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22 January 2002

BBC News

On any given Friday, dozens of Yemeni men gather around the edges of a deep, rocky canyon outside of the nation's capital Sanaa to celebrate the weddings of fellow tribesmen. They dance in circles to the beat of drums, all brandishing the curved daggers Yemeni men wear around their waists. Many are also carrying AK-47 assault rifles, hunting rifles and pistols. They proudly display the firearms, holding them above their heads and firing bursts in the air. Yemen's... (

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