US sanctions 2 Houthi leaders

The United States has blacklisted two leaders of the Houthi movement in Yemen, on charges that they procured procuring weapons from Iran and organized attacks. The sanctions contradict the State…

Saudi-Houthi conflict deepens

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group says it launched 2 more attacks on southern Saudi airfields or bases, marking the 9th consecutive day of such assaults. On Monday, Houthi military spokesman Yahya…

US halts foreign arms deals

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has suspended massive arms sales to foreign nations. The State Department maintained that it is “temporarily pausing the implementation of some pending…

Saudis foil alleged Houthi strikes

Saudi Arabia announced that a series of attacks on its soil have been successfully thwarted. The state-run Al Ekhbariyah channel and Saudi-owned Al Hadath news agency reported that the most…

US to declare Houthis terrorists

The United States is set to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebel movement as a foreign terrorist organization. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in an official statement his “intent to designate…

UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

World leaders display discord at UN

The 75th annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is being held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. World leaders sparred over national interests and incidence…

US sanctions on Iran face international opposition

The United States is stepping-up its ‘maximum pressure campaign’ against the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite blatant opposition by members of the United Nations Security Council that consequently led UN…