Two Iranian officers captured in Yemen, confirming Saudi fear that the rebels are receiving support from Iran. Conflict bound to escalate

From Mohammed Mukhashaf, Reuters (Reuters) – Local militiamen in the Yemeni city of Aden said they captured two Iranian military officers advising Houthi rebels during fighting on Friday evening. Tehran has denied providing military support for Houthi fighters, whose advances have […]

Saudi and Egyptian ground forces, in coalition with eight other countries in the region, are preparing a ground invasion of Yemen

By Thomas Madison Saudi Arabia and Egypt are preparing a ground invasion, to square off against the Houthi rebels (and Iran, by proxy) in Yemen, a war-torn wreck of a former nation that only months ago Barrack Hussein held up […]

American diplomats flee as Yemeni rebels seize US Embassy vehicles and weapons. Embassy Marines turn over weapons and leave Yemen

Yemen rebels seize U.S. Embassy vehicles as diplomats flee By Kim Hjelmgaard and Jane Onyanga-Omara, USA Today In the wake of a takeover by Shiite rebels seizing power in Yemen, the US and UK close embassies in Sanaa. Diplomatic personnel […]

A few months ago Barrack Hussein called Yemen one of his success stories. Yesterday Iran-backed Shiite rebels took over the country

As reported by NPR: Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels announced today they are dissolving parliament and taking over the country, cementing a seizure of power that began last September. A televised statement read by an unidentified Houthi member called the takeover “a […]

Yemen’s president, a US ally, resigns, turning his palace over to Iranian-backed terrorists. Obama calls Yemen one of his success stories

From Reuters (Reuters) – Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on Thursday, just days after Houthi rebels battled their way into his presidential palace, plunging the unstable Arab country deeper into chaos and depriving Washington of a key ally against […]