US will enforce Iran sanctions: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the remarks while in Bangkok on Friday. (AFP)
Updated 02 August 2019

US will enforce Iran sanctions: Pompeo

JEDDAH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said that sanctions on Iran have been effective and “we will enforce them” everywhere.

Pompeo spoke at a regional youth leadership program in the Thai capital of Bangkok during a wider meeting of Southeast Asian nations with world powers.


Houthis killed in clashes with Yemen army

The Yemeni army forced the militants to flee and targeted Houthi reinforcements. (File/AFP)
Updated 15 December 2019

Houthis killed in clashes with Yemen army

  • The clashes broke out when Houthi militants tried to sneak into areas they lost control

DUBAI: The Yemeni Army killed 18 Houthis and wounded 27 in clashes with the Iranian-backed militia in Saada, state news agency SPA reported on Saturday.

The clashes broke out when Houthi militants tried to sneak into areas they lost control the past two months, according to Yemen's military source “SeptemberNet.”

The Yemeni army forced the militants to flee and targeted Houthi reinforcements.

Meanwhile, the army killed 17 Houthis and wounded 21 others including two commanders at an ambush in Al-Dhale, southern Yemen earlier on Saturday, a military source said.