Houthis provide Yemen update to Hizbullah officials in Lebanon

Houthis provide Yemen update to Hizbullah officials in Lebanon

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2018 Delegations from two of Iran’s top terrorist proxies reportedly met in Lebanon this past weekend amid questions about Iran’s ability to project power in the region under new U.S. sanctions. Hizbullah said on Aug. 19 that its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, met with a delegation from Yemen’s Houthi rebels, The Associated […]

Yemen official credits Trump’s Iran strategy for reduced backing of Houthi fighters

Yemen official credits Trump’s Iran strategy for reduced backing of Houthi fighters

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 Iran’s support of Houthi rebels in Yemen has diminished since President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Yemeni officials said. “Any way that support from Iran is lessened is helpful in stopping the war,” Abd-Rabbo Moftah, deputy governor […]

Iran threatens U.S., oil lanes in Red Sea as Houthis fire missiles at Saudi tankers

Iran threatens U.S., oil lanes in Red Sea as Houthis fire missiles at Saudi tankers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2018 The head of Iran’s Quds force declared on July 26 that the Red Sea “is no longer secure” after Iran-backed Houthi rebels fired missiles at two Saudi oil tankers transiting the sea. Saudi Arabia announced it was temporarily halting all oil shipments through a Red Sea shipping lane after […]

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2018 Components from missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia were manufactured in Iran, the United Nations said. However, UN officials said they were unable to determine when the components were sent to Yemen, AFP reported on June 14. The UN’s inability to determine when the […]

Report: Houthis stealing UN humanitarian relief supplies to Yemen

Report: Houthis stealing UN humanitarian relief supplies to Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 Iran-backed Houthi rebels are plundering humanitarian aid supplies the UN is sending to Yemen, a report said. The Houthis are manipulating the names of people entitled to relief aid and taking the supplies to use in the war effort or selling them on the black market, said Abdul Raqeeb […]

Houthi political chief killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrike

Houthi political chief killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrike

by WorldTribune Staff, April 25, 2018 The political leader and second in command of the Iran-backed Houthi rebels was killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen, the Houthi-run Saba news agency confirmed on April 23. Saleh Al-Sammad, head of the Houthis’ so-called Supreme Political Council, was killed in the eastern province of Hodeida on […]

Saudis intercept seven missiles fired by Houthis

Saudis intercept seven missiles fired by Houthis

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2018 Seven missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi rebels were intercepted by Saudi forces on March 25. Houthi jihadists in Yemen fired three missiles at Riyadh and four others at the southern cities of Khamis Mushait, Jizan and Najran. The Saudi-led coalition said it used Patriot missile batteries to target the […]

Haley hits Moscow after Iran gets ‘pass’ from UN on arms shipments to Houthis

Haley hits Moscow after Iran gets ‘pass’ from UN on arms shipments to Houthis

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2018 The United States on Feb. 26 slammed Russia’s veto of a UN draft resolution that would have condemned Iran for violating an embargo on arms shipments to Houthi rebels in Yemen. “That just validated a lot of what we already thought which is Iran gets a pass for its […]

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The USA and Israel suffered a nasty diplomatic slap when the 193 member UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn the Trump Administration’s plan to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But while the mainstream media and the usual chorus of critics presented this lopsided […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

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