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Houthis threaten yet more drone attacks in Yemen | News , Middle East

[ad_1] The Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels threatened Sunday to launch more drone attacks after a deadly strike last week on a Yemeni government military parade, stoking tension between the warring parties amid U.N. peace efforts. Houthi spokesman Yahya Sarea said Thursday’s drone strike on a military base in Lahej province, …

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Houthis threaten to increase use of drones in Yemen

[ad_1] DUBAI: The Houthis threatened on Sunday to increase the frequency of their drone attacks, Reuters reported. Yahya Sarea, a Houthi spokesman, told Reuters reporters in Sanaa that Thursday’s attack was a “legitimate operation against aggression.” Houthis are stockpiling locally-made drones, and soon will have enough aircraft to conduct several …

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U.S. Condemns a Rare Yemen Drone Strike It Didn’t Conduct

[ad_1] After inventing drone warfare and launching at least 300 drone strikes in Yemen over the past 15 years, the U.S. is condemning a drone strike by the Iran-backed Houthi rebel group. State Department spokesperson Robert Palladino on Friday denounced Thursday’s deadly blast, aimed at an on-base military parade and …

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UN ‘alarmed’ over renewed Yemen violence after drone attack

[ad_1] DUBAI: The UN envoy to Yemen said he was “alarmed” over the escalation of violence after a rebel drone attack on the country’s largest airbase killed six loyalist soldiers. In tweets posted overnight Thursday (Jan 10) Martin Griffiths urged all parties to Yemen’s protracted conflict to exercise restraint. Advertisement …

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How Yemen’s rebels are increasingly deploying drones – ​Yemen and drone

[ad_1] 11 Jan 2019, 12:54 PM IST ​Yemen and drone In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first US drone strike targeting al-Qaida in 2002. On Thursday, an attack on a military base where America once ran …

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Yemen drone: Explained: How Yemen’s rebels increasingly deploy drones

[ad_1] DUBAI: In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002. On Thursday, an attack on a military base where America once ran its drone program showed that the U.S. …

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News Wrap: Drone attack on Saudi coalition in Yemen kills at least 6 soldiers

[ad_1] Judy Woodruff: Pompeo has been trying to reassure Middle East allies about President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. military from Syria. Today, the secretary met with Egypt’s President El-Sisi and said U.S. forces will finish the fight with ISIS even after leaving Syria. Secretary Pompeo made no reference today …

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Bomb-laden rebel drone kills six at Yemen military parade

[ad_1] SANAA, YEMEN—A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade Thursday for the Saudi-led coalition, killing at least six people in a brazen attack threatening an uneasy U.N.-brokered peace in the Arab world’s poorest nation. The attack at the Al-Anad Air Base showed the unwillingness …

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Bomb-laden rebel drone kills 6 at Yemen military parade

[ad_1] 1 of 2 Map shows Al Anad Air Base, Yemen, where rebel airstrike hits base; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm; SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade Thursday for the Saudi-led coalition, killing at …

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Yemen soldiers killed in Houthi drone attack on base

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone explodes above a podium where officials were watching a military parade at al-Anad base in Yemen. A drone attack on a Yemeni government base by the rebel Houthi movement has reportedly killed six soldiers. The drone exploded above a podium …

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Rebel drone bombs Yemen military parade, kills at least 6

[ad_1] A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade for the Saudi-led coalition and its allies on Thursday near the southern port city of Aden, killing at least six people in a brazen attack that threatened U.N.-brokered peace efforts to end the yearslong war tearing …

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yemen attack: Rebel drone bombs Yemen military parade, kills at least 6

[ad_1] SANAA, YEMEN: A bomb-laden drone flown by Yemen’s Houthi rebels flew into a military parade on Thursday outside of the southern port city of Aden, killing at least six troops from a Saudi-led coalition and their allies in a brazen attack threatening U.N.-brokered peace efforts to end the yearslong …

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