Monday, September 7, 2009

Fighting in North Yemen intensified

Yemen has expanded and intensified its attack on Iranian-supported Shi'ite rebels near the border with Saudi Arabia. Officials said the Yemeni military has been pounding Shi'ite rebel positions in the northern province of Saada. They said Yemen Air Force Mig-29 fighter-jets, joined by artillery units, were bombing strongholds of the Believing Youth, including the provincial capital of Saada.
"They broke [the ceasefire] and resumed sabotage in the regions of Malahiz and Hafr Sufyan," the Yemeni Security Commission said on Sept. 5. MORE HERE

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