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Iran denies US accusation of arming Yemeni militants - News Ghana

Iran denies US accusation of arming Yemeni militantsNews GhanaIranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan denied on Wednesday the allegation that Tehran is sending weapons to Yemen, Press TV reported. Dehghan's remarks came in response to the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, who, during ...and more »

Tillerson, Mattis Seek to Mend Fences With Saudi Arabia - Foreign Policy (blog);

Tillerson, Mattis Seek to Mend Fences With Saudi Arabia - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Tillerson, Mattis Seek to Mend Fences With Saudi ArabiaForeign Policy (blog)The Trump administration is quickly rekindling Washington's once-ailing relationship with Saudi Arabia, and it's on full display this week. On Tuesday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis visited Riyadh as the White House continues to mull greater ...and more »

Arab Coalition in Yemen destroys militia rocket platform - gulfnews.com;

Arab Coalition in Yemen destroys militia rocket platform - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comArab Coalition in Yemen destroys militia rocket platformgulfnews.comAden: The Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen destroyed a Katyusha rocket platform belonging to the Houthi and Saleh coup militias in western Yemen. “The coalition's aviation launched a series of raids against Houthi and Saleh coup militias' ...and more »

'Mad Dog' brags of being anti-Iran in Saudi visit - Press TV;

'Mad Dog' brags of being anti-Iran in Saudi visit - Press TV

Press TV'Mad Dog' brags of being anti-Iran in Saudi visitPress TVUS Defense Secretary James Mattis (C) and White House Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell (C-R) attend a meeting with Saudi officials in Riyadh on April 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP). US Defense Secretary James Mattis repeats anti-Iran allegations ...and more »

Mattis Meets With Saudi Officials in Riyadh, Praises Kingdom's Leadership - Department of Defense;

Mattis Meets With Saudi Officials in Riyadh, Praises Kingdom's Leadership - Department of Defense

Department of DefenseMattis Meets With Saudi Officials in Riyadh, Praises Kingdom's LeadershipDepartment of DefenseWASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke to reporters after meetings today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, touching on the kingdom's leading role in regional security as well as on countering Iranian influence and negotiating peace in ...and more »

US: Helping Yemen means stopping Iran's destabilisation actions - Middle East Monitor;

US: Helping Yemen means stopping Iran's destabilisation actions - Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorUS: Helping Yemen means stopping Iran's destabilisation actionsMiddle East MonitorUnited States Secretary of Defence, James Mattis during his official visit to Saudi Arabia on 19 April 2017. [Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Kingdom Council/Handout]. April 19, 2017 at 7:37 pm. Iran's destabilising influence in the Middle East needs to be ...and more »

12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen - Kasmir Monitor;

12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen - Kasmir Monitor

Kasmir Monitor12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in YemenKasmir MonitorRiyadh : The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said one of its helicopters crashed in eastern Yemen , killing 12 Saudi officers in one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom's troops since the war began more than two years ago. The ...and more »

Saudi-led military alliance to act against any terror group: WSJ - Geo News, Pakistan;

Saudi-led military alliance to act against any terror group: WSJ - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanSaudi-led military alliance to act against any terror group: WSJGeo News, PakistanThe Saudi-led military alliance is likely to hold its first meeting in the coming months in Riyadh where defence ministers from member states will gather to agree on its structure and mission, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Attributing the ...and more »

Pentagon chief warns of Yemen 'Hezbollah' - Ahram Online;

Pentagon chief warns of Yemen 'Hezbollah' - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlinePentagon chief warns of Yemen 'Hezbollah'Ahram OnlineUS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warned Wednesday of Iranian efforts to create a Yemeni militia "in the image" of Lebanon's Hezbollah, after talks with officials in Saudi Arabia. The kingdom leads an Arab coalition which for two years has been fighting ...and more »

Washington wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: Mattis - The National;

Washington wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: Mattis - The National

The NationalWashington wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: MattisThe NationalRIYADH // Washington wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, US defence secretary Jim Mattis said during talks on Wednesday aimed at reinvigorating America's alliance with Riyadh. Mr Mattis, meeting top officials in the Saudi capital, also hinted that ...and more »

U.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilisation efforts to help Yemen - Nasdaq;

U.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilisation efforts to help Yemen - Nasdaq

NasdaqU.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilisation efforts to help YemenNasdaq(Adds details) RIYADH, April 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that Iran was playing a destabilising role in the Middle East but its influence would have to be overcome to bring about an end to the conflict in Yemen. At ...and more »

Muslim Countries Forming Military Alliance to Fight ISIS Terrorism - Newsweek;

Muslim Countries Forming Military Alliance to Fight ISIS Terrorism - Newsweek

NewsweekMuslim Countries Forming Military Alliance to Fight ISIS TerrorismNewsweekA coalition of 41 Muslim-majority nations is working to create a mobile military force to combat the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Iraq and Syria and militant threats across northern and western Africa. The alliance, known informally as the Muslim NATO ...and more »

US, Saudi Arabia Affirm Cooperation in Countering 'Iran's Mischief' - Voice of America;

US, Saudi Arabia Affirm Cooperation in Countering 'Iran's Mischief' - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUS, Saudi Arabia Affirm Cooperation in Countering 'Iran's Mischief'Voice of AmericaThe United States is pledging support for Saudi efforts to counter Iran's destabilizing activities in the region. During talks Wednesday in Riyadh, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasized to his Saudi counterpart, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin ...and more »

US Defense Chief Mattis: Wherever There's Trouble in the Middle East, You Find Iran - Haaretz

US Defense Chief Mattis: Wherever There's Trouble in the Middle East, You Find IranHaaretzU.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-R) arrive for a meeting in Riyadh on April 19, 2017. AFP/Jonathan Ernst. Iran complying with nuclear deal, but still supporting terrorism, Trump administration says ...and more »

US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen efforts - ABC News;

US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen efforts - ABC News

ABC NewsUS weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen effortsABC NewsU.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (C), flanked by U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affaires Christopher Henzel (2nd L) and White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell (R), meets with Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister ...and more »

The testament to the Saudi soldiers who crashed in Yemen's Marib - Al-Arabiya;

The testament to the Saudi soldiers who crashed in Yemen's Marib - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaThe testament to the Saudi soldiers who crashed in Yemen's MaribAl-ArabiyaFaisal Al Subai, the cousin of the martyr, told Al Arabiya that the Lt. Col. Faisal has 4 children, the youngest of whom is still a toddler. (Archive). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Text size A A A. “We are just souls ...and more »

Saudi Arabia, USA Ratify Strategic Defense Relation - Prensa Latina;

Saudi Arabia, USA Ratify Strategic Defense Relation - Prensa Latina

Prensa LatinaSaudi Arabia, USA Ratify Strategic Defense RelationPrensa LatinaRiyadh, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reaffirmed here today their commitment to expand and consolidate strategic military and security cooperation. During the talks at Riyadh's ...and more »

US wants to see 'strong' Saudi Arabia, says Mattis - Gulf Times;

US wants to see 'strong' Saudi Arabia, says Mattis - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesUS wants to see 'strong' Saudi Arabia, says MattisGulf TimesSaudi Arabia's King Salman is seen with US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Riyadh on Wednesday. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Riyadh. The United States wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said during talks on Wednesday aimed ...and more »

US wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: Mattis - The Peninsula Qatar;

US wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: Mattis - The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula QatarUS wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: MattisThe Peninsula QatarUS Defence Secretary James Mattis meets Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (R) in Riyadh on April 19, 2017. AFP / Jonathan Ernst. AFP. Riyadh: The United States wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said during ...and more »

'Friendly fire' downed Saudi helicopter in Yemen: sources - Yahoo News;

'Friendly fire' downed Saudi helicopter in Yemen: sources - Yahoo News

Yahoo News'Friendly fire' downed Saudi helicopter in Yemen: sourcesYahoo NewsAden (AFP) - A Saudi military helicopter that crashed in Yemen killing 12 Saudi soldiers was likely hit by "friendly fire", military sources said Wednesday. The soldiers, including four officers, died Tuesday when the helicopter went down in Yemen's ...and more »