The “Yemeni Scene” presents you with a summary of the most important events on the Yemeni scene during the last 24 hours:
The governor of Aden and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, survived a car bomb explosion targeting their convoy at the Hajif intersection between the districts of Al-Tawahi and Al-Mualla.
Local sources confirmed the survival of the governor of the capital, Aden Ahmed Ahmed Lamlas, and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, while a number of his bodyguards were killed and wounded, along with other civilians.
The sources said that the commander of the guard of Saddam Hussein, Hamida Al-Khulaifi, the personal escort of the governor, Osama Salem Hamed, Lamlas Al-Khulaifi, and others were killed in the explosion.
In addition, Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi directed the security services to take the necessary measures to control security after the attempted assassination of the governor of Aden.
On the other hand, the internationally recognized Yemeni government revealed, on Sunday evening, the reasons for the departure of Prime Minister Maeen Abdul-Malik, the temporary Yemeni capital, Aden (southern Yemen), to the Republic of Egypt.
The departure of the Prime Minister of Aden, sparked a lot of speculation, especially since it came after the attack that targeted the governor of Aden, Ahmed Lamlas, and government leaders, which resulted in deaths and injuries.
Regarding the reasons, the Yemeni news agency “Saba” said that the Prime Minister arrived at the head of a high-level government delegation to the capital, Cairo, at the start of an official working visit, at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart, Dr. Mustafa Madbouly.
On the field level, the Houthi coup militia launched, on Sunday, a large-scale attack from several axes to bring down the Abdiya district, south of Ma’rib Governorate (east of Yemen).
Military and field sources confirmed the failure of the attack launched by the Houthi coup militia to overthrow the Abdiya district, and the heroes of the National Army and the popular resistance were able to repel the attack.
The attack resulted in the martyrdom of more than 10 residents of the Abdiya district, and the injury of more than 25 of its heroes, in continuous confrontations with the Houthi coup militia.
The sources also confirmed that the Houthi coup militia’s attacks were unsuccessful, and the people of the Abdiya Directorate and the army’s heroes were able to repel the attack launched by the militias from several axes.
In the same context, the spokesman for the Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen, Brigadier Turki Al-Maliki, confirmed that the coalition’s air operations over the course of 18 days stopped the Houthi militia’s incursion into the Abdiya district, south of Ma’rib Governorate (eastern Yemen).
Al-Maliki said that the coalition carried out (118) attacks to protect Yemeni citizens in Abdiya during the past 96 hours.
He confirmed the destruction of (15) military vehicles of the Houthi militia, and casualties exceeded (400) terrorist elements during the past 96 hours in Abdiya.
The spokesperson for the Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen called on international and non-governmental organizations to assume their humanitarian responsibilities towards civilians trapped in Abdiya.
In addition, since Sunday evening, violent military battles have erupted between the National Army forces backed by the popular resistance, the Houthi terrorist militia, in six Yemeni governorates.
Multiple military and field sources said that the military situation got out of control, after military confrontations erupted on more than one front.
The National Army announced that its forces, with the support of the popular resistance, were able, during the past hours, to thwart the offensive attempts of the Iranian Houthi militia on several fronts, south of Ma’rib Governorate.
The army said in a statement, that the battles that took place on the southern fronts in Marib in the past hours, resulted in the killing and wounding of many members of the Houthi militia and the destruction of their vehicles and equipment, by the fire of the army and resistance heroes in separate locations.
The fighters of the Arab coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen, in turn, launched several air raids targeting military sites where the Houthi militia and reinforcements are stationed on the southern fronts of Marib.
In Al-Jawf, military sources said that confrontations with various types of heavy and light weapons erupted between government forces and the Houthi militia east of the city of Al-Hazm, the center of the province.
The sources confirmed that the battles are now at their most intense between the army and the Houthis, amid continuous progress of the National Army towards the center of Al-Jawf Governorate, and a major collapse in the ranks of the Houthi coup militia.
The Southern Transitional Council revealed sporadic military battles between the joint government forces and the Houthis, during the past hours, on the fronts of Al-Dhalea and Thra in Abyan.
A military statement from the STC said that the clashes that took place in the Al-Dhalea front, were concentrated in the Bab Taghloq sector and spread to other sectors.
He stressed that the government forces were able to thwart an infiltration attempt by the enemy Houthi militia elements on the Thara front in Abyan governorate.
In Taiz Governorate, the terrorist Houthi militia targeted with its machine guns residential neighborhoods in Jabal Habashi, and behind the targeting, an elderly woman was killed.
The militia also bombed with artillery shells the village of Al-Kuwaiha in the Maqbna district, seriously wounding Talfa as a result of being hit by an artillery shell.
Shabwa governorate is the last to witness violent military battles between government forces and the terrorist Houthi militia in the Safra front in the Bayhan district, west of the governorate.