YEMEN Press Agency

Protest rally to reject UAE-backed forces in Taiz

TAIZ, April 14 (YPA) – Hundreds of people went to the streets in Taiz province on Saturday to show rejection over the presence of militants led by commander Tarek Affash and backed by UAE occupation forces, eyewitnesses said.

The rally came after the UAE forces decided to create an Aden-style security belt forces in the province.

The rally was called by Saudi-backed Islamic Islah party.

Taiz has seen a large conflict between rival militias backed by regional powers over the control of the province.

Ali Ahsan