This image taken from a video shows Yemenis gathering at the site of the downing of a Saudi warplane. (Al-Houthi Military Media Office/AFP)
This image taken from a video shows Yemenis gathering at the site of the downing of a Saudi warplane. (Al-Houthi Military Media Office/AFP)
The airstrikes targeting Yemen’s northern Al-Jawf province came a day after the country’s rebel Houthi movement claimed it had shot down a coalition warplane in the same area. Saturday’s attacks were the latest signs of the war getting worse after months of relative quiet amid efforts to reach a cease-fire.

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Israel aims to unite Jerusalem with better city services. Arabs want political change.

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The crackdown was a key turning point in the most significant unrest to grip the country in years.
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Chinese health officials confirmed that the pneumonialike coronavirus came from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people and capital of the Hubei province in China.
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Those aboard the Diamond Princess will face 14 more days of quarantine upon their return to the United States, and a passenger from the MS Westerdam is diagnosed in Malaysia.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Western bonds were alive and well. There was silence instead of applause.
The home was not licensed, according to UNICEF, which called it a common problem in the country.
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The comments appeared to walk back threats from other administration officials.
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