Tag: Yemen

Daesh Bombing of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council Has Wide Ranging Geopolitical Implications

Hours ago, two car bombs exploded in Aden, near the headquarters of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council. Early reports indicate that there have been multiple civilian fatalities. Daesh has just issued a claim of responsibility through its propaganda networks. Beyond being ‘just another tragedy’ in a country that has had far […]

Southern Transitional Council Leader Al-Zubaidi Visits Saudi Arabia and UAE As Hadi Is Reduced To Yemen’s Figurehead

This month has seen the consolidation of power in the de-facto “South Yemen” capital of Aden, by the Southern Transitional Council (STC), a party which seeks to restore the statehood of South Yemen based on its pre-1990 borders. Street clashes in Aden by the STC aligned Southern Resistance Movement’s fighters, […]

Houthis Call for National Dialogue In Yemen, As Southern Transitional Council Makes Further Gains

Yesterday evening, the official Twitter account of Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen’s Ansar Allah movement (aka the Houthis), issued a call for a resumption of national dialogue in preparation for new Yemen wide elections. نحن مع العودة لطاولة الحواروتشكيل لجنة مصالحةوطنيه والاحتكام لصندوق الانتخابات لانتخاب رئيس وبرلمان يمثل كل […]

Southern Transitional Council (aka Southern Movement) Has Full Control of Aden

After over 48 hours of armed clashes with the security services of the government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, the Southern Transitional Council’s Southern Resistance fighters have proclaimed victory, saying that they now control the entire de-facto South Yemen capital of Aden, with the noted exception of the Presidential palace. Reports have […]

Qatar Is In A Position To Author A “win-win” Settlement To The Conflicts in “North and South” Yemen

As of the afternoon of the 28 January, clashes between the UAE backed Southern Transitional Council’s fighters and authorities loyal to the Saudi backed government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi as well as his Prime Minister Ahmed Bin Dagher continue in the de-facto “South Yemen” capital of Aden. While the Saudi/Emirati alliance is […]

BREAKING: Southern Transitional Council Captures Hadi Government Headquarters in Aden

Supporters of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) have taken control of the de-facto South Yemen capital of Aden. It would appear that a successful coup against President Hadi and his increasingly unpopular government has taken place with supporters of formal southern secession overthrowing a Saudi backed government which was committed […]