On May 11, the Saudi-led coalition and its proxies continued developing their military operation in the southwestern province of Taiz and captured the al-Omar military camp along the western coast of the province, according to the UAE-based al-Arabiya TV. Al-Arabiya TV said that the Houthis had withdrawn from the military camp without a fight.
Yemeni sources also reported that the Saudi-led coalition had secured Mawza district, which was captured by the Houthis on May 10 along with the key region of al-Brah northeast of it. Reportedly, Houthi fighters also withdrew from these regions without a fight.
By imposing its control of the al-Omar military camp, the Saudi-led coalition fully secured supply lines to its troops in the western Yemeni coast. The military camp also gives the coalition a better position to oversee the naval traffic in the Bab-el-Mandeb strait, according to al-Arabiya TV.
Observers believe that the remaining positions of the Houthis in Taiz province will fall into the hands of the Saudi-led coalition in the upcoming weeks, if the Yemeni group fails to launch a well-coordinated and successful counter-attack.