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A member of the Yemeni armed forces and a member of the Houthi militia remove debris from amid the rubble of the Houthi-controlled headquarters of Yemen s Defence Ministry, destroyed by airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sana a, Yemen, 16 September 2015. Yemen has seen six months of intense conflict since the Houthis advanced from Sana'a on the southern city of Aden, forcing Abd Rabu Masour Hadi to flee the country to Saudi and precipitating the ongoing coaltion military operations in the impoverished country. According to reports Hadi has refused to attend a new round of ceasefire negotiations unless the Houthis publicly recognise the legitimacy of the exiled Government and withdraw from Yemen's main cities

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A member of the Yemeni armed forces and a member of the Houthi militia remove debris from amid the rubble of the Houthi-controlled headquarters of Yemen’s Defence Ministry, destroyed by airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen

An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on September 14, 2015. Hadi loyalists launched the largest and fiercest offensive since operations began in Marib province that is mostly controlled by fighters and armed tribes allied to Hadi, but the rebels and renegade troops loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh still hold parts of the province

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An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on Monday

Saudi-led airstrikes intensify on Sanaía...epa04923741 An armed Yemeni man stands amid the rubble of destroyed houses after they were hit by an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaía, Yemen, 10 September 2015. The Saudi-led coalition against Yemen's Houthi rebels hinted that an attack on Sana'a was not imminent despite the recent build-up of Gulf forces in Marib province, east of the rebel-held capital. Yemen has seen six months of intense conflict since the mainly Shiite Houthi rebels advanced on the southern city of Aden, forcing President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi to flee to Riyadh.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

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An armed Yemeni man stands amid the rubble of destroyed houses after they were hit by an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen

A man inspects on the rubble of a house destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.

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A man inspects on the rubble of a house destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen

A boy looks through the window grills of a house that was damaged by a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa...A boy looks through the window grills of a house that was damaged by a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa August 26, 2015. Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the group's TV channel said, as combat between the kingdom and the Iran-allied group has intensified. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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A boy looks through the window grills of a house that was damaged by a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen‘s capital Sanaa. Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the group’s TV channel said, as combat between the kingdom and the Iran-allied group has intensified. 

A young Yemeni holds an automatic weapon stands near effigies depicting the victims of the ongoing conflict during a rally against the military offensive carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, in Sanaa, Yemen

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A young Yemeni holds an automatic weapon stands near effigies depicting the victims of the ongoing conflict during a rally against the military offensive carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, in Sanaa, Yemen

A boy skips at a school in Yemen's capital Sanaa sheltering people after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the Houthi-controled northern province of Saada August 4, 2015. A Saudi-led Arab alliance launched a military campaign on March 26 to end Houthi control over much of Yemen and to return President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi from exile

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A boy skips at a school in Yemen’s capital Sanaa sheltering people after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the Houthi-controled northern province of Saada on Tuesday

Armed militiamen loyal to Yemen's fugitive President Abderabbo Mansour Hadi drive in a pick-up truck in the Khor Maskar neighbourhood of the southern Yemeni city of Aden on July 14, 2015 near Aden's airport which they recaptured from Shiite Huthi rebels. Loyalists of Yemen's exiled president recaptured the airport in second city sealing a four-month battle with Iran-backed rebels with Saudi-led air and naval support, military sources said

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Armed militiamen loyal to Yemen’s fugitive President Abderabbo Mansour Hadi drive in a pick-up truck in the Khor Maskar neighbourhood of the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Tuesday near Aden’s airport which they recaptured from Shia Houthi rebels

Yemenis react after airstrikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition killed dozens in a nieghborhood in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday.

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Yemenis react after airstrikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition killed dozens in a nieghborhood in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday

Guards stand on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Khaled al-Anduli, an army commander loyal to the Houthi movement, after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa...Guards stand on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Khaled al-Anduli, an army commander loyal to the Houthi movement, after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 6, 2015. Yemen's exiled government said on Monday it expects a deal shortly on a humanitarian ceasefire that would run through the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday later this month, as the capital Sanaa came under renewed air strikes

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Guards stand on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Khaled al-Anduli, an army commander loyal to the Houthi movement, after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Monday

An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

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An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

Guard sits on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Fouad al-Emad, an army commander loyal to the Houthis, after air strikes destroyed it in Sanaa, Yemen...A guard sits on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Fouad al-Emad, an army commander loyal to the Houthis, after air strikes destroyed it in Sanaa, Yemen June 15, 2015. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombarded Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa overnight as the country's warring factions prepared for talks expected to start in Geneva on Monday

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A guard sits on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Fouad al-Emad, an army commander loyal to the Houthis, after air strikes destroyed it in Sanaa, Yemen, on Monday

Yemenis search for survivors under the rubble of houses in the UNESCO-listed heritage site in the old city of Yemeni capital Sanaa, on June 12, 2015 following an overnight Saudi-led air strike. Residents said the pre-dawn strike, which killed five people  was the first direct hit on old Sanaa since the launch of the bombing campaign against Huthi rebels in late March.

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Yemenis search for survivors under the rubble of houses in the UNESCO-listed heritage site in the old city of Yemeni capital Sanaa, on Friday following an overnight Saudi-led air strike

Houthi militants stand in front of the Defence Ministry compound after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa...Houthi militants stand in front of the Defence Ministry compound after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa June 10, 2015

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Houthi militants stand in front of the Defence Ministry compound after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Wednesday

People gather on the rubble of houses destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike near Yemen's capital Sanaa June 3, 2015. Air strikes by a Saudi-led Arab alliance shook Yemen's capital Sanaa on Wednesday, mainly targeting military bases aligned with the dominant Houthi group, residents said

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People gather on the rubble of houses destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike near Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Wednesday

Saudi-led military coalition against Yemen's Houthi rebels...epa04745670 The sky over Sana'a is illuminated by anti-aircraft fire during an alleged airstrike of the Saudi-led coalition ahead of a 5-day ceasefire in Sana'a, Yemen, late 12 May 2015. A Saudi-led coalition halted its air raids on rebel-held positions in neighbouring Yemen late Tuesday as a 5-day ceasefire went into effect at 11 pm local time (2000 GMT). The ceasefire, which is intended to allow badly-needed humanitarian aid reach people affected by the conflict, was preceded by a day of intensive airstrikes on positions held by the Houthi rebels in northern and central Yemen.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

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The sky over Sana’a is illuminated by anti-aircraft fire during an alleged airstrike of the Saudi-led coalition ahead of a 5-day ceasefire in Sana’a, Yemen 

A boy stands in rubble from houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, May 1, 2015. Saudi Arabia leads a coalition of mostly Sunni Arab countries conducting airstrikes against the rebels who have overrun the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, and forced the Western-backed president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, to flee the country

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A boy stands in rubble from houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Friday

Officials of Felix Airways, a domestic airline, inspect a plane destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, at the Sanaa International airport, in Yemen, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shiite rebels and their allies overnight and throughout the day on Tuesday in the Yemeni capital. Around midday, airstrikes hit Sanaa International airport, setting a plane owned by a private company on fire, according to a statement released by the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis

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Officials of Felix Airways, a domestic airline, inspect a plane destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, at the Sanaa International airport, in Yemen on Wednesday. Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shia rebels and their allies overnight and throughout Tuesday

Shiite fighters, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they chant slogans at the residence of a military commander of the Houthi militant group, destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa,, Yemen, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. A security official in Saudi Arabia says a soldier has been killed and another wounded in a gunfight with Shiite Houthi rebels along the kingdom's southern border with Yemen

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Shia fighters, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they chant slogans at the residence of a military commander of the Houthi militant group, destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa,, Yemen on Tuesday

Young Yemenis play football on a street in Sanaa, Yemen on Thursday. Schools and universities have remained closed in Sanaa and several Yemeni cities since the Saudi-led coalition began its military operations on positions held by the Houthis and their allies across the country

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Young Yemenis play football on a street in Sanaa, Yemen on Thursday. Schools and universities have remained closed in Sanaa and several Yemeni cities since the Saudi-led coalition began its military operations on positions held by the Houthis and their allies across the country