URGENT: Senior Saudi Commanders Killed in Yemen ~ Yemen Updates 11 November 2015
TEHRAN (FNA)– Yemen’s army and popular committees killed dozens of Saudi forces, including senior commanders, in an attack on their command center in the Yemeni province of Ta’iz on Wednesday.
The Yemeni forces attacked the command center in Wadi al-Qadi district in Ta’iz, killing dozens of Saudi forces and injuring several others.
Reports said several senior Saudi commanders have been identified among the dead bodies.
There were no more details available.
On Monday, the Yemeni army and popular forces inflicted heavy losses on the pro-Saudi forces and pro-Hadi militias in the province of Ta’iz.
A large number of forces of the Saudi-led Arab coalition and forces loyal to the fugitive President Mansour Hadi were killed in fierce clashed with the Yemeni forces in the region of al-Jahmalia in the Eastern parts of the Ta’iz province on Monday.
On Nov 4, Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters and army troops killed a ranking Saudi commander and dozens of his forces in Ta’iz.
The Yemeni forces took control of a military base that had been occupied by Saudi forces in Ta’iz province a while ago, and killed a senior Saudi commander and his troops deployed in the base.
Saudi troops later launched a counter-offensive to take back the base, but they failed and escaped the region after losing a number of their vehicles.
Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen for 231 days now to restore power to fugitive president Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh.
Hadi stepped down in January and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by Ansarullah revolutionaries of the Houthi movement.
Despite Riyadh’s claims that it is bombing the positions of the Ansarullah fighters, Saudi warplanes are flattening residential areas and civilian infrastructures.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Qatari special forces’ soldier was killed after the Yemeni troops launched a rocket attack on the Saudi border areas in retaliation for the kingdom’s ongoing bombardments of the Arab country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni army and popular forces increased the momentum of their advances in the province of Ta’iz and won control over several more strategic regions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni army and Ansarullah fighters won control over a strategic city in Al-Dhale province from the Saudi-backed militants, field sources reported Wednesday.
2015-11-11 13:46:00 Farsnews World
TEHRAN (FNA)- The army and popular forces completed their control over Bab al-Mandab Strait in Southwestern Yemen after purging the Saudi-backed militants and the militias loyal to fugitive president Mansour Hadi.
2015-11-10 21:19:00 Farsnews
TEHRAN (FNA)- A crew member of a Russian cargo plane emerges from the plane’s roof after it landed in Sanaa airport to deliever humanitarian aid to Yemen. [PHOTOS]
2015-11-10 17:21:00 Farsnews World
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni army and Ansarullah fighters launched several mortar and rocket attacks on the Saudi-backed militants in Lahij province in a first phase of an operation to take back a strategic military base.
2015-11-10 17:13:00 Farsnews World
TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemeni army spokesman said the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a member of the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen, has retreated after suffering heavy losses in his country.
2015-11-09 23:15:00 Farsnews
TEHRAN (FNA)- Western papers have discontinued their daily front page reports on the illegal Saudi-led war on Yemen, replacing them with meagre meals of mostly summary stories.
2015-11-09 18:30:00 Farsnews World
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni army and popular committees repelled an attack by the Saudi-led coalition forces and militants loyal to the fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, on a camp in Ta’iz province.