The Yemeni Army Controls the Administrative Center of al-Juba
The Yemeni Army Forces and Popular Committees gain control of the city of Al-Jadida, the administrative center of the Juba district, south of Marib.
According to Al-Mayadeen sources, the Yemeni army and Popular Committees took control of the city of Al-Jadida, the administrative capital of the al-Juba district south of Marib.
Field sources reported that Saudi-backed Hadi forces have begun withdrawing from the Jabal Murad district, noting that after the army and Popular Committees took control of the al-Juba district.
After an agreement with the local tribes, the Jabal Murad Directorate is now fully controlled by the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees.
The Minister of Defense in the Sanaa government, Major General Muhammad Al-Atifi pointed out that most of the districts of the Marib Governorate have been secured by the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees, emphasizing that "the reclaiming of Marib is inevitable."
Al-Atifi told the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar, that the Yemeni forces have "reached the vicinity of the Marib, which has become semi-encircled and within the reach of the army forces," adding that all occupied Yemeni territory is "bound to return under the control of the Yemeni Army, and this is an irrefutable matter."
During the past hours, Saudi-led coalition warplanes launched 14 air raids on the al-Juba district and two raids on the Serwah district in Marib.
The Saudi-led coalition reported it carried out 29 operations targeting mechanisms, army personnel, and committees in the al-Juba and Al-Kasara fronts, south and west of Marib, as well as 5 raids targeting the Khub Washa'af region in nearby Al-Jawf, northeast of Yemen.