Biden Sanctions Yemen’s Houthi-Financing Network Amid Increase in Terrorist Attacks
Critics of the administration’s decision say that delisting the Houthis has emboldened the group to carry out terrorist attacks, most recently against a commercial airport in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 10 that injured at least a dozen civilians.
February 24, 2022
U.S. F-22 Fighter Jets Arrive at UAE Base in Wake of Houthi Attacks
The attacks follow the U.N.'s thus far unsuccessful efforts to end the war in Yemen, which began in 2015 and placed the Houthis against a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia that includes the UAE.
February 14, 2022
U.S. to Help UAE Replenish Missile Defense Interceptors After Houthi Attacks
The latest U.S. move would be in addition to the Pentagon's announcement last week of a deployment of a guided missile destroyer and advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets to the UAE.
February 11, 2022
UAE Repels Another Houthi Attack
A Houthi military spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack, which came as the UAE hosted Israeli President Isaac Herzog for a state visit.
February 1, 2022
UAE Intercepts a Houthi Missile as Israeli President Visits
Herzog spent the night in Abu Dhabi, an Israeli official told Reuters. He will continue his UAE visit despite the Houthi attack, his office said.
January 31, 2022
UAE Summons People for Sharing Videos of Missile Attack Interception
Henry “Michael” Williams is accused of selling a Taurus G2C pistol to Malik Faisal Akram
January 27, 2022
U.S. and UAE Discuss Steps to Enhance Security After Abu Dhabi Attack
The Houthi attack was unprecedented because the Iran-backed rebels had previously targeted Saudi Arabia and ships in the region but not the United Arab Emirates, which is a member of the Saudi-led alliance that intervened in Yemen's civil war in 2015.
January 20, 2022
UAE Asks U.S. To Reinstate Houthi Terrorist Designation After Attack
Since the attacks, Emirati officials held talks with several of their regional allies and with the Biden administration regarding next steps.
January 18, 2022
U.S. Condemns Deadly Houthi Attack on Abu Dhabi; UAE Reserves Right to Respond
UAE-backed Yemeni forces battle Houthis in key regions
January 18, 2022
Yemen’s Houthis Claim They Targeted UAE Ship As ‘Warning’ To Israel – Analysis
In the past, the Houthis, who received weapons and support from Iran, have generally slammed Israel and put up antisemitic statements “cursing the Jews,” but haven’t attacked Israel.
January 6, 2022