Aden: Renewable Violence and Suffocating Crises
The violence series has once again overshadowed the atmosphere of Aden city, the temporary capital of “legitimacy.” which suffers from severe crises in several sectors, this indicates to the failure of the British-led efforts to redraw the Yemeni scene from the city.
Security elements in Dar Saad killed a gas seller called “Baheem”, in a move that sparked angry reactions in the city, in which a number of people were killed and wounded in an attack targeting a security force in the neighboring Sheikh Othman district, the return of this escalation coincides with the start of the British ambassador to Yemen, Richard Oppenheim, the attempt to install Hadi government, which presented conditions during meetings including the unification of the armed factions affiliated with the transitional, the de-facto authority in Aden, and another related to the supply of proceeds to the central bank, while the Transitional Council insists on the necessity of all Hadi government ministers abroad to assume their responsibility towards the suffering of the city’s residents.
Aden has been witnessing a suffocating fuel crisis for days, due to the decision of Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed to monopolizing the import of fuel by the oil company which Hadi and the transitional dispute over its management, it also suffers from bankruptcy due to the looting of its financial accounts by successive administrations. It is also witnessing an increase in the materials prices, with the return of local currency collapse that is close to 1200 riyals per dollar, after Hadi government had deluded the citizens in the currency recovering.
Recent developments in Aden carry messages of rejection to the presence of Hadi government, which pushes regional and international parties to enable them to carry out their tasks in the city.