1 year ago
Total cost to the Pentagon of those midair refuels for Saudi and Emirati warplanes in Yemen is $331 M, per @SenJackReed. After review, Pentagon will recoup that amount from the coalition.
US senate approves resolution calling for ending US military involvement in Saudi Arabia-led military action in Yemen
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the US Prince Khalid bin Salman (@kbsalsaud): The Hodeidah agreement is a significant step towards restoring Yemen's sovereignty and independence
Yemeni government sources: the proposal on Taiz provides for the removal of military barracks from the outskirts of Taiz and the opening of the three crossings
Gargash: Today, the port of Hodeidah can play its role on the humanitarian and commercial levels
UN chief says Yemen rivals agree on Hodeida ceasefire
Press conference to take place at 1pm Sweden local time. on the latest outcomes of this round of Yemen peace talks. UK Foreign Secretary @Jeremy_Hunt met with both sides this morning and UN GS @antonioguterres will be leading presser.
1 year ago
Saudi-led Coalition intercepted 3 ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militants towards the small town of Marib this morning.
Reuters: Yemeni government and Houthi delegations agree to resume oil and gas exports
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The Army Forces, led by Brigadier Yasser Mujali -Commander of Alb axis in the governorate of Saada -have continued their military operations to capture the villages surrounding Baqim Fort, where the forces made further advancements, inflicting losses on the Houthi militia.
Pompeo: Iran is fully violating Resolution 2231 on missiles
Mike Pompeo: Iran continues to supply the Houthis with missiles
EU: We call on Iran to stop its destabilizing activities in the region
A source in the delegation of the Yemeni government to the consultations of Sweden denies reaching a final agreement on Sanaa airport
Reuters: Yemeni government and Houthi delegations agree to reopen Sanaa airport for domestic flights
Agreement reached on establishing entity for Red Sea and Gulf of Aden states
Al-Hodeidah: Houthi shelled the village of Nukhaylah
Khamenei: How can an Islamic country become a 'milking cow' for the U.S. Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques should act as Custodians of the Believers; they should be "stern on infidels, and merciful among themselves". But they're stern on Yemen and on Bahrain. This causes divine wrath.
Khamenei: The crime the Al-Saud is committing in usurping Yemen will be detrimental to themselves. It's been about 4 years that they're committing crimes in Yemen. They thought they would overcome Yemen in a few weeks, but the more they move on, the heavier the blow they will receive.
Khamenei: Saudi Arabia is committing crimes in Yemen and the United States is a partner in these crimes
Khamenei: Look at US officials today. Look at their greed for money, trampling the Truth and disregarding humans' lives. Yemen is 1 example: Saudis commit the crime but U.S. is complicit; they admit it. They bomb hospitals, markets, and public places. They're criminals. This is U.S.'s face.
Yemen's warring government and Houthi rebels set January 20 for swap of more than 15,000 prisoners from both sides – Associated Press
Zarif: Those who bomb Yemen must stop immediately and put an end to the humanitarian catastrophe
Yemen's warring parties exchange lists of prisoners for swap, the two lists have a total of around 15,000 names according to envoys at peace talks in Sweden
UN initiative provides for an unconditional ceasefire to include all parts of Taiz governorate
UN envoy to Yemen offers initiative on cease-fire and opening of crossings and airport in Taiz province
Arab Coalition: Houthi militias impede the entry and exit of ships from ports under their control
AFP citing sources: UN proposes Yemen rebels withdraw from Hodeida for joint control with govt
Top leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels calls for investigation after Associated Press finds evidence of extreme torture in Houthi-run lockups.
Fierce fighting between government forces and Houthis east of Hodeidah