The Houthis in Yemen, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and militias in Iraq have all targeted Israel and US bases in the last few weeks in support of the Palestinian people. Israel has continued to receive military aid from the US
Close to 17 million of Yemenis, out of a total population of over 30 million, are dependent on food aid to avoid starvation. A majority of them live in the Houthi-controlled areas
Yemen’s naval forces, under the command of the Houthis, launched direct attacks against Israeli-linked ships in the Bab Al-Mandab Strait on December 3. The Armed Forces have also announced the resumption of strikes against the Israeli occupation as it continues its genocidal bombing of Gaza.
The Yemeni group stated that if Israel does not stop its attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, the conflict could take on regional proportions
The US naval build-up in the region may transform as large-scale offensive operations and aims to rework the geopolitical alignments
In Gaza, over 10,600 have been killed and more than 26,000 injured, while the death toll in the West Bank has reached 175.
As Israeli atrocities continue, the situation moves closer to what the US feared: possible regional expansion of the violence
According to the Yemeni delegation, the talks were focused on critical issues related to payment of salaries, lifting of the blockade, and withdrawal of foreign troops. The Saudi-led international coalition continues to maintain a devastating blockade on Houthi-controlled regions
Citing lack of funds, the World Food Programme (WFP) has announced the scaling down of its aid operations in the country starting from September. The decision will affect millions of people in the blockaded country
The US has supported the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen by providing armament and technical support. It has also helped in implementing the Saudi sea blockade by seizing some Yemen-bound ships
The peace talks had been suspended in July after the two sides could not reach an agreement on a number of economic and humanitarian issues
Over a dozen YouTube channels with hundreds of thousands followers belonging to different groups in Houthi-run areas of Yemen were blocked on Monday. Ansar Allah called the ban arbitrary and an act of “intellectual terrorism