UAE drums of war southern Yemen
The preparations for the takeover of the Hadramout Valley by military force and the expulsion of forces loyal to the fugitive Yemeni President Hadi and deputy Mohsen al-Ahmar. After the threats of the President of the Southern Transitional Council to invade Hadramout last Saturday, a batch of UAE military crews and armored personnel carriers arrived at the port of Aden on Tuesday evening as a first batch of military equipment allocated to the forces the southern transitional council of the United Arab Emirates, which plans to launch a military attack on the so called”legitimate” forces in the province of Hadramout.
Southern media sources close to the transition said that the Council received from the UAE military tanks and equipment and new armor arrived in the port of Aden to support the liberation of Wadi Hadramout and the land outlet of Wadaiah
A source close to the southern transitional council confirmed that “the council formed a special brigade called the liberation brigade of Hadramout by attracting about 3000 fighters from the sons of Dhala, Yafa and Sabeeha, and subjected them to special courses ,while they are currently trained on the geography of the desert sands of Hadramout. He said that these forces will tasked to liberate the Hadhramaut desert , to expel forces loyal to Hadi and General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar , who is in control of the southern lands, to liberate Wadaiah’s crossing and defeat the first military zone in Siyoun, which harbor the terrorist elements of al-Qaeda’s affiliate of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar. ”
The President of the Transitional Council, Idruse Zubaidi, held a meeting in Aden with leaders of the armed units established by the UAE outside the framework of “Hadi” and issued a statement announcing “the formation of new military combat hubs to clear the Hadramout valley from occupation and terrorism,” referring to the forces of Hadi and Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar and the total military control of the southern pro-UAE paid fighters.
The UAE plans to take control of Hadramout valley in full, including forces of the First Military Zone and the Red Hashim forces controlling Wadiah border crossing with Saudi Arabia to extend its influence over the largest southern province bordering Saudi Arabia.
A family in the city of Aden appealed to Hadi’s government to intervene and stop the pro-Emirati forces who have taken over their property in the city.
The heirs of Ahmed Ali al-Banda said their land, located in front of the gate of al-Sha’ab city in Brega, was laid out three months ago by the forces loyal to the UAE ,which builds on it.
The heirs added the pro-UAE transitional paid fighters had not responded to the judicial directives issued by the court and the orders of the interior minister and director of Aden security, who addressed the paid fighters to get out of the ground and not to build, explaining that the pro-UAE paid fighters are still developing the construction on the ground while any security body hasn’t detered them to implement the judicial and security directives
The Association of the Mothers of the Kidnappers revealed that the detainees in the prison of Bir Ahmed in Aden, southern Yemen, were subjected to brutal assault by the prison director and his soldiers loyal to the UAE.
“While the mothers of the kidnappers and detainees in Aden are waiting to fulfill the promises of their sons’ human and legal rights and release them before the holy month of Ramadan, the prison director, Ghassan al-Akrabi, and his soldiers attack the detainees with brutal beatings,” the association said in a statement . causing many fractions. ”
It explained that “70” detainees’ , in the prison of Bir Ahmed, rights are violated and humiliated without taking any measures to hold accountable and punish the aggressors, as required by the Convention against Torture and the Yemeni law.
After the dozens of preachers and Imams of mosques in the city of Aden for physical liquidation by the cells of the UAE, which is led by Deputy Chairman of the Southern Transitional Council, Hani Ben Brik, the UAE has revealed in a way that it stands behind the killing of religious leaders in Aden over the past years, In Aden. UAE ,which is present in Aden through military leaders who exercise military and security rule in the city, made a decision to change Imams in the mosques of Aden, who are not loyal to it.
In March 2015, the US -backed –Saudi-led coalition started a war against Yemen with the declared aim of crushing the Houthi Ansarullah movement, who had taken over from the staunch Riyadh ally and fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, while also seeking to secure the Saudi border with its southern neighbor. Three years and over 600,000 dead and injured Yemeni people and prevented the patients from travelling abroad for treatment and blocked the entry of medicine into the war-torn country, the war has yielded little to that effect.
Despite the coalition claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi bombers are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.
However, Saudi Arabia relies heavily on the US in its brutal war on Yemen. Washington has deployed a commando force on the Arab kingdom’s border with Yemen to help destroy arms belonging to Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement. Washington has also provided logistical support and aerial refueling.