Yemeni army advances forward east of Hajjah’s Harad

Young Saudi-led backed forces patrol al-Khoukha, Yemen. (AP)
Updated 20 May 2018
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Yemeni army advances forward east of Hajjah’s Harad

DUBAI: The Yemeni army has taken full control of Al-Nar mountain range, east of Harad, in the province of Hajjah, following fierce battles with the Iran-backed Houthi militia, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
The commander of the Special Forces Brigade said in a statement issued by the Yemeni Ministry of Defense website that the forces liberated the mountain range extending more than 12 kilometers and linking Saada province to Hajjah.


Yemeni army kills 20 Houthi militants, injures several others in Dhale governate

Updated 18 February 2019
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Yemeni army kills 20 Houthi militants, injures several others in Dhale governate

  • Yemeni forces advanced towards Al-Mashhad market in Ab governate as the Arab coalition raided Houthi areas
  • The attacks targeted Houthi reinforcements on their way to Nahm front

DUBAI: The Yemeni army killed 20 Houthi militants, including a field commander, in clashes in the southern Dhale governate on Sunday, Saudi state-agency SPA reported.

Yemeni forces advanced towards Al-Mashhad market in Ab governate as the Arab coalition raided Houthi areas, killing several militants and injuring others east of Sanaa.

The attacks targeted Houthi reinforcements on their way to Nahm front, according to civilian reports on Yemeni Minister of Defense’s official website “September Net.”

Meanwhile, Yemeni tribesmen from Hajjah’s Qeshar district destroyed Houthi militia gathering areas in the Darb Al-Maru area.

Field sources revealed that the tribesmen belonged to the Bani Riban tribe, and that they continue to group with other tribes to destroy militia gathering spots across the region.