Al-Qaeda Frees 300 Prisoners in Yemen; Houthi Rebels Storm Presidential Palace as Saudi Arabia Escalates Attacks to Defend Yemeni Gov’t

Terror group al-Qaeda has reportedly freed close to 300 prisoners in Yemen as it battles for control over territory. Houthi rebels have meanwhile stormed the presidential palace in Aden, despite airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition seeking to protect what it says is a legitimate government.