6 April 2020

Houthi

Yemen's Houthis release foreign hostages

KONFRONTASI-Two US citizens, one British national and three Saudis held for months by Yemen's Houthi group, have been freed and have arrived in Oman, according to British and Omani officials as well as Houthi sources.

Their release appeared to be a goodwill gesture before talks between Houthis and the UN envoy to Yemen on efforts to end nearly six months of fighting.

Monday marks one year since the Houthis stormed the capital Sanaa.

Lakukan Serangan Besar ke Yaman Lima Tentara Saudi Tewas

Konfrontasi - Lima tentara Arab Saudi tewas di perbatasan dengan Yaman, kata koalisi pimpinan Arab Saudi pada Senin (14/9/2015), saat pasukan di dalam Yaman memulai serangan besar terhadap pemberontak.

Pernyataan dari koalisi tidak menyebut bagaimana prajurit militer dan empat tentara Penjaga Perbatasan tersebut tewas di wilayah selatan Arab Saudi, Najran. Mereka juga tidak menjelaskan kapan insiden terjadi.

Coalition jets strike Houthi targets in Yemen's Sanaa

KONFRONTASI-Arab coalition jets have bombed Houthi positions in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, stepping up attacks in the wake of a deadly missile strike on its troops, according to witnesses.

Wednesday's raids targeted arms depots held by the Houthi fighters and renegade troops loyal to deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa's southeast.

Military bases north of the city, including a munitions factory of the Republican Guard loyal to Saleh, were also targeted, they said.

Negara Teluk Kirim Ribuan Tentara Tambahan ke Yaman

Konfrontasi - Negara Teluk tergabung dalam persekutuan untuk menghancurkan gerakan gerilyawan Houthi mengirim ribuan tentara tambahan ke Yaman untuk membantu pasukan pemerintah, kata Al Jazeera pada Senin (7/9).

Kebijakan pengiriman pasukan tambahan itu diambil setelah serangan kelompok Houthi pada Jumat menewaskan 60 tentara sekutu Teluk, 45 di antaranya dari Uni Emirat Arab, 10 dari Arab Saudi, dan lima dari Bahrain.

Secara resmi, negara Teluk masih menutup mulut mengenai laporan pengiriman pasukan ke Provinsi Marib, Yaman timur, tersebut.

Saudi troops repel Houthi border attack

KONFRONTASI-Saudi Arabia has repelled an infiltration attempt at its border by Yemeni Houthi fighters who also shelled two border areas in the kingdom, security sources have said.

Sources told Al Jazeera that Saudi ground troops clashed with Houthi rebels on Sunday in Najran and Jazan, as warplanes belonging to the Saudi-led coalition struck positions belonging to the Iranian-backed fighters along the Yemeni border.

Houthi rebels have fired rockets into Saudi Arabia a number of times, killing both members of the armed forces and civilians.

Saudi warplanes continue bombarding Yemen

KONFRONTASI-Saudi warplanes continue to pound more areas across Yemen despite reports of civilian casualties in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country.

According to local media reports, Saudi military aircraft targeted an airbase in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a in their latest deadly airstrikes late on Saturday.

Saudi warplanes also carried out an airstrike on a residential area in the Saddah district of Yemen’s southwestern province of Ibb. Four civilians were killed, including three children. The jets also targeted a school in Ibb's Qafr district.

Yemen's loyalist forces push Houthi rebels from Abyan

KONFRONTASI-audi-backed forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government have announced the recapture of Abyan province in a southern offensive that has seen key gains against the Houthi rebels.

Military officials who back President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Tuesday that loyalist forces have retaken Loder, the last town in Abyan to fall from Houthi hands. "Abyan is now completely free" of the Shia rebels, one official said.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from Doha, described the development as "quite significant".

Perangi Houithi, Saudi Kirim Bantuan Peralatan Militer ke Yaman

KONFRONTASI-Arab Saudi telah mengirimkan peralatan militer baru, termasuk tank, ke Yaman untuk menyokong para loyalis yang sedang memerangi pemberontak Houthi dukungan Iran, kata berbagai sumber, Kamis.

"Lusinan tank, kendaraan lapis baja, kendaraan pengangkut personel serta ratusan tentara Yaman yang dilatih di Arab Saudi, tiba di Yaman semalam" melalui pos perbatasan Wadia di Yaman utara, kata seorang sumber militer Yaman kepada AFP.

Houthi shells kill 18 in Yemen, dengue fever spreading

KONFRONTASI-Shells fired by Yemen's dominant Houthi group killed 18 people near the southern port city of Aden early on Wednesday, local officials and witnesses said, while the United Nations warned that a dengue fever outbreak in Aden was rapidly spreading.

Yemen, which has long struggled with poverty and hunger, has descended into a fullblown humanitarian crisis since a war erupted between the Houthis and allies of exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, drawing in neighboring Saudi Arabia.

Yemen peace talks in Geneva collapse

KONFRONTASI-The Yemen peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva have collapsed, with the foreign minister of the government-in-exile blaming the Houthi representatives of refusing to meet with them. 

Foreign Minister Riad Yassin told Al Jazeera on Friday that his delegation plans to leave the negotiations and return to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

"Until this time we have not achieved anything. Unfortunately, still the Houthis have not complied with anything," Yassin told Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra. 

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