Yemeni army liberates new sites in Haifan district

Yemen’s army liberated several strategic locations in Jebal Theiban and Haifan district, south of Taiz. (File/AFP)
Updated 08 September 2018
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Yemeni army liberates new sites in Haifan district

  • Field sources said that the Houthis suffered major losses in men and equipment
  • Arab coalition fighter jets launched seven air raids on militia positions

DUBAI: Yemen’s army liberated several strategic locations in Jebal Theiban and Haifan district, south of Taiz, after fierce clashes with the Houthi militia, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
Field sources told the Yemeni Ministry of Interior’s official site, September Net, that the Houthis suffered major losses in men and equipment while Arab coalition fighter jets launched seven air raids on militia positions.
Friday, The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths discussed issues including prisoners, humanitarian access and the reopening of Sanaa airport with Yemen’s Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Yamani.


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

Updated 21 min 41 sec ago
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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.