Category: Yemen

U.S. Sanctions International Network Enriching Houthis in Yemen

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, the United States is designating Sa’id Ahmad Muhammad al-Jamal and other individuals and entities involved in an international network he has used to provide tens of millions of dollars’…

The United States Designates Houthi Militants

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, the United States is taking action against two senior leaders of Houthi forces in Yemen who are involved in military offensives that exacerbate the humanitarian crisis, pose a dire…

US State Department: Houthis Attack, Yemenis Suffer

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson: The United States again joins the international community in strongly condemning the attacks against Saudi Arabia that struck an oil facility in Jizan.  The attack comes days after the Kingdom of…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Yemeni Prime Minister Saeed

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalek Saeed.  The Secretary stressed the U.S. commitment to advancing an inclusive peace process in Yemen, as evidenced…

US Welcomes the Clearance of Fuel Ships on Hudaydah Port

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson: The United States welcomes the news that four commercial fuel ships have been cleared to enter Hudaydah port.  The free flow of fuel and other essential goods into and throughout Yemen is critical…

US Announces Humanitarian Assistance for People of Yemen

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, I announced nearly $191 million in additional humanitarian assistance at the virtual 2021 High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen.  Combined with the nearly $160 million we…

US Special Envoy for Yemen’s Travel to the Arabian Peninsula

Washington, DC (STL.News) U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Timothy Lenderking will travel to several Gulf countries from February 22 to March 3.  He will meet with senior government officials in the region and U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths. U.S….

Department of State: Terrorist Designation of Ansarallah in Yemen

Washington, DC (STL.News) The United States Department of State yesterday released the following statement: The Department of State will notify Congress of my intent to designate Ansarallah – sometimes referred to as the Houthis – as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), under…

U.S Sanctions IRGC Facilitators in Iran and an IRGC Official in Yemen

The United States Sanctions IRGC Facilitators in Iran and an IRGC Official in Yemen (STL.News) The United States is designating Hasan Irlu, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps – Qods Force (IRGC-QF) officer Iran recently sent to Sana’a Yemen to serve…

Yemen Airport Attack: Chilling images

(STL.News) Moments after the arrival of the new cabinet, loud explosions and gunfire were heard at Yemen‘s Aden airport.  The blasts were caught on camera. WION’s Palki Sharma tells you more. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News The…

US Department of State: Wrongful Detention of Levi Salem Musa Marhabi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: The United States stands with the Yemeni Jewish community in calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Levi Salem Musa Marhabi.   Mr. Marhabi has been wrongfully detained by the Houthi militia for four…

US Department of State: Release of American Hostages Held in Yemen

Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Today, we join with all Americans in welcoming the release of two U.S. citizens from Houthi custody in… The post US Department of State: Release of American Hostages…