Latest Updated on Yemen 17 August 2019

Saturday, 17 August 2019 - 21:17

Latest news from Saudi and UAE backed forces’ conflicts in Aden and Yemeni fronts

1. Aden:
– According to statement by Southern Transitional Council, none of their positions were given to Mansour Hadi Hadi’s forces.
Southerners said that they will not surrender to Saudi pressures and that they are disappointed with the Saudi’s attacks and air warnings and threatened that if Saudis attack Adan, from Mahrah to Bab Al Mandeb will be burnt in the fire of southern people and there would be no compromise & negotiations
– Aidarus al-Zoubaidi made a trip to United Arab Emirates.
– According to the local forces, Hani Ben Brik’s car was targeted by unknown gunmens and he remained unharmed.
– Hani Ben Brik also rejected the news regarding Southerners retreat from Aden.
2. Taiz:
– Islah party forces (pro-Mansoor Hadi) engagement with Abu-Abbas Brigade (pro-UAE) in Turba and Bairin.
3. Jawf:
Ansar Allah’s operation in districts Khab and Shaaf have reached Mahashima area. Ansar Allah invited Mahashima tribe to expel the Saudi forces. Engagement in Mahashima and Saudi Coalition forces take positions inside residential areas.
4. Saudi Arabia:
Aramco confirmed the fire in Shaybah refinery due to Ansar Allah’s drone attack and said the refinery works nevertheless.

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