Apr 18 2021

Yemen: Intensification of the conflict between Mansour Hadi’s forces and the southerners

Following the clashes between Mansour Hadi and UAE-backed Hezam al-Amni forces in the district of Ahwar, located in the south of Abyan province, on April 5, the southerners accused the coalition and the resigned government Mansour Hadi of not adhering to the provisions of the Riyadh agreement. The Southern Transitional Council claims that the Saudi coalition is not fulfilling its obligations to pay for the southern forces; so the southern forces have evacuated areas considered by the coalition. The Southern Transitional Council also complained to the Saudi ambassador to Yemen about the detention of Ahmad al-Hakal by Hadi security forces …