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Killing from Both Sides Continues, by Saudi-Led Arab Coalition Air Strikes and Yemeni Missile Attacks

September 5, 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


Yemeni civilians killed by Saudi-led Arab coalition air strikes, August 25, 2017 Scores of the Saudi-Led Coalition Fall Dead and Wounded in Nehim, Yemen, September 3, 2017



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


Government forces storm Midi after two years fighting

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-08-28T21:46:50

The government forces stormed on Sunday Midi city, northwestern Yemen, after two years of fighting against the Houthis-Saleh forces.
The media center of the fifth military region posted on Facebook quoting a military source saying that the city has become under the national army grip after controlling all eastern neighborhoods.
The center added that the army forces took full control of the eastern neighborhoods by a large-scale military operation, and the all buildings have been cleaned of Houthis snipers and elements.
"The National army forces continued encroaching all Midi neighborhoods, while the military operation continues until completely clearing the city and the adjacent districts."
Dozens of the Houthis were killed and wounded, also one captured, while the national army seized medium and heavy weapons. The source added.

Houthis kill 3 civilians, wound 7 in Taiz

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-08-28T20:32:41

Three civilians were killed and seven wounded Sunday evening by the Houthis-Saleh forces artillery shelling on a residential neighborhood in Beer Basha western Taiz city, southwestern Yemen.
A local source in the city told Almasdaronline that an artillery shell launched by the Houthis militias from their positions western Taiz fell on a house next to al Saqar Club.
A number of victims including children were seriously injured and the civilian casualties toll may be increased. The source added.

Government forces attack Houthis northern Mocha, coalition bombs sites western Taiz

ALMASDARONLINE, 017-08-28T04:07:24

Fighting and artillery shelling resumed Saturday between the government forces and the Houthis gunmen northern al Mocha district alongside Red Sea coast, western Yemen, in coincidence with air raids by coalition aircraft in Moz'aa. 
A military source told Almasderonline that the government forces attacked extensively the Houthis sites between Yakhtal and Ruwais areas northern al Mocha district, and other sites northern Moza'a district
The Saudi-led Arab coalition aircrafts also launched three raids on the Houthis sites in al Ruwais area northern al Mocha, killing 5 elements and wounding 8 others, in addition to five raids on the Houthis reinforcements in the outskirt of al Hamli area northern Moza'a resulted in killing 7 elements and wounding 10 others.
On the one hand, the Houthis militias bombed kahlan village in Saber al Mawdem district by tow missiles from their positions in Khadir southeastern Taiz, without casualties reported.

Casualties in battles northern al Dalea, Coalition intercepts missile in al Mocha

ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-08-28T03:05:03

The government forces and the popular resistance fighters in Yae'es area of Morais district northern al Dalea repelled on Saturday a violent attack by the Houthis-Saleh militias.
Field source said that the militias suffered casualties and were transported by vehicles to a hospitals in Damet city which is under their control.
The Houthis-Saleh militias have heavily bombed Satah area with machine guns carried by military vehicles from Kharim near al Haqeb area in an attempt to ease the pressure on their elements in Yae'es as they have been defeated by the government forces. According to the source
In another context, a military source told Almasderonline that the Arab coalition air defense system intercepted on Saturday a ballistic missile on al Mocha city, which is the second missile intercepted within 24 hours.
At the same time, clashes and artillery shelling continued between the government forces and the Militias northern al Mocha city.

Government human rights committee calls on conflict parties spare civiliansí live
ALMASDARONLINE, 2017-08-27T22:53:56

The National Committee to Investigate Human Rights Violations Saturday called on all Yemeni conflict parties to conflict to adhere to the international humanitarian laws, and keep civilians away from the war.
The Committee expressed its regret for the ongoing fall of civilian casualties, and announced initiation of investigating two aerial bombardments that targeted a number of houses in Arhab and Faj Atan areas on Friday and Wednesday.
"The monitoring team of the committee immediately started documenting once they heard the news about the two incidents, and a detailed report will be issued soon on each incident after the investigation procedures are complete." The Committee said.
"The findings report of the committee will be published and disseminated to the widest extent in a way that the rights of the victims are preserved and the perpetrators are held accountable and punished." 


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


Yemeni Joint Forces Keep Advancing in Borders, Inflicting Heavy Losses amid the Saudi-Led Coalition

September 3, 2017, YemenExtra, Y.A

As  response to the Saudi-led coalition fatal air strikes, the Yemeni joint forces on Sunday wrestle control over new positions in the province of Hajjah in north-west Yemen after they were for days under the control of the Sudanese army and paid fighters.
According to a military source, the Yemeni joint forces  took control of South Midi strategic castle and ​​3 kilometers area far from the desert of Midi.

The source confirmed that the fighters also took control of the area of AL-Khazan in which there is a water project .
They ,in addition, controlled three strategic locations in Naseem Farms, a group of farms located northeast of Midi, 20 kilometers west of Harad and 10 kilometers north-east of Midi.
The strategic importance of Naseem Farms lies in being in the north of Al Hothairah in Jizan and is considered as the supply line for the Yemeni joint forces , who are infiltrating into the Saudi Jizan sector.

As a result of the sucessful operations,  a large number of the Sudanese army and paid fighters fell dead and wounded .

Successful Missile Shelling Takes the Lives of a Large Number of the Saudi-Led Coalition: Pictures

Sep 3, 2017, YemenExtra, Y.A

As response to the Saudi-led coalition daily air strikes, Yemeni media distrbuted on Sunday scenes and pictures of targeting of the paid fighters of the Saudi-led coalition in the Directorate of Serwah in the province of Marib.

The pictures show the moment of targeting a gathering of a large number of the paid fighters, which led to the death and injury of a large number of them.
Besides, a military source confirmed the death and injury of a number of the paid fighters , including the commander of the so-called Brigade 81, who was seriously injured, as a result of targeting the Yemeni joint forces a gathering of them in Serwah yesterday.

Scores of the Saudi-Led Coalition Fall Dead and Wounded in Nehim

Sep 3, 2017, YemenExtra, Y.A

Scores of the paid fighters were killed and others injured as the Yemeni joint forces on Sunday ,attacking  their sites in southeast parties in Nehm area of Marib province as a response of the Saudi-led coalition, according to a military official .

The offensive struck the paid fighters in the south of al-Qarn and southwest al-Qatab areas, it added.

In August 30, a number of the paid fighters fell dead and wounded as a result of a successful operation by the Yemeni joint forces; in addition,  the Yemeni forces were  able to destroy an armored vehicle carrying paid fighters with a guided missile in the Horn region of Nehim district.Notably, AL-Sarkha missile and katysha missiles were launched on the gatherings of the paid fighters.

Saudi Airstrikes Kill Two Yemeni Civilians in Marib Province

Sep 4, 2017, YemenExtra, M.A.

Two people were killed on Sunday after two raids waged by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the main road at Habab valley based in Serwah district, Marib province.

The warplanes of the coalition launched two airstrikes on a citizenís car, resulting in the death of two civilians and their vehicle turning into a burned junk, local source reported to YemenExtra.

Numerous Violent Saudi Airstrikes Hit Yemen on September 3rd: Monitor

Sep 4, 2017, YemenExtra, M.A.

The Saudi-led coalition continued its hysterical raids on September 3rd on several Yemeni provinces regardless of the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha.

In Marib province, where the Yemeni joint army confronts a combination of Al-Qaeda terrorists and the Saudi paid militias, two civilians fell dead in a Saudi airstrike targeting a car in Habab valley based in Serwah district.

Going to bordering regions in Yemen, specifically Manbah district bordering Saudi Arabia, different regions witnessed artillery and missile bombardment, leading to considerable damage inflicted by the private as well as public properties of Yemeni citizens.

Over 13 Saudi-Led Coalition Deadly Air Strikes Hit Midi

Sep 3, 2017 YemenExtra Y.A

The Saudi -led coalition jets launched over 13 deadly air strikes on Midi and Haradh districts of Hajja province overnight, according to a military official on Sunday.

In August 27, more than 20 air raids rocked the district . 


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


Saudi warplanes launch five raids on Serwah
Thursday, 24-August-2017
Saudi aggression's warplanes waged five raids on Serwah district of Marib province overnight, an official said on Thursday.

The strikes targeted al-Moqadra and al-Rabiah areas in the district.

GPC celebrates of the 35th founding anniversary
Thursday, 24-August-2017
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis descended Thursday (Aug 24) on Sanaa in a major show to celebrate of the 35th anniversary of the General People's Congress (GPC) founding anniversary.
The rally marking 35 years since the founding the General People's Congress (GPC).
The streets of the capital, waving the blue flag of the GPC and carrying pictures of Saleh the leader of GPC.

At least 71 civilians Killed, wounded in Saudi aggression airstrikes on Sanaa
Wednesday, 23-August-2017
At least 71 citizens were killed and wounded by warplanes from the Saudi-led aggression coalition on Sanaa province early on Wednesday morning, a security official said.
The air strikes hit a hotel in Bait al-Edhari area in Arhab district,
Saudi aggression warplanes launch seven raids on Saada
Wednesday, 23-August-2017
Saudi aggression warplanes launched seven air strikes on Saada province overnight, an official said on Wednesday.
The targeted places were the regular road in Al-Sheikh area of Monabah district, Alhbrah area of Razeh district, the directorate of Al-Taher and Shada directorate.
The strikes severely damaged civilian properties, said the official.

Ballistic missile hits mercenaries in Nehm
Wednesday, 23-August-2017
The missile units of the army and popular forces fired a ballistic missile, Zilzal 3, on gatherings of Saudi-paid mercenaries in Nehm district of Sanaa province, a military official said on Wednesday.

The missile hit the targets accurately, causing large losses upon the mercenaries , the official added.

Ten Saudi warplanes hit Saada
Tuesday, 22-August-2017
Saudi warplane launched ten raids on different districts of Saada province, an official said on Tuesday.

The warplane hit al-Atfain area of district of Kutaf four times and waged six other raids on Thuaban area and the main way in Baqim district.

Maintaining internal unity to defeat enemy: Army spokesman
Tuesday, 22-August-2017
Armed forces' spokesman Brigadier General, Sharaf Luqman said the army and popular forces have provided the greatest sacrifices to defend the homeland against Saudi-led aggression forces, stressing on maintaining the internal unity.

In a press statement on Monday, Luqman said that the historical steadfastness and the cohesion of the Yemeni people represent the first defense line against the aggression states.

Aggression launches 2 air raids on capital Sanaa
Monday, 21-August-2017
The Saudi aggression warplanes launched two air raids on the capital Sanaa overnight, an official said on Monday.

The raids targeted September 21 park, causing serious damage to the citizens' homes and public and private properties, the official said.

Aggression warplanes destroy citizen's house in Jawf
Monday, 21-August-2017
Saudi aggression warplanes targeted a house of Sheikh Saleh Bin Thiabah, director of Khub and Shaf district in Jawf province, an official said on Monday.

The official said that the warplanes targeted the house by two air raids in the area of Thalwth local market which totally destructied it.

Saudi airstrikes hit Marib
Monday, 21-August-2017
The Saudi fighter jets launched two raids on Harib al-Qaramish district of Marib province, an official said on Monday.

The strikes hit al-Hazam area, leaving heavy damage to


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