The Islam That Has Nothing To Do With Islam claims more lives as the Sunni-Shi’ite jihad continues to heat up in Yemen. “Yemen’s Shiite rebels attack home of Islamist politician south of Sanaa, clashes kill 12,” by Ahmed al-Haj, Associated Press, October 18, 2014:
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s empowered Shiite rebels attacked the home of a rival Islamist politician south of the capital on Saturday, setting off clashes that left 12 people dead, security officials said, adding that the politician was not home at the time.
The officials said Shiite rebels and allied fighters attacked the home of a local politician from the rival Islamist Islah party, killing two of his relatives in the town of Yarim, an Islamist stronghold in the Ibb province south of Sanaa. The ensuing clashes left eight rebel fighters and two bystanders dead.
Another four rebels were killed when a roadside bomb struck a convoy bringing reinforcements to a battle with Sunni conservative tribesmen raging in both Yarim and the provincial capital, also called Ibb. The Houthis had advanced on Ibb city on Friday, setting of fierce clashes. A brief cease-fire collapsed.
In a separate incident, officials said another eight people were killed in clashes between al-Qaida militants and the Houthis, who are fighting to maintain control of the city of Radaa, in the central province of Bayda, also south of the capital. The Houthis seized control of the city a day earlier. Scores of families fled the fighting in Radaa, which died down after midday Saturday….