The following is a summary of the most prominent events in the Yemeni arena during the last 24 hours:
Politically, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Maeen Abdul-Malik in the temporary capital of Aden, yesterday, Wednesday, affirmed his support for the implementation of the Ministry of Finance’s plans to boost revenues and control expenditures, and the Central Bank’s campaigns to control exchange rates and control manipulation and speculation.
The joint meeting of the leadership of the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Yemen, headed by the Prime Minister, stressed the need to achieve economic stability, and control the exchange rates of the national currency, which would be reflected in the decline in the price inflation of goods and services, which directly affects the daily lives and livelihoods of citizens.
On the other hand, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince, announced, on Wednesday evening, the start of consultations between the Yemeni parties to end the war; As reported by Saudi media.
During his talks with the US National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, the Crown Prince confirmed the start of consultations between the parties to Yemen for a solution based on the three references under the auspices of the United Nations.
In addition, the terrorist Houthi militia commented on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s call for the Yemeni parties to dialogue according to the three references.
Where the head of the Houthi delegation to the negotiations, Muhammad Abd al-Salam, shared a previous tweet to him in response to the initiative, in which he said: “They also insist on continuing what he called their aggression and siege. The defense of the besieged and abused Yemeni people, and it will, God willing, expand, grow and escalate.” As he put it.
On the ground, the Houthi militia has sent new reinforcements to the fronts of Marib Governorate, after the painful strikes it was subjected to, resulting in hundreds of dead, prisoners and wounded during the past days.
Media sources said that the Houthi militia had brought in more than 35 militants from the marginalized category, who are called “Bilal’s descendants”, from Dhamar Governorate to the Marib fronts.
The sources pointed out that most of the fighters who were brought in by the militias were children, the majority of whom did not exceed 17 years old, whom the militias consider “new blood” that will fuel the battle with them.
Meanwhile, field sources reported, today, Wednesday, that the Houthi rebels managed to take control of the “Umm Reesh” camp and the “Naseer”, “Hara” and “Al Najad” areas, west of the Juba district, in the Marib governorate; Which is very dangerous for the city.
The sources told Al-Mashhad Al-Yemeni that the Houthi militia’s control of the Umm Rish and Naseer areas would enable it to completely bypass the Juba district, which means that the Murad Mountains will automatically fall into the hands of the Houthi rebels.
The sources indicated that the “Umm Reesh” camp fell after the Houthis launched intensive attacks with more than 18 human coordinators, on the Alfa fronts in the Juba and Mala’a districts in the Harib district, south of the governorate.
In addition, the Southern Transitional Council issued, on Wednesday evening, a military statement regarding the outbreak of violent battles in Abyan Governorate (southern Yemen).
Muhammad al-Naqib, a military spokesman for the STC, said that the government forces managed to break an attack launched by the Houthi coup militia on their positions on the Thara front, located between the governorates of Al-Bayda and Abyan.
Al-Naqeeb stressed that the fire of the government forces and the southern resistance inflicted heavy losses on the Houthi militia and its mechanisms.
The sources noted that the militia is currently imposing its control on the first front, which was located in the Alfa area on the borders of the Juba district from the direction of the districts of Rahba, Mahlia, Qania and the road linking the governorates of Marib, Al-Bayda, Dhamar and Sana’a, while the second front is currently inside the district of Al-Juba from the south direction and adjacent to the Harib district Ma’rib and Bayhan in Shabwa.