After Clashes, Yemen President and Shiite Rebels Hold Talks

January 20, 2015 12:37 PM

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Yemen's embattled president and rival Shiite rebels were holding talks Tuesday amid a tense ceasefire, a day after heavy street fighting engulfed the capital, Sanaa, killing at least nine people and dragging the impoverished Arab nation into deeper turmoil.

Sanaa remained on edge, with armed Houthi rebels roaming the streets on foot and in pickup trucks mounted with anti-aircraft guns. They also manned checkpoints across Sanaa and near the prime minister's residence in an indisputable show of force, and beefed up their presence around other key buildin...

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