Latest News
Home / Tag Archives: Yemen

Tag Archives: Yemen

Islamic Republic Keeps Military Advisers In The Middle East

By Ahmad Rafat (Kayhan London) Despite strong protests by the international community, Iran continues to expand its sphere of influence in the Middle East. “We have advisers in Yemen,” said Major-General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps [IRGC], in recent remarks. In the lexicon of …

Read More »

Will Iran under pressure go to war?

Ely Karmon – Jerusalem Post The killing of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Houthis, his allies until recently, should be seen against the backdrop of the clouds threatening Iran’s hegemonic status and territorial hold in the region. The assassination of Saleh serves the common interest of the …

Read More »

Making the Case against Iranian Sanctions Busting in Yemen

Michael Knights . The Wahington Institute On December 14, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley unveiled new evidence of Iranian arms deliveries to the Houthi rebels in Yemen. At a military hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, in Washington DC, Haley and Pentagon officials exhibited missile fragments and photography showing …

Read More »

Iran May Double Down on Foreign Militias After Its ‘Victory’ Against the Islamic State

Farzin Nadimi – The Washington Institute On November 21, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), sent a letter to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in which he declared victory over the Islamic State (IS) “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq. In his reply, Khamenei called …

Read More »

Iran’s “Kamikaze” Drones in Yemen

According to a new report by the United Kingdom-based transparency group Conflict Armament Research (CAR), there is strong evidence that Iran is supplying Houthi rebels in Yemen with drones. “We saw one complete system, six components of systems, and one engine that had been recovered from an attack against a …

Read More »

Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen’s war

Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi’ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say. Iran’s enemy Saudi Arabia is leading a Sunni Arab …

Read More »

Destructive role of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Middle East

An extensive study on conduct of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over the past three decades has established that the IRGC has been meddling in the affairs of all 14 Muslim countries in the region. These activities demonstrate different forms and degrees of intervention. The joint study by the …

Read More »

Top Trump aide condemns Iranian ballistic missile test

A top adviser to President Donald Trump delivered a tough warning to Iran on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile and declared “we are officially putting Iran on notice” for what he called a provocation. A statement from White House national security adviser Michael Flynn condemning the test was an …

Read More »

Donald Trump Should Isolate Iran Immediately

Jeb Bush and Dennis Ross (Time) Just days before Christmas, as U.S. policymakers were settling into the holidays, Iran staged massive war drills, with one of its top military leaders even boasting that the Persian Gulf was within “range” of its fighting forces. At nearly the same time, Qassem Soleimani, the Commander of the Qods Forces of …

Read More »

Responding to Iran’s Arms Smuggling in Yemen

Michael Knights (The Washington Institute) This week, credible evidence surfaced that Iran may be violating the UN embargo on arms transfers to the Houthi rebels, Tehran’s proxy in the Yemen war. On November 29, the EU-funded group Conflict Armament Research (CAR) released a “Dispatch” paper titled “Maritime Interdictions of Weapon …

Read More »