Yemen’s army advances in Al-Bayda, liberates strategic position in Qanya

The source said coalition fighters launched three raids on militia-concentrated areas in ​​Qanya. (AFP)
Updated 22 April 2018
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Yemen’s army advances in Al-Bayda, liberates strategic position in Qanya

DUBAI: The Yemeni army made new ground advances in Al-Bayda province in its fight against the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Sunday, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
A Yemeni military source said troops backed by the Arab coalition liberated Masouda and Al-Aar mountains in ​​Qanya, east of Al-Bayda.
In a statement issued to Yemen’s official news agency, the source said militants fled toward Swaida after suffering heavy casualties within their ranks.
The source said coalition fighters launched three raids on militia-concentrated areas in ​​Qanya.


Yemen troops foil Houthi attack

Updated 53 min 19 sec ago
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Yemen troops foil Houthi attack

  • The militants targeted army positions with artillery and machine guns, however the Yemeni forces successfully foiled the attack
  • The site stated that while the militia continues to carry out its violations of shelling residential and military areas, the Yemeni army were adhering to the UN truce

DUBAI: The Yemeni army foiled several attacks carried out by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia on army positions in the Directorate of Al-Tahita, south of Hodeidah on Wednesday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.

According to the Yemeni Ministry of Defense’s official website “September Net” , the militants targeted army positions with artillery and machine guns, however the Yemeni forces successfully foiled the attack, killing and wounded several Houthis.

The site stated that while the militia continues to carry out its violations of shelling residential and military areas, the Yemeni army were adhering to the UN truce, in accordance with the directives of the political and military leadership.