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  • Marriage hall owner held for ignoring dengue measures

    LAHORE: A team of the City District Government of Lahore’s (CDGL) health wing on Monday raided a marriage hall in Samanabad and got its owner arrested for not following anti-dengue regulations...

    Action, according to a spokesman, was taken against Dreamland Marriage Hall after the team found dengue larvae there...

  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Saudi-led air raids pound rebels in Aden

    ADEN: Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel targets in and around Yemen’s main southern city of Aden on Wednesday as clashes with forces allied with fugitive President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi intensified...

    Earlier, coalition air strikes hit rebel positions in Crater, Khor Maksar and other districts of Aden, which has seen heavy clashes between pro- and anti-government fighters...

  • Houthis take Aden’s key area; 120 killed

    ADEN: Yemen’s Houthi militia battled its way into Aden’s Tawahi district on Wednesday despite Saudi-led air strikes, strengthening its hold on the city whose fate is seen as crucial to determining the country’s civil war...

    The fighting across Yemen killed 120 people on Wednesday, mostly civilians, including at least 40 who were trying to flee the southern port city of Aden by a boat that was struck by Houthi shells, rescue workers...

  • Houthis advancing into Yemen's Aden kill 12 civilians, residents say

    ADEN: Houthi rebels' tanks and sniper fire killed at least 12 civilians overnight in Yemen's Aden as they advanced toward the centre of the city, residents said, and a Saudi-led coalition airdropped arms to anti-Houthi fighters in the city of Taiz...

    Fighting was still raging in the Khor Maksar district of Aden, seen as the main bulwark against the Houthis, early on Wednesday...

  • Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden-residents

    SANAA/ADEN: At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said...

    Read: Saudi-led coalition launches fresh strikes; fighting erupts in YemenEyewitnesses in Aden said foreign warships pounded Houthi armed positions around the city's main commercial port and...

  • Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen's Aden as peace talks fail

    ADEN: Saudi-led warplanes launched dawn raids Saturday against Shia rebels in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, the military said, hours after peace talks in Geneva ended without agreement...

    At least 15 air strikes rocked the northern, eastern and western approaches to Aden, said a pro-government military source...

  • Houthi rebels lose control of Aden airport

    SANAA: Yemeni forces battling the Houthi rebels in the country’s south said they took control on Tuesday of the airport in the strategic port city of Aden, driving the rebels there into a part of the city jutting out into the sea...

    The advance is a major blow for the rebels, known as Houthis, basically trapping them on the small peninsula that is part of Aden...

  • Saudi-backed forces mobilise for Aden offensive to oust Houthis

    ADEN: Yemeni fighters backed by the Saudi-led coalition mobilised troops, weapons and armoured vehicles on Wednesday to wrest back control of Aden from Houthi forces after taking part of the southern port city the previous day, militia officials said...

    Ali al-Ahmedi, spokesman for anti-Houthi forces in Aden, said they would build on their capture on Tuesday of Khormaksar, a district that acts as a bridge between the mainland and a...

  • Three civilians killed as rebels shell Aden

    ADEN: Rebel shelling of residential areas in the port city of Aden killed at least three civilians on Sunday, as air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition also hit the southern city, medics and witnesses said...

    Medics at Aden’s Al-Naqib hospital said that three civilians were killed and four wounded in the shelling...

  • Exiled govt ministers return to Yemen's Aden: officials

    ADEN: Several ministers and top intelligence officials touched down in Yemen's war-torn southern city of Aden on Thursday, Yemeni officials said, in the first visit by the exiled government based in Saudi Arabia in more than three months of war...

    Aden has been a main priority for the warring sides since Houthi fighters began laying siege to it in March...

  • Heavy civilian casualties as Aden battle rages

    ADEN: At least 43 civilians were killed on Sunday when Shia rebels bombarded Yemen's second city Aden, where Saudi-backed pro-government forces have made gains against the insurgents, a health official said...

    Pro-government forces sought to tighten their control of Aden as the rebels resisted in some districts two days after the regime declared the city “liberated”...

  • Suicide bomber targets police chief in Aden; seven killed

    SANAA: A suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into the police chief’s house in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, killing seven civilians and security forces in a failed assassination attempt after militants killed two other security officials elsewhere in the country...

    Aden’s previous governor was killed in an attack claimed by a local affiliate of the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

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