Mukalla

Suicide Bombers Hit Yemen Government’s Mukalla Port

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, July 18 – Suicide attackers set off car bombs at two military checkpoints outside the government-held port city of Mukalla in Yemen on Monday, killing at least five soldiers, security sources and medics said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks near the capital of eastern Hadramout province on the

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Daesh Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 10 Recruits in Yemen

ADEN, May 15 – A suicide bomber blew himself up in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Sunday in an attack claimed by Daesh, killing at least ten recruits and wounding 15 as they lined up at a police headquarters, a security source said. It was the second deadly blast to hit the city,

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Yemen’s Mukalla Airport Reopens with Aid Flight After Qaeda Exit

ADEN, May 9 – The airport has reopened at the Yemeni coastal city of Mukalla which was recaptured by government and Emirati soldiers in April after a year-long occupation by Al Qaeda, local officials said. The first flight in on Sunday was a plane carrying relief supplies from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the officials

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Coalition Troops Seize Main Yemen Oil Terminal From Al Qaeda

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 25  – Yemeni government forces and their Emirati allies took control of the country’s largest oil export terminal from Al Qaeda on Monday, Yemeni security officials said, a day after sweeping the militant group from its nearby stronghold. The lightning advance is a major shift in strategy for the Saudi-led

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Yemeni, UAE Troops Seize Qaeda-Held Seaport City

By Mohammed Mukhashaf and Mohammed Ghobari ADEN/KUWAIT, April 25 – Yemeni and Emirati soldiers seized Yemen’s seaport of Mukalla from al Qaeda fighters on Sunday, depriving the group of the seaport that enabled it to amass a fortune amid the country’s civil war. Around 2,000 Yemeni and Emirati troops advanced into Mukalla, local officials and residents

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