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Report: Saudi-Backed Yemeni Fighters Retake Airport From Houthi Rebels

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Yemeni fighters engaged in a gun fight with Houthi rebels on Sunday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Reuters – Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader’s last major foothold in the country.

Hadi loyalists in the southern port city reported a gun battle in the central Crater district in which three people were killed, and said they recaptured the airport, which has changed hands several times in the last five days of fighting.

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