BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:35 P.M.) – The Houthi forces inflicted heavy damage on the Saudi Army’s defenses in rural Yemen today, forcing the latter to frantically withdraw from the Al-Qatb area amid mounting casualties.

The Saudi Army attempted to advance against the Houthi today in the Al-Madfoun and Al-Qatb regions; however, their assault would take a turn for the worse, when the Yemeni forces caught their fighters in an ambush.

Video footage of the Houthi forces foiling the Saudi Army attack was captured by Hezbollah’s official media wing on Wednesday; it can be seen below:

Wednesday’s attack marks the second time in 5 days that the Saudi Army has launched a massive offensive in Yemen, only to suffer a significant number of casualties in defeat.

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Floriangeyer
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Trillions of dollars spent on advanced weaponry and many thousands of troops fighting one of the poorest nations on earth that has no air force and the Perfumed Princes of Saudi Arabia with their cowardly soldiers are still unable to defeat ‘farmers in sandals’.

The UK failed to suppress the Yemen in the 60’s and also had to leave.

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Yeah, I hope this time though unlike the 60s, it will hurt KSA more and they lose territory.

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Florian : the funniest is that KSA-Army is made of professionals! And trained by the US! Thus, with an average IQ of 84 in the country (!!!!), I’m not sure training helps a lot, moreover, this army nearly never fought a war and well, at the morals level, frankly, who wants to fight for billionaire princes in an over-rich country that lets the quarter of the population under poverty threshold! Basicly, you can assume entering the army is getting a state-servant job and have fun driving vehicles or piloting aircraft, moreover, airbases look like princes palaces with marble everywhere, guys… Read more »

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Deashbag,
The Saudi military is indeed laughable when one considers the massive advantage it has in advanced weaponry. Their conduct of the war is however, abhorrent, when we consider the purposeful destruction of civilian infrastructure.

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More propaganda about Yemen.

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An exemple of unpleasing news about Yemen : https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2017/01/06/Arab-Coalition-forces-score-gains-as-airstrikes-pound-Houthi-rebels.html “On the ground, Yemeni government forces progress incessantly, recovering a strategic mountainous area in Bihan valley exposing the supply lines of the militias to al-Safra area.Meanwhile, the militias have been pushed out of several tactical highlands and spots in Taiz, amid fierce clashes between the warring sides in Shabwa governorate.” al-Arabiya can be very surprising for a MSM, i.e. they pointed that the roaches had cut Damascus water and SAA was struggling them about this while infamous Jihadi-Julian Röpcke (who works for a ‘prominent’ German tabloïd) did total bias on the… Read more »

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Could we stop the propaganda bullshit you’re doing on the Yemeni war? With Syria you provide some measure of balance but with Yemen you’d think that the Houthis never lost, that they should be days away from winning the war and that they’re on the gates of Riyadh, it’s absurd. We don’t want vague, disingenuous bullshit (otherwise we’d go on Al Manar), we want the truth, whether good or bad.

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In some way, I agree with you as the situation is far to be marvellous :
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Now, achtung : there are HUGE swath of total desert everywhere you don’t see towns pointed on the map.
Thus, nothing about Oman joining the Arab coalition 2 weeks ago, Sanaa outskirts are in the range of Saudi artillery while 5 days ago, 42 Houthis with their prominent commander were killed by a Saudi air-strike.
So yeah, and It’s not a problem for anyone to notice that I’m not a big fan of KSA but I agree with you kit : news about Yemen are very one-sided.

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Yay, a map! Looks mostly unchanged despite the Saudis getting dangerously close to Sanaa as you say, as well as the incursions on Yemen’s northern border, completely turning around the situation where Yemen were taking areas from across the border, even getting close to Najran.

All in all though, for a nationwide war, losses are remarkably low; what do they do all day??