Dhamar


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Dhamar

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Damar

(both: dämär`), town (1994 pop. 82,920), S central Yemen, in a valley between two volcanic peaks. Dhamar is a market and religious center, known for its thoroughbred horses and its ancient Muslim theological school.
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The President of the Yemeni Parliament, Yahya Al-Rai sons were killed in an air raid launched by the Saudi-led coalition in Dhamar province on Friday morning.
A security source said the seized weapons were on its way to Dhamar province.
Meanwhile security officials said Saudi-led coalition airstrikes continued, hitting Sanaa, Dhamar, Hodeida and the Houthi stronghold of Saada early in the day.
Security officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters, said tens of thousands also demonstrated in the cities of Taiz, Ibb and Dhamar with similar demands.
The deadly bomb blast, as well as all terrorist attacks in such cities as Ibb, Radaa and Dhamar, runs in counter to all moral and humanitarian values, according to a press release issued here by the League.
It came a day after a bombing claimed by al-Qaida killed four people, including a journalist, at a Huthi gathering in the mainly Shiite city of Dhamar, south of the capital.
On Sunday, four persons were killed in another (IED) exploded near the Guesthouse in Dhamar province.
Ils sont depuis descendus plus au sud, s'emparant du port strategique de Hodeida sur la mer Rouge et gagnant des territoires dans les provinces de Dhamar, Ibb et Baida.
Following the explosions, Al-Qaeda fighters attacked the rebels, deployed northeast of Rada and along a road" connecting the town in Baida province to neighbouring Dhamar, a Shiite-populated province seized last week by the rebels, a tribal official said.
The Saudi airstrikes hit a house in the Hada district in the province of Dhamar, killing at least four civilians, including a child, and injuring seven others.
Abdul Rahman Maoudha, an MP and the head of Dhamar resistance, told Al Masder Online news site that local people are now in charge of government offices, adding that Al Houthis left the area after successful tribal mediation in which Al Houthis agreed to pull out exchange for releasing their incarcerated fighters with the resistance.