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Biden To Remove Ansar Allah Terrorist Designation (Map Update)

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Biden To Remove Ansar Allah Terrorist Designation (Map Update)

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On February 5th, US President Joe Biden’s administration began actions to remove Yemen’s Ansar Allah (the Houthis) terrorist designation.

The reason was cited as the necessity to mitigate long-lasting effect of one of the worst humanitarian disasters.

President Donald Trump’s administration had branded the Iranian-backed Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization, a move that limited the provision of aid to the Yemeni people, who have suffered under a yearslong civil war and famine.

A State Department official confirmed the move, after members of Congress were notified of the administration’s plans.

The unnamed official, said the removal changed nothing about the Biden administration’s views of the Houthis, who have targeted civilians and kidnapped Americans.

“Our action is due entirely to the humanitarian consequences of this last-minute designation from the prior administration, which the United Nations and humanitarian organizations have since made clear would accelerate the world’s worst humanitarian crisis,” the official said.

The move comes a day after Biden announced an end to offensive support to Saudi Arabia’s campaign against the Houthis.

The Obama administration in 2015 gave its approval to Saudi Arabia leading a cross-border air campaign targeting Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who were seizing ever more territory, including Sanaa. The Houthis have launched multiple drone and missile strikes deep into Saudi Arabia. The U.S. says the Saudi-led campaign has entrenched Iran’s role in the conflict, on the side of the Houthis.

“This war has to end,” Biden told diplomats in his first visit to the State Department as president, saying the conflict had created a “humanitarian and strategic catastrophe.”

Saudi Arabia has been conciliatory in its response to rebuffs from Biden, who as a candidate blasted the kingdom’s current rulers for rights abuses and as president has made clear he intends to distance his administration from Saudi leaders.

Despite the claims, the Biden administration also said it will help the Kingdom boost its defenses against outside attacks, as part of maintaining key security, counterterrorism and military ties with Saudi Arabia, a strategic partner and global oil giant.

“We welcome President Biden’s stated commitment to work with friends and allies to resolve conflicts, and deal with attacks from Iran & its proxies in the region,” Saudi Prince Khalid bin Salman, a son of King Salman and the kingdom’s deputy defense minister, tweeted.

So, time will tell if anything will change.

Biden To Remove Ansar Allah Terrorist Designation (Map Update)

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  • The Liaison and Coordination Officers’ Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 148 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours
  • On February 5, Saudi-led coalition Apache combat helicopters conducted airstrike on the Kitaf area
  • On February 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted airstrike on the Sarwah area
  • On February 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted airstrike on the Asir area
  • 9 Ansar Allah members were released in in POWs exchange with Hadi government, according to Abdul Qadir Morteza, Chairman of the Committee for Prisoners of Salvation Government
  • Khalid al-Batarfi, an al-Qaeda leader in Yemen was arrested in Mahrah province last October, according to UN

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Just Me

Ansarallah are the popular dominant force in Yemen and defeated the inept cowardly Saudi losers who had entire NATO support. US is trying to work out a deal with Iran, so the Saudis are a discarded condom now. The Saudi idiots picked on the wrong people.

Ahson

Saudi’s lost 1200 troops/ mercenaries in Jan combat alone. This is a totally unsustainable loss rate. They’ve lost the war.

Frank

Frankly, the Saudis are mutually inclusive cowards, scum and losers. They thought that Yemen would be a cakewalk, but just got whupped by natural born Zaidi Shia warriors.

Just Me

Yes, the Saudi idiots have lost 70% of their armor and barely 40% of the third rate child killer airforce is still flying, part of the reason for the US pushing them towards a acceptance of defeat is that the morons have run out of money as Ansarallah missiles and drones now hit any target at will. The UN has acknowledged Iran as the kingmaker in the region and the special envoy to Yemen is in Tehran where senior Ansarallah officials are also visiting. Iranian position is very clear, Saudis need to get out of Yemen, pay war reparations and stop interference in Yemeni affairs.

UN envoy arrives in Tehran for consultations on Yemen crisis

The United Nations envoy for Yemen has arrived in Tehran for
consultations about the ongoing crisis in the Arab world’s poorest
country, which has endured almost six years of incessant military aggression by a Saudi-led coalition.

The Iranian Foreign Ministry confirmed that UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths’ arrival in the capital on Sunday.

During his stay, the UN official would join discussions and
exchange ideas with Iranian officials about the means of ending the
crisis in Yemen.

Ahson

Iran needs to up the game. There are signals coming in from DC on a rapprochement. Lets hope Iran stays on the offensive and gets the job done.

Just Me

Iran has crossed the nuclear threshold and the west is impotent. It has enough enriched uranium for 3-6 10KT weapons and long range delivery system. The US and its lackeys really don’t have much choice. The so-called “maximum” pressure was total dud like the Iron Dud and the Zionist cowardly a$$holes were all bark and no action. I think the US will cut a deal because they fear Iran and China as unpredictable states that will fight. US, NATO and Zionist target now is Russia. Putin really needs to start forming alliances as the US is serious about using the Jews inside Russia to sabotage the country.

Johnny B. Allan

Yeah no. Saudi arabia carried out multiple airstrikes and drone strikes yesterday and today.

Wishful thinking! Just a pipe-dream.

Where do you think Hadi’s Government or the Southern separatist will go? They ain’t gonna vanish. War continues as usual

Concrete Mike

The saudis have been air striking and droning for 6 years.

Air power is nothing in mountains. You needs infantry to hold that.

Your also a morron thats paid by saudis.
What a pathetic existance.

Johnny B. Allan

It is just the reality on the ground war continuous until the Houthis make the necessary concessions the Saudis need otherwise the war continues. These other players ain’t just gonna vanish and the airstrikes won’t stop. If anything more deadly allies could fill in the cap which could turn this into even worse news for the houthis

Concrete Mike

Your reality is another dimension.

Saudis have lost, their losses are unsustainable.

Also their a global pariah.

Ashok Varma

You are a pretty stupid Wahhabi idiot terrorist. The Saudi have a bigger defence budget than India, but lost to real warriors in sandals.

Frank

You seem BUTT HURT “Johnny” aka abu Wahab.

Ahson

Johnny bin wahabbi…..lol

Just Me

Get you head out of your A$$. The Saudis are finished.

Condor

Which troll farm did you pop out of? Saudi regime is a murdering criminal family enterprise propped up by the west and Zionists. Those days are coming to and end.

Johnny B. Allan

Hadi’s government and the southern separatists have the continuous support of the Saudis. The US is not needed for offensive. The Saudis have been carrying out offensive since the last 3 days.

The Saudis say yeah but no. This elements will be held on siege and fought by the Yemeni Gov’t and southern separatists with Saudi aid. War ain’t coming to end until one groupd overcomes the there

Ashok Varma

You Wahhabis are dumb and that is why you lose.

Hasbara Hunter

The North Atlantic Terrorist Organisation & their Jewish House of Saud Wahhabi-Lapdogs were defeated by Brave Men on flip flops

https://youtu.be/FMKBLGDobVo

Johnny B. Allan

As long Saudi Arabia has them blacklisted as terrorist elements the war on them will not cease. Forget about the US they are irrelevant in that area or it’s policies

Just Me

What players you silly fool, the Saudis are illiterate and can’t even fly a kite. At least Donald Trump had one thing right, “The Saudi military can’t fight its way out of a paper bag”. What fucking rock do you crawl under?

johnny rotten

The barefoot Houthi warriors are too much for the pedophile and obese Wahhabis, there is not much more to say about them other than that the kingdom and its clown king are now nearing its end.

Fog of War

I’m starting to suspect the ZioAmericans are going to try to ” sweet talk” the Houthis into negotiations just like with the Taliban.

RichardD

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Garga

Yesterday I had a good lough hearing this shameless liar Adel al-Jubair, saying that Saudi Arabia “gave blood” fighting ISIS and al-Qaida terrorism in the region!!

Times and again Yemeni army and Ansarallah captured AQ and ISIS members embedded in Saudi-backed mercenaries in their raids. In one instance there were more than 60 of them.
Churchill would love this guy.

And we know why suddenly everybody who backed Saudi aggression against Yemen wants this war to end. If they were capable of continuing it we wouldn’t hear anything about peace in Yemen. Also listening to the former Greek minister of economy about how they were forced to help Saudis against Yemen is enlightening.

Condor

Saudi Arabia is not a country but a corrupt family of headchopping murderers and child killers and they need to be brought to justice, just like the Zionists now face ICC. The Saudi murderous regime has killed half a million civilians, mostly children in Yemen, by starving, bombing and even depriving them of food and medicines. comment image

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