Political analysts and American lawmakers warned about a US plan to label the Houthi Ansarullah movement a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying it would aggravate the already dire humanitarian situation in Yemen caused by years of a Saudi-led war and blockade.
Just a day after striking sensitive oil installations and military sites inside Saudi Arabia in a retaliatory operation, Yemeni armed forces said they will soon unveil a new type of domestic ballistic missile.
The spokesman for Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement, Mohammed Abdul-Salam, dismissed a two-week cease-fire announced by the Saudi-led coalition waging a bloody military onslaught against the impoverished country as a publicity stunt.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said on Tuesday it would release vessels it had captured if they prove to be South Korean, after it seized a rig being towed by a Saudi tugboat in the southern Red Sea.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has flatly dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s allegation that Iran is seeking the means to launch precision-guided missiles at Israeli-occupied territories from Yemen, stressing that such remarks are meant to prolong the Saudi-led military campaign against the Yemeni nation, Press TV reported.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has called for the full withdrawal of the Saudi-led military coalition from the conflict-ridden Arab country, after the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a key part of that alliance, said it was going ahead with plans to reduce the number of troops in Yemen.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed former government have commenced fresh talks in Jordan, two days after Houthi forces unilaterally began withdrawing from three key ports in the western province of Hudaydah in line with a UN-brokered agreement the warring sides reached last year.