The “Yemeni Scene” presents to you the most prominent events on the Yemeni scene during the past 24 hours:
The Houthi militia targeted residential areas in Marib Governorate, on Saturday morning, after it failed to make progress on the ground.
Local sources said that the Houthi militia targeted, today, Saturday, the populated village of Al Hussein Ahmed, in the Al-Juba district, in the Marib governorate, with two ballistic missiles.
Today, Saturday, the Yemeni army forces, backed by tribesmen and fighters of the Arab coalition in support of legitimacy, managed to break an attack by groups of the Houthi militia on the Al-Mushajah and Al-Kasara fronts, west of Marib Governorate.
A military source confirmed in a statement to the Armed Forces Media Center that militia groups tried to infiltrate some military sites on the Al-Mushajah and Hailan fronts, but they were unsuccessful, as the army forces backed by tribes managed to confront and defeat the infiltrating elements.
The source added that the battles resulted in the death of more than 16 militia members, dozens of wounded, and the destruction of two militia vehicles.
The army’s artillery targeted a number of militia positions, while the fighters of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy launched several air raids on separate locations in Al-Kasara and Hailan, targeting gatherings and reinforcements of the militia.
In addition, violent battles were renewed between the National Army forces in the Abdiya district, south of Ma’rib Governorate.
The sources said that the Houthi militia launched a large-scale military attack towards the positions of the National Army forces and the people of the “Bani Abd” area, which has been besieged by the Houthi militia for 18 days.
In the same context, the warplanes of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen launched, in the past hours, intense air raids on sites and gatherings of the coup militias on various fighting fronts in the governorates of Al-Jawf and Marib (eastern Yemen).
Field and media sources said that the coalition warplanes targeted with about 41 airstrikes the militias’ military sites and reinforcements in the Serwah, Al-Jawiya and Al-Abdiya districts.
The sources indicated that the coalition warplanes targeted 16 military reinforcements and Houthi sites in the Serwah district, west of Marib.
The Arab coalition fighters targeted with about 13 raids groups and movements of the Houthi militias in the Al-Juba district, south of Marib.
The coalition warplanes also targeted with about 12 raids military sites and gatherings of the coup militias in the Abdiya district, south of Ma’rib Governorate.
In Al-Jawf Governorate, the coalition warplanes targeted, with more than six raids, the sites and gatherings of the coup militias in the Al-Mazareq area of the Khub Washa’af district.
On the other hand, the legitimate Yemeni government issued, on Saturday, from the temporary capital, Aden (south of the country), a strict decision regarding financial transactions in foreign currency in its areas of control.
The meeting of the Government of Political Competencies, chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Maeen Abdul-Malik, approved the illegality of any contracts or internal transactions in foreign currency, and that internal dealings were limited to the national currency, including real estate rentals and others.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Health and Population of the recognized Yemeni government announced, on Saturday, the beginning of the third wave of the Corona pandemic.
The Emergency Committee of the recognized government confirmed that the number of infections and deaths from the virus recorded a significant decline, in an indication that the third wave of the pandemic in the country had begun to recede.
The committee stated that “12 new cases of the virus and two deaths were recorded in Aden and Al-Dhale’e, compared to 34 infections and 8 deaths announced yesterday, Friday.”