Tribes in Central Yemen Join Forces Against Houthi Rebels

October 25, 2014 4:55 PM

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A group of tribes in central Yemen joined forces against the advance of Shiite rebels through the country, a leader of the tribal coalition said today.

Fighting broke out last night between the rebels and the tribesmen in a mountainous area bordering the central province of al-Baidha, leaving dozens dead, Sheikh Ali Saleh Abu Sarimah said by phone. Most of those killed were Houthis while local tribes captured 45 other rebels and some military equip...

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