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Yemen Fighting Intensifies as Fears Grow of Sectarian Conflict
September 04, 2015 07:52 PM
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There's growing speculation in Yemen that the Saudi-led coalition could be about to launch a ground operation against Iran-backed Houthi rebels. The Houthis captured swaths of the country earlier this year, forcing the president into exile. A series of bomb attacks has also raised fears that the civil war is spiraling into a broader sectarian conflict. VOA's Henry Ridgwell reports.
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