Friday, May 27, 2011

Saudi Arabia incites civil war in Yemen



Tribal leader Sadeq al-Ahmar (C) walks with bodyguards outside his house in Sanaa on Thursday

Source: Press TV
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/181859.html

A Yemeni political analyst has warned against a Saudi Arabian plot to deflect Yemen's revolution, as clashes between tribesmen and pro-government supporters gain steam.

“Saudi Arabia is making every effort to wage a civil war in Yemen with the aim of diverting the country's revolution,” said Naif Alsharabi, a member of the founding board of Yemen's public committees, in a Thursday interview with Iran's Arabic-language news channel al-Alam.

Alsharabi added that Saudi Arabia and the United States are conspiring to support Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh and avert his ouster.

He pointed out that Yemen's revolution comes as a blow to the United Sates and called for the continuation of public protests until the downfall of the regime.

Earlier on Thursday, Yemeni aviation sources reported that clashes in the Arhad district, north of Yemen's main international airport, have disrupted flights.

According to tribal sources, at least 12 members of Yemen's Republican Guard were among the casualties.

Saleh ordered the detention of Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar, a son of the late leader of the Hashid tribe, and his nine brothers on Thursday, according to Yemen's defense ministry.

Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar succeeded his father, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hussein al-Ahmar, after he died in 2007.

The clashes in the Yemeni capital have left more than 70 people dead since Monday, when the violence escalated after Saleh refused to sign a power transition deal brokered by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC).

Saleh also stated on Wednesday that he is prepared to escalate the campaign against anti-regime tribesmen that have called for his immediate ouster.

Hundreds of anti-government protesters have been killed and many others injured during clashes with riot police and armed individuals loyal to the Yemeni president since the anti-regime demonstrations began in late January, according to local reports.

No comments:

Post a Comment

I'll be right with you.

Russia Today (Live)

World News 2017

Current Affairs - Important Interviews – 2017

Debate – Global Issues 2017

Important Information 2016 - 2017

South Front Military Review 2017

Syria - News 2017

Yemen News 2017

Turkey News 2017

Ukraine News 2016 - 2017

Palestine & Israeli Crime 2017

Iraq News 2017

Important Documentaries

Viewpoint, Discussion & Opinion - 2017

Abby Martin – Empire Files

US News 2017

Iran News 2016 - 2017

Global Economic News 2017

Egypt News 2016 - 2017

Libya News 2016 - 2017

Bahrain News 2016 - 2017

Sheik Imran Hosein - Islamic Eschatology

George Galloway – Comment & Opinion

The Words and Actions of Ken O'Keefe

English FA Cup 2016 – 2017

New Age Weather

Space News

Music for the Revolutionary Mind

Global Revolution LIVE!

Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at livestream.com

Japan’s 3 Nuclear Meltdowns STILL ongoing (News Censored)