Security Sources from Yemen informed the Al-Jazeera news agency, that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recruited dozens of Yemenis to participate in the conflict in Libya, to fight against the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA).

The same sources indicated that the Yemenis, recruited to fight for Haftar received professional training at the Belhaj Base in southern Yemen and the UAE’s Assab Base in Eritrea and according to reliable Yemeni security sources, the local authorities in Yemen, including the Presidency, had full knowledge regarding the recruitment process, however, did not act on the information.