Local sources in Southern Yemen
confirmed that the officers sought to reach a base in Aden commanded by Saleh's nephew, Tariq Saleh.
The council seeks the secession of southern Yemen
and is looking to establish a political leadership under his presidency that would represent and administer the south.
Abyan is one of several provinces in central and southern Yemen
where Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and its local affiliate Ansar al-Sharia operate.
25 June 2016 - 22:42 The US has forced Saudi Arabia to pave the way for the wider presence of the US troops in Southern Yemen
During the session, the national delegation pointed to the arrival of US troops in southern Yemen
and Al-Anad airbase, as well as the military reinforcements and the continued escalation of the aggression and its mercenaries.
Suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen
seized and executed 17 soldiers loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Saturday, local officials and residents said.
NNA - A suicide bomber attacked a military camp in southern Yemen
on Wednesday, killing at least nine soldiers, military and medical sources said.
The city marks another major blow to Shiite Houthi rebels, who have lost control of key areas in southern Yemen
including the port city of Aden .
Residents said that Houthi militants and forces loyal to the Ex President Ali Abdulla Saleh faced huge setbacks and that the flag of southern Yemen
was raised in several locations, as Al Dalea province is known to be a southern separatist base.
Coalition planes later hit rebel positions in southern Yemen
with 12 more air strikes, residents said.
SANAA, Yemen -- Military officials and residents say al-Qaida has taken control of a major airport, a sea port and an oil terminal in southern Yemen
after brief clashes with troops.
SANA (CyHAN)- Pro-government forces regained control over the airport in the southern Yemen
city of Aden, seized the day before by forces supporting Houthi rebels, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday.