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Saudi-backed Yemeni Troops, Fighters Gain Control of Aden

Yemeni troops and local militias, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, seized full control of the strategic port city of Aden after repelling Shi'ite rebels from their last holdout in this southern city and were pushing on Thursday to solidify their gains, military officials said.   The battle for Aden has been the epicenter of Yemen's conflict over the past several weeks. The rebels, known as Houthis, seized the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, last September and then began pressing...

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