Category: Sanaa

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Russian diplomatic workers trip away Yemen’s Sanaa

Russia has suspended its diplomatic presence in Yemen, and all its staff have left the country due to the situation in the capital Sanaa, according to official Russian sources. Russia’s RIA news agency quoted Maria Zakharova, the country’s foreign ministry spokesperson, as making the announcement on Tuesday. The Russian ambassador to Yemen and some diplomatic…

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Saleh forces assure Houthi claims over adjust of Sanaa

Forces loyal to Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh have denied claims by Houthi rebels who say they have gained control of most of the country’s capital, Sanaa, according to an official in Saleh’s Republican Guard. Iranian-backed Houthi fighters say they had regained control of three military bases, the diplomatic district and other neighbourhoods around…