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Last updated: October 16, 2014

VIDEO: Things are getting serious – new update on Yemen crisis

Banner Icon As the crisis in Yemen continues with different groups battling for power and independence, here is a quick recap of what you need to know.

The Houthi rebels hold on to Sanaa, as they start to move south, capturing Al Hudayadah and refuse to disarm while at the same time being targeted by suicide attacks from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Meanwhile, the Southern Separatist Movement (Hirak) are taking advantage of the ongoing crisis and push for an independent state. If successful it would divide a Yemen that has been unified since 1990.

Take a look at the video above and find out more!

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