Though the Southern Transitional Council in Aden is supported by the UAE, its real legitimacy is rooted in its attempts to counter the rising Saudi interference in Yemeni politics through puppets such as the Islah party
The separatist Southern Transitional Council accused the western-backed Hadi government of neglecting the southern region and imposing collective punishments on its population
March 26 marked the fifth anniversary of the Saudi-led war on Yemen.
Intervention by the Saudi-led coalition, which is supported by the US and others, has led to what the United Nations has called the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis of the century” in Yemen
UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen called the attack, by Saudi Arabia, as shocking and unjustified
Since 2015, Yemen is witnessing a brutal international war with Hadi forces, backed by Saudi Arabia, the US, United Kingdom and France (international coalition), launching violent airstrikes and ground assaults against the Houthi forces
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the latest attacks on oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia for which the Houthis have taken responsibility.
The attacks by the Houthi forces on Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais will cause a steep rise in oil prices. They also demonstrate that Saudi Arabia may have more to lose than money if it continues with its genocidal war on Yemen
Saudi Arabia, backed by United States, Britain and France, is leading an international coalition force in favor of forces loyal to former President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi who was deposed by Houthi forces in 2015.