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Fighters against Shiite rebels known as Houthis hold up their weapons as they ride on an armored vehicle near the strait of Bab al-Mandab, west of the southern port city of Aden, to take back the control of the strait, Yemen, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Earlier in the day, pro- government forces captured a key Houthi encampment near the Bab al-Mandab straight, the strategic southern entrance to the Red Sea and the gateway to the Suez Canal, security officials said. (AP Photo/Wael Qubady)