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Oman advises nationals to leave Yemen as situation worsens

by ONA
Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the US-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. - AFP
All Omanis have been asked to avoid travel and leave Yemen.

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