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UAE pulls ground troops from Aden, Yemen reports say

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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 04:03 AM
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UAE pulls out Ground Forces From Aden Yemen



Since the ground operation began, dozens of Emirati soldiers have been killed. While coalition forces and their allies pushed the Houthis out of Aden last year, clashes have continued in the city with both the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular trying to expand their presence.


Don't be fooled by the claims that clashes have continued in the city with both the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular.
The gulf states even UAE are funding terrorists.
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:46 AM
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a reply to: TaleDawn

The declared 'enemy' is anyone who shoots back. How dare the people of Yemen defend their country?

Don't they know they have to belong?



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 10:46 AM
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My brother was in Aden 60 years ago trying to keep the eedjits from killing one another. They were barbaric then and still are barbaric now. They could not live in peace as long as they've got a hole in their backsides.
Wont be long before some-one blames the western nations.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 12:03 PM
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a reply to: TaleDawn


the UAE should pull all troops out of Yemen...

let the IS/ISIS, AQ branches of Radical-Militant-Jihadist Sunni Islam get pulverized by the Shia favored Houthis'...
the Saudi regime who sponsors the various Jihadist Sunni groups will soon enough get stabbed in-the-back

the real underlying fighting rationale is the Shia-Sunni dominance factor...Saudi-Turk Muslims versus Iran/Persia Muslims


IS wants to eventually overthrow the house-of-Saud, capture and rule Mecca & Medina then long range goal .. Jerusalem after purging all the Islamic unfaithful/apostates



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 01:13 PM
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I agree with you Udio.
If you wanted my opinion i would rather side with the Persia Muslims, the Iranians have a rich history and culture compared to the gulf states.

We Westerns had being arming the gulf states for to long and what we get in return? they use the tools we gave them to use agaisnt the shia.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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a reply to: TaleDawn

particularly this part:

...Iranians have a rich history and culture compared to the gulf states.


indeed.... the present national borders of middle east nations all stems from:

Balfour Declaration
Sykes–Picot Agreement
en.wikipedia.org...

it where a bunch of white guys from Britain & the western empire-in-the-making doodled on napkins in a coffee house or tea party creating the mess we have in Turkey-to-Egypt-to Arabia to Iran... a parcel of ethnicities as diverse as Europe in an area of land which is very hostile weatherwise



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 04:39 PM
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Yeah but it sure kept them busy for an hundred years anow......



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 05:17 PM
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Oh Yemen the nation of never ending war. This place will forever be in conflict and chaos as has never been a real nation, or even two nations when it was divided. It has always been a capital with government and the tribes that do whatever they want with the rest of the country. This place is total mess with four sides that are all just as bad as other. It would be five sides but, through some miracle the Southern Movement (who spend as much time fighting each other as anybody else) some how began working with the Yemeni Government. Mostly because of fear of ISIS and Al Quida and with the Houthis in retreat the only effective allies left would the the government who has Arab League and UN backing at least.

Still Yemen is like Syria jr. Nobody is putting all the pieces together again. The elected government backed by the Arab League and UN will control the main cities but, the rest of Yemen will be what is has always been lawless and chaotic. Much like Assad in Syria the government of Yemen will need to be propped up forever as they will never regain control of the country. The Saudi's are going to end up fighting ISIS and AlQuida along its borders for decades.

Their is certain irony between Syria and Yemen. Both have Governments that only have the support of a minority of the nation, neither governments can stand on their own and need outside support, the people supporting the Government of Syria support the rebels in Yemen and vice versa. Because of the fighting between the two sides they have allowed radicals like ISIS and AlQuida to fill in power vacuums, both conflicts have more sides than can be counted. In Syria Russia came in indiscriminately bombing everything and killing tons of civilians to buy Assad some breathing room while the Saudis have done the same in Yemen. And in both cases neither the Russians or Saudis can win the war and have to hope for a peace deal.

And for some more irony. Yemen was one the few nations that supported Assad as the two nations were very close. That support was not poplular among the population who were upset at Assads massacre of Syrian civilians. Still the people were ignored but, Iranian support for the Houthi coup ended that support where protests could not.

Syria and Yemen two sides of the same coin.



posted on Feb, 26 2016 @ 12:01 AM
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Your posts really do crack me up sometimes.



Yemen was one the few nations that supported Assad as the two nations were very close.


The current government in Yemen is a Saudi/American pawn. Which is supportive of the rebels you so strongly support. Yemen has not being supportive of Assad.




The Saudi's are going to end up fighting ISIS and AlQuida along its borders for decades.


lol lol lol NO. The Saudis are already in Yemen and they arent fighting the Islamists but Shia.

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posted on Feb, 26 2016 @ 12:34 AM
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originally posted by: TaleDawn
a reply to: MrSpad

Your posts really do crack me up sometimes.



Yemen was one the few nations that supported Assad as the two nations were very close.


The current government in Yemen is a Saudi/American pawn. Which is supportive of the rebels you so strongly support. Yemen has not being supportive of Assad.




The Saudi's are going to end up fighting ISIS and AlQuida along its borders for decades.


lol lol lol NO. The Saudis are already in Yemen and they arent fighting the Islamists but Shia.


Perhaps reading the entire thing would help you out. In the Arab League only Lebanon and Yemen supported Assad. This caused protests do to the killing of civilians by Assads forces. The protests were ignored and support for Assad continued. Then came the Houthi uprising supported by Iran. In need of help the Yemeni government turned to the Arab League and in return ended its support of Assad.

And besides brushing up on your history you might want to take a look at a map. ISIS and Al Quida territory share territory with Saudi border where there has been and continues to be fighting. And again if you bothered to read, yes the Saudi's are in Yemen and have driven the Houthi back. Which is why the Southern Movement who was once fighting the Government has teamed up with them to deal with ISIS and company. If you understood Yemenis politics you would understand how serious the Yemeni Government, the Saudis and the Southern Movement take ISIS to get them to work together.

You seem to mostly base your knowledge of the region on snippets of news reports and internet forums. While you should not travel to region at this point, you should do so the next time things calm down. It would give you a much greater understanding of the people, how they think and why they do what they do. Since that is not an option I would suggest doing some heavy reading on the history of the region.

You will find a tight bond between Yemen and Syria, that Syria occupation of Lebanon was caused by Assad having its President killed resulting in a popular uprising that was backed by the UN and forced Syrian forces to leave and you will find many other interesting things.



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