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Yemenis Flaunt UAE Armored Vehicles Seized During Battle [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Millions of Yemenis poured into the streets yesterday to celebrate the third anniversary of the September 21st People’s Revolution. One of the highlights from yesterday’s rally included parading UAE armored vehicles seized during battle.

The Saudi-backed coalition against Yemen includes Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, as well as most members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and many other allied nations. This coalition enjoys significant military support from western allies such as the United States and the United Kingdom.

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The Saudi-led war against Yemen has killed tens of thousands from air strikes alone. Targets typically include civilian homes, farms, factories, roads, and just about anything imaginable besides military targets.

he ongoing siege and blockade have also killed tens of thousands, however, this number is harder to track. Thousands have died due to a globally unprecedented cholera outbreak which has infected nearly 600,000– mostly women and children.

The destruction of Yemen and humanitarian disaster is not an unfortunate side effect, but rather part of the Saudi’s strategy as they attempt to beat Yemen into submission.

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Saudi Arabia started bombing Yemen just months after revolutionary forces took control of the capital city Sana’a. Their goal in the war is to prop up the puppet government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. Yemen’s resistance movement, Ansarullah, expelled Hadi from the capital on September 21st, 20014.

The photos below depict Yemen’s resistance parading a seized UAE armored vehicle through the streets of Sana’a as a symbol of their resilience, power, and motivation.

 

President of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi sits in UAE armored vehicle.

Photos credit: فضل آلمهدي and Yemen military media


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Randi Nord
Randi is a journalist in the United States and the co-founder of Geopolitics Alert. She covers U.S. imperialism in the Middle East with a special focus on Yemen.
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