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Saudi Arabia defends Yemen government against UAE-backed separatists

05 Sep 2019

RIYADH/ADEN Saudi Arabia called on southern Yemeni separatists on Thursday to cede control of Aden and voiced its support for the government, an indication that its rift with close ally United Arab Emirates had deepened.

UAE carries out air strikes against Yemen government forces to support separatists

29 Aug 2019

ADEN The United Arab Emirates carried out air strikes against government forces in South Yemen on Thursday in support of southern separatists who have deployed reinforcements to take back control of the port of Aden from their supposed allies in the Saudi-led coalition.

Yemen's separatists vow revenge for government assault on Aden

29 Aug 2019

ADEN, Aug 29 Southern Yemeni separatists on Thursday vowed revenge against government forces for their assault on Aden and dispatched reinforcements from elsewhere as fighting between the nominal allies in a Saudi-led coalition showed no sign of abating.

Yemen government forces storm Aden, seize airport - residents, officials

29 Aug 2019

ADEN Yemen government forces on Wednesday captured Aden airport from southern separatists and attacked the city's eastern suburbs, residents and officials said, in renewed fighting that deepened a rift between supposed allies in a Saudi-led coalition.

Rivals keep fighting in Yemen's Aden, bystander killed

08 Aug 2019

ADEN Southern separatists and presidential guards fought for a second day on Thursday in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government, with at least one person killed, residents said.

Protests over Yemen's weakening currency paralyse Aden

02 Sep 2018

ADEN Hundreds of demonstrators protesting against Yemen's deteriorating economic situation and weakening currency blocked major roads and burned tyres in the southern city of Aden on Sunday, with shops and government offices closing.

At least 14 dead in attack on Yemen counter-terrorism base

25 Feb 2018

ADEN At least 14 people were killed and 40 wounded when Islamist car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a counter-terrorism unit in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said.

South Yemen clashes abate as separatists cede bases

31 Jan 2018

ADEN Three days of deadly clashes between southern Yemeni separatists and an internationally recognised government based in the port of Aden subsided on Wednesday after fighters handed back two military bases they had seized, residents said.

Death toll rises on second day of clashes in Yemeni port of Aden

29 Jan 2018

ADEN, Yemen Four people were killed on Monday in a second day of fighting between rival factions seeking control of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, where the internationally recognised administration is based, witnesses and officials said.

Aden gripped by fresh fighting as Yemen rivals battle for control

29 Jan 2018

ADEN, Jan 29 Fresh fighting erupted around Yemeni government facilities in Aden on Monday, witnesses said, as rival factions battled for a second day for control of the southern port city where the internationally-recognized administration is based.

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