Hirunews Logo
Shia+rebels+%27seize+Yemen+city%27
Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 19:11
Shia rebels 'seize Yemen city'
7

Shares
946

Views
Parts of Yemen's third largest city Taiz have been seized by Shia rebels.

The city's airport was among the areas seized by Houthi rebels.

There has been mounting violence by rival armed groups in Yemen, including Houthi rebels, al-Qaeda and Islamic State militants.

On Saturday, the US said it was withdrawing its troops from the country due to the worsening security situation.

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting on Yemen's security situation on Sunday.

 
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Top 25 beaches in the world
Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 12:02
TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards reveals top 25 beaches in the world. Baia do Sancho on the Brazilian archipelago Fernando de Noronha takes the top... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,921 Views
4,047 Views
2,704 Views
4,325 Views
2,932 Views
48,311 Views
Top