- A growing civil war between the Sunni government army and the
Shia Houti rebels. This is turning into a proxy war between Iran and
- A growing al-Qaeda presence. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
(AQAP) has been conducting terrorist attacks on Yemeni and Saudi
- A growing southern Yemen secessionist movement.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in his "fight against terrorism."
** Escalating civil war in Yemen threatens to pull in Iran, Saudi Arabia and U.S.
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This could end up with American involvement in Yemen's civil war.
Fighting is increasing in the northern Saada province, and
displaced refugees are nearing the nation's capital, Sana'a.