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Saudi-led strikes kill 25 civilians in Sana’a

Published on 26 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 26—Twenty-five citizens were reported killed and another 40 injured in the capital Sana’a on Thursday following Saudi-led airstrikes early that morning.

Fighting previously broke out between Houthis and Marib tribesmen on March 19 in Marib, near the border of Al-Baida.

Ceasefire in Marib ends clashes between tribesmen and Houthis

Published on 25 March 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, March 25—Fighting between Marib tribesmen and Houthi militias backed by security forces in the Qania area of Marib governorate came to an end on Tuesday after the parties reached a ceasefire agreement.

(skynewsarabia.com)

Houthis reject Doha peace talks

Published on 25 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 24—Calls for national peace talks to resume in the Qatari capital Doha were rejected by Houthi representatives on Tuesday, while militias and military units loyal to the group continue their push south towards Aden.

Houthis request public donations for war effort

Published on 25 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 24—The Houthi Revolutionary Committee announced Monday it was taking donations via an account opened with the Credit Cooperative & Agricultural Bank (CAC) in Yemen.

Houthis warn against foreign military intervention

Published on 25 March 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, March 24—Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, considered the country’s legitimate president by the international community, dispatched a letter on Tuesday to the UN Security Council asking for military intervention against the Houthis.

A child protests in Taiz city on Wednesday as soldiers watch on. (Photo by Ahlam Mohsen)

Protests continue in Taiz, governor resigns

Published on 25 March 2015 by Fareed Al-Homaid in News

SANA’A, March 25—Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz city Wednesday, a day after ten protesters were reported killed in the governorate and another 83 injured.

(hunaaden.com)

Al-Subaihi captured and Lahj falls as Houthis move on Aden

Published on 25 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 25—In coordination with armed forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Houthi militants took control of Lahj governorate and captured a number of key opponents on Wednesday morning.

Houthis mobilize for “long-term” war

Published on 23 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 22—The Houthi-controlled Supreme Security Committee announced a “general mobilization” for war on Saturday, taking control of Taiz city Sunday as they push southwards toward Aden.

The US withdrew from Al-Anad (pictured) shortly after AQAP launched an assault on the governorate capital Al-Hawta.

Lahj: AQAP launches deadly assault, US withdraws

Published on 23 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 23—Months of deteriorating security in Lahj governorate culminated on the weekend in the US withdrawal from Al-Anad airbase, the brief takeover of the capital Al-Hawta by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and the release of multiple soldiers kept hostage.

Al-Baida-Marib border tense after clashes leave dozens dead

Published on 23 March 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, March 23—The situation remains tense on the border of Marib and Al-Baida governorates following deadly clashes between Houthis and Marib tribesmen from Thursday to Sunday that left at least 33 dead.

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