The leader of Yemen’s Shia Houthi Ansarullah movement says Persian Gulf Arab states, specifically Saudi Arabia, are inciting militancy and supporting the al-Qaeda terrorist group in his country.
Addressing a delegation of Yemeni tribes on Tuesday, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said Yemen will never bow to the domination of Saudi Arabia and other member states of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council.
He also called upon Arab leaders to close ranks against Israeli violations at the al-Aqsa Mosque and voice their support for the Palestinian cause. Continue reading Houthi Leader: We Will Never Bow To Saudi Arabia; Aqsa Must Be Defended
Palestine Islamic Jihad Movement Representative, Ahmed Abdul-Rahman Barakeh, has met and conferred with the Head of Yemen’s Ansarullah Movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi.
According to IRIB World Service, this meeting took place in northern Yemen on Friday, during which the two parties discussed the most important developments in Palestine and the world of Islam.
Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, in this meeting, urged efforts for boycotting American and Israeli products. Continue reading Yemeni Houthi leader meets Palestine Islamic Jihad official
Yemeni Houthi movement’s Ansarullah fighters have entered an eastern suburb of the southern city of Taiz as they continue fighting al-Qaeda-linked militants in the country’s south.
According to local Yemeni officials on Friday, a 16-vehicle convoy of the fighters entered the area and deployed near the local airport and radio station. However, they have not entered the city yet.
The Ansarullah movement accuses authorities in city of not arresting more than a dozen extremist militants in the area.
“The local authorities have not honored their commitment to arrest 14 extremists in Taiz province,” AFP quoted a source close to Ansarullah.
The local officials also said that the fighters were preparing to march toward Yemen’s port city of Aden that overlooks the Gulf of Aden. Continue reading Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters enter suburb of Taiz as they march towards Aden
by Wayne Madsen, The Wayne Madsen Report
Houthi movement’s Ansarullah fighters in Yemen have succeeded in taking control of a district in the southwestern province of Ibb from al-Qaeda-linked militants.
The Houthi fighters captured full control of the Hazm al-Udayn district on Monday after two weeks of intense fighting with the terrorists.
They also seized a training camp belonging to the militants in the area. Continue reading Ansarullah fighters gain ground in southwest Yemen
by Ahmad Jamaleddine, Al-Akhbar English
It seems clear that the ties between Egypt and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with the exception of Qatar, are evolving dramatically in economic and military matters, at a time when the unrest in Yemen and Egyptian concerns over the continued chaos in Libya are leading to a profound military cooperation between the two sides.
Cairo – An Associated Press report published earlier this week, quoting Egyptian and Gulf officials, said that Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait were discussing the creation of a military pact to take on extremists in the region, particularly in Libya and Yemen, with the possibility of creating a joint force to intervene around the Middle East. The report said this alliance would operate separately from the anti-ISIS coalition led by the United States. Continue reading The emergent Egyptian-Gulf alliance: Libya and Yemen in the crosshairs
by Madd Cold (Jonathan Azaziah, Mouqawamah Music EXCLUSIVE)
When a tyrant puts his sword to the oppressed…
Will you watch and cower, your courage proper soured and your nerves got devoured at the thought of a man being tortured in duress…
Or will you raise your voice and tell him to stop it at once…
You make peace with your Creator because you made your choice and yelled at the top of your lungs…
That you won’t be silent as injustice unfolds…
And you tell the rest of the crowd, don’t be quiet, we can stomach the blows…
We can deal with the cuts, we can cope with the bruises…
But we cannot live with our dignity broken, snapped like necks choking in nooses… Continue reading On Which Side Shall You Stand When The Skies Rain Blood? (Ya Hussein Is…)
Shia Muslim Houthis have commemorated Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, Press TV report.
Thousands of Shia Houthis gathered in an indoor stadium in Sana’a on Tuesday to honor Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia imam.
“We should always remember the principles which Imam Hussein sacrificed his life for. Imam Hussein and his companions stood firmly against all the oppressors and their plots,” said Ali Jadban, a Houthi loyalist, in an address to the massive gathering of mourners in Sana’a. Continue reading Houthis commemorate Ashoura in Yemen
by Ahmad Al-Haj, The Associated Press (reprinted by The Daily Star)
ADEN: Yemen’s powerful Shiite rebels who are in control of the capital swept a central city south of the capital Wednesday, after repelling Al-Qaeda militants in nearly two-weeks of deadly battles, officials said. Continue reading Yemen’s Houthis take city south of capital