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    Saudi-Led Coalition Starts Operation Targeting Presidential Palace Camp in Sanaa

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    A Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request since March 2015.

    The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has started an operation in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital, Sanaa, in an effort to destroy the network and capabilities of drones at a camp in the area of the presidential palace, Saudi state TV reported.

    Earlier this month, the Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched towards the city of Asir by Houthis, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

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    Yemen has been engulfed in a violent conflict between a government-in-exile headed by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and the armed Shiite Houthi movement, also known as Ansar Allah, backed by army units loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, since 25 March 2015.

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