Demonstrations took place across Yemen on Friday, as supporters and opponents of Houthi rebels who have seized power in the capital took to the streets.

Rival rallies were held in Sana a day after the stunning resignation of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi and his Cabinet.

The U.S.-backed president stepped down after Houthi rebels, who seized the capital in September, surrounded the presidential palace and residence this week following two days of clashes in Sana. A power-sharing deal between the government and the Houthis fell apart a day after it was agreed upon.

Hadi, humiliated and a virtual prisoner in his home, said he had enough and apologized for failing to steer Yemen toward stability.

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