Dozens killed in Yemen clashes

July 6, 2014 8:54 AM

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Dozens killed in Yemen clashes

SANAA: Dozens of people have been killed in weekend clashes in northern Yemen between the army, allied tribes and Shiite Houthi rebels, military and tribal sources said Sunday.

The Houthis - also known as Ansarullah - have advanced from their mountain strongholds towards Sanaa in a suspected attempt to expand their sphere of influence as Yemen is reorganized into six regions.

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