A Houthi supporter performs the traditional Baraa dance during a gathering, Yemen November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Residents heard gunfire in the center of the Yemeni capital Sanaa Wednesday, escalating a week of mutual criticism between two armed political groupings who have held the city during nearly three years of war against a Saudi-led coalition. The armed Houthi movement and loyalists of the country's ex-president of 33 years, Ali Abdullah Saleh, made common cause to seize much of Yemen in 2015 and their forces have weathered thousands of airstrikes launched by Riyadh and its allies.A source in Saleh's political party told Reuters that armed Houthi fighters entered the mosque, which was built and named after Yemen's former strongman, and sought to take it over.
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