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Yemen War Continues with Air Strikes and Cross Border Missiles, With Absence of Peace Initiatives

October 30, 2017 


Site of a Saudi-led air strike on Yemen, October 28, 2017 Two Yemeni civilians were killed by Saudi Arabian jets against passengers in the province of Jawf, October 30, 2017



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


Yemeni government: No peace initiative received to resolve the crisis

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-10-29T22:28:44

The Yemeni government denied receiving initiative regarding the Yemen crisis from the UN envoy Ismail Ould Sheikh, during his recent visit to the Saudi capital Riyadh to meet with the President Abderbo Mansour Hadi.
"The government has not received any initiative," Xinhua News Agency quoted the  government spokesman Rajih Paddy, "All initiatives published in many newspapers and websites have never been true." He added.
"Hadi's legitimacy is keen to bring peace in accordance to the terms of the three references, including the Security Council Resolution 2216," he said, calling for the retreat of the Houthis and their allies from the areas they controlled in Yemen, including the capital, Sana'a.
The government spokesman accused the Houthis and their allies of obstructing all efforts to bring peace, led by the United Nations and its special envoy to Yemen.
Ould Cheikh had recently proposed a halt to the armed conflict in Yemen and a political solution. He said he was considering steps that each side in which they could accept to restore confidence and move forward to reach a negotiated settlement.
Those steps were based on three basics: "re-establishing the cessation of hostilities, implementing specific confidence-building measures that will alleviate human suffering and return to the negotiating table so they can be able to reach a comprehensive peace agreement." 

Coalition aircraft crashed in Nhim, Houthis comb the area-source

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-10-29T23:34:01

A local source told Almasderonline that an aircraft belonging to the Saudi-led Arab coalition forces crashed on Friday in Khiran valley of Nhim district northeastern the capital Sana'a, which is controlled by the Houthis-Saleh forces. 
The source pointed out that the Houthis found the aircraft wreckage, and they still combing the area to find the pilot. 
The Houthis announced on Friday that they have shot down a Saudi Air Force aircraft, with a SAM rocket in Nhim district, pointing out that the equation in the sky is about to change, while the coalition has not commented on the incident yet. 
If the Houthis are right, that would be the first aircraft that has been shot down by the Houthis militants, since the coalition intervention to restore the legitimacy of President Abderbo Mansour Hadi on 26 March 2015.

Najran: Emirati soldier killed in battles

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-10-27T04:35:50

The official Emirates News Agency said on Thursday that an Emirati solider was killed in Najran area southern Saudi Arabia, near the Yemeni border, in a battle against the Houthis-Saleh forces.
The agency quoted the UAE Armed Forces General Command saying that the Corporal Saeed Matar Ali al Kaabi was killed during its forces participation in the Decisive Storm and Restoring Hope Operations in Yemen, with no further details on the circumstances of his death. 
It is worth mentioning that this incident came about 10 days after two Emirati pilots were killed in a mission in Sadaa province far north of Yemen, when their plane crashed as a result of a technical error.

Coalition aircrafts kill well-known Houthi leader in Haradh

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-10-27T04:34:34

The media center of the Fifth Military region posted Thursday on Facebook site that the well-known Houthi leader Ibrahim Abdullah al Muayad, son of the Civil Service Deputy Minister in the Houthis government, was killed with a number of his companions in an air raid by the Saudi-led Arab coalition aircrafts in Marzaq Abs area of Hajjah province front, northwestern Yemen.
The center added that the air raid targeted al Muayad when he was on the way to Alab front in Saada province, the Houthis stronghold, far north of Yemen, after attending a meeting with some Houthis leaders in the Yemeni border with Saudi Arabia.
The incident comes days after the killing of Houthis field commanders in Haradh and Midi fronts by air raids and battles against the government forces.


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


“Our Yemeni Missiles Put Abu Dhabi in Range, Saudi Depth in the Hands of Our Fighters”: Ansarullah

Oct 29, 2017, YemenExtra

The official spokesman of Ansarullah, Mohammed Abdul Salam, said that the UAE capital Abu Dhabi is a major and direct military objective for the Yemeni missile force, and that the Yemeni Joint Army will step up its military operations on the border fronts with Saudi Arabia.

“We will increase our operations on the border and we will target the depth of Saudi Arabia,” Abdulsalam said in an interview with Qatar’s Al-Jazeera television channel.

“The UAE capital Abu Dhabi is a direct military target for ballistic missiles of the Yemeni Missile Force,” he added.

The spokesman of Ansarullah stated that the coming days will witness an escalation in the pace of fighting along the border fronts and will reach the depth of Saudi Arabia in response to the arrogance of the Saudi regime and its continued war against Yemen.

He renewed the readiness of Ansarullah for dialogue, calling upon the parties internally and externally, and explaining that the UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Wildesh Shaikh (Ould Cheikh) did not provide the dialogue team in the capital Sana’a with any initiative on the political settlement.

Moreover, the official spokesman for Ansarullah Mohammed Abdul Salam considered the statements of the recent Saudi crown prince on Yemen a scandal for the United Nations, revealing its biased role against Yemen.

He also pointed out on his Facebook page that the remarks of Mohamed bin Salman considered the UN envoy to Yemen a “Saudi employee who is repeating initiatives that have no reality.”

3 Yemenis Killed, 4 Injured in Saudi-Led Coalition Air Strikes on Sa'ada, on 27/10/2017

Oct 28, 2017, YemenExtra

The Saudi-led coalition has increased its crimes during the last 24 hours, most of them were committed in various districts of Sa'ada province. Such crimes will not be tolerated because they leave innocent people either killed or wounded, including children, and causing destruction and burning of property.

In the province of Sa'ada: Three civilians were killed and four others were injured, among them were children as a result of three carried out raids by the coalition in the area of Ammar area, district of Al-Safra.

The Alfera area in district of Kataf, province of Sa'ada, was also struck by three raids by the coalition.

In addition, the coalition hit several areas in the district of Shadha which is bordering Saudi Arabia from the north side of the country by a Saudi artillery. Shada district was also struck by four raids.

Finally, the coalition military aircraft targeted the area of Mandaba with two raids and a raid on home of a citizen of Baqem. 

Saudi-Paid Militias Conduct Indiscriminate Missile Attacks, Kill a Child

Oct 29, 2017, YemenExtra

A little girl was killed on Sunday in a rocket attack conducted by the Saudi-paid militias in Nehm District, outskirts of Sana’a.

The young victim lost her life as she was subjected to reckless missile bombardment waged by the Saudi-paid militias on Qawbrah Village based in Nehm District, local source reported to YemenExtra.

It has been said that the Saudi-paid militias tend to target innocent civilians when inflicted with considerable losses on the battlefield.

The aforementioned humanitarian violation comes in the context of the daily crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition and its militias against the Yemeni people since the war began on March 26th of 2015. 

Innocent Passengers Killed in Two Raids Conducted by the Saudi-Led Coalition

Oct 30, 2017, YemenExtra

On Monday, two civilians were killed by Saudi Arabian jets against passengers in the province of Jawf.

The results of the crime left two passengers killed and destroyed two trucks loaded with food. The missile hit them in the district of Al-Mutamah in Al-Jawf province, local source reported to YemenExtra.

Not so long ago, four civilians were killed and one wounded in a crime perpetrated by the Saudi-led coalition on Friday evening. It struck passengers in Al Ammar area of Al-Yafra District, northern province of Saada.

On the 20th of October, the coalition killed and wounded 11 civilians by striking the area of Ghor, bordering district of Ghamr. 

Saudi-Led Coalition Unmasks its Heavy Losses in Lives : Names

Oct 29, 2017, YemenExtra

The Saudi-Led Coalition addmitted ,Sunday,that a big number of Saudi soldiers fell dead and wounded at the hands of Yemeni joint forces in clashes fronts beyond the borders.
According to Saudi media , 12 Saudi soldiers were killed and wounded in clahes with the Yemeni joint forces:


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


Two UAE pilots killed in Jawf
Tuesday, 17-October-2017
The United Arab Emirates acknowledged on Tuesday that two of its pilots were killed when their military aggression plane crashed over Jawf province, a military official said

The official added that the aggressive crashed plane was an apache that was
Three citizens killed in Saudi air strikes hit Saada
Tuesday, 17-October-2017
Three citizens were killed and four others wounded in two Saudi air strikes hit Majza district of Saada province, an official said on Tuesday.

The strikes hit a citizen's car in al-Jamalah area in the district, the official added.

Artillery shells groups of mercenaries in Marib
Tuesday, 17-October-2017
Artillery of the army and popular shelled a gathering of Saudi-paid mercenaries in al-Moqadra area in Serwah district of Marib province, a military official said on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed and others injured in Wadi al-Theek in the district, the official added.

Army carries out military operations in Taiz
Monday, 16-October-2017
The army and popular forces carried out on Monday unique military operations in Taiz province.

A military official said that a number of Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed at the hands of the army and popular forces in al-Jazami Hill in al-Kadaha area in al-Ma'afer district.

Saudi aggression warplane kills civilian in Saada
Monday, 16-October-2017
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Artillery hits Saudi-paid mercenaries' sites in Jawf
Monday, 16-October-2017
The army artillery and popular committees launched a fierce attack on Saudi-paid mercenaries' sites in Jawf province, a military official said on Monday.

The attack destroyed a military vehicle belonging to the mercenaries and killed all on board in Sabran area in khab and shaaf district.

Army breaks Saudi sneak attempt in Najran, kills many
Sunday, 15-October-2017
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.

The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
18 Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Marib
Sunday, 15-October-2017
The army and popular committees have killed a total of 18 Saudi-paid mercenaries in sniper operations over the past hours in the central province of Marib, a military official said on Sunday.

Ten mercenaries were killed in Nehm district and eight others were killed in Serwah district, said the official.

Saudi aggression launch over 49 airstrikes on Yemen
Saturday, 14-October-2017
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.

Army kills mercenaries in Nehm
Thursday, 12-October-2017
The army and popular forces carried out an operation attack on Saudi-paid mercenaries' sites in al-Hawal area in Nehm district.

A local official said that the operation attack resulted in killing and injuring mercenaries, adding they also incurred heavy losses at their ranks


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