Bethea's Byte
Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen D5FRa
Welcome to Bethea's Byte. If you are a member, please sign in and participate. If you are not a member, please sign up and join the conversation. We'd love to hear from you.
Bethea's Byte
Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen D5FRa
Welcome to Bethea's Byte. If you are a member, please sign in and participate. If you are not a member, please sign up and join the conversation. We'd love to hear from you.
Bethea's Byte
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
WELCOME TO YOUR HOME FOR NEWS, OPINIONS, DEBATES & YOUR VOICE -- BETHEA'S BYTE
Welcome guests and members to the home for News, Opinions, Debates and Your Voice... Bethea's Byte. To all guests of this site, please feel free to look things over, but you are encouraged to register and take part in discussing all news reports posted here. You are also encouraged, as a member to post your own news stories. We would love to have discussions on your news reports as well. You are further encouraged to debate these stories as well, especially in the political areas. All I ask is that no matter what side you're on, keep the debates civil. If you are joining us from another forum, we ask you to affiliate with us. We are more than happy to check you out, join your site and participate with you as well. Once again, you are welcome here at Bethea's Byte. Join in the conversation. Spark a discussion. Have a passionate debate. Most importantly, Let your voice be heard! BYTE THIS!
Log in

I forgot my password

Notifications
    Who is online?
    In total there are 3 users online :: 1 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

    The Last Outlaw

    [ View the whole list ]


    Most users ever online was 156 on Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:22 am
    Statistics
    We have 33 registered users
    The newest registered user is GamrNrd

    Our users have posted a total of 4221 messages in 1729 subjects
    Latest topics
    » What are your plans for the day
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Yesterday at 9:34 am by Naiwen

    » Here's How Long Derek Chauvin Could Spend in Prison
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:37 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Derek Chauvin Convicted of Murder and Manslaughter in George Floyd's Death
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:55 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » 'Wheel of Fortune' Fans Call For Rule Change After Contestant Loses on Minor Technicality
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:12 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Fla. Teacher Who Presented Herself as 'Mother Figure' Accused of Sexually Abusing Student for Years
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:15 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Derek Chauvin Trial: MMA Fighter Who Watched George Floyd's Death Says He Called Police on the Police
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:36 am by The Last Outlaw

    » Gun Laws and Stats
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:11 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Floyd Family Kneels Outside Courthouse in Symbolic Statement
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:58 am by The Last Outlaw

    » Boulder Shooting: Multiple Injuries, Residents Take Shelter as Police Look For Gunman
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:28 am by The Last Outlaw

    » Person of Interest in the Deaths of 5 People, Including Ex-Wife, Allegedly Admits to Murdering 16
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:53 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » If You Haven’t Received Your 3rd Stimulus Check Yet, Here’s Why Wednesday Matters
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:17 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Free Byte: What Grinds My Gears? Cancel Culture
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:42 pm by Kyng

    » Tennessee Sister and Brother Charged with First-Degree Murder in the Death of Their Disabled Mother
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:37 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Spa Shooting Victims ID'd As Biden, Harris Head To Atlanta
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:18 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Food and more!
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:49 am by Naiwen

    » Michelle Obama Responds to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey Interview
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:11 am by The Last Outlaw

    » Queen Elizabeth Says Saddened by Harry and Meghan's Experiences
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:53 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Suicide Prevention
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:09 pm by The Last Outlaw

    » Jury Selection in Derek Chauvin Case Starts Despite Prosecutors Wanting to Halt Trial
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:35 am by The Last Outlaw

    » House Progressives Back Revised COVID-19 Aid Bill as Vote Nears
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Clock-10Mon Mar 08, 2021 3:49 pm by The Last Outlaw

    May 2021
    SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    3031     

    Calendar Calendar

    CBOX
    Affiliate With Bethea’s Byte


    Bethea's Byte

    Anti-Spam Bots!

    Submit Your Site To The Web's Top 50 Search Engines for Free!






    The Coffee House


    Planet Nexus





    IconSkouliki

    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen

    View previous topic View next topic Go down

    The Last Outlaw
    The Last Outlaw
    Male Posts : 1739
    Age : 45
    Join date : 2018-05-25
    Location : Salem, Oregon
    Status :
    Online
    Offline

    http://betheasbyte.com/forum

    PostThe Last Outlaw Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:10 pm

    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen I5OK6

    From Newsweek

    Tom O'Connor of Newsweek wrote:Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates may be close partners with a common goal defeating a rebel group in Yemen, but their diverging interests have come to a violent head as heavy clashes erupted between their respective allies in the war-torn nation.

    Violent skirmishes between the Saudi-backed guards of exiled Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached their second day Thursday in the southern port city of Aden. Both groups were opposed to the Zaidi Shiite Muslim rebel group known as the Houthis or Ansar Allah, suspected of receiving Iranian backing, but the southern separatists want to see an independent South Yemen as it existed from 1967 to 1990.

    Hadi's administration has accused the UAE of backing southern claims for secession and, though the two sides fought at least once before last year, the latest bloodshed came amid a series of developments that tested ties between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh.

    "The United States is deeply concerned by the outbreak of violence and deadly clashes in Aden. We call on all parties to refrain from escalation and further bloodshed, and to resolve their differences through dialogue," the State Department said Thursday in a statement. "Inciting further divisions and violence within Yemen will only increase the suffering of the Yemeni people and prolong the conflict. Dialogue represents the only way to achieve a stable, unified, and prosperous Yemen."

    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Yemen-south-fighters-aden-war

    As the sound of machine-gun fire and frenzied shouts gripped Aden, BBC News reported that one civilian was killed Thursday by a stray bullet a day after at least three people were killed in the fighting. The Associated Press carried claims Wednesday of one presidential guard dead and the Agence France-Presse placed the figure of southern separatists killed at two.

    The latest bout of unrest began when a missile attack claimed by the Houthis struck a southern paramilitary parade in Aden last week, killing dozens among the separatist Security Belt forces. The Southern Transitional Council ultimately laid the blame on a pro-government, Islamist group known as Islah, claiming the attack was orchestrated to weaken the separatists' hold on the strategic city to which Hadi has relocated his government.

    Gun battles then reportedly broke out at a funeral for the slain southern fighters. Following an extraordinary southern council meeting chaired by Vice President Hani Ali bin Brik, a statement was issued "calling on southern people and their resistance to march to Maashiq Palace to overthrow the government of terrorism and corruption that is allied with the Islah terrorist party and put an end to its futility towards our people."

    The statement affirmed the group's recognition of Hadi as president as well as its commitment to continuing the Saudi and UAE-backed war against the Houthis. Still, Hadi's presidential guard was tasked with defending the palace as tensions boiled over into exchanges of fire.

    "We reject the irresponsible actions of the Transitional Council groups, which amounted to the use of heavy weapons and the attempt to storm state institutions," Yemeni Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maysari tweeted Thursday. "We affirm our commitment to preserve the institutions of the state and the safety of citizens and we will address all attempts to discriminate against the institutions and individuals, and do so in support of all the wise and honorable people and in support of our brothers in the coalition."

    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Yemen-government-hadi-soldiers-taez

    The war in Yemen has its roots in the 2011 so-called Arab Spring series of protests that gripped the Middle East and North Africa. Mass rallies led to Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh being ousted in 2012 and replaced with Hadi, who faced demonstrations of his own as separate, rival insurgencies waged by the Houthis and Al-Qaeda further destabilized the country.

    The Houthis managed to seize the capital Sanaa in early 2015, forcing Hadi to flee to Aden as Saudi Arabia mobilized Arab allies for a coalition to begin bombing the insurgents that March. What's followed has largely been seen as a stalemate, with chronic disease, malnutrition and frequent civilian casualties contributing to what the United Nations has called "the world's worst humanitarian crisis."

    The U.S. has also offered significant support for the Saudi-led coalition, with President Donald Trump overturning votes to force the Pentagon to disassociate from the conflict due to persistent accusations of human rights abuses and ties between the Saudi-led coalition, Al-Qaeda and other Islamist groups. Washington has viewed Riyadh as a vital node in its efforts to isolate Tehran and the war in Yemen as an active battleground to that end despite both Houthi and Iranian officials denying their alleged ties.

    The UAE too has been seen as an important ally against Iran, though Abu Dhabi only downgraded its ties to Tehran and did not sever them completely in 2016, as did Riyadh. As unrest grew amid heated U.S.-Iran tensions in the Persian Gulf, however, the UAE has taken a distinct position.

    First, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan refused in June to pin the blame on Iran for unclaimed attacks that targeted oil tankers in the nearby Gulf of Oman, breaking from the shared stance of the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash confirmed last month that the country planned to draw back its military presence in Yemen, especially in the contested port of Al-Hodeidah and Emirati coast guard officials met and signed a memorandum of understanding on joint maritime security with Iran's border security force.

    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Yemen-war-houthi-guns-battle

    The UAE has tried to downplay notions of it splitting with Saudi Arabia and Gargash even appeared to announce Abu Dhabi was reversing its troop drawdown in Yemen last week. As the situation deteriorated in Aden Wednesday, he tweeted: "Developments around Maashiq Palace are worrying and the call for calm is necessary." He argued that "escalation cannot be an acceptable option after the despicable terrorist operation" in Aden and that "the political framework, communication and dialogue are essential towards harshness and accumulations that cannot be solved through the use of force."

    The Houthis, for their part, have watched on eagerly as rifts appeared in the Saudi-UAE alliance they have been fighting for three and a half years. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, a leading member of the rebel Supreme Political Council, tweeted Wednesday: "After the mercenaries' warnings of aggression in Aden, will the bragging remain? Or will it melt like snow? There is no salvation for the occupied governorates except by expelling the occupier and ending every relationship with it."

    The following day, the group stepped up their cross-border attacks, again bringing the war to Saudi Arabia's own turf. The Houthis claimed responsibility Thursday for two attacks on the kingdom's Abha International Airport using Qasef 2K drones "in response to the crimes of aggression and siege of our great Yemeni people."

    Let's hope both sides can straighten things out before it totally erupts into a (not so) civil war.

    Just Saying
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen I6goy

    _________________
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen FBCTRSaudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen D5SsG
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Are At War with Themselves in Yemen Nexads420

    View previous topic View next topic Back to top

    Create an account or log in to leave a reply

    You need to be a member in order to leave a reply.

    Create an account

    Join our community by creating a new account. It's easy!


    Create a new account

    Log in

    Already have an account? No problem, log in here.


    Log in

     
    Permissions in this forum:
    You cannot reply to topics in this forum