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Iranian missiles land within 20 miles of ship, 100 miles from Nimitz strike group in Indian Ocean: officials
Long-range missiles from Iran splashed down dangerously close to a commercial ship in the Indian Ocean Saturday and 100 miles from the Nimitz aircraft carrier strike group, Fox News has learned, in the latest example of rising tensions in the region.
Houthi ballistic missiles targeted Aden airport: Yemeni Interior Ministry
The Yemeni Interior Ministry said the missile which were used to attack Aden’s airport last month were ballistic, Al-Arabiya TV reported. They were launched from a site 100 kilometer away from the airport, in Houthi-controlled areas, the report added. The Ministry
Iran Secret Funding For al-Qaeda In Exchange For Attacks On U.S. Targets Exposed in Bin Laden Files
Iranian offers of secret funding, arms and training to al-Qaeda have been laid bare in a 19-page document declassified by the C.I.A. that shows how Tehran provided extensive support for the terror group in an effort to weaken the United States.
US top diplomat Pompeo says al-Qaeda has new home base in Iran
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that al-Qaeda terrorist group established a home base in Iran. "Al-Masri’s presence inside Iran points to the reason that we're here today... al-Qaeda has a new home base: it is... Iran," he
Saudi Arabia welcomes US designation of Houthis as terrorist group
Saudi Arabia welcomes the United States’ decision to designate the Iran-backed Houthi militia as a terrorist organization and to classify three of its leaders as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs), the Saudi Press Agency cited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as
Yemen government welcomes US expected designation of Houthis as a terrorist group
Yemen's internationally recognised government welcomed on Monday Washington's decision to designate the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and their leaders as global terrorists effective from January 19. The move came just 10 days before the administration of US President Donald Trump leaves office.
US to designate Houthi rebels in Yemen as terrorist group
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that he will designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels as a “foreign terrorist organisation” as time runs down on the Donald Trump administration. The designation will take effect on January 19, one day before President-elect
"I Had A Death Wish": A New Report Documenting The Suffering Endured By Prisoners Set Free From Houthi Prisons In Yemen
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor documented the grave violations prisoners in Houthi prisons endured in a detailed report, stressing the need to scale up efforts to put an end to such violations and hold perpetrators accountable. The 40-page report presented the
South Korean diplomat in Iran over seized ship, frozen funds
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A South Korean diplomatic delegation arrived in Iran on Sunday to negotiate the release of a vessel and its crew seized by Iranian forces amid an escalating financial dispute between the countries, Iranian state-run media reported.
Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran
The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on Iran’s metal industry, targeting companies in China, Europe and the United Kingdom that the administration says provides revenue for Tehran to fund destabilizing activities throughout the region. The sanctions target 17
Iran seizes South Korean tanker in Arabian Gulf
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters, Iranian media said on Monday, at a time of tension between Tehran and Seoul over Iranian funds frozen at South Korean banks due to US sanctions. Several
Houthis Kill 5 in Shelling of Wedding Hall in Latest Hodeidah Massacre
Five women were killed and seven others wounded, including children, in shelling by the Iran-backed Houthi militias of a wedding hall in the city of Hodeidah on Friday, revealed Yemeni sources. The hall lies in a neighborhood bordering government- and Houthi-held
Iraq explosives experts working to defuse mine on oil tanker
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi explosives experts were working to defuse a large mine discovered on an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and evacuate its crew, authorities said Friday. The statement came a day after two private security firms said
Global community expresses condemnation, outrage at Aden Airport attacks
Regional and world leaders have firmly condemned the blasts at Yemen’s Aden Airport on Wednesday that killed at least 26 people after a plane carrying members of the country’s newly-formed unity government landed. At least two explosions were heard as
Yemeni government: 27 dead, dozens injured in the attack on Aden airport
A large blast and gunfire was heard at Aden airport shortly after a plane carrying Yemen’s newly-formed government landed on Wednesday, Khabar Agency correspondent reported. Yemeni government spokesman said 27 dead and dozens injured in the attack on Aden airport.
Hamas received $22m from slain Iranian commander Soleimani in 2006: Top Hamas leader
A delegation from the Palestinian militant group Hamas received $22 million in cash from slain Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) commander Qassem Soleimani during a visit to Tehran in 2006, according to a senior Hamas official. In an interview with Iran’s
Iran-backed Houthis beat pregnant Yemeni mother to death in front of children in Ibb
Houthi militants have reportedly beat a pregnant mother to death in Ibb in front of her four children while attempting a house raid to arrest her husband, according to local sources and activists. Local sources said the attack took place