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Suicide bombers kill at least seven in Yemen port: sources

DUBAI - Suicide attackers set off two car bombs in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Thursday, killing themselves and seven other people, sources in the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement and medical officials told Reuters.

Yemeni PM Bahah's cabinet wins parliamentary approval: sources

SANAA - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah's cabinet won a parliamentary vote of confidence on Thursday, freeing it to tackle major challenges facing the country, including dealing with Shi'ite Muslim Houthi militia who control the capital Sanaa.

World, United Nations, 18 Dec 2014

Yemeni women fear Houthis are restricting freedoms

SANAA - When Yemeni Arwa Othman took a dance at the headquarters of a political party in Sanaa, she exposed the kind of deep hostility that is worrying women's rights campaigners now that Houthi rebels control the capital.

World, 18 Dec 2014

Yemeni premier suggests he could resign as Houthis tighten grip

SANAA - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah on Wednesday suggested that his government could resign, expressing exasperation after Houthi rebels who control the capital Sanaa raided state institutions and sacked public officials.

World 17 Dec 2014

UPDATE 1-Yemeni premier suggests he could resign as Houthis tighten grip

* Move on port, oil firm, tightening grip on state institutions

Industrials, 17 Dec 2014

Houthis consolidate control over Yemen state institutions-officials

SANAA, Dec 17 - Yemen's Houthi movement sacked top managers of the country's second largest port and the main oil company on Wednesday, staff said, in the latest move by the Shi'ite Muslim group to consolidate its hold on state institutions.

Industrials, 17 Dec 2014

Two car bombs explode in central Yemen killing 25

SANAA - At least 25 people died when two car bombs exploded in Radaa city in Yemen's central province of al-Bayda, local and medical sources said.

World, 16 Dec 2014

Houthis block Yemen army chief, accuse president of corruption

SANAA - Houthi fighters prevented Yemen's new army chief from entering the defense ministry on Tuesday in a fresh show of power, a day after the Shi'ite faction accused the president of promoting corruption and demanded that it oversee state funds.

World, 16 Dec 2014

Iranian support seen crucial for Yemen's Houthis

SANAA - Iran has supplied weapons, money and training to the Shi'ite Houthi militia that seized Yemen's capital in September, as Tehran steps up its regional power struggle with Saudi Arabia, Yemeni and Iranian officials say.

INSIGHT-Iranian support seen crucial for Yemen's Houthis

* Tehran in struggle with Saudi Arabia for regional influence

Industrials, 15 Dec 2014

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