JMP leader: Iran incites southern to refuse dialogue
[Yemen Post] A big shot of the Joint Meeting coalition, Mohammad al-Sabrai, has alleged that Iran incites southern leaders to refuse dialogue.

In an interview with a Saudi newspaper, Okaz, he reiterated that Iran supports southerners with funds and weapons.

He stressed that the former vice president Ali Salem Al-Beidh implements Iranian Agenda in Yemen with the aim of disrupting the political settlement.

Many southern leaders and politicians including al-Beidh repeatedly visit Iran and Leb to meet with Iranian officials.

Locals sources of Aden affirmed that some members of the Southern Movements are taken to Iran and Leb to receive military training.

Houth and southern leaders who adopt separation choices took part in this several conferences, workshops and seminars held in Tehran and Beirut

A number of politicians, politicians and journalists who are loyal to the former president President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
attended those events funded by Iran in light of improving ties between Saleh and the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is "God is Great, Death to America™â„¢, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews" ...

A nephew of Saleh, Yahya Mohammad Abdullah Saleh, has recently spent weeks in Leb as he met with Iranian and Hezballah officials, as Yemeni media sources alleged.

Yemen had called Iran to stop interfering in its internal affairs and accused it of seeking to spark seditions and troubles in Yemen, revealing that an Iranian spy ring was set to sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock, in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
in Yemen. According to the New York Times
...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...
, Iran operates increase its political outreach and arms shipments to rebels and other political figures in Yemen as part of a widening Iranian effort to extend its influence across the greater Middle East.

Posted by: Fred 2012-11-18