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Tremor hits northern Yemen

SAADA, MRAN, Dec. A tremor  has on Sunday night  hit several areas in the provinces of Saada and Amran, northern Yemen, Yemen News Portal reported, citing local residents. Local residents in the two provinces said they felt a slight  tremor, but no damage…

ISIS militants take control over village in northern Iraq

SANAA, Dec. 06 (YPA) - Iraqi security sources said Sunday evening that ISIS (Daesh) militants had taken control of a village in northern Iraq. Security sources told Reuters that ISIS militants took control of the village of Lahibán in northern Iraq after…

Niger: Clashes with terrorists leave 12 soldiers dead

SANAA, Dec. 06 (YPA) - Gunmen have killed 12 soldiers and injured eight in a clash in southwest Niger near the border with Burkina Faso, the government said on Sunday. This is the latest in a spate of attacks that have killed hundreds this year. Soldiers…

Coalition launches 5 airstrikes on Sanaa

SANAA, Dec. 06 (YPA) - The US-backed Saudi-led coalition warplanes have launched on Sunday five airstrikes on the capital Sanaa, a security official said.  According to the official, the coalition’s airstrikes hit a car maintenance workshop in the…

Yemen holds United Nations responsible for coalition escalation

SANAA, Dec. 05 (YPA) - Ministry of Human Rights in Sanaa has held the United Nations and its bodies and organizations operating in Yemen full responsible for military and criminal escalation carried out by the Saudi-led coalition countries against the…

Pro-coalition commander killed in Hodeida

HODEIDA, Dec. 05 (YPA) - A commander loyal to the Saudi-led coalition was killed on Sunday on the West Cost of Yemen. According to local sources, the commander, "Salah Salem Bajash al-Mashali", a technical staff member of the "Sixth Giants Brigade", was…
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