Yemen: Riyadh agreement in trouble as Houthis and Al-Qaeda advance

Nearly five months since the signing of the Riyadh Agreement, which was meant to calm tensions between President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government and Southern Transitional Council (STC) separatists, tensions continue to rise. Meanwhile, Houthis continue to claim victories against government troops along various fronts.Forces loyal to the STC in Aden, Abyan, Lahj and Shebwa remain on high alert as sporadic clashes with government troops continue. The detention of southern officers and civilians by government troops affiliated with Al-Islah in Shebwa is a central problem. GSN Issue 1,099, 19 March 2020. Read more

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