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42 dead in Yemen suicide attacks claimed by IS

42 dead in Yemen suicide attacks claimed by IS

Jun 27, – The capital of Hadramawt province, Mukalla had been under the control of Al-Qaeda for one year until pro-government troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition recaptured the city in April. A wave of suicide bombings targeting Yemeni troops killed at least 42 people Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, officials said, in […]

June 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen

33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen

Jun 24, – Fierce battles erupted in the northern Jawf province when Huthi rebels attacked loyalists in al-Motoon district, triggering a counter attack by government forces backed by warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition, a military official said. Clashes in several areas across Yemen on Friday killed 22 Shiite rebels and 11 members of pro-government forces, […]

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Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after rocket fire

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after rocket fire

Sep 19, – The early morning air strikes targeted two training camps belonging to the Islamist group Hamas, causing no injuries, officials and witnesses said. Israel carried out air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinian militants there fired rockets into southern Israel. Gaza militants fired at least two rockets into Israel late […]

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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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Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Sep 03, – A further 92 people were wounded in Wednesday’s bombings, the latest in a string of attacks carried out by the Sunni extremist group against Shiite targets in Yemen since March. Twin bombings claimed by the Islamic State group against a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital killed at least 32 people, medical […]

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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, At least 65 killed after Houthi rebels ambush pro-government forces

Yemen, At least 65 killed after Houthi rebels ambush pro-government forces

Aug 19, – Yemeni rebels ambushed pro-government forces in the south on Tuesday, setting off a major battle that killed 65 anti-rebel forces and handed them their first serious setback following a series of recent advances, officials said. The officials said 15 Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, were killed in the fighting near the Aqaba […]

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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 […]

July 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Jul 24, – Nine rebels and seven anti-Houthi tribesmen were killed in clashes in Marib, medical officials said. Houthi shelling killed four civilians in the city of Taiz, according to medical and security officials. Fierce battles between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen’s Marib province and the city of Taiz Friday killed 20 […]

July 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce. The United Nations has been pushing for a halt to the air strikes and fighting that have killed […]

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