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Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes against UAE-backed separatist forces in Aden
By MEE and agencies

Strikes come after so-called Security Belt Force seized military bases and the presidential palace in southern city



Four days of clashes have killed at least nine civilians and trapped others in their homes with limited supply of water (AFP)

Published date: 11 August 2019 08:42 UTC | Last update: 24 sec ago

A Saudi-led coalition has launched air strikes against UAE-backed southern separatists in Yemen after they seized the presidential palace, fracturing the alliance that had been focused on battling Houthi rebels.

"The coalition attacked one of the areas that pose a direct threat to an important government site," Saudi state TV quoted a coalition statement as saying without specifying the target.

"This is only the first operation and will be followed by others ... the Southern Transitional Council [STC] still has a chance to withdraw," it added.

Read more at: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/saudi-led-coalition-launches-air-strikes-again-uae-backed-separatist-forces-aden

I don't know how related Arab Royalty is, the King of UAE vs. KSA but I thought Saudi Arabia and UAE (United Arab Emirates) were largely brotherly and almost always in agreement.


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