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PHOTO GALLERY: Street war erupts in Sanaa between Houthis and Saleh's fighters




Houthi fighters man a checkpoint in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 2, 2017, during clashes with supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Clashes erupted in Yemen's capital late on December 1, witnesses said, as talks between feuding rebel allies failed to broker a truce.
Tension between the Huthis and Saleh has been rising in recent months, as he accused them of seeking to monopolise power and the rebels have accused the strongman of treason over his suspected contacts with Saudi Arabia (AFP)

Houthi fighters man an anti-aircraft gun in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 2, 2017, during clashes with supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Clashes erupted in Yemen's capital late on December 1, witnesses said, as talks between feuding rebel allies failed to broker a truce.
Tension between the Huthis and Saleh has been rising in recent months, as he accused them of seeking to monopolise power and the rebels have accused the strongman of treason over his suspected contacts with Saudi Arabia. (AFP)

Smoke billows behind a building in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 2, 2017, during clashes with supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Clashes erupted in Yemen's capital late on December 1, witnesses said, as talks between feuding rebel allies failed to broker a truce.
Tension between the Huthis and Saleh has been rising in recent months, as he accused them of seeking to monopolise power and the rebels have accused the strongman of treason over his suspected contacts with Saudi Arabia (AFP)

Smoke rises during the battle between former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's supporters and the Houthi fighters in Sanaa, Yemen December 2, 2017. (Reuters)

A Houthi follower reacts as he attends a gathering at Tahrir Square celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

Houthi followers celebrate Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

An armed Houthi follower gestures aftger attending a gathering celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh at Tahrir Square in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

Houthi followers shout slogans during a gathering celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh at Tahrir Square in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

An armed Houthi follower attends a gathering celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh at Tahrir Square in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017 (Reuters)

Houthi followers attend a gathering celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh at Tahrir Square in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

Yahya al-Mahdi, a Houthi military official addresses a gathering celebrating Houthi advancement on forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh at Tahrir Square in Sanaa, Yemen December 3, 2017. (Reuters)

Smoke billows behind a building in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 3, 2017, during clashes between Huthi rebels and supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP)

Huthi fighters patrol a street in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 3, 2017, during clashes with supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP)

Huthi fighters patrol a street in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 3, 2017, during clashes with supporters of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP)

A picture taken on December 3, 2017, shows a general view of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP)

A picture taken on December 3, 2017, shows a general view of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP)