Yemen’s army makes strategical advances in Taiz

A brigade from Yemen's army clashed with Houthi militia near a mountain.
Updated 30 March 2019
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Yemen’s army makes strategical advances in Taiz

  • Yemen's army liberated areas in Al-Aqrud
  • Eight Houthis died in one of the clashes

DUBAI: Yemen’s army besieged new areas in south-east of Taiz province, Saudi news agency SPA reported Saturday.

The clashes between a Yemeni brigade and Houthi militia in the area of Radaa mount continued.

The army also liberated areas in Al-Aqrud, which led to dozens of deaths and injuries among Houthis, a source from the army said.

Eight of the militants died, while the rest fled the battlefield, the source added.


Trump spoke with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Thursday: White House

Updated 19 April 2019
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Trump spoke with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Thursday: White House

  • The two leaders discussed Washington’s continued support for the UAE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the White House said in a statement.
The two leaders discussed Washington’s “continued support for the United Arab Emirates’ national defense, strengthening alliances in the region, and the impact of the Administration’s crippling sanctions on Iran,” the statement said.
“They also spoke about UAE’s contributions to the global energy markets as a reliable supplier of oil,” it said.