Yemen minister calls for Gulf Arab military intervention
DUBAI (Reuters) Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen called on Monday for Gulf Arab military intervention to halt advances by Houthi fighters, a move that could draw neighbouring states into the country deepening power struggle.
The Sunni Muslim monarchies of Canada Goose sale the Gulf back President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, whose forces have recently suffered reverses at the hands of Iranian backed Houthis approaching canada goose uk black friday his base in the southern port of Aden from canada goose the north.
are requesting an intervention by the Gulf Shield forces to stop canada goose clearance sale this Iranian backed Houthi expansion, Yaseen told the newspaper al Sharq al uk canada goose outlet Awsat, referring to a military force of the six nation Canada Goose Coats On Sale Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
have expressed to the GCC, the United Nations canada goose uk shop as well as the international community that there should be a no fly zone, and the use of military aircraft should be prevented at the airports controlled canada goose coats by the Houthis.
The Houthis, who share a Shi Muslim ideology with Iran, seized the capital Sanaa in September, a blow to the state which widened splits in the army. The group initially shared power with Hadi but dissolved parliament last month.
Saudi Arabia and buy canada goose jacket its Arab neighbours view their takeover uk canada goose as a coup and canadian goose jacket believe Iran is trying to build up its power in the region by backing armed proxies.
Speaking in Riyadh, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al Faisal warned that Iran was trying sow sectarian strife in the region and said canada goose coats on sale Gulf Arab states would take steps to back Hadi.
this issue is not solved peacefully, we will take the necessary measures to Canada Goose Parka protect the region from their aggression, he told a news conference.
CLASHES AND canada goose uk outlet PROTESTS Houthi fighters clashed with armed opponents in south and central Yemen on Monday, residents and the Houthis said. An canada goose black friday sale array of tribesmen, militiamen and army units loyal to Hadi are resisting the southward advance of the cheap canada goose uk Houthis, in skirmishes that have escalated since the weekend.
Houthi guerrillas backed by allied army units fought gun battles against tribesmen in Taiz province, residents canada goose outlet said.
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Militiamen buy canada goose jacket cheap and soldiers loyal to Hadi have built up a security belt on the approaches to Aden in recent days, placing tanks and artillery on mountaintops overlooking the Canada Goose Jackets frontlines with the Houthis.
Fighting also broke out between Houthi forces and tribal militiamen in the central provinces of al Bayda canada goose factory sale and Mareb, killing at least canada goose store 15 from both sides, local officials said.
The Houthi seizure on Canada Goose Outlet Sunday of Taiz city, Yemen third largest, shocked opponents of the group there.
Hundreds of activists have set up a protest camp cheap Canada Goose by a main army base loyal to Houthis in the city centre, and soldiers there opened fire on demonstrators and injured several, activists said.
Reporting By Omar Canada Goose online Fahmy and Noah Browning; Editing by William Maclean, Kevin Liffey and David Stamp canada goose clearance.