Tag: United Arab Emirates

A pro-government Yemeni soldier looks through binoculars on June 7, 2018, near the city of Al Jah in Hodeida province, 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the port city of Hodeida/AFP / NABIL HASSAN

Yemen troops mass in bid to retake key port

Yemeni forces backed by Saudi Arabia and the UAE massed around the key port city of Hodeida Wednesday in a bid to seize it from Iran-backed Huthi rebels, Emirati state media reported. "Yemeni resistance forces have increased their readiness for combat in preparation for the battle to liberate Hodeida from the grip of the Huthi militias," Emirati state

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Sri Lanka to host AVC men’s Challenge Cup

The Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) has nominated the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) to conduct the Asian Volleyball Challenge Cup for Men for this year from September 15 to 22. The decision was taken at the Asian Volleyball Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand. Three countries had bid to stage the championships other than Sri Lanka. The

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