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Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

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RIYADH - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's backyard.

UPDATE 1-INSIGHT-Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

* Houthi grievances include Salafi strain of Islam (Adds Gulf Arab states meeting)

1:39pm IST

RPT-INSIGHT-Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

RIYADH, Oct 1 - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's backyard.

12:01pm IST

Insight - Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

RIYADH - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's backyard.

World, 01 Oct 2014

Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

RIYADH - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's backyard.

01 Oct 2014

INSIGHT-Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

RIYADH, Oct 1 - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's backyard.

01 Oct 2014

Militants kill 20 in two separate Yemen attacks - sources

SANAA - A suicide bomber linked to al Qaeda drove a car laden with explosives into a hospital used as a base by Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, and five more died in an ambush in the south of the country.

World, 29 Sep 2014

Militant car bomb targets Houthi base in Yemen, 15 dead - sources

SANAA - A suicide bomber linked to al Qaeda drove a car laden with explosives into a hospital used as a base by Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, various sources said.

World, 29 Sep 2014

Yemenis demonstrate to press Houthi rebels to quit Sanaa

SANAA - Hundreds of Yemenis demonstrated in Sanaa on Sunday demanding that Houthi rebels who had seized control of the capital last week leave, a day after the Shi'ite Muslim fighters attacked the home of the intelligence chief.

World, 28 Sep 2014

Saudi Arabia warns Yemen violence could threaten global security

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia has said "unprecedented challenges" facing Yemen since Shi'ite Muslim rebels took over the capital could threaten international security, and called for swift action to deal with instability in its southern neighbour.

World, 28 Sep 2014