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
The Saudis took over the city of Aden after its ally, the government of Abd-Raboo Mansour Hadi, and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached an agreement
A UN report says that if the conflict continues, 79% of Yemen’s population will be below the poverty line by 2022, with 65% classified as extremely poor
The Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen says the US, UK and France may be charged with arming and providing intelligence and logistical support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen
Amidst speculation of its rift with the Saudis, the United Arab Emirates begins rapprochement with Iran.
The STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40