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Jun 5 2021

STC’s new ransom demand from Mansour Hadi and Saudi Arabia

According to Ahmad Saeed bin Brick, head of National Assembly of the Southern Transitional Council, if Mansour Hadi forces do not withdraw from Shabwah and Hadhramaut provinces, the southerners will not partecipiate on any new issues raised at the recent Riyadh 3 talks. He also said that the STC negotiating team had asked Saudi Arabia to return the government delegation to Aden, as well as to implement the remaining provisions of the previous agreement, such as “meeting the financial needs” and “medical services” and etc. for the southern forces. It is worth mentioning that the first version of the agreement …

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 …

Apr 26 2020

Yemen: Southerners and Mansour Hadi forces conflict again!

Following the trip of Aidarus al-Zoubaidi, head of the Southern Transition Council to UAE, the council decided to declare independency in southern provinces and state of emergency. FM of resigned administration of Yemen (Hadi government) opposing this decision called this act of Southerners a withdraw from Riyadh agreement and demanded Saudi Arabia firm stance. In previous hours, governors of Shabwah, Abyan, Mahra, Hadhramout and Socotra objected the STC’s decision.Even news broke out that the central bank of Aden was surrounded by Southerners but pushed back by Saudi troops. Previously, the STC and Mansour Hadi resigned government had numerous struggles due …