Political and Military Moves by Yemeni “Leadership Council” Deputies to Deter the Houthis
Al-Zubaidi orders to intensify training programs for soldiers…The commander of the giant forces meets with a Japanese official
Monday – 15 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AH – 10 October 2022 AD Issue No. [
Marib Governor Major General Sultan Al-Arada meets with Japanese diplomat (Saba Net)
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The Vice Chairman of the Yemeni Presidential Command Council, Aidarous Al-Zubaidi, directed a firm and strong deterrence of the attacks of the Houthi militia, and to increase the vigilance and military readiness in the battle axes.
In a meeting with Al-Zubaidi, on Sunday, at his residence in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, with the Yemeni Minister of Defense, Major General Mohsen Al-Daeri, the Vice Chairman of the Presidential Command Council was briefed on the latest developments in the military situation on the fronts of confrontation with the Houthi militia, and the level of combat readiness to confront the militia’s attacks that followed the end of the UN ceasefire, according to What was reported by the local media.
Al-Zubaidi stressed “the importance of increasing military vigilance, responding with full force and firmness to any attempt to attack the military forces stationed on all fronts, and being alert to any attempt at infiltration or invasion which the Houthi militiamen to the contact sites.”
The Vice President called for the intensification of training and rehabilitation programs for commanders and individuals, to enable them to keep pace with the successive developments in military sciences, and expressed his readiness to “provide all that the will improve the performance of members of the armed forces, and provide them with the necessary skills to deal effectively and competently in all situations.”
For his part, the vice chairman of the presidential command council in Yemen, Brigadier Abdul Rahman Al-Maharami, on Sunday expected that an internal uprising would break out “soon” against the Houthi militias in the areas under their control.
In the meeting of the vice president and commander of the Giants Forces, with the acting Japanese ambassador to Yemen, Kazuhiro Higashi, Al-Muharrami indicated that “the Houthi coup militia has ignored all local, regional and international calls to respond and the truce to accept rejected.”
Yemeni news agency Saba quoted Al-Mahrami as saying during his meeting with the Japanese diplomat: “We are lovers of peace, and with peace, but we will not allow coup militia groups to control the fate of the Yemeni people . ” and adds: “We realize that Al-Houthi has no hotbed in the south and in the northern provinces, and that he rules with fire and iron, and we expect those provinces to rise up soon and the Houthis from within will bring down .”
The Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Command Council, the Governor of Marib, Major General Sultan Al-Arada, reiterated that the council will not stand idle in the face of the Houthi coup militia’s refusal to agree to the initiative to extend the humanitarian ceasefire. , referring to the availability of options for the Presidential Council to deal with the militia’s threats to foreign and local companies operating in my sectors Navigation, oil and any possible military escalation thereby.
Saba reported that Al-Arada also met with the Chargé d’Affairs of the Japanese Ambassador Higashi and made it clear during the meeting that the council, led by President Rashad Al-Alimi and the Yemeni government, is making continuous efforts for peace to bring and make concessions that would alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people, despite the intransigence of the coup militias and their rejection of local calls All regional and international for the sake of peace.
The Presidential Council praised the Japanese support for constitutional legitimacy, represented by the Presidential Leadership Council and the Government of Powers, and the clear position of the Houthi coup militia, which expressed its aspiration to strengthen the relationship between the two friendly countries and to develop to serve common service. interests.
The Yemeni army forces inflicted heavy losses on the Houthi militias on the Yafa’ front, adjacent to Al-Bayda governorate, and the commander of the Yafa axis, Brigadier Abdul Aziz Al-Mansouri, said that the joint forces operating along the Yafa front was stationed, fought. confrontations with the Houthi militias, adding that the confrontations broke out after the militias repeated the implementation of hostilities and received a firm response.
The confrontations led to heavy losses among the militias and the death of two soldiers of the legitimate forces; Where the Houthi militia is trying to achieve a breakthrough on the road connecting Sanaa and Aden, and thousands of tankers and food supplies for the Yemeni people pass through it daily in the unliberated governorates.
Military sources reported that the Houthi militia sent patrols, vehicles and dozens of its members, including extremist elements of Al-Qaeda and ISIS, to the Al-Zahir district in Al-Bayda, on the outskirts of the Yafa and Lahj- front, sent.
Last Wednesday, the army forces thwarted attacks by the Houthi militia, which aimed to reach the strategic Jabal Al-Ar, which overlooks large areas of the Yafa area in Lahj governorate in southern Yemen. The stream (October) launched their attacks against the positions of the National Army and the Resistance Forces in the southern, western and eastern axes of battles. These forces repelled the Houthi attacks and inflicted heavy losses on the militias.
Yemen has once again entered a stage of doubt that could return it to the cycle of war, which is expected to be more serious and escalating, a situation that raises fears that the country will return to fighting amid a internal and international crisis.
The truce ceased to exist in Yemen since October 2, which was the last day of its life, which lasted 6 months, without the two parties to the conflict managing to renew it, leaving many fears cause the war to break out and enter again. in a military escalation that is open to various possibilities.
Fighting resumed during the first days of the end of the truce between the Yemeni army forces and the Houthi militia in separate parts of the country, at a time when the militia threatens to escalate its military outwards to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to extend. Houthi escalation internally limited, or does it reach the two Gulf countries? Especially the kingdom that was previously most affected by the Iranian-backed militia attacks?
Violent clashes took place between the Yemeni army and the Houthi militia, in the governorates of Al-Dhalea and Taiz, in the center and southwest of the country, while the Marib governorate saw the most violent confrontations. The putschists launched several attacks in several axes, and they were repulsed without the militias making any progress.
Violent explosions in Sanaa
Sana’a witnessed a number of violent explosions in separate areas, without revealing their causes, while the residents confirmed that these explosions occurred as a result of the militias’ attempts to launch ballistic missiles towards a number of eastern governorates , in implementing their threat to the target. oil facilities and companies in the country.
And last Friday, Yemeni media announced the killing of Colonel Hizam al-Sayyadi in confrontations with the Houthi militia. Al-Sayyadi is a prominent military commander in the Yemeni army, and the chief of staff of the First Brigade – Special Forces, attached to the Fifth Military District.
The Houthi militias have threatened to target oil facilities at home, and threatened to target their counterparts in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Houthi leader, Yahya Saree, was quick to attack the oil companies operating in Saudi Arabia and the UAE operative is warning to target them through his tweets on Twitter.
According to observers, The Houthi militias are exploiting the global energy crisis to blackmail the international community and force it to accept its conditions to renew the ceasefire, by threatening to target vital and oil facilities whose damage will worsen this crisis .
A member of the so-called “Supreme Political Council” of the militias, Muhammad Ali al-Houthi, issued a threat saying: “We have planes that know their destination despite the air ban,” referring to the militia ‘s drones, commenting on the recent Security Council statement, accusing the statement of extremism.
In the same context, the leader of the Houthi militia, Muhammad al-Bakhiti, told Iranian media that the militias “achieved development in the field of naval missiles that will play an active role in resolving the battle,” claiming that they have the ability and courage to strike oil facilities in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in If her demands are not met.
Al-Bakhiti determined an increase in the number of flights and destinations, the opening of the port of Hodeidah and the payment of salaries to avoid the continuation of the war, as he claimed; He stated that the militias have the ability and the audacity to attack the Saudi and Emirati oil facilities if their demands are not met, as stated in his statements.
In another context, a military source announced the death of 4 soldiers and the wounding of 3 others from the military forces on Sunday in the Abyan governorate in the south of the country.
The military source told the German news agency that it came as a result of the detonation of two explosive devices planted by al-Qaeda members at the entrance to Wadi Amran, attached to Al-Mahfad district in Abyan, which the favored military forces. continuing to clear the rest of the areas in Abyan of the organization’s elements.
And it has been announced in the last few days that the Al-Mahfad district has been liberated, and “al-Qaeda” elements have been driven out of it within the military operation known as “Arrows of the East”, which aims to defeat al-Qaeda to pursue. Qaeda elements in the Abyan province, in which the organization’s elements are active, as well as a number of provinces in the south and east. The country, which benefits from the security weakness and conditions resulting from the war that the country has been witnessing for 8 years.