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Houthi fighters pose on an alleged captured Saudi vehicle after an attack near the border with Saudi Arabia's southern region of Najran in Yemen, in this still image taken from video on September 29, 2019.

The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels claim to have killed 500 Saudi-led coalition troops and captured thousands more in major victory

If true, the Houthi victory would mark another major setback for Saudi Arabia in the wake of the recent drone and missile attacks on its oil sites.
Followers of the Houthi movement carry a mock drone during a rally held to mark the Ashura in Saada, Yemen, on September 10, 2019.

These ‘kamikaze’ drones were claimed to be the culprits of the attacks on 2 Saudi oil fields. Here’s what we know about them.

A UN Security Council report details the types of drones believed to be used by Houthi forces, who claimed a 10-drone strike on 2 Saudi oil fields.
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani and President Donald Trump

The US is blaming Iran for devastating strikes in Saudi Arabia as tensions with Tehran rise again after a stressful summer

The Trump administration has blamed Iran for the attack, and at least one Republican lawmaker has already called for retaliation against Iran.
An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted drone aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base

Another US combat drone has been shot out of the sky over war-torn Yemen

This marks the second time in three months the US has lost a drone over Yemen, and the US suspects an Iranian-backed rebel group is behind the attack.
Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, speaks about potential threats posed by the Iranian regime to the international community, during a news conference at a military base in Washington, U.S., November 29, 2018.

The Pentagon showed off these weapons that Iran has given to the Taliban and Houthis, saying it wasn’t a political stunt

Many of the weapons were provided to the US by Saudi Arabia, as concern grows in Congress over US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
A nurse comforts a girl infected with diphtheria at the al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen October 21, 2018.

7 heartbreaking images show why US lawmakers want to stop supporting the brutal Saudi-led war in Yemen that’s seen indiscriminate attacks and le...

The war in Yemen is the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, but the murder of Jamal Khashoggi generated calls for US action against the coalition.
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2017.

The Saudi-led coalition has repeatedly been accused of war crimes in Yemen — but Mattis says the US will keep supporting it

Criticism of the Saudi campaign surged earlier this month when an airstrike hit a bus, killing dozens, including school children. The US is aiding the campaign with intelligence, refueling and munitions.
Tribal fighters loyal to the Yemeni government stand by a tank in al-Faza area near Hodeida, Yemen June 1, 2018.

The UAE boat hit by Houthis off Yemen was reportedly a landing craft, but we don’t know what happened to it

The UAE ship struck by Houthi missiles early Wednesday was a landing craft utility, a knowledgeable source told Business Insider, adding that the missiles were believed to be made by China or Iran.
A Houthi militant tries to block people from entering a street where the presidential compound was hit by air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen May 7, 2018.

A Saudi-led coalition warship was struck and 250 Houthi fighters were reportedly killed in assault on Yemeni city

The Saudi-led coalition launched a major assault on the port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday. The defending Houthis reportedly struck one of their warships, with Houthi media broadcasting video of the purported coalition warship on fire.
Houthi supporters hold up rifles as they rally to protest the killing of Saleh al-Samad, a senior Houthi official, by a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Hodeidah, Yemen April 25, 2018.

The Trump administration is considering getting more involved in Yemen — and aid groups say it could be disastrous

Aid groups and some US officials have said that a military assault on the port could spiral into a humanitarian disaster, effectively closing a port in which so many Yemenis rely on for food and aid.