Yemen: dozens killed in fierce fighting over weekend

Houthi militants

The Saudi-led coalition on Saturday welcomed Saleh's offer of talks, a move the Huthi-run Al Masirah TV said showed the coalition's "faith" that the former president would reverse alliances.

A video circulating online on Monday purported to show Saleh's body, his eyes open but glassy, motionless with a gaping head wound, as he was being carried in a blanket by rebel fighters chanting "God is great" who then dump him into a pick-up truck.

Abdel-Rahman al-Ahnomi, a top Houthi media official, told The Associated Press that Saleh was killed near Marib, the eastern province bordering Saudi Arabia.

Saleh was once allied with the rebel Houthis, a Shiite group linked with Iran.

In a televised interview, Salah also called for resuming relations with Saudi Arabia, if the Saudi-led coalition lifts its blockade of Yemeni ports and air facilities.

The Huthis stopped the four-car convoy about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of Sanaa and shot dead Saleh, GPC secretary general Arif al-Zouka and his deputy Yasir al-Awadi, a military source said.

He says it is in the interest of the nation to put an end to the strife, and he is urging Saleh to be wise and to cooperate with all efforts to end the strife. Consequently, Tamim offered to mediate for a truce between the two parties to save the Houthis from Saleh's supporters, but Saleh rejected the offer.

Jasprit Bumrah earns maiden India Test call-up ahead of South Africa series
India's pace-heavy attack includes Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Bumrah. The team will leave for South Africa on December 27. "Otherwise, he is a top-class bowler", He explained.

The former Yemeni president's break with the Houthis came after five days of bitter clashes around the capital, Sana'a, between his supporters and those of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia.

"I can hear heavy shelling outside now and know it is too imprecise and too pervasive to guarantee that any of us are safe", she said.

Residents in Sanaa told Reuters that Houthi fighters blew up Saleh's house in the center of the city.

The stalemated war has killed more than 10,000 civilians and displaced 3 million.

But even without Saleh's loyalists, the rebels remain a powerful force and it is unclear how much the break with Saleh weakens them.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims that Yemen's Houthi rebels fired a missile towards a nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, state news agency WAM reported.

Almost one million people have been infected by cholera in Yemen this year, including more than 2,200 people who have died, according to the World Health Organization.

Related News:



Most liked

Trump says he's encouraging Hatch to run for reelection
However, it seems Romney's possible bid has another opponent: his old frenemy Donald Trump . This anemic support makes Hatch vulnerable to defeat, regardless of who enters the race.

Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday
Before entering public service, Rosenworcel practiced communications law at Drinker Biddle & Reath. More than 20 million comments were submitted - but Schneiderman says many of them are fake.

Manchester United v CSKA Moscow
On Shaw and how he has been performing in training recently, Mourinho said that the 22-year-old has proved his worth and deserves his opportunity.

"House Of Cards" Will Return For A Final Season-Without Kevin Spacey
Netflix has now confirmed it will begin production of the final season and that Robin Wright will star in the eight episode arc. Wright plays Claire Underwood, who started out as a less central figure on the show than her husband.

Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Has Been Fired
Subsequently, however, the two are said to have settled their differences and filming was expected to resume. Singer is known to disappear during filming.

USC to Play Michigan in Outback Bowl
MI lost to four teams that were 9-3 or better, including three in New Year's Six bowls (Penn State, Ohio State, Wisconsin). The Gamecocks were 6-6 in the 2016 regular season before losing to USF in the Birmingham Bowl.

Raheem Sterling wants to become a superstar at Manchester City - Vincent Kompany
Jurgen Klopp's side took the lead through Sadio Mane's neat dink in the 17th minute and substitute Mohamed Salah added a late brace.

Clemson demolishes Miami en route to ACC title
The Clemson receiving corps was spread out, with 11 different pass catchers hauling in a reception in the rout. Bryant also rushed for a touchdown in the first half, as did running backs Travis Etienne and Adam Choice.

Egypt presidential hopeful arrives in Cairo
A prominent military commander, he was appointed commander of the air force in 1996 and later minister of aviation in 2002. Shafiq briefly served as head of the government after longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak was ousted in a 2011 uprising.

The Pontiac Silverdome Is Apparently Indestructible As An Implosion Attempt Failed
However, the Silverdome apparently is indestructible, as the numerous explosions failed to bring down the building. The Silverdome property sits on 127 acres and was last used as home of the Detroit Lions in 2001.

SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket to carry Tesla Roadster to Mars
He wants to land at least two of the spacecraft on Mars in 2022 carrying equipment - and then ones transporting people in 2024. Its payload capacity is massive as well at 119,000 pounds, the equivalent of a fully loaded 737 jetliner.

Google bans Android apps that display ads on lock screen
Nobody really wants that, which is why Google's now banned apps that try to sneak in ads onto your lockscreen from the Play Store. Along with showing real-time smartphone data use, Datally reveals which apps are involved and lets people stop them as they wish.

Wrestler John Cena sued for flipping his Ford GT
WWE star John Cena is being sued by Ford after selling £370,000 GT supercar for huge profit before a strict contract allowed. According to court documents, Cena had the GT delivered on September 23, 2017, and by October 20 he had already sold it.

Giants, Stanton reps meet in LA
It's unclear what Miami would target in a trade with the Cardinals , and the deal may prove to be a nonstarter. As of Sunday afternoon, one source said Stanton had not informed Miami of a decision.

Horse race bet with William Hill
How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.