Embassy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Cairo issued a statement on Sunday, January 1, 2017 m addressing Huthi militias violation of all international norms and conventions, where the statement pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is committed to the United Nations Resolution 2216 a cease-fire in Yemen and allowing humanitarian aid to areas under siege and lifting the siege. 

The statement stated that on October 20, 2016 Saudi Foreign Minister confirmed the Kingdom’s support the Yemeni government call, saying, "We support the Yemeni government call to stop the violence, so the coalition abide by it. But again I want to emphasize that we have the right to defend ourselves."
Despite  the truce during the period from April 20 2016 until July 13, 2016  “12,704” cases of violation have been recorded. 75,382  gross violations against civilians and public and private property were committed by the Huthi and Saleh militias during the first half of this year, cases of  murder, injury, kidnapping, arrest and arbitrary attacks on public and private property not to mention Undermining local authorities and children recruitment and collective punishment.
 During the period from 2014 to 2015, “ 257” cases of violation against media institutions 86 websites,  91 case of kidnapping against academic,  262 case of arrest against military personnel and 1302 against individuals for their political affiliation as well as 2706 enforced disappearance and 32 individual under house arrest in Sanaa.