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Reuters: Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen's capital Sanaa: residents

Saudi-led air raids hit the Yemen capital Sanaa overnight, targeting forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the east and south of the city, residents said on Tuesday.

The strikes are the first to hit the capital after a five-day ceasefire ended late on Sunday, although military operations resumed earlier on Monday in northern Saada province and in the southern city of Aden.

Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Muslim allies have been conducting an offensive against Iranian-allied Houthis and units loyal to Saleh for more than seven weeks, part of a campaign to restore exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power.



Yemen War News Updates -- May 19, 2015

Yemen capital sees heaviest airstrikes since truce expired -- CBS/AP
Arab coalition steps up pressure on Yemen's Houthis -- Al Jazeera
Yemen meeting backs ‘resistance’, plans political future -- AFP
Yemen government says no peace talks with Houthis yet -- Reuters
Yemen crisis: UN chief calls for dialogue, as Saudi-led airstrikes continue -- Euronews
Ban urges all sides in Yemen to renew commitment for extension of humanitarian pause -- UN News Centre
1,850 killed, over 500,000 displaced in Yemen — UN -- AFP

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