A Houthi Shiite rebel poses for a picture as he guards a street in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemenís embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi rushed to reach a cease-fire with the countryís most potent Houthi rebels after hours of gunbattles and firing of mortar shells in heavy clashes near Yemenís presidential palace Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Photo: Hani
The past week has seen heavy fighting in the capital Saana, where the Houthis have gained almost complete control.
By Jeb Boone