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Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen kill at least 7- residents

Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen kill at least 7- residents

Jun 26, – Yemen is more than 15 months into a war involving a Saudi-led Arab coalition that intervened to prevent Iran-allied Houthis, who control the capital, from completing a takeover of the country and overthrowing the government. led airstrikes killed at least seven people in Yemen on Sunday, residents said, as U.N. Secretary-General Ban […]

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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Sep 19, – The coalition’s airstrikes overnight hit an apartment building in the center of the capital, an area that is a UNESCO world heritage site, killing a family of nine, said the officials, who remain neutral in the conflict that has divided Yemen’s security forces. Airstrikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition against Yemen’s […]

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Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Sep 06, – The air strikes targeted troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of the Houthis, across the country and hit a Houthi base in what was the al-Imam University, a religious school in northern Sanaa, locals said. Jets belonging to a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 20 people at a […]

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Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Sep 05, – It was the first public acknowledgement by the Saudis that they have ground troops in Yemen, where they lead a coalition targeting Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies. Saudi Arabia’s military said Saturday that 10 of its troops were killed in a rebel missile strike a day earlier in Yemen, […]

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Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aug 22, – Doctors Without Borders also said it was unable to reach the hospitals in Taiz, Yemen’s third largest city, where fighting intensified on Thursday. A leading international aid group on Friday made a dramatic appeal to Yemen’s warring factions to halt attacks on civilians, a day after heavy fighting in a key city […]

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Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Jul 27, – The U.S.-backed coalition of mainly Gulf Arab countries has been waging an air campaign since March against the Iran-supported Shiite rebels, who control most of northern Yemen and the capital, Sanaa. The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at […]

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At least 55 killed as Saudi-led warplanes hit Yemen’s Taiz- Saba

At least 55 killed as Saudi-led warplanes hit Yemen’s Taiz- Saba

Jul 25, – A coalition of Arab states, led by Saudi Arabia, has been bombarding Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen since late March in a bid to reinstate President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who has fled to Riyadh. A Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen’s Taiz killed at least 55 people and left tens injured, Houthi-controlled news agency […]

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Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Jun 12, – The pre-dawn strike Friday reduced at least four historic houses in Sanaa’s old city to rubble, drawing condemnation from the UN’s cultural agency. Rescue workers said at least six bodies had been pulled from the debris. Saudi-led airstrikes have killed at least six people and destroyed part of the heritage-listed old quarter […]

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Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Apr 29, – Security officials in the city said the rebels, known as Houthis, aided by military forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, had moved up the seaside road in the neighborhood of Khormaksar, taking an area stretching from the Russian Consulate to the Crater business district. Yemen’s Shiite rebels and their allies […]

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi warplanes hit Yemen’s Sanaa overnight, clashes in Mukalla- residents

Saudi warplanes hit Yemen’s Sanaa overnight, clashes in Mukalla- residents

Apr 05, – The raids came despite calls by Russia and the Red Cross on Saturday for a pause to allow urgent humanitarian aid deliveries and evacuation of civilians. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemen’s capital Sanaa overnight, residents said, on the eleventh day of a campaign against Iran-allied Houthi forces opposed to President […]

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