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Sana’a Residents Revolt against Iran’s Militias

Sana’a Residents Revolt against Iran’s Militias

Saturday, 2 December, 2017 - 18:15
Supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh rally in Sana'a in March.(Reuters)

The Yemeni people revolted on Saturday against the Iranian militias in the capital Sana’a.

They took to the streets to renew their rejection of the terrorist practices of the militias.

They welcomed the latest developments that kicked off on Wednesday with the eruption of clashes between Houthi militias and the supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

The locals said that their country has suffered from the militias, which have turned Yemen into a swamp of Iranian terrorism.

The Yemeni people on Saturday stood against the militias’ ambitions, rejecting their ongoing aggression.

They declared that their country has had enough of three years of civilian killings and recruitment of child soldiers.

The Yemeni tribes have backed Saleh’s General People’s Congress and joined them in fighting against the Houthis in Sana’a.

The two sides have made advances against the militias, seizing control of vital security locations in the capital, as well as several government buildings.

There have also been reports of uprisings against the militia in areas outside of the capital.

The recent developments in Yemen have been positively received on the social media platforms of Twitter and Facebook, with many users saying that they have had enough with the Houthis and also rejecting “Iranian agents, who are destroying our country.”

The Houthis have feared a street uprising in Sana’a due to their targeting of civilians and their delay in paying the wages of military and civil sector employees. Several residents have also seen their businesses shut due to militia practices.

Yemenis made calls on social media to revolt against the militias, breaking the fear barrier instilled in them by the insurgents.

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