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Yemen Parliament Convenes to Defy Saudi-Backed Exiled Government

DUBAI, Aug 13 – Yemen‘s parliament convened on Saturday for the first time since a civil war began almost two years ago, in a move that bolsters the dominant Houthi movement and challenges the Saudi-backed exiled government. The armed Houthis and their allies in the General People’s Congress (GPC) party headed by powerful ex-president Ali

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Coalition Warplanes Attack Houthi Fighters Near Saudi Border: Sources

CAIRO, July 30 – Warplanes of a Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi fighters from Yemen seeking to infiltrate Saudi Arabia on Saturday, killing tens of Houthi militiamen, security sources said. The bombing took place on the Yemeni side of the border close to the Saudi city of Najran, they said. Clashes were also seen in the

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Yemen Cinema: Behind The Scenes

War, lack of funding and militia-imposed restrictions hamper Yemen’s cinema industry BY Mohammed Al Khayat and Yasser Rayes “Is there a cinema industry in Yemen?” asks Yahiya Suhail, a 52-year-old actor, director, scenarist and theater critic, his gaping mouth and wide eyes signaling his confusion and surprise. Although Suhail has been in the business for 40 years,

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