Could Yemen conflict get worse? Experts warn of rising sectarianism.

March 23, 2015 8:59 PM

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Could Yemen conflict get worse? Experts warn of rising sectarianism.

Istanbul, Turkey — Amid a dramatic uptick in violence, the conflict in Yemen is sinking deeper into sectarianism, experts warn, including deadly suicide attacks in Sanaa claimed by the local franchise of the self-described Islamic State.

In the attacks Friday targeting two mosques frequented by Zaydi Shia worshippers in the capital, suicide bombers killed 142 people and wounded hundreds.

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