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At least 25 people have been killed in the last 24 hours in clashes between Sunni tribesmen affiliated with Yemen's Muslim Brotherhood group and Shiite rebels in the northern city of Jawf, tribal and security officials said on Monday.
An international rights group urged Yemeni authorities on Sunday to investigate what it called "unnecessary use of lethal force" against demonstrators led by Shiite rebels in the capital who are demanding the reinstatement of fuel subs...
Yemeni troops on Saturday clashed with Shiite rebels who have been demonstrating in the capital for weeks demanding the resignation of the government, throwing a deal to end the standoff into question and raising fears of a wider conflict.
Yemeni officials said Thursday that security forces have gone on high alert, fearing that al-Qaida members are streaming into the capital, where a Shiite rebel group's demonstrations have turned deadly.
Yemeni police opened fire on demonstrators led by Shiite rebels who were marching toward the prime minister's office in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least four people and wounding 10, officials said.
Yemen's president fired the head of the country's special forces Monday following a botched attempt to disperse a sit-in of Shiite rebels that blocked the capital's airport road.
Yemeni security forces briefly broke up a sit-in by Shiite rebels blocking the capital's airport road Sunday, only to have protesters return and keep the main highway closed after the first violence of a weekslong anti-government protest.
Clashes in Yemen between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen killed 40 people over two days in the country's north, local security officials and tribal leaders said Saturday.
Fighting and airstrikes in an al-Qaida stronghold in southern Yemen killed six suspected militants and four soldiers Sunday, the military said, part of an ongoing military campaign that killed another 37 fighters overnight.
An airstrike targeting suspected al-Qaida training camps in a rugged mountain region in southern Yemen killed a number of fighters Sunday, a high-level government security committee said, without specifying a casualty figure.