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Warplanes Strike Military Sites in Yemen Capital – Residents

SANAA, Nov 21 – Arab coalition warplanes struck military sites in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, residents said, as two-day ceasefire that was marred by heavy fighting entered its final hours. The raids hit army bases on a mountain overlooking the city, and the force of the explosions shook buildings as it rippled through

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Saudi-Led Coalition Starts 48-Hour Truce in Yemen -SPA

By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA, Nov 19 – Saudi-led military forces fighting in Yemen began a 48-hour ceasefire on Saturday, raising hopes of an end to war that has displaced millions and caused a humanitarian disaster. The Gulf Arab coalition has been fighting Houthi rebels and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh since March

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Sanaa Air Raids Resume as Yemen Truce Expires – Residents

SANAA, Oct 23  – Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen’s war expired, residents in the capital said. The ceasefire, agreed in order to allow an increased flow of much-needed humanitarian aid, ended without renewal after a day of heavy fighting between

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Sanaa Has Quiet Night as Yemen Truce Starts, Some Small Breaches

SANAA, Oct 20 – Parties to Yemen’s war adhered for the most part to a 72-hour truce that began just before midnight on Wednesday and the capital Sanaa passed its first night in three months without air strikes, residents and officials said. The truce was generally holding across the Arabian Peninsula state, local officials and

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Attack on Mourners in Yemen Kills More than 140, say Local Health Officials

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Oct 9 – Saudi-led warplanes struck a funeral at a community hall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, the country’s Houthi-run administration said on Saturday, but the coalition denied any role in the attack. More than 140 mourners were killed, according to local health officials cited by the United Nations, in an

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Four Al Qaeda Members Killed in Suspected U.S. Drone Strike

SANAA, Sept 24  – Four members of Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch, including a local commander, were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike on a vehicle travelling east of the capital Sanaa, two local officials said on Saturday. They said the attack in Marib province, controlled by forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi,

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Yemen’s Cenbank Has to Move From Capital Sanaa

RIYADH, Sept 19 – Yemen’s central bank has to move from the capital Sanaa because the armed Houthi movement that controls the city has been pillaging it to finance its war against the exiled government, the bank’s newly appointed governor said on Monday. Exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi appointed Monasser Saleh al-Quaiti as governor on

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Nine Yemeni Civilians, Four of Them Children, Killed in Air Strike

SANAA, Sept 8 – At least nine civilians, including four children, were killed on Thursday in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a residential building north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, residents said. At least five other people were injured in the attack early on Thursday on the three-storey apartment building in the

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Saudi-Led Coalition Air Strike Kills 9 Yemeni Civilians

DUBAI, Aug 16 – An air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen killed nine civilians east of Sanaa on Tuesday, residents said, the third deadly air raid reported to have to hit civilian targets since Saturday. The attack outside the capital hit the home of a local leader of Yemen’s armed Houthi group

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Yemeni Army Kicks Out Al Qaeda From Eastern Yemeni City- Residents

ADEN, Aug 14 – Yemeni government forces backed by Arab coalition aircraft and gunboats drove al Qaeda militants out of the city of Zinjibar in eastern Yemen on Sunday, residents said. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has exploited a 16-month-old civil war between the internationally recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and

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