Saudi Coalition Strikes Houthi Stronghold as Aden Battle Rages

April 1, 2015 12:17 PM

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(Bloomberg) -- Saudi-led fighter jets struck Houthi positions in their northern stronghold and in Yemen’s south, where the Shiite rebels pressed an offensive to seize the port city of Aden.

Houthi bases in Saada in the country’s north were attacked by coalition war planes on Wednesday, Mohammed Masood, a resident, said by phone. Al-Masirah TV reported the strikes. Forces loyal to ousted President Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi are defending Aden from the Houthis, who now control part of the cit...

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