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Scores of Yemenis Killed in Saudi-Led Air Strikes, and Clashes,

May 16, 2017 

Editor's Note:

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: 

Zionist Creative Destruction of the Middle East for the Benefit of the Apartheid Israeli Regime


Site of a Saudi air strike on Sa'da, Yemen, May 10, 2017  



The following news stories are from the pro-Saudi website Al-Masdar (  ):


12Houthis killed, 18 wounded in battles and airstrikes north al Mocha- source



The fighting between the pro-government and Poplar Resistance forces and the Houthis-Saleh forces renewed on Sunday north of al Mocha district in western Taiz province, southwestern Yemen.
A source in the field told Almasdaronline that the pro-government forces had repelled Houthis’ offensive in al Ruwais area, and forced them to retreat to their locations between al Mocha and al Khocha districts.
“The pro-government forces, under heavy cover of artillery and missile shelling, launched a counter-attack and seized five farms northeastern al Mocha.”
Meanwhile, the Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts launched 12 air raids on the rebels’ sites between al Mocha and al Khocha, which resulted in the killing of 12 Houthis and wounding 18 others, as well as the destruction of three military vehicles. According to the source.
On the other hand, the air defense systems of the coalition forces intercepted a ballistic missile in al Mocha city airspaces, fired by the Houthis from their positions in Abu Musa military camp in al Khocha, southern Hodeida province

22Houthis killed, 35 others wounded by coalition airstrikes western Taiz – source



The Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts launched on Saturday several air raids on the Houthis-Saleh militants' sites in Khalid military camp and Mozza district in western Taiz, southwestern Yemen.
A military source told Almasdaronline that the aircrafts launched ten air raids on Hothis’ gatherings and sites in Dar and Jabal al Sultan region, killing 11 militants and wounding 19 others, as well as destroying four military vehicles.
“The aircrafts also launched five air raids on Khalid camp and rebels’ sites eastern the camp on Hodeida highway, which resulted in the death of five militants and injury of seven others, as well as the destruction of a military vehicle and a cannon.”
The aircrafts also launched three air raids on rebels’ sites in the center of Mozza district, and two raids on al-Barh area, killing six militants and wounding nine others.

Four civilians kill by landmine explosion and shooting in Taiz – eyewitnesses



Three civilians were killed by a landmine explosion in Jabal Habshi district, and another one shot dead by Popular Resistance gunmen in Al Masbah neighborhood in the center of Taiz city, southwest of Yemen.
Local source confirmed to Almasdaronline that Mohammed Salam Ahmed, his son and grandson were killed by a landmine explosion planted by Houthis-Saleh militants near their house in Al Rahba village at Jabal Habashi district.
The sources pointed out that the dead civilians and their families were displaced in Taiz city, and were just returning to their countryside when the landmine exploded and killed them.
0n the other hand, a street vendor was killed by Popular Resistance gunmen’s fire riding a military vehicle in Al Masbah roundabout.
Eyewitnesses told Almasdaronline that the gunmen had indiscriminately opened the fire in the traffic jam to open the way for their vehicle, which resulted in the death of a street vender.

Houthis-Saleh forces' senior commander, dozens of militants killed off Saudi borders - TV channel



Saudi mass media reported that a prominent commander of the Houthis-Saleh forces and dozens other militants were killed early Friday in battles and air raids in the southern borders of the kingdom of Saudia Arabia.
The Saudi Alekhbariya TV channel reported that the Saudi artillery and Apache Helicopters had repelled an attack waged by the Houthis-Saleh militants on the southern borders of the kingdom in Najran region.
Alekhbariya channel said that the leader Abdul Khaleq al-Assad and 36 militants were killed in an artillery bombardment and air raids launched by the Apache Helicopters of the Saudi forces.
 Al-Assad was a commander in the Republican Guard Forces of the former president of Yemen, and was leading the attacks on the Saudi borders.

Pro-government forces advance, kill 14 Houthis including a leader western Taiz



Fierce confrontations and exchanged bombardment continued on Friday evening between the pro-government forces and the Houthis-Saleh militants eastern Mozza and northern al Mocha districts, west of Taiz province, southwestern Yemen.
Sources in the field told Almasdaronline that the pro-government forces had waged a large-scale offensive on the Houthi militias' sites northern Khalid military camp and al Hamli area, and controlled several mountainous locations.
The sources pointed out that eight Houthis-Saleh militants, including the prominent leader Hamza Mohammed Abdullah al-Madani, were killed and 11 others injured by the aerial bombardment of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts on their sites between al Mocha and al Khocha districts.
Earlier on Friday, the aircrafts launched four air raids on the Houthis-Saleh militants' gatherings and military vehicles in Khalid camp and al Hamili area eastern Mozza district, killing 6 militants and wounding 7 others, as well as destroying two artillery guns. According to the source. 


The following news stories are from the pro-Houthi website Yemen Extra (


Saudi Bombardment Rocks Yemeni Farms in Saada

May 15, 2017

YemenExtra, M.A.

The fighter jets of the Saudi-led coalition continue their heavily striking of the northern province of Saada despite its large population.

According to local sources, Saudi missiles and shells were launched on Monday aiming at civilian farms in Shda bordering district, local source reported to YemenExtra.

The airstrikes caused considerable damage to the targeted farms in the region, sources confirmed.

The bordering regions of Shda, Razih, Dhahir and Manbah are under constant bombardment by the Saudi army, whereas Saada suffers some of the highest numbers of civilian casualties and material loss.

The Saudi-led coalition is now entering its third year of operation and it has been accused of deliberately demolishing the already-weak Yemeni infrastructure.

Gunmen Kill a Human Rights Activist at an Internet Cafe in Aden

May 15, 2017

YemenExtra, M.A.

Unknown gunmen assassinated a human rights activist in the southern city of Aden late on Sunday.

The young Amjad Abdul Rahman Mohammed was killed in at Internet cafe in the district of Sheikh Osman in Aden, a currently under Saudi control province.

The bullets shot Amjad in the chest and his head, leaving him as dead in a matter of seconds, local sources told YemenExtra.

Activists on various social networking sites have observed pictures depicting the horrendous killing incident at the coffee shop.

The city of Aden has been witnessing waves of security concerns, including assassinations and explosions, under the rule of the ousted Saudi-backed president, Hadi.

Saudi-Paid Militia Operations in Marib Result in Civilian Deaths

May 15, 2017

YemenExtra, M.A.

A child was killed and five others injured, including three children and two women, in a Saudi paid militia shell targeting Marib province on Monday.

The civilians fell as victims in the region of Rabeh in Hareeb Qaramish district, local source reported to YemenExtra.

 It is not the first crime of its kind, whereas it is believed that the militia has been accused of targeting residential regions when inflicted with heavy losses.

A victim of the Saudi-backed reckless shelling in Marib.

The Saudi-paid militia fights in favor of the current Saudi war against the impoverished country of Yemen, which has also perpetrated war crimes such as the Kobra Hall massacre.

Speaking of the Kobra Hall massacre, the US-backed Saudi coalition bombarded a funeral procession in the capital Sana’a, resulting in 700 killed and wounded civilians.

Some of the most horrific scenes were released after the incident, containing charred bodies and others missing their limbs.

The coalition’s media wings first denied hitting the hall, illogically blaming it on Ansar Allah even though it is confirmed they entirely control the capital and no fighting is taking place there.

Yemeni Provinces Under Saudi Bombs During Past 24 Hrs.

May 14, 2017

YemenExtra, M.A.

The Saudi-led coalition continues its three year long journey of aerial bombardment of targeting different Yemeni provinces.

On the 13th of May, the fighter jets of the coalition hit eastern Al-Amri camp in Dhobab district with an air raid.

Moreover, warplanes struck Yakhtal region using a total of 10 airstrikes in northern Mocha.

Going to the coastal province of Hodeidah, two airstrikes bombarded Hayss district.

Hodeidah embraces the vital Hodeidah Port responsible for feeding the almost 30 million Yemeni population.

However, the situation continues to deteriorate due to Saudi airstrikes and ground military operations that threaten the survival of the Hodeidah Port.


The following news stories are from the anti-Saudi website Al-Motamar (


Saudi aggression wages five raids on Sa'ada

Thursday, 11-May-2017

Almotamar Net -

Saudi aggression warplanes waged on Wednesday five air raids on several areas of Sa'ada province.

A security official said that the aggression coalition warplanes launched two raids on Shada and al-Dhaher district and targeted a main road with an air raid in Burkan area in Razeh district.

The official added the aggression warplanes waged two air raids on al-Majda'a area in Baqem district, causing huge damage to citizens' properties.  

Army targets Saudi-paid mercenaries in Najran

Wednesday, 10-May-2017

The army and popular forces fired artillery targeting enemy Saudi military sites in Najran province and mercenaries in Medi desert, a military office said on Wednesday.

The shelling hit the targets accurately. Two enemy Saudi soldiers

Saudi warplanes continue strikes in different provinces

Wednesday, 10-May-2017

Saudi fighter jets continued fierce strikes on citizens' houses and properties over the past hours in several provinces, a military official said on Tuesday.

The Saudi-paid mercenaries shot bullets on a child in Al Maton district of Jawf province, wounding the child seriously, while the mercenaries also fired Katyusha missiles on the house of citizens in Serwah district of Marib province.

Mercenaries killed in Nehm

Wednesday, 10-May-2017

A number of Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed and other wounded when the army and popular forces waged an attack on the military sites in the parts of Nehm area of Marib province, a military official said on

President briefed on Hodaida electricity project

Tuesday, 09-May-2017

President of the Supreme Political Council Saleh al-Sammad was briefed on Tuesday on the technical processes to return electricity to Hodaida province.

The president listened to what have been achieved by the governor

Saudi warplanes continue heinous strikes on citizens' properties in different provinc

Tuesday, 09-May-2017

Saudi fighter jets continued fierce strikes on citizens' houses and properties over the past hours in several provinces, a military official said on Tuesday.

The Saudi-paid mercenaries shot bullets on a child in Al Maton district of Jawf province, wounding the child seriously, while the mercenaries

Army shells al-Rabu'ah complex in Aser

Monday, 08-May-2017

The Artillery force of the army and popular forces on Monday targeted al-Rabu'ah complex and Nishma site in Aser region.

A military official said that the army and the Popular forces pounded a number of shells at the complex and the site, causing direct injuries.

Artillery hits Saudi-paid mercenaries in Marib

Sunday, 07-May-2017

Army artillery and people's committees hit gatherings of US-backed Saudi-paid aggression mercenaries in Namlah valley in Hareeb area of Nehm district west of Marib, an official said on Sunday.

The attack caused direct losses in the mercenaries' ranks.

The official also said that the popular committees and army artillery also targeted the mercenary

Yemen calls UNESCO to protect Socotra Island from dredging by occupying UAE forces

Sunday, 07-May-2017

Yemen's General Authority for Conservation of Historic Places on Sunday called on UNESCO to save and protect Archipelago of Socotra Island from dredging by occupying UAE forces.

The authority urged the UNESCO to fulfill their responsibilities

Two citizens killed in Saudi air strikes on Taiz

Saturday, 06-May-2017

Two citizens were killed and five others wounded when Saudi warplanes waged a strike on Mawza'a district of Taiz province, an official said on Saturday.

The strike hit a car, killing the two citizens and injuring the five


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