#AceWorldNews – YEMEN – September 20 – Yemen’s state-run television building caught fire on Saturday, with hundreds of employees trapped inside during three-day clashes between Shiite Houthi rebels and the Yemeni army on the outskirts of Sanaa, Reuters reported.
Yemen TV building ablaze amid mortar fire in capital
The building is close to a number of other governmental facilities.
Mortar fire was reported during the confrontation that has escalated after the weeks-long Houthi protest.
#AceWorldNews – YEMEN – September 11 – Yemen’s government and Shiite Muslim Houthi rebels signed an agreement Thursday to end a crisis that has seen weeks of protests, Reuters said.
Houthi demonstrators have been blocking the main road to the capital Sanaa’s airport and holding sit-ins for weeks at ministries in an attempt to oust the government and restore fuel subsidies.
A member of the government’s negotiating team said that the agreement includes a further reduction of fuel prices and the formation of a new government.