On May 17, forces loyal to the Saudi-led coalition recaptured the town of Qatabah in the Yemeni province of Dhale from Ansar Allah (also known as the Houthis) and its allies. According to reports, UAE-trained factions played an important role in this success of the coalition.
Following this, coalition-backed forces continued their advancec in the directions of Abari and Mazub Amer and the Al Olalah military camp. Clashes are ongoing.
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