US confirms new strike on Yemen’s Houthis

Israel’s war on Gaza — now in its 99th day — has so far killed at least 23,708 Palestinians and wounded 60,005, officials say, as Tel Aviv rejects genocide case at ICJ while continuing its campaign of terror in the coastal enclave. The United States military has said it had carried out another strike on Yemen’s Houthis, this time on a radar site, a day after multiple air strikes by US and UK forces on the country’s capital Sanaa. “US forces conducted a strike against a Houthi radar site in Yemen” at around 3:45 am local time (0045 GMT) Saturday, a statement from US Central Command said. The strike was “a follow-on action on a specific military target” related to the previous day’s strikes, the statement said. At UNSC, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield defends Yemen strikes, saying they were intended “to disrupt and degrade the Houthis’ ability to continue the reckless attacks against vessels and commercial shipping”  Walla, an Israel-based news site in Hebrew language, reported that 4,000 Israeli soldiers have become disabled since the beginning of the war in Gaza in October, with estimations suggesting that the number could rise to 30,000. “The country is preparing to receive a large number of disabled Israeli soldiers, and after 100 days of the war, around 4,000 soldiers have already been acknowledged as having disabilities,” it said. The site added that the Israeli army “does not provide all data about the wounded to the public, for fear that it will lower people’s morale.” Mainstream US media often skew the narrative of Israel-Palestine conflict In the ongoing Israel’s war on Gaza as well, coverage of powerful US media remains problematic, Palestinian American journalist Deanna Othman tells an international media.  Israel continues night raids in occupied West Bank The Israeli army has reportedly continued night raids in parts of the occupied West Bank. Following the announcement by the army that “three armed Palestinians trying to infiltrate the Adora Jewish settlement near Hebron were killed,” raids were conducted in parts of the city. The army claimed that an armed group of Palestinians attempting to infiltrate the settlement opened fire on Israeli security forces, resulting in the killing of three individuals. Yemen’s capital Sanaa under new US-UK strikes According to the international media the United States and Britain are targeting the Yemeni capital Sanaa with new attacks. “The American-British enemy is targeting the capital, Sana’a, with a number of raids. The US military is carrying out an additional strike against the Houthis in Yemen, a day after launching a wave of attacks on nearly 30 locations in the country to degrade the Houthis’ ability to strike Red Sea shipping, two US officials told to international news agency. “No matter how much they strike us, we will stand with Gaza” Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis converge in multiple cities, denouncing US-UK strikes and pledging to stand firm with Israel-besieged Gaza. Israel kills 10 civilians in strike on Gaza house: Palestine Israel has killed at least 10 civilians, including children, and wounded many others in an air strike targeting a home sheltering displaced persons east of the city of Rafah, in southern Gaza, official Palestinian news agency reported. The Israeli occupation artillery also bombed al Bureij, Al Maghazi refugee camps and the town of Zuwaida, while its warplanes launched several raids on Salah al Din Road, and near the Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al Balah, the centre of the enclave. Israeli jets also launched strikes targeting the town of Bani Suheila, east of Khan Younis, and areas in the southeast. The occupation also shelled areas in the Zeitoun neighbourhood in Gaza, wounding many people, the Palestinian news agency reported. US-UK strikes on Yemen ‘blatant armed aggression’: Russia at UN Russia’s ambassador to the UN has called the deadly joint American and British strikes on Yemen’s Houthis “blatant armed aggression against another country.” “These states all carried out a mass strike on Yemeni territory,” Vasily Nebenzya said of the US and British strikes, supported by allied countries. “I’m not talking about an attack on some group within the country, but an attack on the people of the country on the whole. Aircraft were used, warships and submarines (too).”