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Thu 25 Sep 2014 12:13 PM

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Houthis tighten grip on Yemen's capital

Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi fighters tighten grip on the capital Monday after seizing much of the city in a lightning advance.

Houthis tighten grip on Yemen's capital
A Yemeni Shiite Huthi anti-government rebel holds a position at an army base which they captured without resistance just hours before the signing a UN-brokered peace agreement on September 22, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. The hard-won deal, signed the day before by the president and all the main political parties, is intended to end a week of deadly fighting in Sanaa between the rebels and their opponents, and put the country's troubled transition back on track. (AFP/Getty Images)

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