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CONFUSED POSITION IN ARABIA

Both Forces Claim Successes

CAIRO. May 8

Reports regarding the Arabian cam- <*> paign flatly contradict the Yemenis' claim of & series of successes against the Wahabis,who are advancing on

Wahabis, Sana, the capital of Yemen, through mountainous country. Impassable for armored cars. They claim a victory at Nejran, Involving 2,000 Wahabl casualties, the capture of nine armored cars, 32 guns, and 360 camels, and the destruction of 20 armored cars, which were threatening Ibha, In Aslr. On the other hand, rebel tribesmen are re ported to have scattered a cavalry es cort, and looted £10,000 from a Yemeni envoy proceeding to Nejran. Yemenis Gay that an engagement near ?"??<?>? yielded 400 prisoners, seven armored cars, and two field guns, but the Saudi agency at Cairo has not been apprised of any such reverses. Sheikh AbduUa Suliman, ff^pg Ibn Saud's Finance Minister, has Arrives ?? Port Sudan, accompanied by 120 police and 6taff, on the way to establish a civil administration at Hodelda, on th* Red Sea. British police are departing leaving the sloop Penzance to safe guard British subjects. Two hundittf Yemeni refugees on Kama-ran Tslnftd have been disarmed end sent to Ad#fc for internment. Ibn Saud has orderea the issue of postage stamps inscribe* with an appeal to help war sufferer*

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