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Former Yemen president incites fight against Saudi Arabia

July 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Yemen’s ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh [BaFana3/Twitter]

Former President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh has called on people to rise up against the Saudi-led coalition which is strikes targets linked to forces allied to him and the Iranian-backed Houthis, Saba News reported.

Saleh told tribal leaders in Baydah province yesterday that Yemen needs to be steadfast against the Saudi coalition’s attacks which began two years. Saleh encouraged the tribal leaders to continue to fight for the sake of the revolution, republic and unity.

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Propaganda campaigns should not impact the Yemeni people’s morale, he added.

The Saudi-led coalition has been striking targets of Saleh and Houthi fighters in an effort to reinstate the internationally backed Yemeni government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.