Despite Constant Saudi Bombing, Yemen Rebels Advance, Seize Key Town; Ayatollah Trolls US, Saudis on Twitter

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
04/09/2015

It appears that when the US inadvertantly “misplaced” $500 million of weapons in Yemen, the bulk of which fell right in Houthi rebel hands, it created a very credible adversary… for the US and its Saudi-backed coalition allies. Because despite the bombing campaign by the Saudi-headed coalition, AP reports that the rebels seized a key provincial capital in a heavily Sunni tribal area on Thursday as their patron Iran called the two-week air campaign a “crime” and appealed for peace talks. According to media reports the Houthius overran Ataq, capital of the oil-rich southeastern Shabwa province, after days of airstrikes and clashes with local Sunni tribes. The capture marked the rebels’ first significant gain since the Saudi-led bombing began.

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