A second convoy of Emirati military vehicles manned by pro-government fighters arrived in Taez city on Monday as the Saudi-led coalition said it was focusing on driving rebel forces from the province.

The armoured vehicles were sent from Aden, where they had been deployed to liberate the southern port city, said Moa’ath Al Yaseri, a leader of the popular resistance in Taez.

“There is no need for them in Aden, so the Saudi-led coalition decided to send them to participate in the battle for Taez,” he said. […]