Anti-Shiite Tribes Seize Army Tanks in Yemen

January 2, 2015 3:23 PM

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Yemeni security and tribal officials say several tanks and armored vehicles have been seized by armed tribesmen rival to the country's Shiite rebels.

Officials say the seizures came after clashes broke out Thursday night in the eastern city of Marib between tribesmen and army troops. They say the tribesmen suspected that the soldiers were heading to join the Shiite rebels who have been gathering outside of Marib for several weeks. Six soldiers an...

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