Disney to Acquire Some Assets of Fox for $52.4 Billion
Dennis Rodman: I Know What North Korea Wants
Ryanair pilots plan strike before busy holiday travel period
Israeli Air force strikes Gaza following alleged attack on Israel
Hanukkah celebrated with National Menorah lighting on White House Ellipse
Yemen civil war leader killed by enemy group
06 December 2017, 01:06 | Myrtle Vega
Yemen's Saleh ready for 'new page' with Saudi-led coalition as clashes rage
Yemen's General People's Congress (GPC) party, founded by the country's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, has confirmed the death of its leader, the Al Arabiya TV channel reported on Monday.
"Our appeals to the leader of the conference were met with a negative attitude", Houthi said.
An extremely graphic video allegedly showing the corpse of Ali Abdullah Saleh has surfaced on social media.
"The decision by (Saleh's) General People's Congress to take the lead and their choice to side with their people will free Yemen of ... militias loyal to Iran", the coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.
The exact circumstances of his death could not be immediately confirmed.
Saleh ruled Yemen for more than three decades until he was forced to resign following the Arab Spring uprising of 2011.
"Saleh's actions in Yemen, in working with his former opponents the Houthis, were complicating numerous efforts at resolving the conflict", Harrison Akins, a researcher with the Howard Baker Center, told Newsweek.
Without mentioning Saleh by name, he said that he knew about the ex-President's communication with the Saudis and his efforts to turn against the Houthis.
Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade
Due to its volatility, bitcoin futures will be subject higher margin levels and intraday price limits, the CME said. Nasdaq Inc also plans to list a futures contract based on bitcoin in 2018, Reuters reported earlier this week.
But even without Saleh's loyalists, the rebels remain a powerful force and it is unclear how much the break with Saleh weakens them.
Earlier on Sunday, the Yemeni ministry said that dozens of Saleh militiamen were arrested, stressing that the "conspiracy" plotted by Saleh against Ansarullah movement was contained and that security was restored to Sanaa.
Saleh's statement was dubbed "deception" by the Houthis, who were in alliance with the former President.
The two sides allied and seized power in late 2014, triggering a civil war and a military intervention by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia.
The former president of Yemen and a main player in its long-running civil war has been killed after an enemy faction attacked his house, according to reports. "However, I don't feel that his death will greatly impact the war, as he had recently split with the Houthi forces as he tried to end the Saudi blockade, which undermines any argument that he held sway with the Houthi leadership".
The fighting in the capital of Sanaa caused residents to cower in their homes as explosions rocked the city overnight.
Iran supports the Houthis politically but denies that it has helped to arm the rebel group. The Houthis appeared to be targeting the homes of Saleh's family, political allies and commanders in this most recent round of fighting.
The Saudi-led coalition imposed a total blockade in October on the country, where almost 80 percent of the people need humanitarian aid to survive.
German market evacuated after package with nails found
The police said earlier on Twitter that "the suspicion of an improvised explosive device has been confirmed ". Residents of the street were told to stay in the back of their homes while the procedure was carried out.
Guardiola sad to see Pogba miss Manchester derby
Even so, Wenger acknowledged Arsenal had only themselves to blame for a loss that effectively ended their title bid. "But I'm angry and disappointed because in the end we have nothing to show for it", Wenger told a news conference.
Aaron Bleeping Boone is the man for the Yankees
The average age of Girardi's first seven Yankees rosters was always between 29.3 and 31.8 years, according to Baseball Reference. Steinbrenner had previously said he was reluctant to have a manager with no experience in the job.
Tesla activates world's biggest battery
This Friday, Jay Weatherhill, the state's premier, flipped the switch on the massive battery, calling it "history in the making". World's largest lithium-ion battery is now up and running in South Australia , and it's all thanks to Musk and Tesla.
North Korea lambasts US-South joint military drill
North Korea's latest missile is believed by experts to be capable of reaching all parts of the continental U.S. Graham said he has had extensive discussions with the Trump administration about the situation.
Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend
This Sunday's supermoon will appear a little boring in comparison, only appearing seven percent larger and 16 percent brighter. Supermoons of all sizes happen because the moon's orbit is not quite circular and the Earth isn't quite at the center of it.
Giants, Stanton reps meet in LA
He also boasted a slugging percentage of.631 and was one of the long bright spots on a Miami team that is now in rebuild mode. The Giants and Cardinals each showed trade interest in Stanton, dating back to before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
Missing Florida teen spotted in NC found safe in NY
As of Friday, the teen was being held in police custody until a reunion with her family could be arranged. Rodriguez is now being held in a NY jail and faces a charge of interfering with the custody of a minor.
Patriots announce inactives for Week 13 matchup with Bills
The highlight: A 30-yard reception down the right sideline that he ripped away from Buffalo rookie corner Tre'Davious White. The Bills managed four first downs and 102 yards of offence over their next six possessions before Taylor left the game.