Houthi militia decided to arrest former presidente Ali Abdullah Saleh and transfer him to Saada. That’s confirmed the militia’s decision to end the alliance with the General People’s Congress party headed by Saleh. In the last meeting of General People’s Congress, Saleh voiced the importance of working to empower military and security institutions and popular committees and volunteers’ efforts to provide security, tried to reassure its supporters and the capital’s residents and stressed for national unity. Also he recalled terms of their alliance for the partnership in managing the government in Sanaa with houthi but the past days have seen a sharp increase in tension between the allies of the coup Houthi and Saleh. Houthis militias bombed the home of a leader of Ali Abdullah Saleh’s political party, the first of its kind as tensions group between the two allies.
Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh called for committing to his partnership with Houthi militias in managing the government in Sanaa as per the terms of their alliance. Saleh recall the importance to empower military and security institutions. The General People’s Congress has tried to reassure its supporters and the capital’s residents and called on them not to allow the situation to deteriorate towards more violence. Futhermore, The party said that the last week clashes between Houthis and Saleh loyalist are dangerous and recall the importance of maintaining unity. Houthi militias and Saleh loyalist stay in Sanaa as each party is willing to confront the other in a state of caution. Saleh loyalists have taken measures to fortify themselves in south of the capital, meanwhile Houthi militias stationed their members in offensive posts north of the capital as they are on high security alert across Sanaa.
15 people have died in Yemen after heavy rains triggered flash flooding, hitting cars and wrecking homes. Torrential rains destroyed several homes in Jibla with five people confirmed dead and several others still unaccounted. Rains flooded a vital road linking the city of Taiz with al-Maqatira district. Aid agencies have only been able to deliver food and medical supplies to Taiz via small side roads after Houthi fighters laid siege to the city of more than 200,000 people. Futhermore Large parts of Yemen are destroyed after a Saudi-led coalition of Arab countries launched a military campaign against Houthi rebels in march 2015.