Yemeni southern separatists seize most of Aden

Yemeni separatists have taken almost full control of the southern port city of Aden after days of fighting with government forces, residents say. PM Ahmed bin Daghar and members of his cabinet are believed to be holed up inside the presidential palace in the southern port town, although there are talks of negotiations to allow the prime minister to leave the city. They were formerly allies against the Houthis fighting in the north. By Tuesday, the separatists had reached the presidential palace.

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