Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council sign a power-sharing deal in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to put an end to infighting between the two groups in Aden.
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
U.S. President Joe Biden announces that the United States will end their support for Saudi Arabia in their intervention in Yemen. However, he also said the United States will continue targeting al-Qaeda operations in the country.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths announces that the Houthis and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government have agreed to a prisoner swap of 1,081 detainees. The release will include 400 government prisoners and 681 Houthi fighters.
The separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) announces it is giving up its aspiration of self-rule in Yemen to implement a stalled peace deal brokered by Saudi Arabia. A spokesman for the group says they have "achieved their goal". The STC believes in establishing an independent state in southern Yemen similar to the one that existed between 1967 and 1990.
Forces of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) seize control of the island of Socotra. President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi condemns it as a "full-fledged" coup, while the governor of the island condemns the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia for "turning a blind eye".
A 33-year-old Yemeni man stabbed and wounded three Spanish theatre actors in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Is not known if the attack is in protest against the war in Yemen or for the attacker's opposition to Saudi Arabia’s growing entertainment industry.
The Royal Saudi Air Defense intercepts a ballistic missile fired from Yemen over the Saudi capital Riyadh that caused panic among residents. Houthis say they fired several Burkan-2 missiles at targets in Saudi Arabia, including Saudi Aramco oil facilities. Separately, Saudi Air Defenses shoot down two Houthi-operated Qasef-1 drones near the border.
United Arab Emirates-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) fighters seize control of government buildings in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, after clashing with forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. At least 10 people are reportedly killed and 30 wounded. Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr accuses the separatists of mounting a coup.