Middle East

Yemen forces battle separatists near southern city, nine dead

Fighters with the UAE-trained Security Belt Forces loyal to the pro-independence Southern Transitional Council (STC), stand atop a military vehicle near the south-central coastal city of Zinjibar in south-central Yemen, in the Abyan Governorate, on August 21, 2019. AFP / Nabil HASAN

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 26, 2019, on page 8.




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