Yemen’s political turmoil continued to worsen throughout January, moving rapidly from violence, kidnap and hostage situations through to power-sharing agreements and Presidential resignation. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sana’a, Ibb and Taez on 10 January forming the new ‘rejection movement'; demanding the resignation of western-backed President Mansur Hadi and the end of the city’s Houthi occupation. 336 more words
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WATCH ABOVE: Shiite rebels fired bullets and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southwestern province.
SANAA, Yemen – Yemen’s embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has fled his palace in the southern city of Aden, and left the country by boat, as Shiite rebels and their allies advance on this southern city. 1,043 more words
Since the takeover of the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, in January 2015 by Shiite Houthi rebels, fears of civil war or partition along sectarian lines have heightened significantly. 656 more words