IP - Mohamed al-Atifi, commander of Yemen’s armed forces, has said they are ready for a “long-term confrontation” with the US and the UK.

“[…] We are prepared for a long-term confrontation with the forces of tyranny. The Americans, the British, and those who coordinated with them must realise the power of the sovereign Yemeni decision and that there is no debate or dispute over it,” he said in a statement.

Since the start of the war in Gaza on October 7th, the Yemeni army and Houthi fighters have joined the conflict to support the people of Gaza.

They announced that they would target ships carrying goods to Israel's occupied territories.They want a ceasefire and an end to the killing of the people of Gaza by Israel.204

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