Saudis attack civilian ship | Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is shocked by last night’s attack on a civilian ship carrying around 150 passengers, including women and children, near the port of Hodeida.

The attack left 33 dead and 29 wounded, while other passengers are either still missing or in the care of local authorities. ICRC staff arrived at the port this morning to help survivors and give support to local hospitals.

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The crisis in Yemen and the prospects of Russian diplomacy | Colonel Cassad

Given the current state of relations with the United States, Moscow should work directly with the regional players, including using disputes between different members of the coalition, primarily KSA and UAE. The coalition is allowed to save face and declare their military victory, and its opponents to prevent the final destruction of the country and at the same time to consolidate its position and to ensure a quota in the government of Yemen.

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President Trump entering uncharted waters in Yemen | SST

Such is the Iranian influence in Iraq and Syria that US troops there would be at serious risk should the situation escalate beyond breaking point in Yemen. Short if invading Iran itself, there is not much anybody can do to leverage those asymmetric assets the Iranians now firmly hold in their hand. As for full-on invasion, a prospect that would be dear to the few the Neo-Cons who made it into the Trump administration, it would probably make “Operation Iraqi Freedom” look like the cakewalk Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld said it would be !

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Riyadh in the Yemeni Missiles’ Line of Sight | VIDEOS

In a statement published Monday morning, the army and Ansarullah ballistic unit assured that the Saudi capital is now within the reach of Yemeni missiles.

“The first ballistic test against a military target in the satanic Saudi capital was successful,” said the Yemeni ballistic unit.

“The shooting of the ballistic missile is in response to the continued Saudi-US aggression, its massacres, and its tyrannical embargo against our people suffering a humanitarian tragedy, under the eyes of the International community”

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