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US Watching Yemen After Rebel Takeover

Yemen’s Houthi rebels finalized their takeover of the country Friday, claiming a “new era” in that nation’s politics. It is not clear how the rebel power grab will affect Washington’s fight against one of al-Qaida’s most powerful branches, the Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Friday that Washington’s counterterrorism efforts in Yemen were continuing, despite a rebel takeover of the country. “There are a set of security forces...

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