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Crackdown, air strikes in Yemen

ADEN/DUBAI, Dec 6, (Agencies): A Saudi-led coalition stepped up air strikes on Yemen’s Houthis on Wednesday as the Iran-allied armed movement tightened its grip on Sanaa a day after the son of slain former president Ali Abdullah Saleh vowed revenge for his father’s death. Former president Saleh plunged the country …

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Saleh spoke his word and left

ALI ABDULLAH SALEH spent his small part in political life on the sharp edges of flimsy alliances, taking his chances without giving any attention to risks that come with such kind of political work. Nonetheless, perhaps his fate was not to exit from the political scene before exposing the Houthis …

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Yemeni Houthi rebels kill ex-president Saleh – Chaos rules

SANAA, Yemen, Dec 4, (Agencies): Yemeni rebels killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country’s former president and strongman, as their forces battled for control of the capital, Sanaa, officials said. The collapse of their alliance throws Yemen’s nearly 3-year-old civil war into unpredictable new chaos. The circumstances of …

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Yemen stands up to agents of Iran

MISTAKEN is anyone who thought that the coup coalition in Yemen will continue indefinitely or the Houthi side gained trust. Hence, what transpired in Sanaa and their expulsion from it was expected. In fact, it is a natural move for Yemenis to uproot this group for bringing corruption and havoc …

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Saudis intercept second Yemen missile

RIYADH, Dec 2, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Thursday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from war-torn Yemen, state media reported, the second such attack this month claimed by Iran-backed Houthi rebels. The missile targeted the southern Saudi city of Khamis Mushait, with authorities reporting no casualties, just hours after …

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Yemen rebels issue threat – Saudi, UAE airports

SANAA, Nov 7, (AFP): Shiite rebels in Yemen threatened on Tuesday to attack ports and airports in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, raising the stakes in a fl are-up between Riyadh and Tehran. The threat came hours after Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince accused Iran of “direct military …

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Missile near Riyadh airport – Amir condemns attack

RIYADH, Nov 5, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh’s international airport after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, in an escalation of the kingdom’s war against Iranbacked Houthi rebels. The missile attack was the first aimed by the Shiite rebels at the heart …

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Kuwait sends 4,000 food baskets to Yemen, medical aid to Somalia

Kuwait reiterates commitment to Syrian refugees at Doha meet KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), in coordination with the Direct Aid Society, announced Wednesday a new batch of medical assistance to treat victims in Somalia following the recent terrorist bombings in Mogadishu. In a statement to …

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Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

Majority of dead Houthi rebels: officials CAIRO, Aug 23, (AP): An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a hotel near Yemen’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 41 people as the alliance stepped up airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and their allies in and around Sanaa. The escalation comes amid …

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