Special source of Al-Sabah Al-Yemeni, confirmed that, Yemen’s internationally backed president has fired a Cabinet minister and the governor of the southern port city of Aden, two figures known to be close to the United Arab Emirates, a key member of a Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen since 2015.
The firing late Thursday of Minister of State Hani Bin Braik and Aden Gov. Aidarous al-Zubaidi appears to be the latest chapter in a stand-off between President Abded Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the UAE. The security of Aden airport and commander of the presidential protection brigade and pro-Saudi Mahran Alqubati, were also Seized upon his arrival from Najran in attempt to solve the situation.
Media sources reported that al-Qubati left the airport with a Saudi plane. Also sources in the province said that the Emirati planes flew over the city intensively, opening the sound barrier. As three helicopters took off from Anad base to support Zubaidi, he said in his last statement, ” Qabati has only Cairo In a clear challenge to the decision of the outgoing President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi”.