Armed Shi'ite rebels push into Yemen's capital




 
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September 19th, 2014  
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Topic: Armed Shi'ite rebels push into Yemen's capital


SANAA (Reuters) - Armed Shi'ite rebels pushed into Yemen's capital Sanaa after clashing with the army on the northwestern outskirts on Thursday, security sources and residents said, causing further instability after weeks of fighting and protests. Residents of northwest al-Shamlan district said the Shi'ite Houthi gunmen were advancing along Thalatheen Street, a major route into the western edge of Sanaa. State news agency Saba also reported later Thursday that airlines had suspended flights to Sanaa airport for 24 hours pending the security situation. ...




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