March 26, 2015

A Close-Up of Unfolding Unrest in Yemen



I arrived in Yemen days after a group of Houthi rebels took control of the capital in January. They forced the president and cabinet to resign, and many of them, in mismatched army uniforms, tried to bolster their tenuous authority, rallying their supporters and setting up checkpoints around the capital, Sana.

Some of the fighting between the Houthis and the government’s frayed security forces,.. Read more.

NY Times

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