Arabic press review: Mohammed Dahlan secretly visits Sudan #Saudi_Arabia

Arabic press review: Mohammed Dahlan secretly visits Sudan #Saudi_Arabia

May 15, 2019 0 By NewsTakers

Mohammed Dahlan, who once headed Fatah in Gaza and is now a security adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, is currently in Sudan, sources in the country have told Al-Quds Al-Arabi .
The sources said Dahlan arrived in Khartoum aboard an Emirati jet accompanied by an unnamed Emirati minister.
Recent moves made by Saudi Arabia in Al-Mahrah Governorate in eastern Yemen have angered Yemeni leaders, an official Yemeni source has told online newspaper Arabi21.
Read More » The source said that the deployment of Saudi and UAE forces in the country, nominally to fight Houthi rebels, was undermining the authority of the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi.
According to the same source, statements made by Yemeni Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maysari, who is also deputy prime minister, have been interpreted as being specifically directed at Riyadh days after its provocative moves in Al-Mahrah.
Three political parties in Al Mahrah have called for expelling the Saudi forces, in line with the demands of a popular movement rejecting their presence in their city.
Three former officials in Algeria, including the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, are facing the death penalty for crimes committed during Bouteflika’s rule, Algerian newspaper El Khabar reported .
According to lawyer Ammar Khababah, the three detainees – Said Bouteflika, who worked as an adviser to the former president, and two long-serving former intelligence officials, Athmane Tartag, and Mohamed Mediene, known as “Toufiq” – are facing life sentences and execution.
The penalty for the charges range between 20 years imprisonment, life imprisonment and the death sentence, according to the newspaper.
* Arabic press review is a digest of reports that are not independently verified as accurate by Middle East Eye.

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