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Large number of prisoners freed as a result of fighting

Published on 1 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 30—Up to 1,800 prisoners from the central prison of Sa’ada governorate are thought to have been released on Sunday, one day after air strikes damaged the building and led to a mass prison escape.

Al-Mazrak refugee camp

Strike hits IDP camp on Saudi-Yemeni border, dozens feared dead

Published on 30 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

A camp holding a large number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) near the border of Yemen and Saudi Arabia was bombed Monday, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Dozens killed by raids under Operation Decisive Storm

Published on 30 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 30—As Saudi-led coalition warplanes continued to bomb Houthi and military targets for a sixth consecutive night on Monday, comprehensive figures for the number of civilians being killed in Operation Decisive Storm remain incomplete.

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Fighting spreads into five southern governorates

Published on 30 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, March 29—Violent clashes between southern popular committees, military-backed Houthis and tribal militias have intensified in Aden and surrounding governorates since Thursday.

Houthis: Ahmed Saleh offer to fight us proves there is no alliance

Published on 30 March 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, March 29—The Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah, have used leaks by Saudi officials to refute claims that there is any alliance between the Houthis and former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. A Saudi official told Al-Arabiya on Saturday that Saleh’s son, Ahmed, offered to fight the Houthis.

Opposition to Houthi presence continues in Taiz

Published on 30 March 2015 by Fareed Al-Homaid in News

SANA’A, March 30—As instability in Taiz governorate continues, locals in Al-Turba city held a funeral procession on Monday for three protesters killed last week by alleged Houthis in military uniform.

Deadly strikes hit Yemen for fourth night

Published on 29 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANAA, March 28Saturday evening the fourth round of Saudi-led air raids began in Sana’a, at 8 p.m. striking the 48th Command Headquarters, housing the military’s elite Reserve Forces, in the south of the capital.

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.

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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.

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