In Yemen, Shiite rebels press attack on president's forces in Aden

March 25, 2015 3:47 PM

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Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun.

The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad, and circulated photos of the Yemeni defense minister and the base’s commander, both of whom were reportedly injured in fighting there.

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