87 articles tagged "Yemen"
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The Bad Guys Are Not (Yet) Impressed by the New Sheriff
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Trump’s military steps have not deflected Kim Jong-un or Ayatollah Khamenei from their nuclear goals.

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New Saudi-UAE Bases Defend Strategic Waters against Iranian Navy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Iran heats up the race for control of the region’s waters.

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Iran Gives Iraqi, Yemeni Proxies New, Upgraded Qaher Ballistic Missiles
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

They are hauled overland to Yemen to sidestep US, Egyptian, Saudi Red Sea fleets.

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Trump Pumps More US Troops into Syria, Iraq and Yemen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

A fight is ahead on Capitol Hill over Trump administration’s actions without Congress.

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Iran Makes Oman Main Way-Station for Smuggling Arms to Yemeni Rebels
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

Albeit a member of the GCC, Oman is supporting Iran against Saudis.

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Iran Upgrades Scuds for Houthi Barrage against Riyadh
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

When engineers can add 100km to their range, the barrage will begin.

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US-Iran Dispute: Hot Rhetoric and Calculated Restraint
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Trump and Khamenei were careful not to tip their feud over the brink at this stage.

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Iran Sends Yemeni Rebels on Marine Suicide Missions in the Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

IRGC uses the Houthis as human substitutes for failed missile attacks on Red Sea navies.

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Russia wins Eritrean Base Facing China’s Rising Naval Outpost in Djibouti
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

The Assab base is a link in Russia’s network of military bases in Syria and Libya.

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Saudi Arabia, UAE Still Battling Iran for Bab al-Mandeb Strait
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 19, 2017

A life-and-death struggle is still underway between Saudi-led forces and Iran.

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Iranian radar in Yemen hit by US Tomahawks
Iran’s 34th fleet faces US flotilla opposite Yemen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis October 14, 2016

Iran’s Navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced Thursday, Oct. 13, that the Iranian 34th Fleet had deployed warships to the Bab al-Mandeb strait opposite the shores of Yemen. 

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Iran Fights for Control of Key Bab Al-Mandeb Strait with C-802 Missiles Fired by Yemeni Proxy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016

Supplied C-802 anti-ship missiles to Yemeni insurgents for blocking Red Sea routes to world shipping.

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UAE with Saudi Backing Grabs Large Chunk of S. Yemen as Satellite
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 11, 2016

The UAE gains control of Gulf of Aden and Socotra archipelago as forward base.

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US: Fighting ISIS-Sinai Is Ineffectual without Holding Operations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Sinai has become the ISIS regional communications hub, US discovers.

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New Israeli Early Warning Station in Eritrea Tracks Iran’s Movements
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

The installation can track Iranian and ISIS movements in Red Sea region.

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In Another Flip-Flop, Obama Raises ME Troop Level to 10,000
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 19, 2016

US forces have been deployed to four ME countries during the past two weeks.

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Al Baghdadi Plans to Run Away from US-Russian Blitz to Africa or Arabia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 4, 2016

The ISIS Caliph is preparing to run away from the US-Russian blitz awaiting Raqqa, and setting up shop either in Yemen (with AQAP) or in the North African desert (with AQIM).

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ISIS & Al Qaeda Team up for Pincer Movement Vs Saudis
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 24, 2015

Riyadh deliberately avoided targeting AQAP in Yemen, believing the jihadis to be secret partners against the Houthi rebels. Having gained strength, AQAP is now ready to joint ISIS to strike the Saudis from Yemen and Iraq.

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The First Bid to Oust the Saudi King and Son Failed - But Intrigue Simmers
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 22, 2015

The late King Abdullah’s favorite, Prince Muqrin, was shunted aside by his successor and is now the live wire behind an intrigue to topple Salman and his son. His has many princely sympathizers and backing from Washington.

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Iran’s Gen. Soleimani Lays His Battlefield Failures at Washington’s Door
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 3, 2015

Iranian Gen. Soleimani’s makeshift forces are taking a beating on all fronts – Syria, Iraq and Yemen – outsmarted and outgunned by ISIS. To cover up his failures he has unleashed a vicious attack on Washington.

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