Thirty-year-old diplomatic documents disclose Saudi aspirations in Al-Mahrah and Hadramout
Al-Thawrah / Reports:
Saudi ambitions in the governorates of Al-Mahrah and Hadramout, which it currently occupies, have been revealed in Yemeni diplomatic documents that are more than 30 years old.
The Yemeni embassy in Bahrain released documents that exposed a Saudi plot against Yemen’s eastern provinces after the nation’s 1990 reunification, according to media sources.
The documents, which were two distinct letters dated April 15, 1992, addressed to Sana’a’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, indicated that:
Informing someone from the Yemeni community in Bahrain about Saudi intelligence activity against the eastern regions of Yemen, it was revealed that this activity was sabotage and terrorism, which involved the recruitment of people from the governorates of Al-Mahrah and Hadramout to commit “terrorist” and sabotage acts.
The documents contained information about informing one of the sons of Hadramout, who had been granted Saudi nationality, that large numbers of Yemenis from Hadramout and Al-Mahrah are being recruited to the kingdom through some loyalist sheikhs of the Al Saud regime. Upon arrival, those recruited are granted Saudi citizenship, and attractive salaries are allocated to them, according to the assertions of the Yemeni Investigative Platform, which specializes in tracking and verifying information and refuting rumors spread on social media.
According to the platform, these Yemenis were recruited and trained by Saudi Arabia in specific camps located within the country. Each group had a special headquarters in the Al-Naser neighborhood of Al-Qatif and was mostly composed of 15 to 20 people. These groups are overseen by a Saudi official named “Mastour Ali Al-Ghamdi.” They have undergone training to engage in “terrorist” and sabotage actions as well as to become proficient in the use of various types of explosives.