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Yemen's president flees to Saudi Arabia as it battles his nation's rebels
Yemen's president flees to Saudi Arabia as it battles his nation's rebels

Yemen's embattled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi flew to Saudi Arabia on Thursday as warplanes from that desert kingdom and its allies pounded Shiite Muslim rebels who have taken over much of his country. Explosions and anti-aircraft fire echoed across Yemen’s capital, Sana, where many military sites that were under the control of the Houthi rebel movement were reportedly destroyed. Medical officials in the city said at least 45 people, including children, were killed and dozens injured in the strikes. The Education Ministry ordered schools closed, and a large number of families reportedly had fled their homes. The military intervention launched Wednesday threatened to...

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