U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley heralded the Monday arrival of mobile cranes to a Yemeni port, a step forward in efforts to help alleviate the country’s ongoing humanitarian crisis.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday revealed to the public for the first time recovered fragments of what she described as Iranian weapons supplied to Houthi militants in Yemen, declaring it proof of Tehran’s breech of U.N. rules.
SANAA (Reuters) — Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with the Iran-aligned Houthi militia raging in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Monday, quoting sources in Saleh’s party.
The top U.S. Air Force official in the Middle East said Friday that the ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels and intercepted by Saudi Arabian forces late last week originated from Iran and bore “Iranian markings.”
At least 49 civilians were killed in Yemen over a two-day span last week after separate airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition struck residential neighborhoods around the capital of Yemen, according to international human rights groups.
Airstrikes in Yemen have killed scores of civilians over the past three months, underscoring a troubling pattern that shows no signs of slowdown, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced Tuesday.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have started using a new route across the Gulf to funnel covert arms shipments to their Houthi allies in Yemen’s civil war, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.