Yemeni army captures last militia stronghold in north of Sana'a

Yemen’s Army, with backing of the Arab coalition, have captured Al Dabouha district, the last stronghold of coup militias in Nahm towards Arhab province in Sana’a Governorate.

According to Yemen’s official news agency, Saba, the army’s seizure of Al Dabouha came after twin attacks carried out by Brigade 141 with the support of Brigade 310, at dawn on Sunday with the air coverage from the Arab coalition.

An official military source, said, with the capture of Al Dabouha district in Nahm, Eastern Sana’a, the confrontations will be at Sashli district in Arhab province, close to the Sana’a International Airport.

The source noted that the army also seized some captives during the two attacks, while others fled in disarray towards Arhab.

Meanwhile, President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi of the Republic of Yemen, and Stuart Jones, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Affairs Bureau, have discussed, over the telephone, Yemeni efforts to combat terrorism.

The two parties discussed the latest developments in Yemen and the war on extremism.

The US official reiterated Washington’s stance, backing the legitimate and internationally recognised government, commending steps taken by the government to normalise daily life.