As Shiite rebels from north sweep over Yemen, calls grow in south for independence

March 26, 2015 7:13 AM

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As Shiite rebels from north sweep over Yemen, calls grow in south for independence

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015 photo, a man spends time by himself at the fishing harbor of the Arabian Sea in Aden, Yemen. Calls among southern Yemenis to break away once more are accelerating as the country collapses into conflict. Shiite rebels known as Houthis have taken over the capital, Sanaa, and much of the north, and are storming south in a bid to secure their hold on the country. (AP Photo/Hamza Hendawi) (The Associated Press)

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015 photo, graffiti depicting the old South Yemen flag that was used when southern Yemen was an independent state until 1990, covers the wall of a building in Aden, Yemen. Calls among southern Yemenis to break away once more are accelerating as the country collapses into...

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