Militias loyal to exiled Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi seized control of two main districts in the war-torn southern port city of Aden. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Violence rips through the streets of Aden in Yemen Forces loyal to the exiled president seize control of two main districts in the war-torn city. The defeat came just hours after Saudi Arabia announced that a five-day humanitarian cease-fire will go into effect May 12. After days of intense Saudi-led airstrikes and pitched street battles a trail of destruction. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi briefly based his government in Aden before fleeing to Saudi Arabia. The Houthis and ex-army forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh have been attacking Aden for weeks.