Saudi-led coalition forces have established at least 13 new takfiri training centers in the provinces of Lahj, Mahrah, Dhalea and areas near Shabwah, southern Yemen, according to a report released by the Media Center for Southern Provinces.
The report noted that coalition countries have funded such centers in a strategic, densely populated areas between Lahj and Taiz provinces, with the aim of attracting as many young people as possible.
According to the report, these centers are working to attract hundreds of young people from Hadhramaut, Shabwah and Abyan provinces, and then transferring them to the major mobilisation centers in Lahj and Mahrah provinces.
One takfiri extremist center, belonging to Yahya al-Hajjouri, was established and funded by Saudi-Emirati occupation in the city of al-Jubah, south of Ma’rib and east of Shabwah province, the report stated
According to the media center report, Saudi Arabia has funded seven extremist religious centers in Mahrah over the past three years, which have been distributed to the districts of Shahan, Huswain, Qishn and the vicinity of the city of Al-Ghaydah, bordering Oman .
These centers housing hundreds of foreign elements, according to the center.
It explained that the coalition aims to consolidate the Saudi occupation in the province and give the countries of global arrogance, mainly America and Britain a “green light to establish military bases under the pretext of combating terrorism and countering maritime piracy in the shores of the Arabian Sea.”
The report attributed the coalition countries’ interest in financing and establishing centers in sensitive strategic areas such as the western gate of the Bab al-Mandab Strait, to a malicious and a major plot aimed to target the security and stability in Yemen.
The report warned that these Wahhabi takfiri centers are placed in sensitive areas, in accordance with the wishes of the allied countries, which threatens the security of the Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab.
The repot pointed out that the coalition countries “will use these terrorist dens in the future to threaten maritime navigation in the Red Sea, in order to take control over the Bab al-Mandab Strait under the pretext of protecting the international trade corridor from any terrorist attacks.”