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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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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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Saudi-led strikes kill at least 12 Yemeni rebels

Saudi-led strikes kill at least 12 Yemeni rebels

Apr 27, – The aircraft pounded five schools converted by the Shiite rebels into military bases in Ataq, the capital of Abyan province, military sources said. Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit anti-government forces in south Yemen Monday, killing at least 12 Huthi insurgents and allied forces as fighting continued across several provinces, military and local sources […]

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UN Yemen envoy quits as Saudi-led air war enters fourth week

UN Yemen envoy quits as Saudi-led air war enters fourth week

Apr 16, – The announcement from the United Nations came as a Saudi-led coalition pressed its air war against the Iran-backed rebels into a fourth week, promising “no half measures” in its campaign to restore President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. The UN envoy to Yemen has resigned after failing to avert large-scale violence, dealing a blow […]

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