reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-yemen-insurgency-idUSKBN0HB10320140916 The next violent collision between the Shias and the Salafists.
3rd day in a row of fighting between Shias and Sunni Islamists dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Sep-18/271198-yemen-clashes-kill-nearly-40-as-un-envoy-presses-rebel-talks.ashx#axzz3DhYEeeFL
Look’s like the Shia in Yemen are kicking the Salafists out of the capitol abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/yemen-shiite-rebels-rout-islamist-allied-general-25669734
Any updates on situation in Yemen?
It appears the UN brokered peace deal between the Shi’ite Houthi rebels and the Sunni-majority government isn’t holding too well since Yemeni President Hadi is warning of a possible “civil war” if things continue the way they seem to be headed.
Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen may not mind the instability.
This appears to be somewhat quiet setback for Saudi influence in the region, which I think is a good thing. dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Sep-27/272211-two-killed-as-yemen-rebels-tighten-grip-on-capital.ashx
This could mean the diminishing of the Sunni dominance in the area, a very good thing!
Of course, the plotters in Washington won’t let their Salafist allies lose influence like this…
Look’s like things are heating up in Yemen now globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140928/15-shiite-rebels-killed-al-qaida-suicide-attack-yemen
The Shia Houthi tribesmen who seized the capitol last month, are now accusing the government of turning to Al-Qaeda for help weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/7403/19/Yemen%E2%80%99s-crisis-deepens.aspx