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Yemen Huthis rally after killing strongman

Thousands of Huthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels cemented their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing their former ally ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Following Saleh's death at the hands of Huthi fighters Monday, fears had mounted of an uptick in the violence that has devastated the Arab world's poorest country over the past few years. A night of heavy air strikes followed in Sanaa as well as skirmishes between the Huthis and Saleh's supporters in southern districts that had been loyal to the slain strongman.
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