January 06 2015
At least 7,000 people were killed during clashes in Yemen last year, including 1,200 or more civilians, according to a report by a Yemeni think-tank cited by Al Jazeera (Qatar).
This is about triple the number of fatalities from 2011 when the sectarian conflict began, said the Abaad Center for Strategic Studies.
Shi'ite Houthi militants now control about 70 percent of the Yemeni army's capabilities, says the report.
Last year, the Houthis captured more than 120 tanks as...
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