Southern Resistance fighters check the wreckage of a destroyed Boeing 747 plane at the international airport of Yemen's southern port city of Aden July 15, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Loyalists try to secure Yemen's Aden for exiled govt returnLoyalist forces battled to oust Iran-backed rebels from their remaining positions in Yemen's second city Aden Thursday as exiled ministers prepared to return to assess the damage from four months of fighting.Since the launch of Operation Golden Arrow Tuesday, Hadi's loyalists have recaptured Aden airport and much of the surrounding Khormaksar diplomatic district, as well as the provincial government headquarters, in their biggest counteroffensive so far.On Thursday pro-Hadi forces recaptured the rebel-held district of Crater near the presidential palace in Aden, loyalist General Abdullah al-Subeih said.With the rebels in retreat, the exiled government announced plans late Wednesday for Interior Minister Abdo al-Houdaithi, Transport Minister Badr Baslama, and Deputy Health Minister Nasser Baoum to head to Aden.
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