Yemen

U.N., Congress Give Iran Pass on Murdering Scores With Landmines in Yemen

On International Mine Awareness Day, Iran is not held accountable

YemenThe international community handed Iran a collective pass this week as it commemorated its annual landmine awareness day with almost no mention of the growing strife in Yemen, where around one million Iranian landmines have been placed underground, threatening scores of civilians.

Trump Frees American Imprisoned in Yemen

Donald TrumpThe White House announced on Monday that an American citizen who had been held hostage in Yemen for the past 18 months has been successfully "recovered and reunited" with his family.

Two Missile Launchers Found in Yemen Appear to Be From Iran

Iranian flagUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two launch units for anti-tank guided missiles recovered by a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen appear to have been manufactured in Iran during 2016 and 2017, according to a confidential United Nations report seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Iranian Forces in Yemen Demand Arms Smuggling Routes Be Opened

Yemen-Houthi peace talks stumble amid Houthi calls for attacks on Israel

Swedish Foreign minister Margot Wallstrom and UN special envoy to Yemen Martin GriffithsIranian-backed forces in Yemen are demanding the reopening of the country's international airport, a stumbling block in tense negotiations taking place this week between warring factions in Sweden, according to U.S officials and Western sources on the ground who told the Washington Free Beacon this demand by Iran's Houthi rebels would allow Tehran to continue importing weapons and militants in an area of the Middle East that leaves Israel vulnerable to attack.

Trump Admin Rejects Rand Paul’s Effort to Get U.S. Out of Iranian-Backed Conflict in Yemen

Paul pushing Congress to cut U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

Buildings lay in ruins in Mocha, YemenSen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) is encouraging the Senate to suspend U.S. arms sales to Bahrain, an American ally, as it serves on behalf of a Saudi military coalition battling against Iranian-backed militias in Yemen, according to a copy of a letter being hand-delivered to offices on Capitol Hill and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.