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81 Yemeni Civilians Killed by Saudi-Led Air Strikes and Attacks in Only Two Days

November 4, 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-led air strike on the Yemeni city of Sa'ada, November 2, 2017 Yemenis killed by Saudi-led air strikes, November 2, 2017 yextra



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


Five civilians wounded, including a girl in Houthis bombing in Taiz

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-11-02T02:08:21

Eyewitnesses and medics said on Wednesday that five civilians, including a girl, were wounded in an artillery attack by the Houthis-Saleh forces in the eastern and western parts of Taiz city.
Residents told Almasdaronline that the Houthi tank, positioned on Softill Hill, had shelled the homes of the residents in Al-Shamasi neighborhood, wounding the two years old Alaa Suleiman.
They added that a similar bombardment were on the old airport district.
Residents reported that one of the shells fell on a group of civilians in the neighborhood, wounding four of them, who were taken to hospital.
On the other hand, fighting continued between the Houthis-Salih forces on the one hand, and the government forces on the other in Mocha and Mozza districts, western Taiz province, on the southwestern coast of Yemen. 
Moreover, a field source told Almasdaronline that the government forces tightened their attack on the Houthi communities' northern Yakhtil region of Mocha district, in coincidence with another attack on sites in the outskirts of al Hamili area northern Mozza district.
The source said that four Houthis were killed in the fighting, while a government soldier was killed and three others wounded by a mine explosion.

UN official: Coalition aircrafts kill 17 civilians in Saada, demanding investigation

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-11-02T01:49:37

A UN official said on Wednesday that 17 civilians were killed in an air raid launched by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts in Sahar district of Saada province northern Yemen, the Houthis stronghold.
Jamie McGoldrick, the UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, posted in Twitter that the United Nations is deeply concerned about the reports of attacks on civilians.  
He added that the confirmations indicate the deaths of 17 people, and wounding dozens of civilians. 
He noted that the United Nations High Commissioner is demanding to investigate the air strike that targeted civilians in Saada. 
McGoldrick said there is an anger at the continued and total silence of the international organizations and the Saudi-led Arab coalition for the frequent fall of civilians.

Dozens of Houthis killed in heavy fighting in Taiz, Sana'a

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-11-01T02:50:42

Dozens of Houthis and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed Tuesday in battles against government troops in Maqbana and Kahboub districts in Taiz province also in  Nihm district northeastern the capital Sanaa.
A military source told Almasdaronline that the government forces took control of al Bab area and al Qaida village in Himair region of Maqbana district western Taiz city, after fighting against the Houthis, resulted in the killing of 10 Houthis and wounding 12, as well as the killing of a government soldier and wounding 5.
In the eastern Khaboub district, the government forces forced Houthis to retreat from five mountainous sites, the source said, pointing out that the fighting and artillery shelling lasted for hours.
He said that the fighting and shelling led to the killing of 7 Houthis and wounding 6 others, in exchange for 3 killed and 6 wounded from government forces.
The spokesman for the seventh military zone said that dozens of Houthis were killed also and others injured in battles against government forces in the Nihm district, northeastern the capital Sana'a.
Abdullah al-Shindqi posted on Facebook that the government forces had taken control of the Beni Baraq, El-Nayla, Daboua and fifteen other locations.
Al-Shundi talked about the losses of the Houthis saying that dozens of the Houthis were killed and wounded, in addition to the destruction of mechanisms and armed vehicles.

Casualties from Houthis in battles and air raids in different fronts

ALMASDARONLINE,  2017-10-31T01:47:54

A number of Houthis-Saleh forces were killed and two wounded Monday in battles against the government forces and bombing of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition in al Dale provice, southern Yemen, Harad and Midi cities.
A military source told Almasdaronline that the government forces bombed a military vehicle of the Houthis in Muris front in al Dali province, resulted in the killing and wounding of all elements who were on its board.
The sources added that the shelling came at a time when fighting renewed between the government forces and Houthis in the western axis in Rima area of Muris area, when the Houthis attempted to control some military sites.
The Houthis positioned in Jabal Nusa heavenly shelled civilian houses in Suon village by medium-heavy weapons, resulted in the destruction of a drinking water tank and the burning of the house of Ali Qassim al-Hamidi. according to the source. 
The Media Center of the Fifth Military District In Harad and Midi cities, the Saudi-led Arab Coalition aircrafts launched more than 15 air strikes, targeted several sites of the Houthis-Saleh forces.
The Center also said that one of the air raids targeted an armed vehicle carrying Houthi gunmen western Harad city, resulted in the killing and wounding the militants on its board.

Coalition spokesman: Houthis fired about 77 ballistic missiles on Saudi Arabia in this war

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-10-30T23:43:10

The Saudi-led Arab Coalition spokesman, Colonel Turki al-Maliki said that the Houthis group has fired about 77 ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia since the war began on March 26, 2015.said,
Al Maliki said to the Saudi newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat that the Houthis are the first terrorist group that have the ballistic capabilities, which is a very serious challenge.
"Terrorist and armed groups can not have these lethal capabilities with regard to ballistic missiles and surface-to-surface missiles, and having such capabilities could lead to the possibility of other groups whether in the Middle East, Africa or the entire world to have such power."
He said that the last rocket fired at the kingdom were three days ago targeted a residential neighborhood and civilian communities of Saudi border villages.
Nevertheless, the Houthis said In their official television channel ''Al Maseera" that they have launched on Monday a rocket on a Saudi army camp in Asir region.
The Coalition had a responsibility and a commitment that the terrorist group should not continue to have ballistic capability, and that the international community should take responsibility in that regard for the lack of such capabilities by terrorist groups. he added
The Colonel Turki confirmed that there are facts proving that the Houthis are getting ballistic missiles and surface-to-surface missiles from the Iranian regime.
"They get missiles by smuggling ballistic capabilities from the Iranian regime through the Hodeida port, and only one of two things that might solve this issue: 1st-  that Iran stop supporting the terrorist group with ballistic missiles and surface-to-surface missiles,"
The second solution, according to al-Maliki «call for the United Nations to take over the management of al Hodeida port and stop the flow of arms to the Houthi group and protect the Yemeni people and the security and safety of Yemen and Saudi Arabia and the region and international peace, especially as Yemen oversees the Strait of Bab al-Mandab.


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


Saudi-Led Coalition Dealt Harshest Defeat in Ta’az

Nov 4, 2017, YemenExtra

In response to the Saudi-led coalition that claimed the lives of over 14,000 people, mostly civilians ,a number of the Saudi-led coalition’s paid fighters lost their lives ,Saturday, in an attack on their sites in Ta’az province.

The Yemeni joint forces carried out a suden attack on the paid fighters in Himar , leaving dead and wounded amid their ranks , according to a military official.

Yemeni Joint Forces’ Victories aganist Saudi-Led Coalition in Marib

Nov 4, 2017, YemenExtra

In response to the Saudi-led coalition fatal air strikes that claimed the lives of more than 14,000 people,mostly civilians , the Yemeni joint forces ,Saturday,carried out a massive attack on the paid fighters’ sites in Marib province.

A number of the paid fighters fell dead and wounded and military weaponary was destroyed during the storming attack by the Yemeni joint forces on the paid fighters’ sites , according to a military official.

The Yemeni joint forces ,Friday, carried out a successful operations on the paid fighters’ sites , inflicting them heavy losses in the same province.

81 Yemeni Civilians Killed by Saudi-Led Air Strikes and Attacks in Only Two Days

Nov 3, 2017, YemenExtra

Seven people, including women and children, were killed Friday in a new massacre committed by the Saudi-led coalition in the northern province of Sa'ada, raising the number of victims of Saudi crimes during the past two days to 81 killed and wounded civilians amid international silence.

The Saudi-led coalition targeted the home of a citizen in the area of Al-Aslan based in Baqim District in Saada, northern Yemen.

The death toll of the crime reached 7 civilians, including women and children, and is likely to increase, as the rescue operations are still going until the moment.

Ten children, including 2 in critical condition, were injured yesterday evening as a result of an air raid targeting them in the village of Malaha in Masloub District, Jawf Governorate.

On Thursday, three citizens were killed when Saudi border guards opened fire at Yemeni citizens in the Al-Sheikh district of the Manba District of Saada.

The coalition also committed a terrible massacre against the market of Alaf in Saada province on Wednesday morning, killing 29 civilians and wounding 28 others.

Moreover, two citizens were killed and a third got wounded on Wednesday morning as a result of a Saudi American airstrike hitting a bunch of passengers on a main road in the area of Ghafra based in Zaher District, Saada Governorate.

On Wednesday, a resident of Razih District was wounded by Saudi border guards.

The crimes of the Saudi-led coalition against the Yemeni people take place amid the silence of the international community and the international bodies and organizations, especially the United Nations, which remains tongue-tied as it watches the coalition massacres against thousands of Yemeni civilians.

It is noteworthy that more than 35 thousand Yemeni civilians have been killed and wounded in the raids of the Saudi-led coalition since the beginning of the war against Yemen in March 2015, according to independent statistics.






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