Turkish ambitions in Yemen ... penetrated through charitable institutions, Muslim Brotherhood

​​​​​​​The increasing presence of Turkey in the troubled Yemen, especially the southern region of it, as well as the countries surrounding Yemen, is causing more concern in the Arab Gulf and Egypt alike, especially as the region that Turkey focuses on is located in the Gulf of Aden, Bab al-Mandab and the Red Sea.

 These fears are heightened by the joint Turkish-Qatari sabotage efforts in Yemen through a Turkish agenda and Qatari funding for some Yemeni political and tribal figures affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood movement classified on the terrorism list in many countries.

"Non-governmental organizations" … are apparently charitable and have an intelligence core

Media reports indicate that the malicious Turkish activities under the cover of "humanitarian relief organizations" have actually started in Yemen in three coastal Yemeni regions: Shabwa, Socotra, and al-Mukha region in Taiz governorate, by settling the appropriate ground to enter them in the field by finding a sea port located under the control of its customers in Yemen.

Non-governmental organizations (NGO) are part of the intelligence agencies. The NGO and its employees obtain information that even the most powerful official intelligence agencies cannot obtain in other ways, as these organizations constitute an important source of information, as they have an important and many information base as a result of their direct mixing with The societies, especially the poor, that make up the majority of the people in the majority of the societies that these organizations target.

Turkey initially tried to use the so-called soft power by penetrating into the poor countries, taking advantage of that by recruiting the youth of those countries and sending them as mercenaries to serve their interests. In Africa, it created many investments to create the appropriate ground for that and then to move to Plan B through its establishment of many Military bases in Africa in recent years, as it can deploy large air, land and sea weapons in areas it considers important outside its borders, as well as to counter its regional competitors such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt.

Among those organizations is the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Agency (IHH) operating in the governorate of Aden in southern Yemen and in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, where Turkish relief organizations have repaired the "Dikver" Hospital, which is now called "Erdogan" Hospital in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

In this context, member of the South Yemeni National Assembly, Waddah bin Attiya, spoke to Hawar news agency (ANHA), saying, "The Turkish interference in the south of Yemen is no longer secret, but rather has appeared to the public after the dismissed Minister of Transport, who is close to the Yemeni Brotherhood, Saleh al-Jabwani, and made illegal agreements with the authorities." Turkish was the most prominent of which was the leasing of ports and airport to the Turkish authorities. "

Al-Jibwani announced from Ankara in late 2019 an agreement between Yemen and Turkey to “form a joint committee from the ministries of transport in the two countries to draft an agreement that organizes Turkish cooperation, support and investment in the transport sector in Yemen,” which prompted the Yemeni government to deny this statement negating That is, "arrangements to sign agreements, specifically in the transport sectors, especially ports, airports, etc., between Yemen and Turkey."

And Yemeni political sources considered that the role that Ankara plays through its agents in Yemen aims mainly to dismantle the legitimate government and the Arab alliance, and to settle the ground for Turkish intervention through personalities affiliated with the pro-Qatar and Turkish Brotherhood entirely through the Brotherhood leader Hammoud Saeed al-Mikhlafi.

In this context, Bin Attiyah says, "The greatest influence of Turkey is currently in Taiz, especially after the return of the Brotherhood leader Hammoud al-Mikhlafi from Turkey and the opening of training camps, and the most dangerous of those camps located in the outskirts of al-Hajariya Mountains near the Bab al-Mandab strait."

Al-Mikhlafi opened a number of camps to recruit the Brotherhood and invite the Yemenis to return from the border fronts to join these camps, which he believes will play a role in the next stage in the context of targeting the Arab coalition and serving the Qatari and Turkish agenda.

"Shabwa comes after Taiz in terms of Turkish influence, and pictures and information have been leaked about meetings that brought Shabwa al-Akhwani bin Adio governor with Turkish intelligence officers who entered the country from al-Mahra crossing as a supportive humanitarian organization."

Turkey and Qatar from soft power to military presence

Hammoud al-Mikhlafi presented himself as it is by launching a training camp outside the country called “Hamad Camp” in the Yafras area of Jabal Habashi District, where the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera channel showed videos of members of the camp “members of the Muslim Brotherhood” performing military exercises and slogans of al-Mikhlafi to be followed his orders.

Al-Mikhlafi, who resides in Turkey and visits Qatar and Oman, announced last August 30 that he intends to establish military brigades, taking full care of them, as he called on the people of Taiz to return from the southern borders of Saudi Arabia to be the strength of these brigades supported by Qatar.

Doha uses influential political figures in the Yemeni government other than the Brotherhood, with the aim of attracting more components to the state of antagonism to the Arab alliance. Among these figures comes the resigned Minister of Transport and Civil Service, Saleh al-Jabwani and Nabil Hassan al-Faqih, and the Minister of Interior Ahmed al-Misri, who appeared a while ago in a new registration. On Al-Jazeera, the Arab coalition attacked and questioned his role in Yemen.

Turkey is seeking to reach the strategic port of Balhaf for exporting gas and oil to control the open coasts on the Arabian Sea, as well as the Bab al-Mandab strait for later use as a gateway to Turkish intervention in the region, especially as it provides access to support and supply through the Turkish military bases nearby in Somalia and Qatar.

Reform party …Turkey and Qatar gateway to enter Yemen

Regarding the dangers posed by Qatar and Turkey to Arab national security, talked to our agency (ANHA), Brigadier General and Saudi strategic researcher Hassan al-Shahri, spoke to our agency: "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sought to restore legitimacy in Yemen, especially after the Iranian expansion there through a "Decisive Storm", especially as Yemen began to dive into terrorism, sedition and fragmentation, The Yemeni and regional environment was directly pressing for the presence of the Muslim Brotherhood under the name of the Reform Party in Yemen, which was the major gateway to enter Qatar and Turkey, so they worked to disrupt the work of the Yemeni leadership after three quarters of Yemen were restored, and they were not satisfied with obstruction but paralyzed Yemen's legitimate government in construction and development and the establishment of security in the liberated areas, and failed military operations in the fighting fronts against Houthi militias affiliated to Iran. "

"This has resulted in an increase in poverty, hunger and destitution, which is the environment to which their poisoned arrows are directed. Their external thinking is based on money and religion, and this is only bad for reaching their goals, with media directed to selling illusion and also investing in al-Qaeda to create an insecure environment and graduating terrorist elements from camps." The organization of the Yemeni Brotherhood, which controlled the so-called national army and distorted its compass, and instead of liberating Sana'a, Taiz and Hodeidah they went to the liberated provinces to control it, so they took control of Shabwah and began to humiliate the dignitaries and elders with arbitrary detention outside the law and killed and abducted, smuggling of quality weapons and the destabilization of security in the southern governorates. "

Al-Shahri stressed that "the transitional council met all of these actions and confronted them, until it became an equal partner for legitimacy, and this did not appeal to the bidders, so they carried out military operations supported politically, militarily and financially from Doha and Ankara, and unfortunately under the name of legitimacy and with the participation of elements from al- Qaeda, and it is known that these forces operate Under the control of the Vice President, The Godfather of the Yemen Brotherhood and head of the library organization in Marib, he is concerned with setting plans for the Brotherhood plan.

The Saudi researcher stressed the implementation of the Riyadh agreement, to be safely for Yemen at this stage, even by force, because Turkey's goal is to reach the Bab al-Mandab, the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea and the island of Socotra."

He pointed out that after Turkey was expelled from the Sudanese island of Suakin, it headed to Somalia and built the largest military base outside its borders, and pointed out that Saudi Arabia met this move in alliance with the countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, which would be shield to amputate the arm of the grandson of the Ottomans who handed over Palestine to the Jews. "

Al-Shehri believes that the scene is still complex, but the centers of Arab gravity "Riyadh, Cairo, Abu Dhabi and Manama" are able to "break up the dreams of terrorism sponsors and supporters in Ankara, Tehran and Doha, and they are the ones who meet the conditions of the enemies of the nation not in the south of the island but in Syria, Libya and Iraq."

Turkish expansion in the Horn of Africa

Turkey has a military base in Somalia that was established in October 2017 and this base overlooks the Gulf of Aden.

Somalia is the main gateway to the Horn of Africa because of its strategic location on the Red Sea and the Strait of Bab al-Mandab, as Turkey uses the port of Mogadishu, which is managed by the brother-in-law of Erdogan, the current Turkish Finance Minister, Berat al-Bairaq - based on an agreement signed 2013 and extending for 20 years - to send weapons and mercenaries to Both Yemen and Libya.

Somalia is also witnessing a clear activity of Turkish companies, as Turkish company, Favori LLC, took over the management of Mogadishu International Airport last year.

With regard to the Turkish presence in Djibouti overlooking the Strait of Bab al-Mandab and the Red Sea, Turkey signed an agreement with Djibouti, the small country on the Red Sea coast, to establish a free trade area, amounting to 12 million square meters, with an expected economic capacity of $ 1 trillion.

Turkey was in the process of establishing a naval base on the Sudanese island of Suakin, which would have posed a threat to national security in Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, but its plan was unsuccessful after the coup that ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Then, the Eritrean President, Isaias Afwerki, criticized the possible Turkish military presence in Sudanese island of Suakin, in addition to the Turkish presence in Somalia, considering these trends as unacceptable and not contributing to the stability of the region, considering that Turkey is implementing the Muslim Brotherhood agenda in the Red Sea, and seeks to impose its influence in the area.



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