FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, fighters from a militia known as the Security Belt, that is funded and armed by the United Arab Emirates, discuss launching a mortar towards Houthi rebels, in an area called Moreys, on the frontline in Yemen's Dhale province. Fighting between their allies in southern Yemen has opened a gaping wound in the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’ coalition fighting the country’s rebels. If they can’t fix it, it threatens to further fragment the country into smaller warring pieces. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
Fighters from the pro-government Security Belt Forces discuss launching a mortar towards Houthi rebels in an area called Moreys, on the frontline in Yemen's Dhale province. AP, File

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