A general view of empty seating in the stadium during the Women’s 200 Metres Heats on day four of the IAAF World Championships at The Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

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Houthis fire tear gas at protesters in Taiz after the militia and allied army units took the city at the weekend. Photograph: EPA/Stringer

Houthi militia in Yemen backed by army units seized an air base on Wednesday and appeared poised to capture the southern port of Aden from defenders l(...)