Yemen’s defence minister arrested and President Hadi runs for un known place


SHAFAQNA – According to Aljazeera said Yemen’s defense minister arrested and President Hadi flees for un known place. Yemen’s embattled president has asked the UN Security Council to authorise a military intervention in support of his government to oust Houthi rebels who control much of the country’s north and are advancing south.

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Tuesday in a letter to the Council that he had also asked members of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League to intervene militarily to protect Yemen and its people from “Houthi aggression”. He said that the resolution should invite willing countries to immediately support Yemen’s legitimate government “by all means and measures, to protect Yemen and deter the Houthi aggression expected to occur at any hour from now against the city of Aden”, where he is trying to hold on to power.


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