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Frontlines of Yemen's war shift in favour of Riyadh | Reuters

Jul 24, 2015    

DUBAI/ADEN The tide of Yemen's messy war has unexpectedly turned, handing a morale boost and possibly decisive military momentum to Gulf Arab-backed forces bent on ending the ascendancy of the Houthis, a powerful militia they see as a puppet of Iran.The loss of the strategic southern port of Aden in the space of just a few days is a spectacular reversal for the Houthis, a once obscure rural group that won national importance last year before gaining the upper hand in a four-month-old civil war.At stake in what happens next is the stability of a country that is a cockpit of rivalry between regi...

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