Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei congratulated the people of Yemen on their successful resistance against foreign aggression and called for confronting a plot hatched by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to partition the Arabian Peninsula.
Separatists in southern Yemen, backed by the United Arab Emirates, have taken control of all military camps belonging to Saudi-backed militants loyal to ex-Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in the restive port city of Aden.
At least eight civilians lost their lives in Yemen’s port city of Aden – which bases the ex-government – during renewed infighting between Emirati-backed separatists and Saudi-backed militia loyal to former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and the United Nations (UN)’s food agency announce an agreement to resume the delivery of food aid, which has been suspended for the past six weeks in some areas of the Arab country.
The United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Mohammed Gargash, says the Persian Gulf country, a key part of the Saudi-led military coalition pounding Yemen, is not leaving the war-torn country despite an ongoing drawdown and redeployment of Emirati forces.
Saudi military forces have reportedly moved in to be deployed in two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a key part of the Saudi-led military coalition, said it was going ahead with plans to reduce the number of troops in Yemen.