UAE plays down Saudi rift after separatists take Yemeni city

People check cars that were burned during clashes in Aden, Yemen August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

ADEN (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates on Monday downplayed a rift with ally Saudi Arabia over Yemen after separatists it backs took control of Aden that was the base of the Saudi-backed government. But the UAE stopped short of asking the southern fighters to cede control of the Yemeni port, as Saudi Arabia wants […]

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