Houthis advance on Yemen's Marib after taking mountain: government source

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have made major advances on Marib city, the government’s final holdout in the country’s north, after hours of clashes, government military sources said on Friday. The Houthis and the government have been locked in a power struggle since 2014, when the Iran-backed insurgents seized control of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Since last month, the rebels have been pushing to seize Marib, the government’s last northern stronghold and the capital of an oil-rich region. The Houthi rebels “took control of Mount Hilan overlooking the city, after fighting which left dozens of dead and w…

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