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24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

Nov 12, – Warplanes bombed two rebel troop transports north of Damt, the Daleh province’s second-largest city, which the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and their allies recaptured on Saturday, a military official said. Saudi-led coalition air strikes and attacks by pro-government forces killed at least 24 rebels Thursday in Yemen’s south, where the insurgents have been […]

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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 rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Mar 26, – The kingdom’s ambassador to the United States announced from Washington that a coalition of 10 countries, including five Gulf monarchies, had been set up to protect the Yemeni government. Saudi Arabia carried out air strikes against Huthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, launching an operation by a regional coalition to save the […]

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