Saudi-led coalition tempts thousands of paid fighters to kill more Yemenis for money
Senegal announced to send 2100 soldiers to Riyadh to fight alongside the Saudi-led coalition forces, backed by the US, in Yemen, the new Khalij news website reported on Monday.
The latest deployment came by the Saudi leaders following Senegalese president Macky Sall’s visit to Saudi Arabia.Senegal’s authorities decided to send fighters to Saudi Arabia is not the first time that troops will set foot in the Saudi territory.
The demand by the Saudi leaders came after the Yemeni army forces inflicted the Saudi army heavy casualties in the battle fronts, especially in the Saudi border.
The Sudanese Sudan Tribune Newspaper said that about 600 of the rapid support forces, mostly children under the age of 18, were deployed to Yemen from the airport in the city of Nyala, South Darfur at the end of last April to put them in the crematoria and futile battles to protect the Saudi border areas, rather than Saudi army. More than 1,000 Sudanese paid fighters, including commanders and officers, have been killed over the past year by Yemeni army forces, as well as many Sudanese prisoners who have fallen into the grip of the Yemeni army forces on the West Coast and Medi fronts.
A US journalist revealed important details about the UAE’s relationship with Blackwater, which works to hire paid fighters to fight anywhere and on demand. The newspaper reported that while signing an agreement to bring fighters, Mohammed bin Zayed did not bring Muslim fighters out of fear they could not kill their Muslim brethren. The New York Times newspaper stated that the UAE signed with the company, headed by billionaire Eric Prince founder of (Blackwater,) an agreement which is a secret contract worth $ 529 million for the services of 800 paid fighters
Tel Aviv is a partner to the Saudi war on Yemen and is “reaping the profits” from its partnership in the brutal war, Israel’s leading daily Haaretz, revealing that Israeli officers are training foreign paid fighters, led by the Colombians and Nepalese, in UAE-funded camps situated in Negev Desert.
In a report, Haaretz cited London-based Al-Khaleej Online as saying that the paid fighters have been recruited by Mohammed Dahlan, security adviser to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, according to sources in a US House Intelligence Committee.
Dahlan had “visited these camps on more than one occasion to check the progress of preparations and training received by mercenaries, under the personal supervision of the Israeli occupation army officers,” the report said.
Hundreds of paid fighters fighting with Abu Dhabi have been recruited into a special unit of the Presidential Guard, which is directly under the command of an Australian general, whose mission is to carry out specific operations against southern leaders and to train subordinate forces of the UAE. The leaders of these units of different nationalities. They have to agree to be buried in the places where they are killed or leave when they are asked to. The UAE authorities pay them very large salaries. Most paid fighters to fight for money their ages between 20 and 32 years, Qatari East, website, stated in a report.
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.
More than 2,200 others have died of cholera, and the crisis has triggered what the United Nations has described as the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.