Clashes in northwest Yemen leave 30 dead, dozens injured -governor

By Reuters | Sun, 9 Mar 2014 07:37 AM

SANAA, March 9 (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed over two days of clashes between Shi'ite Muslim insurgents and Sunni Salafi tribesmen in Yemen's northwestern al-Jawf province, the provincial governor said, as chaos reigns two years after mass protests ousted the country's leader.

Shi'ite Houthi fighters are trying to strengthen their hold on the north - just one of the challenges facing an interim...

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