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Coalition Air Strike, Clashes Kill 27 in Yemen
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Coalition Air Strike, Clashes Kill 27 in Yemen

A Saudi-led air strike hit a base in central Yemen killing 15 rebels on Sunday as 12 people died in overnight fighting in main southern city Aden, medical and security sources said.
The pre-dawn strike hit Camp 22 in Al-Dhahra in the south of Taez province and also wounded eight Houthi Shiite rebels or allied troops, a medic at Al-Thawra hospital said.
The base belongs to the elite Republican Guard which remained loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh after he was forced from power in 2012 following a year of nationwide protests against his three-decade rule.
Saleh has allied his followers with the Houthi rebels, who overran the capital Sanaa in September, in their battle against forces loyal to fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, AFP reported. The air campaign, which has been accompanied by a naval blockade, was launched as the rebels closed in on Hadi’s refuge in Aden.

 Shocked by Pakistan Decision
Arab Parliament Speaker Ahmed al-Jarwan said Saturday that Arab peoples were shocked at a recent decision by the parliament of Pakistan not to allow the Pakistani army to join a Saudi Arabia-led campaign against Yemen’s Houthi group.
In a statement, al-Jarwan said he was disappointed at the decision of the Pakistani parliament, World Bulletin reported.
“This decision does not go hand in hand with international, Arab and Islamic aspirations,” al-Jarwan added in the statement.
He called on Pakistan’s parliament to respond to the will of Islamic peoples and back the policies of the Pakistani government which supports the anti-Houthi campaign.
On Friday, Pakistan’s parliament unanimously rejected direct involvement by the Pakistani army in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.

 

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