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Houthis hit Israel for first time

The Israeli military has failed to intercept a cruise missile fired by the militants at the port of Eilat. Yemen’s Houthi militants have struck Israel...

US and UK bomb 36 targets in Yemen

The new bombing follows a series of airstrikes on Iraq and Syria. The US and UK have carried out a series of combined air- and...

Houthis claim clash with US Navy

The Yemeni group said it had scored a “direct hit” on an American warship. At least one of the missiles fired from Yemen on Wednesday...

US and UK announce new strikes on Houthis

The British military has joined the bombing of Yemen for the second time. American bombers struck Houthi installations in Yemen again on Monday, the US...

US military calls off search for Navy SEALs lost during seizure of ship in Red Sea

Houthis rebel control large swaths of Yemen, including its capital city Sana’a. The US and UK have been striking targets in response to Houthi raids...

Airstrikes have failed to stop Houthis – Biden

The US president has said that the strikes will continue regardless of their ineffectiveness. US President Joe Biden told reporters on Thursday that American forces...

Scott Ritter: How the US misleads the world about its involvement in Yemen

While Washington maintains that the strikes on Houthi installations are defensive and fully legal, neither is the case. “The strikes in Yemen were necessary, proportionate,...

US launches new strikes on Yemen

The Pentagon has unleashed a fourth round of airstrikes against Houthi rebels in less than a week. The US reportedly launched a new wave of...

US announces new strikes in Yemen

Tomahawk missiles were launched at a Houthi-operated radar site, the Central Command said. The destroyer USS Carney fired Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Houthi radar...

US, UK begin bombing Yemen

There were reports of explosions in Sanaa and Hodeidah on Friday. The US and the UK have launched an attack on Yemen, striking the cities...

NZ support for strikes against Houthis

Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Judith Collins KC today expressed New Zealand support for strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen threatening commercial...

Yemen’s Houthis claim responsibility for latest attack on Red Sea ship

The group's targeting of allegedly Israel-linked vessels has continued despite US threats. Yemen’s Houthis said on Tuesday that they had fired missiles at a cargo...

Scott Ritter: US ‘Builds Trap for Itself’ in Red Sea

On December 18, following a tour of the Middle East with stops in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced...

The US and Israel face a powerful new enemy in the Middle East conflict

Washington’s attempt to put together a coalition against the Houthis is attracting almost none of the regional powers. In yet another case of blowback, reflecting...

US Navy warship attacked by drones

The USS Carney has shot down a wave of 14 UAVs launched from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen. A US Navy destroyer deployed to the Red...

France says warship attacked by Yemeni drones

Yemen’s Houthi rebel group has repeatedly vowed to strike any vessel it believes to be aiding Israel amid ongoing fighting in Gaza. The French military...

US warship attacked – Pentagon

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the incident, but did not acknowledge targeting an American vessel. An American warship and multiple commercial vessels came...

Watch: Houthi militants hijack Israeli-linked ship

Yemen-based gunmen landed by helicopter on a cargo carrier before seizing control of the vessel, dramatic footage has shown. Yemen’s Houthi movement released dramatic footage...

Houthis confirm joining Israel-Gaza conflict

The Houthis said they intend to support the Palestinians with missile and drone strikes. The Houthi government in Sanaa said on Tuesday that it has...

New Zealand’s Middle East strategy, 20 years after the Iraq War

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the Iraq War. While it strongly opposed the US-led invasion, New Zealand’s then Labour-led government led by Prime...

Yemeni mothers and babies facing ‘unimaginable horror’ – Red Cross

One mother and six newborn babies die every two hours amid ongoing conflict and deprivation, the agency warned. Red Cross official Basheer Omar told RT...

Historic transfer of power occurs in Yemen

Yemen’s Saudi-backed president in exile steps down. Having failed to stay in power over the course of a seven-year-long civil war, Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur...

Saudi Arabia announces Yemen ceasefire

Riyadh agrees to Ramadan truce that could permanently end the seven-year war. Saudi Arabia has announced a halt to all military operations in Yemen, with...

Watch: Huge Explosion Erupts From Saudi Airstrike on Houthi Weapons Depot

Saudi airstrikes on the Yemeni capital of Sana'a on Friday morning struck several sites, including a Houthi munitions depot, which sparked a massive fire. Riyadh...

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