles

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny Saudi Arabian accusations that Tehran provided Yemen rebels with ballistic capabilities.Elad Benari, 28/03/2018 02:12
Saudi Arabia threatens Iran after Houthi missile attack

Saudi Arabia threatens Iran after Houthi missile attack

Military coalition led by Saudi Arabia threatens retaliation against Iran after Houthi rebels fire missile barrage from Yemen.Elad Benari, 27/03/2018 04:15
Did Israel secretly airlift Yemenite Jews to Israel?

Did Israel secretly airlift Yemenite Jews to Israel?

Arab media outlets report that Israel secretly airlifted hundreds of Yemenite Jews last month in covert operation with Saudi Arabia.Tzvi Lev, 22/03/2018 18:11
Analysis: What is Iran thinking?

Analysis: What is Iran thinking?

Iran has an ulterior motive in the Yemen Civil War and in all its other subversive actions, and annihilating Israel fits right in.Yochanan Visser, 01/03/2018 20:26
Russia vetoes UN resolution on Iran and Houthis

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Iran and Houthis

Russia uses veto power to block draft resolution pressuring Iran over its failure to block supplies of missiles to Yemen's Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, 27/02/2018 02:13
Russia likely to veto UN resolution calling out Iran

Russia likely to veto UN resolution calling out Iran

Russia likely to veto British, U.S. and French bid for the Security Council to call out Iran over providing weapons to Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, 26/02/2018 05:42
Russia disputes that Iran is helping Yemen rebels

Russia disputes that Iran is helping Yemen rebels

Russia dismisses U.S. evidence that Iran supplied missiles to Yemen's Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, 01/02/2018 04:44
Iranian-backed rebels targeting Red Sea

Iranian-backed rebels targeting Red Sea

Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen threatening to prevent international boats from passing through the Red Sea.Dalit Halevi, 11/01/2018 05:07
Haley presents proof Iran supplied missile to Houthis

Haley presents proof Iran supplied missile to Houthis

U.S. ambassador to the UN presents evidence that a ballistic missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen was Iranian-made.Ben Ariel, 15/12/2017 02:04
Saudi Arabia threatens retaliation for Iranian missile

Saudi Arabia threatens retaliation for Iranian missile

Saudis say Houthi ballistic missile fired at Riyadh airport built in Iran, firing of missile an "act of war."Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2017 16:05
Dozens of ISIS members killed in Yemen

Dozens of ISIS members killed in Yemen

U.S. forces strike two ISIS training camps in Yemen, killing dozens.Ben Ariel, 17/10/2017 02:12
Trump announces new travel restrictions for 8 countries

Trump announces new travel restrictions for 8 countries

President Trump replacing travel ban with a targeted list of restrictions enhancing vetting for nationals from eight countries.Ben Ariel, 25/09/2017 03:06