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Street battles, airstrikes rock Yemen anew
Street battles, airstrikes rock Yemen anew

Street battles raged Saturday in the Yemeni port city of Aden as the capital, Sana, was hit by bombardment for the first time since Saudi Arabia declared an easing of its air offensive four days earlier. The Saudi-led coalition’s air war, now entering its second month, has failed to dislodge Shiite Muslim Houthi rebels from Aden, the country’s commercial hub, or wrest control of Sana, which fell to the insurgents months ago. The combatants have so far ignored calls to declare a cease-fire and hold peace talks. More civilian casualties were reported as airstrikes battered the Houthis and their allies in areas including Marib, where major electrical facilities and oil fields...

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