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Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Mar 23, – Security sources said the militiamen, known as Huthis, had sent several thousand troops south and fought with local Sunni tribes as they approached the main southern city of Aden, where President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi took refuge after fleeing the capital last month. Yemen’s Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local […]

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Al-Qaida-linked forces capture town of Fallujah in Iraq

Al-Qaida-linked forces capture town of Fallujah in Iraq

Jan 04, –  A rejuvenated al-Qaida-affiliated force asserted control over the western Iraqi city of Fallujah on Friday, raising its flag over government buildings and declaring an Islamic state in one of the most crucial areas that U.S. troops fought to pacify before withdrawing from Iraq two years ago. The capture of Fallujah came amid […]

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