Yemeni Shiite supporters of the Houthi movement chant slogans before dismantling part of their protest camp in Sanaa on October 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mohammed Huwais
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Shiite rebels, who have been advancing into mainly Sunni areas of Yemen, met deadly resistance on Friday from Sunni tribesmen as well as Al-Qaeda militants, tribal and security sources said.Heavily armed tribesmen battled the rebels around the city of Ibb, southwest of the capital, which the rebels entered earlier this week, the sources said. Four rebels and two tribesmen were killed. The rebels have clashed repeatedly with Al-Qaeda in the province since Tuesday.
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