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Riyadh and the Gulf monarchies launch air raids against Houthi rebels
Operation "Firmness Storm" began today, targeting Sana'a and its international airport. Aden airport has been "liberated". Army units have joined the Houthi rebels. A war between Sunnis and Shiites, between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The Islamic State attacks Sana'a: 31 dead and dozens wounded in five attacks
Mosques and offices used by Houthi targeted. For jihadi militias they are "heretics" and should be fought. House of a Shia rebel movement leader also hit. The attacks took place in conjunction with the start of prayer on the eve of Ramadan. UN peace talks in Geneva extended.
23/11/2011 YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA
Saleh in Saudi Arabia to sign transfer of power deal
The Yemeni president arrived in Riyadh this morning to sign the transition plan sponsored by the Gulf countries. The agreement was reached with the opposition on November 21, after more than 10 months of bloody conflict. Saleh has already backtracked on a peace agreement at the last minute three times.
Yemen, more Saudi air raids. Houthi rebels: stop all attacks
Rebel militias bombed in Taiz, in spite of the truce. Clashes also registered in Aden, Huta and Daleh. The Houthi call for an end to all attacks, to resume political dialogue. Meanwhile, al Qaeda consolidates its presence in the Southeast.
First UN humanitarian aid to Aden, after four months of war
Arrived also a ship with aid from the UAE. At least 80% of the population needs humanitarian aid. The conflict has so far Fattoi more than 3500 deaths, half of them civilians.
Yemen, Saleh has left power after 33 years. And may go into exile
Ali Abdullah Saleh, leader of one of the poorest countries in the Arab world has ceded powers under the agreement guaranteed by the Cooperation Council of Gulf countries. A new constitution, and parliamentary and presidential elections in 2014.
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