According to Reuters, as part of its campaign to defeat the Houthis and restore Hadi’s control, Saudi-led naval forces have imposed a near-blockade in the waters near Yemen, to prevent weapons from reaching the rebels.
Saudi Arabia says the Houthis, Shiites from north Yemen, are puppets of Iran and must be defeated to stop the Islamic Republic from gaining a foothold in the Arabian Peninsula, though Western diplomats have questioned the level of Iranian involvement.
“The coalition knows its responsibility and will always acknowledge a mistake if we make it. Take into consideration the chaotic situation in Yemen, with several armed elements and forces active around the country”.
Last week, Yemeni Prime Minster Khaled Bahah and several Cabinet members from the internationally recognized government arrived in Aden and announced they were restarting government operations in the country.
“With the president’s return, the most important goal of the Decisive Storm operation was achieved”, said Sharmy, referring to the military campaign launched by the Sunni Muslim coalition against the rebels known as Houthis, who they see as proxies for...
It did not elaborate. The Post identified the other American as Sam Farran, 54, a security consultant from Michigan. Darden was helping to deliver aid all through the region for Transoceanic & relief organizations amongst its clients, in accordance to spokesman Ken Luce.
Yemen’s Prime Minister and Vice President Khaled Bahah and several cabinet members returned to Aden last week after government loyalists, known as the Popular Resistance, and Saudi-led forces, drove the Houthis from the strategic southern city.