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Al-Qaeda kills 30 Shi'ite rebels in central Yemen: tribal sources

SANAA - Sunni Al Qaeda militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of worsening sectarian tension in the impoverished Arabian country.

Filming in fear: Edward Snowden as 'Citizenfour'

NEW YORK - U.S. documentary maker Laura Poitras has found herself in many a risky situation in Iraq and Yemen. But she never felt in as much danger as when she was filming Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel while he prepared to blow the whistle on massive secret surveillance programs run by the U.S. government.

Entertainment, Film, 22 Oct 2014

Al Qaeda attacks kill at least 33 people in Yemen

SANAA - At least 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attacks in central Yemen, tribal sources and medics said on Monday, as al Qaeda fighters seized a Yemeni city in a new challenge to the central government.

World, 20 Oct 2014

Yemen's Houthis dismantle Sanaa airport road camp, gunmen remain

SANAA - Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi group dismantled a protest camp blocking the country's main airport in Sanaa on Sunday, authorities said, but was keeping its fighters on the streets of the recently seized capital.

World, United Nations, 19 Oct 2014

Yemen's Houthis dismantle Sanaa airport road camp, gunmen remain

SANAA, Oct 19 - Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi group dismantled a protest camp blocking the country's main airport in Sanaa on Sunday, authorities said, but was keeping its fighters on the streets of the recently seized capital.

Industrials, 19 Oct 2014

Houthis, Sunni supporters clash in central Yemen

SANAA - Yemeni Shi'ite Houthi fighters and supporters of the Sunni Muslim party Islah clashed in central Yemen on Saturday, residents and local officials said, another sign of sectarian warfare in the violence-prone country that borders Saudi Arabia.

World, 18 Oct 2014

Sunni tribesmen and Houthi fighters clash in Yemen, 15 dead

SANAA - At least 15 people were killed in heavy fighting between Sunni Muslim tribesmen and Shi'ite Houthi rebels in central Yemen on Friday, increasing fears of outright sectarian warfare.

World, 17 Oct 2014

Yemen's al Qaeda expresses support for Islamic State against 'crusade'

DUBAI - Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen expressed support on Friday for Islamic State against what it described as a "crusade alliance", referring to U.S.-led air strikes on the insurgents in Iraq and Syria, and called for attacks to damage the United States.

World, Syria, Iraq 17 Oct 2014

Al Qaeda and Houthis clash in central Yemen: residents

SANAA - At least 10 people were killed in fighting between Houthi tribesmen and militants linked to al Qaeda in central Yemen on Thursday, witnesses said, part of a growing struggle over territory and influence between the two enemy sides.

World, 16 Oct 2014

Yemen's Houthis advance near al Qaeda stronghold

SANAA - Yemen's new Shi'ite Muslim powerbrokers sent fighters towards an al Qaeda stronghold on Wednesday, raising the possibility of clashes between the politically ascendant Houthi movement and the hardline Sunni Muslims of the militant network.

World, 15 Oct 2014

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