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SANAA, Sept 21, 2018 (MENA) - The Yemeni army has controlled the air defense camp in the east of Hudeidah city.

In a statement broadcast by Al-Arabiya news channel on Friday, the Yemeni army said that its units have controlled the air defense camp and its surrounding farms in the east of Kilo 16 area in Hudeidah city.

The army along with the resistance forces have secured the farms in Bayt al Faqih district after engaging in clashes with the Houthi militias in the south of Hudeidah, the statement added.


SANAA, Sept 14, 2018 (MENA) - Nine elements of Houthi militias were killed and others injured in fierce clashes with Yemeni armed forces in eastern Sanaa, a military source said.

In statements carried by Al Hadath channel on Friday, the source added that the clashes broke out when a group of Houthis attempted to infiltrate into army sites in al Jamayem district in Nahm province.

The Yemeni army thwarted the attempt and forced the Houthi militants to retreat, he noted.


SANAA, Sept 7, 2018 (MENA) - The Houthi militias have abducted a number of owners of currency exchange offices in Al Bayda province, central Yemen and looted large sums of banknotes that have been recently issued by the legitimate government, according to news reports.

Banking sources told Sky News channel on Friday that the Houthi militants have looted more than 150 million Yemeni rials from exchange offices in Rada'a and Afar regions in Al Bayda province.

The Houthis were riding military vehicles and wearing uniform of the Yemeni national security forces, the sources said, adding that they also kidnapped several owners of the exchange offices and moved them to an unknown destination.

Exchange offices' owners in Rada'a region called for a strike to protest against the Houthi looting and kidnapping acts.


DUBAI, August 29, 2018 (News Wires) - Yemeni Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia’s Najran region near the border between the two countries, the Houthi-controlled Masirah TV said on Wednesday.

The Badr-1 missile targeted “a new military camp,” it said, without indicating when the missile was launched.

Saudi Arabia’s military said on Tuesday its air defences intercepted a missile fired toward the southern city of Najran but there were no casualties.

Saudi Arabia is leading a Western-backed alliance of Sunni Muslim Arab states trying to restore the internationally recognised government of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, ousted from the capital Sanaa by the Houthis in 2015.

The Iran-aligned Houthis control most of the west of Yemen, including its Red Sea coast.

UN human rights experts said in a report on Tuesday that both the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi militia may be guilty of war crimes in the conflict, which has raged for more than three years.

The United Nations has convened talks in Geneva on Sept 6, the first effort to negotiate the war in more than two years.

ADEN, August 18, 2018 (MENA) - The Yemeni army conducted on Saturday a wide-scale military operation in Qanya and Fadha districts in al Bayda governorate, local sources said.

The army forces were backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighter jets, Al Arabiya news channel quoted the sources as saying.

The Arab alliance has also carried out more than eight air raids against Houthi sites in Qanya, they said, noting that Houthi vehicles and military equipment were destroyed as a result.

Meanwhile, Sky News channel said Yemeni resistance troops, backed by the Arab coalition air force, started a large offensive against Houthi militias in Hodeidah governorate.






SANAA, August 15, 2018 (MENA) - Sixteen Houthis were killed on Wednesday during air raids launched by the Arab coalition on the Western Coast in Yemen.

The raids targeted Tahita and Durayhimi districts, according to local Yemeni sources.

The airstrikes were aimed at military vehicles of the Iranian-backed Houthi militants, they said.

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