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ARABIAN WAR CONTINUES
Yemen Chief Denies Reports capitalTrevolt ALLEGED CAIRO, May 0.
The Imam of Yemen against whom Ibn Saud ot Saudi Arabia is waging war, threatens to make tho lives of Wuhabi hostages in Suna answer for the safety of the Yemeni envoy to Mecca who was captured recently. Tho Imam's entourage apparently is concealing bad news, because he denies that thore is hostile occupation of Hode ida (his chief port), which is indubit able, Ho declares that there is no revolu tion in Sana. Conflicting reports as to the progress of the campaign continue, The Imam has cabled to the vernacu
lar Press as follows: We have not beon defeated near or far from Sana and there is no occupation. Thank God we are in good health. I have ordered our with drawal from the Tibatna Mountains in ordor to avoid bloodshed and destruc tion, meanwhile reserving our rights. We beg tho Arabic papers to ascertain the facts before publishing falso rumors. May Go help Islam and tho Moslems.' The Imam of Yemen has ironlcully also cubled eo Cairo: 'I am as peaceful in my capital as a lion in bis den.' Ho contradicts the rumors of a revolt in Sana (the capital), which, though built of mud, confidently awaits un attack, despito the better discipline of the Wah abls, who may shortly suffer from lack of water.