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IS briefly ‘occupies’ heart of Libyan city – 16 people dead after clashes

TRIPOLI, Feb 24, (Agencies): Islamic State group jihadists briefly occupied the heart of a Libyan city near Tripoli but were ousted by militia fighters, in clashes that left 16 people dead, officials said Wednesday. IS has taken advantage of growing chaos to expand its foothold in the North African country, …

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Yemen shells kill 3 in Saudi: media

RIYADH, Jan 8, (Agencies): Three civilians including a child have been killed by shelling from Yemen in a border region of Saudi Arabia, official media said on Friday. Several shells from Yemeni territory landed in the Jazan region on Thursday evening, the Saudi Press Agency said, citing the civil defence …

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‘No Kuwaiti soldier killed in Yemen’ – Saudi says 3 civilians killed in missile fire

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1, (Agencies): The Kuwaiti Defense Ministry has denied reports that a Kuwaiti soldier participating in the Operation Renewal of Hope was killed in Yemen. The ministry’s Moral Guidance and Public Relations Department urged in a statement to ensure accuracy and to get information on the Kuwaiti army …

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Kuwaiti troops for Saudi Arabia to fight Yemen rebels – report

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29, (Agencies): Kuwait has decided to send troops to its neighbour Saudi Arabia to resist cross-border attacks by the Yemeni Houthi movement, the Kuwaiti daily al-Qabas reported on Tuesday citing an informed source. Though a nominal member of a Saudi-led coalition that has bombed the Iran-allied Houthis …

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Missile fired from Yemen kills 3: Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 20, (AFP): A missile fired from war-torn Yemen has struck a Saudi border city, killing three civilians, the kingdom said, in yet another violation of a ceasefire aimed at helping peace talks. Saturday’s attack on Najran left one Saudi citizen and two Indian workers dead, according to a …

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Yemen … victory has a price

EVERYONE should know the truth that the GCC countries and their allies fighting in Yemen are not only fighting against the Houthis and groups affiliated to former Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Saleh, because they are also combating the expansion scheme of Iran. This major expansion scheme started in Lebanon through …

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Over 50 killed in fighting – Yemen rebels gain ground

ADEN, Nov 8, (Agencies): More than 50 people were killed in Yemen in the past two days in fighting pitting an Arab coalition against Houthi fighters backed by troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, medical sources and residents said on Sunday. In Taiz, medical sources told Reuters 29 …

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Heavy clashes in Yemen’s Taez, medical aid blocked – Islamic militants storm Aden supermarket

ADEN, Oct 25, (Agencies): Heavy clashes and air strikes in Yemen’s third city Taez left at least 36 fighters dead on Sunday, army sources said, as aid workers struggled to make medical deliveries. The fighting between Saudibacked pro-government forces and Shiite Houthi rebels and their allies killed at least 21 …

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Arab coalition faces new IS foe in Yemen – ‘Fertile ground for radicalisation’

DUBAI, Oct 7, (AFP): An unprecedented attack on Yemen’s government claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group has raised a fresh challenge for the Saudi-led coalition backing the embattled president, analysts say. IS bombings on Tuesday hit the government’s temporary headquarters in the southern city of Aden and military installations …

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Oman helps free US hostages in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept 23, (AP): The two American hostages, freed after months of being held hostage in Yemen’s raging civil war, took their first steps to freedom down a staircase pushed against a gleaming Oman royal air force jet. It’s not the first time a scene like this …

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