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Shiite Rebels Seize Yemen's No. 3 City

Loyalists to former president have control of Taiz as country further unravels

(Newser) - Shiite rebels backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh seized Yemen's third largest city of Taiz and its airport today, security and military officials said, as thousands took to the streets in protest. If the rebels hold onto the city, the capital of Yemen's most populous... More »

Snipers Kill Protester in Yemen Clash

7 injured in Taiz following ceasefire pact

(Newser) - A ceasefire agreement this weekend wasn’t enough to prevent the latest clash between protesters and pro-government forces in Yemen. Snipers killed a 20-year-old woman after soldiers stopped a protest march in the city of Taiz this morning, demonstrators said; at least seven more were injured in the showdown. The... More »

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