The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is training soldiers for a new Yemeni army at Al-Anad Air Base in southern Yemen.

The UAE’s official WAM news agency reported on 23 November that a batch of Yemeni soldiers had graduated from a training course run by the UAE’s military.

While WAM did not say how many soldiers were trained, it released a photograph showing four platoons in formation on a parade ground and said the soldiers would either be sent to the frontlines to fight opposition forces or be used to maintain security in government-controlled areas. […]