SANA’A, Jan. 27—Following its formation in Aden on Monday, prominent southerners have announced their support for the National Southern Body for Liberation and Independence. The body was created by 13 Southern Movement factions, including political parties, student organizations and unions, and aims to unify the many different factions within the pro-secession Southern Movement.
SANA’A, Jan. 28—Tribal leaders and Houthis confirmed on Wednesday the release of Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, the director of the president’s office, the previous day. Mubarak was apparently released without condition following negotiations with tribal leaders from Al-Nasab district in Shabwa governorate.
SANA’A, Jan. 28—Dozens of Sana’a University students staged anti-Houthi protests on Wednesday afternoon on Al-Siteen Street. The demonstrators were forced to change their location from Change Square in front of Sana’a University to avoid clashes with Houthis.