Two killed at Sanaa airport as Houthis, Yemen security men clash-medics

November 11, 2014 12:37 PM

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SANAA (Reuters) - At least two people have been killed in a clash between Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters and security guards at Sanaa airport, medics and local officials said on Tuesday, three days after formation of a new government.

Yemen, a U.S. ally situated between oil producer Saudi Arabia and a key shipping route on the Red Sea, is trying to end political unrest that began with protests against Ali Abdullah Saleh, president for 33 years until he stepped down in 2012.

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