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Airstrike on Sanaa hotel kills 20

An airstrike on a hotel in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday killed at least 20 people, most of them civilians, medical officials and local officials said. They identified the hotel as The Marina in Sanaa's southern Al-Asbah

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Victory in Yemen no matter what: Arab coalition

Gulf Arab coalition forces fighting Houthi militia in Yemen are advancing on the capital in a two-pronged offensive, generals told reporters on Monday at a desert oil compound they have turned into a military base. Yemeni forces a

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Saudi-backed forces seize Aden airport

Yemeni forces recaptured Aden's international airport and some city districts from Houthi militia fighters on Tuesday, in a sudden advance after months of stalemate, the exiled government said. Yemenis on social media reported

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Car bomb explodes near Yemeni mosque in Sanaa

A car bomb exploded near a mosque in the downtown area of the Yemeni capital on Thursday, causing casualties, witness said. They said the blast occurred near the headquarters of the central bank but the target was the nearby mosqu

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Saudi jets pound army bases, depots in Sanaa

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition carried out the most sustained bombardment of Yemen's capital Sanaa in nearly two months of air strikes on Tuesday night, residents of the city said, hitting army bases and weapons depots.

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India to fly out more nationals from Sanaa

India was readying the evacuation of up to 500 nationals from the capital of Yemen on Monday, after four nights of Saudi-led air strikes against Iranian-backed forces whose advances forced the president to flee. An Air India Airbu

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Houthi rebels advance despite Saudi-led air strikes

Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes meant to check the Iranian-backed militia's efforts to overthrow President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

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Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins

Warplanes targeted Houthi forces controlling Yemen's capital and their northern heartland on Friday, the second day of a Saudi-led campaign to stop the Iranian-allied militia establishing its rule across the country. In a boos

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40 killed in Yemen as Houthi fighters near capital

At least 40 people have been killed in three days of fighting between Shi'ite Muslim rebels and Sunni tribesmen, sources on both sides said on Sunday, as sectarian fighting that flared up in October in the north drew closer to the capital Sa

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13 killed in north Yemen clashes

At least 13 people died when Shi'ite Muslim fighters clashed with security forces in northern Yemen on Friday, government sources said, underlining the chaos still gripping the country two years after mass protests ousted its leader.

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