Saudi/UAE-Backed Forces Fight Over Aden

Once allies in the civil war in Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the UAE may soon be at odds. Separatists backed by the UAE have taken control of key points in the port of Aden, displacing Saudi-backed government forces. Large parts of the city were without electricity and water, and the International Committee of the Red Cross warned that continued infighting between the two groups could be devastating. The thinktank Crisis Group further warned that the infighting could deepen Yemen’s humanitarian crisis and could result in the civil war within a civil war. Reported by The Guardian. Read more…