almotamar.net - A Yemeni official source said Wednesday that Cairo requested Yemen to hand it over 24 Egyptian fishermen the Yemeni concerned authorities had arrested them the beginning of this month with their fishing boats on charge of trespassing Yemeni regional waters and practicing illegal fishery.
The source clarified to almotamar.net that the Yemeni Foreign Ministry received Tuesday an official request from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry asking the release of the captured fishermen and handing them over to Egyptian authorities so that they stand trial before Egyptian court but Yemen refused the request before finishing investigation with them.
The source said the Egyptian fishermen had illegally entered the Yemeni regional waters in the Red Sea on board of a boat coming from Suez governorate on 4th of this month and the Coast Guard authorities caught them and confiscated their boat. He said it is expected that the Egyptian fishermen would be set free in the next few after pledging to commit to not repeat their violation of measures and pledge of the Egyptian authorities to send them for trial.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.