Southern Transitional Council stages an attempted coup, says Yemeni government
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
i government accused the Southern Transitional Council of staging an attempted coup in Aden after their fighters took over all military camps in the southern port city, the seat of the internationally recognized government, on Saturday.
"What is happening in the temporary (government) capital of Aden by the Southern Transitional Council is a coup against institutions of the internationally recognized government," the foreign ministry said in a Twitter post.
According to latest reports, the forces of the Transitional Council had seized the presidential palace in Aden following days of armed festivities with government forces.
Posted by: Fred 2019-08-11