Security Belt fighters head to the front line in an area called Moreys, in Yemen's Dhale province.
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The fighters battling the Houthis here belong to a number of militias, particularly one known as the Security Belt, which are funded and armed by the United Arab Emirates.At one militia position, in an area called Moreys, around 40 fighters touting assault rifles had a single tank -- used as an artillery piece -- along with a few mortar launchers and a pickup truck mounted with a heavy machine gun.At another militia position nearby, at Hajr, the few dozen fighters manned barricaded positions in the abandoned houses of a village.The Houthi positions are only about 500 meters away, the fighters said. One of the militiamen, Ali Abdullah, said the fighters need greater support from the coalition and the Emiratis to tip the balance.
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