The Houthis and Iran’s Red Sea Strategy

Since 2015, Saudi Arabia and its allies have waged war against the Houthis, a Shiite sect closely allied with Iran, who captured Yemen’s capital Sana’a in September 2014. More than five years on, the death toll exceeds 100,000, and Saudi Arabia remains unable to vanquish its far weaker foe.

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Houthis endangers Yemen peace process

It is not for the lack of mediation and peace building efforts that we are where we are in Yemen. The UN supports Yemen’s Peace Process. The Security Council’s five permanent members have played a continuous mediating role to achieve peace. Since 2015, the cities of Geneva, Biel, Kuwait and Stockholm have witnessed four rounds of consultations and one round of negotiations

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