(AhlulBayt News Agency) - The Yemeni “missile force” fired a missile at the King Fahd air base in the Saudi city of Taif (about 550 km from the Yemeni border) with several missiles. Yemeni military sources said that the rockets launched yesterday evening “hit their targets accurately.”
In the latest developments in the chaos in the stronghold «legitimacy», southern Yemen, and in a new evidence of the loss of the resigning President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi control of the government, the forces of the 103rd Infantry Division left the city of Aden yesterday to Abyan province, As part of a plan to redeploy the army in areas outside the city.
According to a military source, the withdrawal came after the coalition of aggression rejected «the conditions demanded by leaders of the brigades of presidential protection … including arming with heavy and medium weapons». According to the source, quoted by the follow-up sites on the Yemeni issue, described the leadership of the «coalition» conditions as «impossibility», saying it «an attempt to wrap the agreement that the UAE insists on its implementation». It also appeared that the «coalition» believes that «the presence of dozens of elements belonging to terrorist organizations and military leaders and brotherhood between the strength of the brigades of presidential protection poses a threat and a major threat to its forces and aircraft, as well as vital installations in the city».
Earlier, the leadership of the fourth military district of Haidi announced a plan to deploy its forces outside Aden before it was hindered by a dispute between them and the coalition of aggression on the withdrawal mechanism and its stages. The southern militias loyal to the UAE and the “security belt” .
«Alliance»: the existence of leaders «Brotherhood» between the presidential brigades poses a threat and a great threat.
The city faces major challenges as a result of political and societal differences and divisions exacerbated by poor living and economic conditions. In this context, newspaper reports revealed the receipt of a number of activists «secular ideas» in Aden «threatening messages marked by the signing of the Islamic state of Aden vows to liquidate». This comes at a time when Aden is witnessing an upsurge in attacks against activists and media people on the basis of charges related to their beliefs and ideas. After unknown gunmen killed two youths Omar Batwail and Amjad Abdel Rahman on charges of “secularization and atheism.”
In a similar incident, human rights activist Rawia Jawas said that “the authorities have violated the charge of secularization of her fiancée, Ghulam Ishaq.” The mother of Ishaq and his two brothers left home for fear of being liquidated by militant groups. “A boy was surprised last month with a summons to file a complaint filed by three people accusing him of embracing secularism … although secularism is not a religion,” Joas said.
Meanwhile, the humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate as the shelling continues and the blockade intensifies. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) announced yesterday that “20 million 700,000 Yemenis (about two thirds of the population) need some form of assistance or protection as a result of the escalation of armed conflict, “describing the situation in the country” among the worst humanitarian crises in the world. ”
According to a report by the International Fund, “killed about 8167 people, and wounded more than 46 thousand others, while millions of people in Yemen were displaced because of military operations.” The report added that “the humanitarian situation in the country was critical even before 2015, but the past two years put Yemen on the verge of famine,” noting that “more than 60% of the population suffer from the lack of food, while more than 333 thousand were infected by cholera”
The International Fund’s report comes hours after a UN report accused the alliance of aggression of carrying out a deadly attack on a boat of Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen last March, killing 42 people.
Investigators, who prepared the 185-page confidential report to the Security Council, said that “the civilian boat bombarded with a 7.62 mm weapon from an armed helicopter,” asserting that “the Saudi-led coalition forces are the only party in the conflict with the ability to Operation of an armed helicopter in the area ».
“The attack violates international humanitarian law and threatens peace, security and stability in Yemen,” the report said, adding that two more attacks on fishing vessels from a helicopter or naval vessels in the Red Sea last March killed 11 people and injured eight others.
In a related context, the Coast Guard Command in the eastern areas of Hadramout province, which is under the control of the forces of Hadi, warned fishermen to sail outside the territorial waters «indefinitely» until «coalition ships do not deal with them as legitimate targets».