Dozens of Houthi militia killed in battles with Yemen army in Hodeidah

More than 40 militias were killed and others wounded in violent clashes. (File photo: AFP)
Updated 29 October 2018
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Dozens of Houthi militia killed in battles with Yemen army in Hodeidah

DUBAI: Dozens of Houthi militia were killed and wounded in clashes with the Yemeni army in east of Hodeidah, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday.

More than 40 militias were killed and others wounded in violent clashes with Al-Qaeda brigades on the road between the capital Sanaa and Hodeidah, a statement released by the army’s media office said.

In Al-Jouf province, in northeastern Yemen, Houthi militia members were killed and wounded in artillery attacks in the western province.

In a statement on the Yemeni armed forces’ official website, “September 26,” a military official said that forces launched artillery attacks targeting the positions and gatherings of the Houthi militia.


White House: All Daesh-held territory in Syria has been '100 percent eliminated'

Updated 22 March 2019
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White House: All Daesh-held territory in Syria has been '100 percent eliminated'

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE: The White House said on Friday that all Daesh held territory in Syria has been"100 percent" eliminated.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One Friday that President Donald Trump was briefed about the development by acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan.
Trump has been teasing the victory for days.
Sanders showed reporters a map of Iraq and Syria that showed that the terror group no longer controlled any territory in the region.

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