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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 […]

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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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