Latest Houthis News

Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Jan. 18, 2022 14:54 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Monday's attack brought the...

Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

Jan. 17, 2022 14:47 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one...

UN council demands Yemen's Houthis release UAE ship and crew

Jan. 14, 2022 15:29 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned the seizure of a United Arab Emirates ship and demanded that Yemen’s Houthi rebels immediately release the vessel and its crew. A press statement from the U.N.’s most powerful body called on all sides “to...

UN: Yemen's escalating war spurs hunger and collapse

Jan. 12, 2022 17:08 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Escalating military action in Yemen displaced more than 15,000 people over the past month, killed or injured more than 350 civilians in December and left the Arab world’s poorest nation facing growing hunger and economic collapse with no political solution in sight, senior...

Yemeni government says southern province retaken from rebels

Jan. 11, 2022 12:39 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Forces of Yemen's internationally recognized government have reclaimed the entire southern province of Shabwa from Iran-backed Houthi rebels, officials said Tuesday. The development is a blow to the rebels after government forces earlier this month made significant advances in the...

Yemen conflict escalates, government forces advance in south

Jan. 05, 2022 13:18 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Forces of Yemen’s internationally recognized government have reclaimed large swaths of territory in a southern province from Iran-backed Houthi rebels, government officials said Wednesday. The push in the southern province of Shabwa comes amid heavy airstrikes by...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Jan. 05, 2022 12:06 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 3 The Philadelphia Inquirer on A new year requires a better plan to tackle gun violence crisis: It took about 90 minutes for Philadelphia to experience its first homicide of 2022. ...

Series of attacks highlights reach of Iran-allied militias

Jan. 03, 2022 10:28 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized a ship in the Red Sea, armed drones targeted Baghdad's international airport, and hackers hit a major Israeli newspaper Monday — a string of assaults that showed the reach of Iran-allied militias on the second anniversary of...

Yemen officials: Saudi airstrike kills 12 troops by mistake

Dec. 31, 2021 08:24 AM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has mistakenly hit a camp of allied Yemeni pro-government forces, killing at least 12 troops, Yemeni military officials said Friday. The strike, which took place on Thursday in the province of Shabwa, also wounded at...

Yemen rebels allow UN flights temporarily into Sanaa airport

Dec. 28, 2021 07:11 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said Tuesday they are temporarily allowing U.N. humanitarian flights to land at the airport in the capital, Sanaa, following a weeklong halt in flights into the northern, rebel-held territory. The rebel Houthis, who control Sanaa and...