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Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebels advancing on port of Aden
Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebels advancing on port of Aden

Saudi-led warplanes carried out an intensive bombardment of Yemen's Houthi rebels on Thursday after the Iranian-backed insurgents ignored a short-lived reprieve and pressed their advance toward the strategic port city of Aden. Reports from the southern gateway cities targeted by at least 20 airstrikes early Thursday portrayed an escalating humanitarian crisis, with civilian casualties mounting and an exodus that has already uprooted 150,000 also gaining momentum. Explosions rocked the cities of Taizz and Ibb, at key crossroads between Sana, the capital, and Aden, as the Saudi warplanes struck suspected hideouts and weapons caches of the Houthis. Riyadh and its Arab Gulf...

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