IRGC, Hezbollah assist Houthis in Yemen capital – Report

Forces in Yemen with links to the Iranian regime and Lebanese Hezbollah, are supporting Houthi rebels to boost their control of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, Arabic language daily Asharq Al-Awsat reported citing intelligence source in the country.

The daily quoted an intelligence source as saying:“Elements affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Hezbollah, who were training Houthis in the north of Yemen, are currently present in the capital Sana’a.”

According to the source who requested anonymity because he was not permitted to brief the media members of IRGC and Hezbollah are helping the rebels implement their political and military agenda in the country, the source said.

Last week, the central government and Houthis signed a deal under the auspices of the UN to form a new government and introduce several economic reforms.

Source: Asharq Al-Awsat

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