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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.
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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.
09/08/2017 08:59:00 YEMEN
ICRC: Airstrikes against Yemen Civilians are an Alarming Trend
Recent airstrikes hit the Saada and Taez governorates. In the latest incident, nine members of one family were killed and three critically injured. Casualties were between 3 and 80 years old. “We strongly deplore” the trend of targeting public places and private houses, said the ICRC. This pattern runs against the basic tenets of the law of armed conflict.
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