Yemen’s army stops an attack from Iranian backed Houthi militia in Al-Jouf

(Reuters) DUBAI: Yemen’s army foiled an attempted assault by the Houthi militia on army positions in Al-Jouf province on Wednesday, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported, citing a statement on Yemen’s Ministry of Defense official website “September Net.” The army also shelled Houthi positions in a number of locations in the same

Arrests and death threats for women activists in Saudi Arabia

By Middle East Affairs Women's rights activists and champions of Saudi Arabia's upcoming law that grants women the right to vote have been arrested and threatened with death for daring to speak out about heading behind the wheel. Manal al-Sharif, an activist who filmed a video of herself driving in 2011, was then jailed,

Iran funded Houthi militia kill 5 injure 22 in Marib,Yemen

By Reuters RIYADH (Reuters) - Five people were killed and 22 wounded by a Houthi missile fired at the Yemeni city of Marib, which falls under the control of the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the SABA news agency reported on Tuesday. “Iran-backed Houthi launched a Katyusha missile targeting