“All of the weapons that the [Houthis] possess is thanks to our aid.” With this clear sentence, the senior official in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), ..
Ahmed Hazaa works for a daily wage in construction in the sprawling city of Taiz, which is under the authority of the internationally recognized government, barely making enough to..
At the end of 2018, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sabri was smuggled out of a prison in Dhamar governorate after paying 4 million Yemeni riyals (about $8,000 at the time*) to ..
The recently formalized 20 percent religious tax that directly benefits the ruling Houthi family and others in their hereditary class has been carried out by the group informally ..
Long queues at petrol stations have been a common sight in Houthi-controlled Sana’a since Tuesday, when authorities announced the impending closure of dozens of the..
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has terminated its contract with its representative in Yemen, Al-Obaid Ahmed Al-Obaid, at the request of the Houthis, UN sources ..
Eight Education Ministry officials loyal to the Houthis were killed and injured by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Al-Jawf governorate on Monday while attending a military ..
Houthi authorities in Sana’a have issued a new bylaw on the collection and use of Zakat, an obligatory religious tax, which will directly benefit the ruling family and others..
A hospital director in the central governorate of Dhamar has died of health complications exacerbated by a stint in Houthi detention while trying to free his sons from rebel ..
The head of the Yemeni Pharmacists' Union warned the Houthis against turning Yemeni patients into “guinea pigs” for the group’s purported medical research, ..
Houthi gunmen allegedly shot dead a mother and her young son in Ibb governorate in central Yemen on Thursday as the family was traveling by bus to buy a wedding dress. ..
One could be forgiven for having hoped that Yemen’s woes, which have kept away (most) tourists, could have kept away the coronavirus. Those wishes were dashed on April 10, ..
The Minister of Health in the Houthi government, Taha Al-Mutawakkel, announced to a room full of health professionals and government officials on Saturday that ..
The Houthi-run Ministry of Health in Sana’a implicitly acknowledged that the group has downplayed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its areas of control on Thursday. ..
The Houthi authorities released a statement early Saturday listing nine measures for residents to abide by ahead of the Eid holiday in order to “address the risks of corona ..
Houthi authorities in Ibb governorate have approved the transfer of qat markets from inside Ibb city to its suburbs, as part of precautionary steps to confront COVID-19. But ..
The Association of Mothers of Abductees has gathered testimony from the families of imprisoned journalists accusing the Houthis of financial extortion. In a statement issued on ..
The leader of the Houthis in Yemen, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, has joined his counterparts in Iran, Lebanon and Iraq this week in condemning Israel, America and their supporters on the ..
The leader of the Houthis, Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, has called for the “liberation” of Mecca and other holy places in Saudi Arabia in a religious lecture broadcast in ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government on Monday condemned the Houthis for withdrawing more than 35 billion Yemeni riyals (about $53.9 million*) from a special account..
Staff at the University of Science and Technology (UST) in Sana’a are demanding to receive their salaries for the month of April and their approved annual emoluments, as the ..
On Thursday, Houthi authorities instructed markets and shopping malls in the capital Sana’a to close temporarily for sterilization, as part of safety measures to slow the ..
Houthi authorities in Yemen’s central governorate of Ibb have quietly buried the bodies of confirmed and suspected coronavirus victims and threatened health workers against ..
An official in Marib’s department of electricity told Almasdar Online on Tuesday that the gas-powered electricity plant in the governorate is operational for the first time ..
Houthi authorities have concealed approximately 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, according to seven sources including multiple doctors, a ..
In a statement released Sunday, two UN organizations accused the Houthis of inciting fear and hatred towards African migrants in Yemen by stigmatizing them as carriers of the novel..
The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended staff activity at its hubs in Houthi-held areas of Yemen, a directive seen by Reuters showed, in a move sources said aimed to ..
The US State Department condemned the Houthis on Friday for preventing international inspectors from accessing the degrading “FSO Safer” oil vessel off the coast of ..
On ِApril 21, Ahmed Tahir Ahmed Jamil’s family in Taiz lost contact with him. Half a month later, the Houthis returned his corpse, bearing evidence of torture and five bullet..
A report issued on Tuesday by the Houthi-controlled National Center for Health Laboratories documented four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Sana’a and Ibb governorates. ..
Yemen’s warring parties are taking new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus, which officials say has infected 25 people, five of whom have died as of May 6. As the ..
Rumors of mysterious deaths and coronavirus-infected patients quarantined in Sana’a hotels have plagued Yemen’s capital and most populous city for weeks, while the ..
On Sunday, tribal sheikh and senior member of the General People’s Congress (GPC) party, Yasser Al-Awadhi, called on Al-Baydha governorate’s tribesmen to mobilize and ..
The Houthis strongly condemned Germany’s decision to designate the Lebanese political party Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, according to a statement released to the ..
On Wednesday, one of the top leaders of the General People’s Congress (GPC) party, Yasser Al-Awadhi, called on the tribes and sheikhs of Al-Baydha governorate to ready ..
On Jan. 22, four days after a suspected Houthi missile strike killed more than 110 government soldiers at an army training camp on the outskirts of Marib city, Houthi intelligence ..
Samera al-Huri’s fellow activists were disappearing, one by one. When she asked their families, each gave the same cryptic reply: “She’s traveling.” A few ..
The Saudi-led coalition has extended a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen by one month to support efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, even as fighting persists in the ..
Journalist Salah Al-Qaedi was released from Houthi custody on Thursday in Sana’a five years after he was first arrested. The release comes one month after the ..
The Houthis stormed dozens of homes in Dhamar city, about 100 kilometers south of the capital of Sana’a, and arrested 17 youths in the past 24 hours, according to the head of..
Shabwa Gov. Mohammed Saleh Bin Adyo presided over a ceremony celebrating the opening of Al-Salam Bridge in the Naqbah area of Habban district on Monday. The bridge was destroyed by..
A funeral was held in the port city of Al-Mocha in Hodeidah governorate on Sunday for government liaison officer Mohammed Al-Sulaihi, who passed away Friday from injuries sustained..
Yemeni writer, poet and former Culture Minister Khaled Al-Rowaishan was released Monday by the Houthis in Sana’a, a day after his arrest at his home. His arrest was widely ..
After claiming that three UN staff in Sana’a have been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), on Saturday evening the Houthis’ main humanitarian body announced..
Former Minister of Culture Khaled Al-Rowaishan was abducted by the Houthis on Sunday morning from his home in the capital Sana’a, where he has resided since the start of the ..
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA) has denied Houthi claims that three UN staff in Sana’a have been infected with ..
Colonel Mohammed Sharaf Al-Sulaihi, a government officer in the UN-backed monitoring team to implement the Hodeidah Agreement, died Friday as a result of the injury he sustained ..
Rejecting a unilateral, two-week ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition on April 9, the Houthis instead revealed a proposal to end the war through a bilateral agreement ..
Saudi Arabia has resumed indirect talks with Yemen’s Houthi movement to cement a faltering ceasefire, sources familiar with the discussions said, as the United Nations pushes..
The Ministry of Human Rights condemned on Saturday the decision by a Houthi-controlled court earlier that day to sentence four Yemeni journalists to death. The ministry and several..
The government’s Supreme National Emergency Committee for Coronavirus announced Friday that Yemen’s first confirmed case is in the coastal city of Al-Sheher in ..
The UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths revealed on Thursday that his office had sent a comprehensive initiative to end the war to the government of Yemen and the Houthis in late ..
Houthi forces attacked two towns in Hodeidah governorate Wednesday with rockets and artillery shells, leaving one dead and three injured, residents of those towns told Almasdar ..
On Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition announced a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen for at least two weeks, starting Thursday, April 9 at noon. The ceasefire is extendable, the ..
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement that the bombing of the central prison in Taiz, allegedly carried out by the Houthis, could amount to a ..
Yemen’s Safer oil company, owned by the internationally recognized government, issued a statement Monday calling for the UN and its special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, ..
The spread of COVID-19 in Yemen could leave 28 million Yemenis infected, said Taha Al-Mutawakel, the minister of health in the Houthi-controlled government in Sana’a. ..
The Houthis’ top official on prisoner affairs said Monday that the UN has proposed splitting up the first phase of a massive prisoner exchange agreed to in mid-March in ..
The World Food Programme (WFP) has threatened to suspend aid distribution in Hajjah governorate following contested accusations by Houthi authorities that the UN body is storing ..
Houthi artillery shells killed five women and a child and injured 28 others at the Central Prison in Taiz city on Sunday, an official in the local prosecutor's office told ..
One child was killed and another wounded by a Houthi sniper on Monday morning in the city of Taiz in southwestern Yemen. The child was killed and his relative was injured while ..
The Houthi-controlled Central Bank of Yemen in Sana’a announced the opening of a special account on Thursday to accept donations for “confronting the coronavirus ..
The Specialized Criminal Court in Yemen’s interim capital of Aden began the trial of Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi in absentia on Thursday. The Houthi cleric, ..
The Yemeni army and tribal forces ejected Houthi fighters from strategic positions in the Haylan mountain range on the western fringe of Marib governorate on Wednesday, according ..
The Al-Sayyad Murad tribe of Marib governorate demonstrated their defensive prowess Tuesday through a military parade in the Wanab area of Al-Juba district. The ..
Before fighting erupted a few months ago in the Bani Faraj mountains of Nihm district in eastern Sana'a governorate, Sumayah Naji would spend most of her days herding sheep and..
Seven workers were injured on Sunday when Houthis fired mortar shells at the Thabet Brothers industrial complex in Yemen's Red Sea city of Hodeidah. The shells hit ..
The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several air strikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, witnesses and media said, killing dozens of horses at a ..
Despite voicing support for a call by the UN Secretary-General for Yemen’s warring parties to cease hostilities in order to address the coronavirus pandemic, the Houthis ..
A UN-chartered ship remains stuck in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah amid accusations that Houthis stormed the vessel and detained government officials onboard who are trying to sail ..
Update: By the end of Thursday, Houthi and Saudi media outlets were reporting violations of the ceasefire, each pointing the finger at the other party. -- ..
Houthi officials have gone quiet days after a video of a Yemeni woman detailing her three-month abduction has gone viral on social media, where she appears to accuse the group of ..
The Houthi-run Specialized Criminal Court in Sana'a on Monday ordered the execution of Brig. Gen. Adnan Al-Hammadi, who was assassinated last year, on charges of high ..
A Houthi-run appeals court reaffirmed the death sentence of Baha’i religious leader Hamid Bin Haydara on Sunday and ordered the confiscation of his assets and the dissolution..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government called for the formation of a joint initiative with Houthi-run health authorities in Sana'a, sponsored by the World Health ..
The head of Marib governorate’s branch of the influential General People's Congress (GPC) political party said on Sunday that his people are banning together to defend ..
Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi described the coronavirus pandemic as “biological warfare” in a televised address on Saturday, saying if the deadly virus spreads in ..
Equipped with tanks and armored vehicles, on Friday Houthi fighters attempted to penetrate deeper into Marib governorate, launching an attack in the Al-Lessan area of Majzar ..
Travelers from Ibb governorate in southern Yemen said the Houthi measures imposed to restrict access to areas under their control have nothing to do with the prevention of ..
A Houthi ballistic missile hit Al-Matar (Airport) neighborhood in the center of Marib city, about 170 kilometers east of Yemen’s capital Sana’a on Thursday evening, an ..
Fierce fighting broke out between the Houthis and government forces backed by popular resistance forces in the desert of Al-Jawf governorate’s Khab Al-Shaaf district in ..
Yemen’s internationally recognized government repelled a violent attack by the Houthis on Kofal camp in the western part of Marib governorate early Tuesday, according to a ..
The Houthis have closed most of the roads in central Yemen that link their territory with areas under the control of Yemen’s internationally recognized government, under the ..
Houthi authorities have evicted students from a major Sana’a University residential complex, claiming that it is a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. The ..
“As a young man from Marib, I have no doubt that any dialogue here or there is just throwing sand in our eyes,” said Abu Hisham Al-Shater, a media activist from Marib. ..
Two Houthi-planted landmines exploded in a farm in the Midi district in Yemen’s northwestern Hajjah, killing three civilians, including two teens on Sunday. Two of the ..
A recently released Houthi captive died on Wednesday after succumbing to illnesses from torture he suffered in a secret prison in Ibb governorate in central Yemen. Mustafa..
Houthi authorities in Sana'a closed the case of a murdered school teacher in the capital following tribal mediation that compelled the victim’s family to waive their ..
Houthi authorities have summoned about 60 notaries public in the past two weeks to police stations in Hamdan district, north of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, a resident ..
The Yemeni Teachers' Union (YTU) warned on Tuesday that the Houthis are targeting educational institutions in Majzar, the northwesternmost district in Marib governorate, where ..
Yemeni army forces recaptured the Al-Yutamah area in Khab Al-Shaaf district, the largest and least-populated district in Al-Jawf governorate, hours after the Houthi rebels seized ..
Government forces repelled a series of attacks over the weekend in Al-Jawf that lasted for twenty straight hours at the Al-Salila front in Khab Al-Shaaf district, which is ..
The sister of a young man forcibly disappeared by the Houthis four-and-a-half years ago in Sana’a published a video on social media describing her brother’s ..
Houthi authorities broke into the home of a Sana’a University professor on Wednesday, took inventory of its contents, evicted its inhabitants and confiscated the ..
Nine civil society organizations issued a statement on Wednesday accusing the Houthis of violations in Al-Hazm city, the capital of Al-Jawf governorate, which the rebels seized ..
Low-flying helicopters dropped flyers in the Yakla area of Al-Baydha governorate on Thursday, asking locals to report leaders of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in ..
Several Houthi gunmen, including a commander, were killed while fighting the Yemeni army and pro-secession Southern Resistance Forces (SRF) in the Al-Shuraija area between Lahj and..
Houthi fighters made significant advances on Sunday into Yemen’s northeastern Al-Jawf governorate, which sits between Saudi Arabia to the north and army-held Marib ..
The Houthi-run Specialized Criminal Court in Sana’a sentenced 35 Yemeni parliamentarians to death for collaborating with the Saudi-led coalition. An hour after it ..
The Houthis have sent substantial military reinforcements to the Mukayras district in Al-Baydha governorate in the past two days, a government military official at a nearby ..