With the support of the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen and the legitimate government, the Hajour tribes are battling the Houthis in the northern province of Hajjah near the Saudi border.
On March 4, the coalition carried out its sixth landing, dropping weapons, ammunition, food and medical supplies in support of the Hajour tribes in Hajjah province. The coalition has been launching airstrikes against the Houthis in this battle while Yemen's legitimate government army troops are advancing on the ground. The battles between the Houthis and the Hajour tribes are taking place within the Fifth Military Region’s geographical scope. On March 1, the legitimate government decided to provide the Fifth Military Region with reinforcements from other military areas to support the Hajour tribes.