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SECO adds Houthis to Yemen sanctions

News 06 April 2022  International sanction  2022 Updated Sanction Notification The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended the Annex to the Ordinance of 5. December 2014 on measures against Yemen (RS 946.231.179.8). By decision of 28. February 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of persons, […]

US Seizes Iranian arms headed for Yemen

Illegal Iranian Flow of Weapons to Yemen PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 23, 2021Share On December 20, the United States Navy 5th Fleet seized upwards of 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition from a vessel originating from Iran. This ship was on a route historically used to illegally smuggle weapons to the Houthis in Yemen. The smuggling of arms from Iran to the Houthis represents a flagrant violation of the UN targeted arms embargo and is yet […]

And OFAC also sanctions a Houthi military officer…

OFAC added the following person: ALSHAER, Saleh Mesfer (a.k.a. AL-SHAER, Saleh; a.k.a. ALSHAER, Saleh Mesfer Saleh; a.k.a. AL-SHAER, Salih Misfer; a.k.a. “ABU YASSER”), Sana’a, Yemen; DOB 1965; alt. DOB 1966; alt. DOB 1967; POB Razih District, Saada Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Gender Male (individual) [YEMEN]. to its Yemen-related sanctions program, […]

Who is Yusuf Al-Madani? According to the UN…

YUSUF AL-MADANI In accordance with section 5(g) of its Guidelines, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in its sanctions list.YEi.009Yusuf Al-MadaniDate on which the narrative summary became available on the […]

UK statement about Yemen sanctions designations

Press release Sanctions against Houthi military leaders: UK statement The Minister for the Middle East and North Africa gave statement on sanctions against Houthi military leaders, and the need for them to engage in negotiations. From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon James Cleverly MPPublished11 November 2021Last updated11 November 2021 — See […]