Houthi Shiite rebels ride in a military truck while patrolling a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP/Hani Mohammad)
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Fighting in central Yemen between Shiite Houthi rebels and an influential tribe in the town of Radda killed at least 250 people over three days of clashes, security officials said Monday.The violence in Yemen's central Al-Bayda province saw fighters from the strong Qifa tribe force the Houthis out of Al-Manasseh area in Radda, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren't authorized to speak to journalists.Yemeni President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi Sunday lashed out at Houthis for the first time since they seized Sanaa.Saleh and his party have joined ranks with the Houthis against a common enemy – the Islamist Islah party and its allied tribe of Al-Ahmar, traditional power brokers in Yemen.Southern MPs account for 53 of the 301 lawmakers in Yemen's current parliament.
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