At least 20 Houthi militants were killed in clashes and a car bomb by militants from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen's central Baidha city on Monday, a local security source said.
Yemeni citizens in the western port city of Hodeida have given Houthi militants a 48-hour deadline to leave the city as they continued to protest against presence of armed militants in the city.
Tribes in Yemen's Ibb province fiercely fought Houthi militants on Friday as the latter are trying to expand their influence in central and southern regions following the capture of cities in the far north including the capital Sanaa.
Fierce battles between Al-Qaeda and Houthi militants erupted in Yemen's Baidha province on Thursday, local sources told the Yemen Post.
Houthi militants on Wednesday seized Yemen's central city of Ibb as they continued to take advantage of the situation to expand their influence.
A military officer was shot dead in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Wednesday in the first targeted killing since the Zaidi Houthi Militants seized the city in September.
Houthi militants arrived on Wednesday Baidha province and started clashes with militants from the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) coinciding as Houthis continued to expand their presence in central and southern Yemen.
Houthis militants have seized the western port city of Hodeida where Yemen's key seaport and oil export terminal are based in a move that has raised fears about the fate of the transition process.
As Houthi rebels continue to exert their control over Sanaa, Yemen, a new report from the Overseas Development Institute – the UK’s leading think tank on development aid – reveals that the United Nations failed to address the brewing conflict between the Houthis and the central government which lies behind the current escalation of violence.
In an interview with AbdulMoez Dabwan, the executive director of YemenPac (Parliamentarians Against Corruption) and prominent Islah Member of Parliament, he called on civil societies, NGOs and media to work tightly together with government officials to monitor and reinforce capacity building, security and growth. He discusses the crisis within parliament and the lack of strong governance.
The main focus of the interview with the Iranian involvement in the Yemeni affairs as Hadi said, "Iran is still meddling in Yemen's internal affairs."
"It is up to President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi to ensure that the cease fire is implemented on the ground. So far the central government has failed on every account. "
Nothing is currently an obstacle in front of the National Dialogue. So as it is now there is nothing going wrong.
Yemenis celebrated the end of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) with joy and relief, feeling confident that tomorrow could be better. They now await the implementation of the NDC resolutions.
As violence spreads in more parts of Yemen amid continued expansion of Houthi militants' presence now, Yemeni analysts argued that political groups and foreign supporters are involved in deepening chaos.
Houthi militants continue to expand their influence seizing cities and achieving more political gains raising questions about what is going on in Yemen.
Yemen has received $73.8 million as the first available part of a three-year $552.9 million loan provided by the International Monetary Fund to help the country boost economic recovery and growth, Saba agency quoted Finance Minister Mohammed Zimam as saying on Wednesday.
On World Malaria Day (April 25th) Saudi officials commented in Riyadh that they intend to further assist Yemen, the poorest country in the Arabian Peninsula, fight off Malaria in order to ensure that the disease is completely eradicated by 2020.
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The present situation in Yemen can be best described as "The Emperor has new Clothes and "the Rape of Yemen" and UN providing the cover.
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