The battle lines for Yemen's civil war are being drawn

February 18, 2015 4:57 PM

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SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) – Hundreds of Sunni tribesmen in the central Yemeni desert parade in pickup trucks toting heavy machine guns and singing martial songs to raise morale.

They have pitched camps on the edge of the country’s oil-rich Marib province, determined not to let their home turf fall as a prize to the Shi’ite militia that now rules much of Yemen.

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