Tag: Ansarullah

Objectives behind the formation of the Yemeni Presiding Leadership Council

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Yemeni fugitive President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who according to some media sources is under house arrest by the Saud family in Riyadh, recently fired his deputy, Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, and handed over his power to an institution called the Presiding Leadership Council. He announced that the council, chaired by Rashad Mohammad Al-Alimi and with seven other members, would take over all the powers of the president and his deputy.
Kamran Karami—Researcher of the Arab Peninsula affairs

Saudi Arabia’s objectives on Formation of Presidential Council in Yemen

Strategic Council online – Interview: Having stated that Saudi Arabia has not an easy way ahead to unite field forces against Ansarallah, director of Yemen Desk at Mersaad think tank interpreted the resignation of Mansour Hadi and newly formed Presidential Council as Riyadh’s effort to reorganize field forces and to exploit their potentials against Ansarrallah.

Opportunities, Challenges of Two-Month Ceasefire in Yemen

Strategic Council Online – Note: On the eve of the eighth year of the Saudi coalition invasion of Yemen, a two-month ceasefire was put into effect on Saturday, April 1, upon the initiative of the UN Special Envoy to Yemen and upon the agreement of the parties involved.

Fragile Ceasefire, Prospect of War in Yemen

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Yemen affairs saying that the ceasefire between Saudi Arabia and Yemen is very fragile and cannot remain sustainable, noted: The ceasefire is an achievement for Ansarollah and the Yemeni people and proved the importance of the role of Ansarollah in Yemen; however, it is unlikely that Saudi Arabia will be willing to accept the realities of Yemen.

Aims, Achievements of Ansarollah’s Recent Attack on Aramco

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Director of Yemen Desk at Mersad Center for Strategic Studies, explaining the targets and achievements of Ansarollah’s recent attack on Aramco oil facility in Saudi Arabia, called it a response to the escalation of the siege of Yemen and said: Ansarollah decided to show some of the pressure imposed on the Yemeni people over fuel shortage to the Saudi people so that perhaps with social pressure, the Saudis lift the siege of the Yemeni people.

Consequences of Adoption of UNSC Resolution against Yemeni Ansarollah

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Former Iranian diplomat in Sanaa, stating that adoption of the UN Security Council resolution against Ansarollah will complicate the peace process in that country, added: Such a measure by some countries and the United Nations, while escalating tensions, will face the peace process with problems and prolongs the war.

Role & Interests of Arms Manufacturing Companies in the U.S. in Selling News Arms to the Regional Countries

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: While Biden had promised that human rights and non-supporting the regional wars would be among priorities in his foreign policy, but we continue to witness the militarism in the U.S. foreign policy, as the U.S. Department of State has recently announced in its statement, the country has concluded contracts to sell new arms to three countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan.
Barsam Mohammadi, Researcher of Regional Issues

Strategic Consequences of Ansarollah’s Attack on UAE

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on West Asia affairs, saying that Ansarollah’s attacks on Abu Dhabi were a serious shift in their strategy towards the United Arab Emirates and showed their authority, added: The only issue that can end the seven-year war is more authority for Ansarollah.

Consequences of Probable U.S. Measure in Branding Ansarallah as Terrorist

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Biden who made effort during first few days of his presidency in February 2021 to put an end to destructive Yemen war with deleting Ansarallah from the list of so-called terrorist groups, recently and following the official request of UAE has ordered his security team to study the listing of Ansarallah once again in the U.S. Black List!
Barsam Mohammadi, Expert of regional issues

Dimensions, Objectives & Consequences of Ansarallah Operations in UAE

Strategic Council Online – Opinion
Saudi-led coalition made an overall attack to Yemen in April 2015 aiming at occupying Yemen and annexing it to Saudi Arabia; but the operation which was supposed to achieve its objectives in less than a month, has lasted nearly seven years and has turned to be a quagmire for invaders. As the recent missile and drone attacks of Ansarallah in UAE, has dragged Yemeni war into a new round of balancing. Today, not only Saudi Arabia but also UAE has become among the targets of Ansarallah operations.
Hamid Khoshayand, Expert on regional issues

Tightening Yemeni Siege by Saudi-led Coalition & Exacerbation of Human Tragedy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Having stated that the situation of Yemeni people becomes more critical day by day, Head of Yemeni desk at Mersaad think tank said:” Saudi Arabia is heading towards exerting more human and humanitarian pressures on the people of Yemen, and once again by tightening the siege, it will prevent harboring ships that carry foodstuffs and fuel”.

Biden’s US Targets of New Intervention in the Region

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on US affairs, commenting on the US President Joe Biden’s recent claims that one of the reasons for the US military presence outside the borders, including deployment of US troops in the Persian Gulf region such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Syria, is Iran’s regional activities, said: Although there are talks over a change in Washington’s approach in the Middle East region in line with implementation of Biden’s stated policies in that region, in general, it seems that the main foundations of the US foreign policy in the region have not changed much, rather the process of implementation of its policies has been subject to changes.

Strategic Consequences of Ansarullah Field Advances in Ma’rib

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A West Asian affairs analyst says that it is very difficult and impossible for the Saudis to accept a political dialogue in the current situation and that there will be no solution to start political talks or clarify the situation in the Yemeni war until Ma’rib is liberated. He said: Ansarullah is determined to liberate Ma’rib and we will see this happen in the future.

Signs of changing balance of power in Yemen!

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of Middle East affairs says during the past several weeks the UAE and Saudi forces have withdrawn from the western areas of Yemen located along the shore of the Red Sea with al-Hudaydah Port being the main spot of this area—a port which is called the passage of commerce and main link path of the people of Yemen and Ansarollah to the outside world.

US Objectives Behind Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia, Its Strategic Implications in Yemen War

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Former Director General for Middle East Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, saying that weapons that the United States sells to Saudi Arabia have been effective in preventing Ansarollah’s advance, but does not determine the fate of the Yemen war, noted: Biden has backtracked on what he had claimed in his first foreign policy speech, based on ending all support for offensive operations in the Yemen war, including arms sales to Saudi Arabia with an aim of ending the war.

UN Impartiality, Goodwill; Key Condition for Trust-Building, Resolving Yemen Crisis

Strategic Council Online: President of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations said the solution to the Yemen crisis is to end the siege, establish a ceasefire and hold Yemeni-Yemeni talks, adding: The United Nations must, in this way, show its goodwill by avoiding double standards and gain the trust of the Yemeni National Salvation Government.

Strategic Importance of Rapprochement between Iran & Saudi Arabia

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: Iran and Saudi Arabia have experienced tossing relations within the past few decades, which ultimately led to severance of relations in 2016 and heightening tensions in their relations.
Hamid Khoshayand, Analyst, International Affairs