Yemen’s Rebel Alliance Unravels Amid San’a Street Clashes - WSJ

The WallStreet Journal| Sun Dec 03 16:01:44 EST 2017
SAN’A Yemen—Snipers took over rooftops in residential areas, tanks deployed and militiamen set up checkpoints Sunday across the Yemeni capital, where fighting forced families to hunker down indoors in anticipation of more violence. Five days of bombings and heavy gunfire have underscored the unraveling of the already fragile alliance between Yemen’s strongman and former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the Shiite rebels known as Houthis. The two sides joined ranks three years ago and swept across the capital, San’a, forcing...

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