Engel: Iranian-Backed Rebels ‘Almost Unopposed’ in Yemen

NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reported that Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen are taking territory “almost unopposed” on Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC.

“It’s going from bad to worse for the US-backed government and the US-backed president who still claims to be President of Yemen, although his exact whereabouts are unknown…Houthi rebels, who are backed by Iran, continue to advance and they continue to take territory almost unopposed, and just across the border, Saudi Arabia is watching this very closely, and has sent some reinforcements to its border to make sure that the Houthi advance doesn’t jump over the Yemeni border and threaten the Saudi kingdom” he stated.

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