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Al Jazeera – Inside Story: Will UAE be kicked out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen?

02/09/2019

 

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are supposed to be on the same side of the war in Yemen.
However, cracks are appearing in the coalition.
The UAE has been accused of helping separatists from the Southern Transitional Council, who took over Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government.
The UN’s special envoy is warning that Yemen could fall apart.
The Emirati government has denied backing or funding the separatists.
How long can the UAE remain part of the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Guests:
Hussain al Bukhaiti – Pro-Houthi journalist
Hassan Barari – Professor at the University of Jordan
Baraa Shiban – Yemeni political analyst and the Middle East and North Africa Case Worker for the international NGO Reprieve

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