Members of the Popular Resistance Committee ride a truck as they secure a street during clashes with Houthi fighters in Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Saudi-led airstrikes hit five Yemeni provinces as fighting raged in the southern city of Aden Wednesday, and sources in the region said the kingdom was training armed tribesmen to fight the Iran-allied Houthi group.Houthi rebels' tanks and snipers killed at least 12 civilians overnight in Yemen's Aden as they advanced toward the center of the city, residents said, and a Saudi-led coalition airdropped arms to anti-Houthi fighters in the city of Taiz.Three hundred tribal fighters trained across Yemen's border with the kingdom were deployed this week back to their home area in the Sirwah district of central Marib province and made gains against the Houthis, a Yemeni official source told Reuters.
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