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Yemen war escalates after talks break down

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>> Smoke over Sana'a, marking the end of a fragile truce. A Saudi-led coalition striking the Yemeni capital on Tuesday for the first time in five months. At least nine civilians were killed in a raid on this potato chip factory in the Nahda district. The coalition backs Yemeni forces loyal to the exiled president, Abd Rubbah Mansour Hadi.
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They're trying to oust Houthi forces allied to Iran from Sana'a. Also hit on Tuesday, a presidential compound, and a military base in the city, as well as a republican guard base near the the airport, which is now closed for 72 hours. Peace talks in Kuwait broke down at the weekend, the Houthis and former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, announcing a ten member governing council against the UN's wishes.