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The Houthis launched their southern offensive on Tuesday, entering through Thale province, where top military commanders have long been allies of former president Saleh. The head of military brigade 33 in Dhale, Commander Mohammed Thaba’an, handed charge to the Houthis with little resistance. The rebels then took over the Laboza military base in Lahj province, located just 15 minutes from Al Annad airbase.
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The Houthis launched their southern offensive on Tuesday, entering through Thale province, where top military commanders have long been allies of former president Saleh. The head of military brigade 33 in Dhale, Commander Mohammed Thaba’an, handed charge to the Houthis with little resistance. The rebels then took over the Laboza military base in Lahj province, located just 15 minutes from Al Annad airbase.

Published: March 26, 2015 04:00 AM

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