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SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni minister demands UAE close prisons

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s state news agency says Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maysari demanded the closure of informal prisons in a meeting with an Emirati official, despite denials by the United Arab Emirates that it controls detention facilities in the country. The SABA news agency said he made the demand in talks Monday with Reem al-Hashemi, … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemeni minister demands UAE close prisons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of Hodeida

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Troops in a Saudi-led coalition captured a town south of the port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area, officials said, on the second day of an offensive to capture the strategic harbor. Soldiers took the town of Nakhila in Yemen’s ad-Durayhimi district, some … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of Hodeida