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#YEMEN:A court in the #Yemeni capital has sentenced five individuals found guilty of spying for the #British intelligence service MI6 as well as perpetrating acts of sabotage, to the death penalty.

According to Yemeni news agency Saba, the five defendants were given the
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sentence of capital punishment by a high-level court headed by Justice Mohammad Mofleh on Tuesday, following a trial that lasted several months.

The five convicts include Arafat Qasim Abdullah Al-Hashidi, Ali Mohammad Abdullah Al-Jamani,

Ali al-Khwarijah, Salim Abdullah Yahya Habish and the leader of the espionage ring, Aman Mujahid.

Another person accused in the case, Mohammad Sharaf Ghaed Harish, was sentenced to five years in prison and was reprimanded not to further

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The #British personnel are said to be based at Al-Ghaydah airport in #Mahra province of eastern #Yemen, where Human Rights Watch says Saudi forces run a prison camp in which detainees are subject to torture and extraordinary rendition.

#British troops are believed to have been based at the airport for months. A local journalist who was embedded with #Saudi forces at the airport, Naser Hakem Abdullah Awidh, told Declassified he has seen British troops there this year.
Hameed Zaabnoot @hameed1zabnoot2 , a tribal sheikh who has led sit-in protests against the presence of #Saudi forces in #Mahra province, told Declassified that staff at #AlGhaydah airport have seen British troops inside.
Zaabnoot understands that #British forces are located
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#YEMEN:#Al_Mahra Protest again Against #Saudi-led Aggression.

#Yemenis in #AlMahrah governorate, southern the country, continue to protest against the presence of #Saudi and #Emirati forces in the governorate.

Through the protests and the continuous activity on social
networking sites, #Yemenis are trying to convey their voice to the world regarding the crimes of #Riyadh and #AbuDhabi.

They say through the hashtag #Al_Mahra_Three_Years_Against_Occupation that their protests come in response to Riyadh's reneging on its promises, and
its refusal to fulfill the demands it committed to under the agreement reached after the first wave of protests.

Observers of the #Yemeni affairs say that the new wave did not originate from the city of #Ghaydah, the center of the governorate, but rather from the
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#Yemen New Batch Of US Marines Arrive To #AlMahrah

Al-Mahrah received on Sunday, a new batch of US Marines, in a move indicating that United States is planning to a long-term presence in this province.

It has military bases and strategic locations under its supervision on
international shipping lines in the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.

Local sources that a military plane landed at Al-Ghaydah airport early, which is being used by #British, #Saudi, #Emirati and British forces as a military base on the Arabian Sea, noting that the new

It is not clear what is the mission of Americans to come for in the province that is far from the scene of confrontations with #Sana’a or even the so-called “war on #alQaeda,” that the organization takes the oil-rich areas in #Shabwah, #Hadhramaut and #Marib, as its
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No mention was made of the facts that a Saudi invasion, not Iranian meddling, began this war, which has led to what has been assessed as the world's worst humanitarian crisis, in 2015;that the Saudi occupiers, who receive at least 70% of their weapons
from their chief strategic partner, the #US, have killed thousands of #Yemeni civilians; that while #Houthi missile strikes have mainly targeted Saudi military installations and oil infrastructure, the #Saudis and their invasion partners have indiscriminately attacked
civilians, partially or completely destroying over 500 healthcare facilities and bombing over 100 ambulances, even as the Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged the country.

But the #Houthi moves also point to the simpler, more-sinister reason why this war has turned so violent:
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#YEMEN:Coalition Establishes Secret Underground Prisons at Ghaydah Airport:
The Saudi-led coalition forces have established several secret underground prisons at Ghaydah Airport in #Mahra province, east of Yemen, local Sheikh Ali Salem Al-Huraizy said .
Al-Huraizy, one of sheikhs of the #alMahra province said in a press statement that the coalition forces have worked during the past few days to build underground buildings that contain 100 solitary cells for prisoners, at #AlGhaydah Airport, which is being controlled by
the #Saudi forces for years.
He pointed out that these forces want, through building prisons, to be #alMahra as the headquarters in torturing, imprisoning and bringing people from everywhere to their peaceful province.

Al-Huraizi called on all #American, #British, #Saudi
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