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Yemen`s Hadi challenges Shiite `coup` after fleeing Sanaa

Yemen`s Western-backed president fled south to friendly territory Saturday, challenging a grab for power by the Shiite militia that had kept him under house arrest for weeks, calling it a coup.

More than 30,000 pistols seized in Oman transit

Oman police said they have seized more than 30,000 pistols aboard a tanker, which a newspaper reports was bound for neighboring Yemen.