Yemen army fighting war on two fronts

Army deploys more soldiers to counter al-Qaeda fighters in the south while fighting Shia rebels in the north.

    The hard-pressed Yemen army is fighting a war on two fronts

    Shia Houthi rebels stage attacks on the military in the north, while the government has launched a major offensive on al-Qaeda fighters in the south.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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