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News, June 2017
Scores of Yemenis Killed in Saudi-Led Air Strikes, Houthis Launch Land and Sea Missile Attacks on Saudi Targets
June 14, 2017
The war in Yemen is fought internally by the forces of the elected President, Hadi, and the allied Houthi-Salih forces. The Hadi forces are supported by the Saudi-led Arab coalition forces, which are also supported by the United States. The Houthi-Salih forces are supported by Iran, which is also supported by Russia.
Thus the war in Yemen has its internal, regional, and global rivals, who are interested in keeping it going on for their own benefits (of course, no body cares about the dispensable, cannon-fodder Yemenis).
The larger context for understanding the Yemeni war (and other wars in Syria and Iraq) is that it contributes to the implementation of the Zionist-Israeli plan of destroying the Arab Middle Eastern states in preparation for the establishment of the greater Israeli empire, from the Nile of Egypt to the Euphrates of Iraq.
For a background, read:
The following news stories are from the pro-Saudi website Al-Masdar ( http://www.almasdaronline.com/category/42 ):
Houthis launch ballistic missile on al Jawf province, no casualties - source
A local source said that the militants of the Houthi group and forces loyal to former president Saleh fired on Monday evening a ballistic missile on al Rawd district in southeastern al Hazm city of al Jawf province, northeastern Yemen.
The source told Almasdaronline that the missile was fired from the capital Sana'a. “The missile had fallen in an open and uninhabited area, causing no casualties.”
Clashes renewed between pro-government forces and Houthis,
coalition aircraft bomb sites in Taiz
A military source said that a heavy fighting broke out on Tuesday
between the pro-government forces and the Houthis-Saleh militants
eastern Taiz city, southwestern Yemen.
Arab Coalition aircrafts kill 16 Houthi militants, wound 27
The Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts renewed on Monday the aerial
bombardment targeting the Houthis-Saleh militants in Mozza and al Mocha
districts western Taiz city, central Yemen.
Arab Coalition aircrafts destroy Houthis reinforcements, bomb
military sites in Taiz – source
The Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts launched on Monday eight air
raids targeting Houthis-Saleh forces’ sites in Mozza and al Mocha
districts west of Taiz province, in southwestern Yemen.
The following news stories are from the pro-Houthi website Yemen Extra (http://www.yemenextra.net/):
US-Backed Saudi Crimes in Yemen During Past 24 hrs.
Jun 14, 2017, YemenExtra, .A.
The US-backed Saudi coalition maintained its aerial bombardment against various Yemeni governorates during the past 24 hours.
To start with Marib governorate, a woman sustained wounds due to shelling conducted by Saudi-paid militia on one of the farms in Al-Hajlan area in Serwah district.
To continue with Marib, the warplanes also waged a raid on Haylan mountain in the same aforementioned district.
Additionally, a total of four flash bombs were dropped on different regions in Serwah district.
Going to central Yemen in Taiz governorate, two airstrikes struck Khalid Camp and a third hit Al-Hamli area in Mawza’a district.
Concluding it with bordering Saada, Saudi shells and missile bombardment rocked various areas in Razih district.
Yemeni Joint forces Bombs Saudi Battleship Near to Mokha Coast Western Yemen
Jun 14, 2017, YemenExtra
The Yemeni Joint Forces have announced on Wednesday dawn that its Navy bombed battleship for Saudi-led Coalition when it was reveling a civil target near to Mukha coast north-western Ta`ze.
Targeting the battleship was a qualitative and sophisticated weapon, according an unnamed military source told Al Masirah Channel website.
There is no further detail about names of a weapon and casualties, but the source confirmed that warship had mounted missile attacks against Yemen’s western coasts, cities and fishermen.
On Jan , Yemeni forces fired a guided missile at Saudi al-Madinah warship in waters near the port city of Hudaydah, located 150 kilometers southwest of the capital Sana’a.
On January 24, the Yemeni forces targeted and destroyed a Saudi warship in the waters near Bab al-Mandab Strait, also On December 11, and on On November 25 the Yemeni forces destroyed a Saudi warship at the Same diestrict.
On December 28, 2015, the Yemeni forces destroyed a Saudi-led coalition warship in al-Mukha coast.
On December 5, the Yemeni forces targeted and destroyed a Saudi warship in the waters near Bab al-Mandab Strait.
On November 15, On November 7, and On October 11,Yemeni forces destroyed a Saudi-led coalition warship al-Mukha coast.
On October 25, the Yemeni forces hit and destroyed another Saudi warship in Bab al-Mandab Strait
On October 9, Yemeni Joint forces also fired missiles at a Saudi warship, and destroyed it in Bab al-Mandab Strait.
Dead and Wounded as a result of the Yemeni Joint Forces’ Response
Jun 14, 2017, YemenExtra, Y.A
In response to the Saudi led coalition operations in and around Yemen ,the Yemeni joint forces killed many soldiers and destroyed mechanisms .
According to a military official, the Yemeni joint forces’ artillery targeted gatherings of the Saudi army western AL-Makhrooq and in updated AL-Sodais , in addition to a missile bombing on the Saudi army northern AL-Shabakah. The paid fighter Ammar Mohammed AL-Noihi killed by the flames of the Yemeni joint forces in AL-Boqa’a in Najran.
The artillery of the Yemeni joint forces also aimed at gatherings of the Saudi army in AL-Kars, AL-Shabakah, AL-Mosdahdath and AL-Aridah sites and eastern AL-Tawal gate with a number of shelling, it added .
AL-Masirah channel reported that two military tanks of the paid fighters in Alab destroyed by B 10 shelling , a paid fighter shot dead and gatherings of the Saudi army and its paid fighters targeted by artillery shelling in a number of sites in Alab in Asir.
Moreover, artillery bombing of the Yemeni joint forces targeted paid fighters’ sites in AL-Khashabah with a number of shelling in AL-Dala’a.
Notably, a mechanism loaded with paid fighters targeted by a guided missile behind AL-Matar hill in Serwah directorate as well as artillery shelling aimed at gatherings of paid fighters northern Midi desert with a number of shelling in Mareb.
Pushing towards AL-Safeh area , the Yemeni joint forces foiled a snaking attempt , leaving dead and wounded , in addition to shooting dead a paid fighter northern AL-Qatab , Nehim.
Effectively, the Yemeni joint forces also foiled an advance in AL-Dabab as a result dead and wounded fell amid their ranks. Nine paid fighters , furthermore, killed in Salah directorate and in eastern and northern Yakhtil as well as a tank broke down eastern Yakhtil . The artillery of the Yemeni joint forces targeted fortifications of paid fighters in AL-Tashrifat , and dead and wounded were reported in Ta’az.
Yemeni Joint Force have made military operation in Jizan,Asir,and Najran against Saudi bases in retaliation for Saudi attack against civilian targets throughout Yemen.
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